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Can A Price Pattern Beat an Indicator?

I've seen people use simple price action patterns in place of inicators. For example,  Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez really popularized the

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Stops – When Not to Use Them

Using a stop on a position is a very popular risk management technique used by traders. My research and experience has led

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Development of Intermarket Trading Systems

In my past article, Intermarket Is Fundamentally Sound,  I covered some of the basic premises and history of intermarket trading systems. While the

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Intermarket Analysis is Fundamentally Sound

Intermarket analysis is a powerful tool that a trader can use to get an edge on the market. This type of analysis

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The Road to Finding Intermarket-Based Turning Points

I developed the concept of intermarket divergence approximately 20 years ago. It has proved to be a powerful concept since then. Reflecting

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A Cool And Easy Way To Analyze Chart Patterns With TradeStation

Have you every tested different combinations of closing or opening relationships to uncover the following days probability of either closing up or

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Can You Short The S&P Successfully?

A short signal for the S&P500? Believe it or not, some do exist. Although these can often be hard to find they

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Three Trading “Truths” Quantified

I want to discuss three trading “truths” that I often hear but when I finally got into testing ideas found them to

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Finding The Optimal Period

Today’s topic is on finding the optimal periodicity for the RSI indicator and the techniques should apply to other sorts of indicators

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The Better Rotation Indicator

The Better Rotation Indicator uses 8 major ETFs to track Global Macro trends.This indicator helps visualize the rotations from one Global Macro

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Understanding the Relationship Between Stocks & Bonds

Intermarket Analysis is the comparison of potentially related markets. For example:S&P500 and 30 Year Treasury Bonds30 Year Treasury Bonds and GoldS&P500 and

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Multiplex For Greater Profit

Two problems that often result from system optimization are: (1) a reduction in the number of trades, a system that generates too few

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Can You Time the Market Using Nothing But Moon Cycles?

Many moons ago… (see what I did there) when I was in my infancy as a trader, I was a regular in

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Discover Best Trading Rules with Perceptron Search

Every system developer has a list of rules and indicators that they want to test out. The problem every developer faces is

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How To Create A Multi Agent Trading System

In a previous article I demonstrated how to build a strategy that will trade the equity curve. That is, a strategy that

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Trading The Equity Curve & Beyond

Some trading systems have prolonged periods of winning or losing trades. Long winning streaks followed by a prolonged period of drawdown.  Wouldn't

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Regime Classifier Demo

I received several questions based upon a recent article by Curtis White called, A Better Regime Filter To Boost ​​Returns. Readers were

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A Better Regime Filter To Boost Returns

One technique for optimizing systems is to create a regime filter. A most common example is a binary classifier that classifies the

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