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Trader Intellectual Property

24 June 2015

What happened Last week, an argument erupted over intellectual property for one of the DARWINs we list. A party approached us claiming that a Darwinex MT4 account holder was trading their signals – then listing a DARWIN on it. Since the terms and conditions of their signal service prohibit customers from reselling them, they demanded that we […]

Long Tail — returns beyond the efficient frontier

3 May 2015

Read Juan’s chapter in the FinTech Book here: Long Tail — returns beyond the efficient frontier Looking forward to your feedback. You can read more chapters from this excellent project over at https://medium.com/@TheFINTECHBook

The 7 sins of trading

31 March 2015

If you’ve made it to Darwinex, this post is no news. Then again, it pains us to lose newbie traders to mistakes that lost thousands before them. Foretold is forewarned, so here we go. Religion paved the way listing the 7 sins that undo man. No claim to deity status, but here’s our list on the 7 sins that undo independent trader. 1. Greed Trading is a […]

10 rules for DARWIN investing

16 March 2015

2 months of live money DARWIN investing taught me some valuable lessons… When prepping my best friend for his first DARWIN investment, this got me thinking: why not share my 10 rules for DARWIN investing? Disclosure Before listing them, some  disclosure to set my moral conscience right: I’m head and shoulders into Darwinex: I’m not as neutral about […]

MT4 Expert Advisors = good business model?

10 March 2015

Mt4 Expert Advisors are wildly popular. They let investors trade the intellectual property in an algorithm, and provide developers with revenues. Are they a good business model for algorithm developers? Here’s our take (hint, they’re effective but inefficient). The MT4 EA business model EAs are effective: there is a market for them. Metaquotes, Myfxbook, etc., are active communities where some […]

The House Always Wins #2: Information Asymmetry

9 March 2015

If you trade and/or generally like games involving a risk/return component, The Sting (1973) featuring Robert Redford & Paul Newman is a movie you’ll enjoy.   The movie just turned 43, but the plot is timeless – its ingredients are as old as humanity. Why? Because for as long as people have been around, some have always […]

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