Investing in an index like the S&P 500 may seem like a safe bet, but it can often bring about huge drawdowns for index investors.

Is there a better alternative? Can algorithmic trading really beat the market?

In this episode of Breakout Trading Answered, Mr. Breakouts compares the return profile of index investing with an algorithmic trading strategy. Which one is better and why?

Here are some other topics we discuss in this episode:

  • How algorithmic trading works and how it differs from investing in an index,
  • The returns and drawdowns of index investing over the last 5 years,
  • Comparing investing in the S&P 500 vs algorithmic trading strategies,
  • Can algorithmic trading beat the market, even with slippages and poor execution,
  • And much more.

Don’t miss out on the exciting content we have in store for you. Hit the play button and watch our latest episode.

Episode Highlights:

01:03 Investing in the S&P 500
04:06 Algorithmic Trading
08:38 Backtesting Algorithmic Trading Strategy
09:41 Algo trading vs. S&P 500
11:03 Can Algo trading beat the market
19:09 Tips and tricks for algo trading

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Released: May 16, 2023

DISCLAIMER: Trading involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for everyone. People can and do lose money. Hypothetical results have many inherent limitations. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

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