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Thomas Krawinkel

Thomas Krawinkel is a partner at strategy and trading consultant StatisTrade LLC. Mr. Krawinkel develops, validates, and programs automated trading systems. His exploration of success factors for system performance won the NAAIM 2011 Wagner Award.

The case for mechanical trading strategies

When it comes to implementing trading strategies, there are many compelling reasons to rely on computers rather than human discretion. Computers have been used in the investment business for more than 40 years. Initially, fund managers used computers...

Benchmarking driving you crazy?

How to choose the right yardstick to evaluate active management strategies. Recently I joined a carpool to cut my commuting costs. So far, it has worked out great, but the friend I am travelling with, Jason, is a bit cocky about his skills of getting me...