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What Do Hedge Funds Think of Technical Analysis?

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What do hedge funds think of technical analysis? Corvin Codirla, ex-hedge fund manager and independent traders comments. Do you need to be good at maths to make money trading? Why aren't economists wealthy / successful investors? Or are they? Some of them love it and some of them hate it. It also depends what you mean by technical analysis. If technical analysis means optically looking at charts and looking for patterns like head and shoulders..etc it becomes very difficult to test. If something cannot be written down in a set of rules, then it is not useful. Others will argue that technical analysis is more of an art than a science. Knowing maths doesn't necessarily make you smart.
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kebman (12 days ago)
Thank you for this video. Really great content!
Sam Finance Concepts (26 days ago)
Corvin gave good responses. 👍
Hayden Harris (1 month ago)
Excellent interview!
Daniel Wong (2 months ago)
I like numbers and the use of quantitative analysis. These are useful for me to build up confidence. There is a huge amount of information each day, and knowing how to screen the useful from the crabs is important. Being good at maths is an edge. Smart guys may not make big money, because they are too smart but are not persistent. If I know that my judgment is correct, but the stock prices go down and cause me losses, I would not give up too soon. When the market has undergone corrections, the prices would go up again and I would add more. Look forward, forget the past and learn lessons from the failures!
infinity8 (2 months ago)
Yas
Azu Shi (2 months ago)
he just assumed intelligent ppl self-reflect in a detrimental way... u can be intelligent and have perseverance. self-reflection is good. why is he confusing it with self-destruction? also, he just said smart ppl are inflexible and static like a rock... does he know what smart and intelligent actually means? last, why did he just believe her statement that smart ppl are way poorer than dumb ppl? then he went on to actually say smart ppl sabotage themselves. that's clearly wrong. if smart ppl sabotage themselves, there would be no science, no electricity, no internet, etc. obviously smart ppl are actually successful in what they do. he seemed to be talking about poor smart ppl specifically...
kms386 (3 months ago)
This guy isn't only very articulate, he's clearly weathered some storms and had many life experiences. I'm sure it was a hard path but his wisdom is the valuable result.
Neolitic (3 months ago)
Clear answer:Technical analysis is = zero Fundamental analysis and market correlation and supply and demand and order flow that's what matters.
Dashawn Hatton (4 months ago)
thank you
Aiko Switzer (4 months ago)
Brutally honest.
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I love the way he smile at 4.34
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Jean Alesi (10 months ago)
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samuel sam (10 months ago)
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dan man (11 months ago)
This is possibly one of the most intelligent pieces of advice I've heard in relation to trading or any other area of life. This is a very intelligent individual!
Machismo (1 year ago)
This guy is the ultimate shit talker.
Harry Bath (1 year ago)
Great Advice !!!
Down_ Shift (1 year ago)
This guy is trying to make it sound sooo complicated.. Im a black guy from the hood with half of a college education, and im consistently profitable at FX. lol smh
Sloth h (1 year ago)
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That's I'm looking into all that now, tired of my job and want a little independence. I'm going to start researching it now that I have a little time, would love to do it full time. I'm thinking day trading is the way to go
how did you get into it?
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