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    "post": "Great question Mason.\r\n\r\nI would just like to note that the rules listed here are not definitive rules that I advocate in any trading.\r\n\r\nThey are simply a set of rules that come out of the simulation and back-testing of  a simple trend following system that we developed a few months back. \r\n\r\nAnother set of rules could easily be superior. You would need to follow the methods we talked about in the [series on Systems](https://www.pagoolabs.com/stories/43/2017/10/24/trading-systems-part-1-introduction/) and the following stories. It is important to test the strategy you want to use and under which conditions it has worked in the past. The past is no guarantee that the future will work the same way, but if it has never worked in the past you are unlikely to remain confident in the trades you place.\r\n\r\nNever move from demo to live trading until your demo account is consistently profitable. The longer the better, especially if the demo period contains a couple of major market events that have the potential to ruin accounts. If you can survive when others are losing then you are on the way to profitable trading.",
    "html": "<p><p>Great question Mason.</p><br /><p>I would just like to note that the rules listed here are not definitive rules that I advocate in any trading.</p><br /><p>They are simply a set of rules that come out of the simulation and back-testing of  a simple trend following system that we developed a few months back. </p><br /><p>Another set of rules could easily be superior. You would need to follow the methods we talked about in the <a href=\"https://www.pagoolabs.com/stories/43/2017/10/24/trading-systems-part-1-introduction/\">series on Systems</a> and the following stories. It is important to test the strategy you want to use and under which conditions it has worked in the past. The past is no guarantee that the future will work the same way, but if it has never worked in the past you are unlikely to remain confident in the trades you place.</p><br /><p>Never move from demo to live trading until your demo account is consistently profitable. The longer the better, especially if the demo period contains a couple of major market events that have the potential to ruin accounts. If you can survive when others are losing then you are on the way to profitable trading.</p></p>",
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