You can compute a mean and standard deviation for any market, but how do you know if it reverts to that mean? Learn the whole process from computing the mean and standard deviation to assigning probabilities and choosing a market in our seminar on Mean Reversion, part of our How to Do Futures video series. Frank presents the strategy behind trading mean reversion with everything from stocks and bonds to currencies and commodities using statistics.


0:00 How to Do Futures

1:05 What is Mean Reversion?

2:25 Computing the Mean

3:50 Mean Reversion Example

9:00 Trading Mean Reversion Example

10:10 What is Standard Deviation?

10:35 Computing the Standard Deviation

11:50 Standard Deviation Example

13:30 Trading Standard Deviation Example

14:50 Assigning Probabilities

17:25 Choosing Your Market

22:05 Contrarian Strategies

22:50 Trend Follower Strategies

24:20 Trade Management

26:20 Advanced Stats for Fast Ideas

27:35 Recap

28:25 Using the Smalls

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