Interview: A Conversation With Urban Jaekle by Karl Montevirgen
Urban Jaekle has been trading stocks since 1995 and futures since 2000. He is coauthor of Trading Systems: A New Approach To System Testing And Portfolio Optimization (2019, second edition) along with Emilio Tomasini. His educational background is in physics. He enjoys programming and testing concepts, putting a high priority on reproducibility and verifiability.
He worked on the trading floor of the CME in S&P 500 futures, and for several years he traded his strategies for a German fund. He now regularly shares his experiences in building robust trading systems in books, seminars, and in his AmiBroker video course, and is launching a signal service for US stocks. His website is Urban-Stocks.com.
STOCKS & COMMODITIES Contributing Writer Karl Montevirgen interviewed Urban Jaekle in December 2020 to discuss system testing and development and how he goes about discovering ideas for trading strategies.