Strategy Development: Art or Method?
Thursday, February 14, 2019 14:30 MST » 16:30 EST
Using Trading Systems sometimes scares people. Most are afraid of programming issues, some others have no idea on how to put ideas together in order to build their first algorithm.
Are automated traders mastering a fantastic art where talent and imagination rule or can the development of systems be faced with a step by step method? During this webinar we will try to answer this question accompanying all participants through the path with practical examples.
Andrea Unger was born in Tuttlingen (Germany) on 2/12/1966. He graduated cum laude in Mechanical Engineering in 1990 at the internationally known "Politecnico di Milano" and member of MENSA Andrea became an independent trader in 2001 and focused on development of trading Systems.
In 2004 he attended a seminar of Larry Williams to improve his skills and in 2005 he won the TopTraderCup in futures division with over 60% performance in 3 months. the same year he won the monthly race of the Tcup organized by the Italian broker IwBank with over 50% in one month. The obtained results allowed him to become honorary member of the "National Investment Consultant Organization" and to become graduated "honoris causa" in "Portfolio Management and Asset Allocation".
In 2006 his mathematical mind led him to publish the first book in Italian language about Money Management.
In 2008, Andrea became the first Italian trader to win the most famous trading championship all over the world, he won The World Cup Trading Championships® in the futures division with an astonishing 672%. In 2009, Andrea became the first back to back winner of the competition in nearly 20 years winning again with 115%, and in 2010, Andrea became the first trader ever winning the competition three years in a row ending first with 240%.
In 2012, after PFGBest bankruptcy, Andrea enters the newly organized Q4 contest scheduled from October to December and wins with 82% performance.
Andrea has been part of scientific committee of SIAT, the Italian Technical Analyses Organization member society of IFTA (International Federation of Technical Analysts) and is now honorary member of this association.
Andrea has been invited as a speaker to several important financial events in Italy (Milan, Rimini, Rome), Germany (Aschaffenburg, Frankfurt, Lohr am Mein) , Czech Republic (Prague) , China, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and New York. Also he has been presenting at IFTA annual conferences in Sydney 2016, Milan 2017 and Kuala Lumpur 2018.
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