The Brains Behind A Trading System: Denis Globa by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
The thought of developing a trading system can overwhelm you with words like backtesting, optimization, curve fitting, and performance results whirling through your head. But anyone who has gone through the learning process and has successfully applied their own systems to their trading will tell you it’s a journey well worth the effort. Denis Globa, founder and CEO of MultiCharts and TradingView, fits this bill. With over 15 years’ experience trading various asset classes, he founded MultiCharts, a trading platform for charting, system development, and trade execution, and TradingView, an online trading community and visualization platform, with the intention of bringing trading system development to the hands of retail traders.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan interviewed Denis Globa via email in early November 2016.
Could you tell us how you got interested in trading systems?
I learned about systematic trading as I was learning about trading. I started trading forex and then moved on to trading futures and stocks. While it has its advantages, trading forex is still extremely risky because of the high volatility and huge leverage. That’s why I recommend to all beginner traders that they strictly follow risk management practices ...