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Introducing Long Tail investing

24 February 2015

The most re-assuring lesson Darwinex founders have learnt is that traditional investment firms will never “steal” our concept. Reading would have saved us anxiety: smart innovators actively encourage start-ups to disclose everything… if it’s really an innovation people think you’re nuts! “Institutional” asset managers seem to agree: when they hear about DARWINs listing independent traders, two objections invariably come up: Retail […]

The DARWIN IPO Process

12 February 2015

206 years ago today, Charles Darwin was born.  As you have probably gathered, the name of our company is inspired by him and his theory of evolution. We’re a great believer in the concept of survival of the fittest and if there was a modern jungle in which you see this everyday, it would have […]

DARWIN slippage, explained

5 January 2015

Investopedia defines slippage as the difference between the expected price of a trade, and the price at which the trade is actually placed. DARWIN slippage owes to DARWIN investors’ trades generally not clearing at their providers’ level, which makes DARWIN investor performance different from DARWIN performance. By how much is transparently tracked and disclosed on the interface. Why? DARWINs track strategies […]

DARWIN instead of PAMM? – the trader view

27 December 2014

You already manage friends & family money via PAMM or MAMM schemes, and legitimately ask: DARWIN instead of PAMM? Granted – if you’ve traded for long enough, listing a DARWIN is hardly inventing the “managing investor capital / healthy leverage” wheel. Here’s our take: listing a DARWIN is fully compatible with managing capital elsewhere, because your listed DARWIN […]

Risk Management – The Single Most Important Investable Attribute

11 December 2014

Risk management is the single most important investable attribute. Your grade reflects the trouble our algorithms have in transforming your strategy into an investable DARWIN. If you hold your Value at Risk constant, ideally by placing all your positions in a tight leverage range, we don’t intervene and grant you a 10/10. The moment your […]

DarwinIA Trading Challenge

13 November 2014

This video explains our monthly Darwinia trading challenge: why we run it, how it works, and what to expect if you win the allocation. We hope you enjoy it! Investable trading is the only long term profitable way. But, what about the short term? Long term can seem very far away! To help you, we […]