The House Always Wins #1: Loss Aversion

2 March 2015

Scores of retail traders lose money systematically – i.e. strategies replicating exactly their opposite trades, offer guaranteed pay-offs, given a statistically speaking representative time horizon, and sufficient capital to withstand the occasional loss. The question is: how does this come about? The answer is a cornerstone of behavioral economics. To understand the mechanics in detail, please refer to a fantastic […]

Inside Darwinex – Performance calculation, explained

24 October 2013

Understanding your Performance Upon joining, many new movement members reach out stating: “hey guys, my performance statistics are different from Service Alfa (insert here your favourite alternative site to Darwinex) – they’re wrong!” Whilst occasionally stuff DOES go wrong, more often than not differences owe to the fact that returns at Darwinex are calculated differently from most existing […]

Inside Darwinex – your Trading Journal

14 August 2013

Imagine accessing the diary of a person you had never met before: wouldn’t this afford you in-depth insight into the personality traits of its owner? At Darwinex that got us thinking: how about a tool providing in-depth insight into any trading strategy? Thus came about the Trading Journal: it’s a visualisation containing all the trades in a trading strategy, providing insight […]

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