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Video Three - Trading, Luck, and Viewing the Distribution of Possibilites

How do we choose between two similar systems if we have limited capital?

How can we put luck on our side as traders and money managers?

Everyone views the backtest, equity curve, drawdown statistics, win percentage. At this point you should utilizing out of sample testing and making sure your strategies allow the law of large numbers to play out. But are those things alone a deep enough dive?

Why not look at where your strategy comes from in terms of the entire distribution? Things will not be the same in the future as they were in the past – so what if we can simulate for those changes – would you?

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