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Our Mission...

To develop and provide innovative software tools that make sophisticated trading and analysis techniques easily accessible to both individual and professional traders.


Company Profile...

Michael R. Bryant, Ph.D. Adaptrade Software is a small software business founded and operated by Michael R. Bryant. Dr. Bryant earned a BS degree in engineering from the University of Connecticut (1984) and MS (1985) and PhD (1989) degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a minor in computer science. After working in the aerospace industry in the field of spacecraft design for three years, he held faculty positions for 11 years in the departments of Ophthalmology and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Southern California. Dr. Bryant has been trading and studying the futures markets since 1994. In addition to Adaptrade Software, he previously operated Breakout Futures, which offered trading systems for the futures markets. Breakout Futures was merged with Adaptrade Software in March 2013.


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Published Articles on Money Management...


Adapting position size to volatility, July 2008, Active Trader magazine.
Money Management Indicators, October 2001, Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities.
Position Sizing with Monte Carlo Simulation, February 2001, Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities.


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Newsletter Articles...

A series of technical articles on trading written by the owner of Adaptrade Software is available here. You'll find articles on such topics as position sizing, system optimization, and neural networks. Some articles include programming code.



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