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August 5, 2021 27 min

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Ignatz Schalajda is the founder of the Schwalbe trading system. Igi started trading in 1990 and started programming in 2003 after buying some trading software, Investox. He’s a musician by trade—and plays the vibraphone. His trading system allows him to trade passively and live out his passion as a musician. Learn all about the Schwalbe trading system in this episode of How To Trade It!

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  • [0:39] Ignatz (Igi) Schalajda + Tom Nunamaker join the show
  • [2:27] Igi’s history in trading
  • [4:44] How Igi programmed his trading system
  • [6:49] The name for the Schwalbe system
  • [7:22] Why Igi trades with the S&P 500
  • [7:55] How his idea developed into the system
  • [13:54] How Igi chooses new trades
  • [16:16] What Igi does to minimize risk in his trades
  • [22:20] Who would be interested in Igi’s system?
  • Resources & People Mentioned

  • Aeromir
  • Connect with Ignatz Schalajda

  • The Schwalbe Trade
  • Have questions about Igi’s system? Email him at igi(at)
  • Connect With Casey Stubbs

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