We frequently get the question, from both beginning traders and investors to someseasoned investors, of: “What exactly is a system?” The purpose of this article will be to give you that information as clearly as possible. First, we’ll go through some background information to help you understand what a system is outside of the context of trading. You’ll learn how different people relate to systems according to how they relate tomoney. The second part of this article will focus on clearly defining what a trading system is. The third part of this article will focus on the broader picture of your system.