About Gilbert Kreuzthaler

After working in the Banking-Sector, Gilbert pursued further education and graduated from a technical school for computer science and business informatics. Following this, Gilbert worked for around 25 years as a software engineer, requirements manager, project manager and external project consultant for various international software and financial service groups such as: BAWAG/PSK Austria, Ceska Sporitelna, Unisys International, Allianz Austria/Suisse and Allianz SE. In 1999 he started to focus on EOD swing trading, and after receiving a professional trading education in Germany and New York, he gradually switched to intraday trading. In 2007/2008 he traded for a US-based prop trading firm for approximately 1.5 years. As the founder and CEO of AgenaTrader.com, Gilbert is responsible for the architecture and design of AgenaTrader Basic and the development of the components that support trading with AgenaTrader++, as well as for the worldwide launch of the trading platform and its upcoming services.
21 08, 2019

SECRET #7: Pre-Market Trading: The Art of Smart-Money

By |2019-08-22T20:38:28+00:00August 21st, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

There are many different approaches to making money in the markets. Many know the usual approaches of movement, trend, volume, etc. trading. Trading when the market is opened is trading on a different level. However, there are different approaches and the trading of the pre-market phase and the trading of gaps in the short term [...]

19 05, 2019

The Arms Index (TRIN)

By |2019-05-22T16:14:50+00:00May 19th, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

The Arms Index (TRIN) The Arms (TRIN) Index is a very well known and very important intraday market analysis tool. It is a unique tool that gives us information that you normally don't see in the markets. It compares the number of rising stocks with the number of falling stocks and expresses this ratio graphically. [...]

15 05, 2019

Batting Average and Sharpe Ratio

By |2019-05-15T16:35:31+00:00May 15th, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

Batting Average and Sharpe Ratio What's a good Sharpe ratio? As we already know, such questions do not have easy answers. Some traders will raise some number here such as 2.2 or 3.1 or 1.8. These numbers could be excellent ratios. However, a Sharpe of 1.0 can also be excellent. This depends on a completely [...]

2 05, 2019

Good traders and their profit-loss ratio

By |2019-05-02T14:54:08+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

Good traders and their profit-loss ratio Good Traders always keep their average winners significantly higher than their average losers, though this amount may vary with different traders and different tactics. That is a simple statement on the surface. But in truth, in that statement lie most all of the things that make a trader a [...]

25 04, 2019

Learning from mistakes – avoiding losses

By |2019-04-25T14:34:10+00:00April 25th, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

Learning from mistakes – avoiding losses Good Traders actually cherish mistakes, saying, "Great, I have just eliminated a problem from my trading that will never happen again". This is a follow up to the previous lesson. It is important because it is not enough to just glance over your trades and determine if you made [...]

18 04, 2019

On your way to becoming a better trader – phase 4

By |2019-04-18T16:14:22+00:00April 18th, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

On your way to becoming a better trader: phase 4 Today we are dealing with phase 4 - the already successful trader. As a beginner in stage 1, the goal is to get there. There are 1000 books under the title 'How to become a successful trader' and one potency more than the last wisdom [...]

28 03, 2019

On your way to becoming a better trader – phase 3

By |2019-03-28T12:18:13+00:00March 28th, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

On your way to becoming a better trader: phase 3 In the last article we have been dealing with phase 1: The unsuspecting and phase 2: The semi-informed. Today we try to shed light on what you can do in phase 3: The Semi-Pros to improve your existence as a trader. Semi-Pros are basically characterized [...]

14 03, 2019

On your way to becoming a better trader

By |2019-03-14T23:42:47+00:00March 14th, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

On your way to becoming a better trader In the last issue, we analyzed what levels a large percentage of prospective traders go through. Today we want to briefly address some of the points you need to consider on your way to becoming a better trader. Phase 1 - The unsuspecting or soldiers of fortune [...]

27 02, 2019

A Breakout Strategy

By |2019-03-03T13:34:07+00:00February 27th, 2019|Expert Tips|0 Comments

A Breakout Strategy A very common trading strategy is to trade breakouts from sideways consolidations. There is an almost "foolproof way" to avoid being caught with outbreaks that fail. Well, of course nothing is "foolproof", but here is an idea that helps to avoid many mistakes. Just let the symbol break out clearly and then [...]