Interview: David Stendahl On Seasonal Patterns by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
With over 25 years of experience in trading and designing pattern and momentum-style trading systems, David Stendahl understands risk management. Stendahl is founder and president of Signal Trading Group (SignalTradingGroup.com) and focuses on trading the global futures markets. He follows a systematic, low-leveraged, highly diversified trading regimen. He co-created various financial software that centers on evaluating trading systems, position sizing application, and portfolio construction. You can follow him on Twitter at @David_Stendahl.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan communicated with David Stendahl by phone and email in November 2018 about his company’s latest developments in using seasonal charts for trading.
David, we last talked more than a year ago. Anything new you’ve worked on since then?
First, let me say thank you for having me back. I always enjoy our talks. Yes, it has been a busy year, as I’ve been refining the tools I use to evaluate the seasonal tendencies for the futures markets. My team and I have made great strides by improving the process we use to determine when to watch seasonal charts and when to avoid them. Seasonal tendencies are ingrained in every market. Now that we have better analytics, we know when to focus attention on the correct markets ...