Canadian Society of Technical Analysts

Webcast featuring Robert Carver - Systematic Trading

  • 02 Mar 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Webcast



March 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Webcast - featuring Robert Carver Robert Carver is an independent systematic futures trader, writer and research consultant. He is the author of “Systematic Trading: A unique new method for designing trading and investing systems" (Harriman House, 2015).

Until 2013 Robert worked for AHL, a large systematic hedge fund, and part of the Man Group. He was responsible for the creation of AHL's fundamental global macro strategy, and then managed the funds multi billion dollar fixed income portfolio. Prior to that Robert worked as a research manager for CEPR, an economics think tank, and traded exotic derivatives for Barclays investment bank. He spent his early career in the Middle East.

Robert has a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Manchester, and a Masters degree, also in Economics, from Birkbeck College, University of London.

Topic: Systematic Trading
In this presentation, Robert Carver explains why he thinks that Systematic Trading is preferable to the discretionary / 'gut feel' / intuitive alternative. He will then cover three errors typically made by traders when designing and using systems - overfitting, overbetting (risking too much capital) and over trading (trading too often).



**Email with webinar link will be emailed to all members Tuesday Evening.

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