bMAMS: Managed Account Service: Mastering the Art of Risk Management in Today’s Risky Markets

Risk management is one of the most critical elements of successful trading system development, yet it is often overlooked or misunderstood. At its core, risk management is the art of balancing risk and reward, protecting funds from market volatility while maximizing profits.
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Banking Crisis on The Horizon?

Last week we saw elevated levels of volatility and uncertainty. The week before SVB was failing in the midst of a regional banking crisis. Last week we saw the SNB step into backstop Credit Suisse as the troubled lender grappled with a falling share price and a lack of confidence.
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SVB Outshines Payrolls

Last week we expected the markets to be all about the data. We had the Fed speaking early in the week which continued the higher for longer theme and the hotly anticipated monthly payrolls were due Friday.
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SVB Collapse Sparks Investor Anxiety: Protect Your Investments with bMAMS

WARNING: The recent demise of Silicon Valley Bank, a dominant force in the technology financing sphere, has sent shockwaves throughout the investment community, triggering a sense of apprehension regarding the potential for market instability and losses. The bank’s abrupt downfall has laid bare the vulnerability of the banking sector.
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bMAMS: How Data and Math Make Investing Safer and More Successful

Unleashing the Power of Algorithmic Trading: How Data and Math Make Investing Safer and More Successful. In recent years, algorithmic trading has emerged as a dominant force in financial markets, attracting interest from investors and traders alike. One of the key reasons for its popularity is the safety and reduced risk it offers compared to manual human trading.
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Cromwell FX Market View Fed Higher for Longer Still in Focus

Last week quieter than expected as February came to an end. The main focus that has emerged has been the Higher for Longer as the markets look to reprice rate expectations and inflation remains stubbornly high. The DXY lost 0.7% as rate expectations for the Fed increased. Any higher for longer will have a drag on the US economy.
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bMAMS: Advantages of letting machines do the work

In the realm of financial markets, an undeniable trend has emerged – an inexorable shift towards the use of data mining for trading strategies. This is no mere fad, but a bona fide revolution in the way trading is done.
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Cromwell FX Market View Fed Moves to Higher and Longer

Last week saw another week of strong data from the US. This led the market to disregard any level of terminal rates as markets look to be set for higher and longer than expected. Inflation remains strong with the risk off theme continuing. The USD showed strength with the DXZY closing +1.3% on the week.
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Cromwell FX Market View CPI Surprise

Last week the US CPI was released. The surprise was to the upside with the YoY did drop for the seventh month, but January’s decline was just 0.1% to 6.4%. This was higher than the market expectation and yields push higher on the back of the release.
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bMAMS: Using maths to make your funds safer – changing the charts

The future will reflect the past- but it won’t be the same as the past. By manipulating and changing the actual bar chart data of an instrument we can test how a system will go on a similar, but different version of history- an effort to make the past simulate the future.
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Cromwell FX Market View Quiet Week as Market Awaits Fed

Quiet Week as Market Awaits Fed. Last week was the first quiet week of the year. The markets gained vs the US Dollar as we could be heading towards the crucial pivot point in Fed Rate rises.
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bMAMS: Using maths to make your funds safer – skipping & adding trades

This week we look at another Monte Carlo Analysis statistical tool- skipping and adding trades. Like last week’s trade re-ordering it is designed to stress test a system and give a more complete idea of the risk profile it is carrying.
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Cromwell FX Market View BOJ Disappoints

Last week saw the anticipated BOJ announcement which disappointed the market. The BOJ decided not to take any action on interest rates which was a surprise. Other than that, the market had a relatively sideways week.
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Cromwell FX Market View Dollar Slumps After CPI Numbers

Last week saw the CPI number released. the YoY number met expectations however the market viewed the print as further fuel to the Feds fire to pause its tightening of interest rates. The USD fell significantly along with a risk asset rally.
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bMAMS: 3 New Year Resolutions

Welcome to 2023 and Happy New Year! bMAMS has 3 New Year Resolutions we have made to ourselves and our clients.
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Cromwell FX Market View 2023 Sees Continued Economic Weakness

Last week saw liquidity come back into the market after a quiet Christmas break. As ever with the first week of the month it was non-Farm Payrolls on Friday which although was strong the other data from the US was on the weaker side leading to a USD sell off.
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bMAMS: USDJPY- 300% more volatile this year

When the USDJPY is looked at statistically, its volatility has increased 300+% from 2021. Underlying why this year was such a difficult market for many.
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