Creating Trading Strategies With David Pieper by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
David Pieper lives in Germany and has 20 years of financial market experience. After earning the designation of Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA), he spent several years in investment research at a major German state bank. He is currently a senior technical analyst with Tradesignal Ltd., where he provides consulting and training for institutional clients in the energy and financial sectors. His passion for technical analysis and trading is evident in his published articles and at the blog www.welovealgos.com. For his private trading decisions he relies completely on technical analysis and systematic trading strategies that he has developed over the years.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with David Pieper on March 18, 2019 about how he goes about coming up with a system, what is important when testing it, and what it takes to succeed with it.
David, tell us about your background. How did you got interested in the financial markets and especially technical analysis?
My interest in the financial markets started when I was studying business economics. That was at the end of the 1990s, so it was in the middle of the dotcom bubble ...