I recently discovered a basic flaw in a system I'm developing and it's set me back months. I've spent the last 2 weeks trying to get the system back on track but I seem to be drifting further and further away. I keep bringing myself back to my original fundamentals of the system but I'm getting somewhat disheartened. I was wondering what others do in terms of inspiration or coping with setbacks. Should I just give up the idea and move on to a different system? To put things in context, I'm a newbie and this is my first system - I thought I'd found that elusive edge but I haven't. The experts seem to roll out systems which have an edge every 5 mins but us newbies can't get anything to work!! I find myself thinking I might as well give up and follow the buy and pray brigade (which is frightening). By the way, what's the difference between the buy and hold brigade's "dollar cost averaging" and buying in a down market?
Thanks in advance and wishing you all a great w/e.