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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 looking for a complete strategy to download and for more explanation on how the classifier works. I think Curtis did a great job in his explanation so this article is just a rehash […]

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Using TradeStation Projects Feature

When working in TradeStation’s Development Environment (TDE), you may find yourself working on a strategy, function and paintbar all at the same time. For example, when creating the article, Capture The Big Moves, I created a strategy, a function and paintbar to demonstrate the weekly RSI signal. The painter paints the price candles red or […]

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Capture The Big Moves!

Wouldn’t it be great to have an indicator that will help tell you when you are in a major bull or bear market? Imagine if you had a clear signal to exit the market on January 19, 2008 before the major market crash. Then the same indicator told you when to get back into the […]

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Measuring Success: Key Performance Metrics

When you see the performance of a trading system, how do you know it’s okay? How do you know it’s the right system for you?Many people look at the net profit assuming the more profit system must be the better system. This is often far from a good idea. When comparing trading systems during the […]

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Get Rid of That I Can’t Code In EasyLanguage Problem!

In last week’s article I demonstrated some of the amazing things you can do with EasyLanguage. Knowing EasyLanguage allows you to rise above most other retail traders. I think learning to use EasyLanguage correctly is a vital skill set.With that in mind, how do you go about learning EasyLanguage?I’m not sure how and where you are […]

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Why You Need To Learn Easylanguage Now!

In last week’s article I talked about how EasyLanguage helped me transform from a losing trader into a winning trader. In this week’s article I’m going to show you what you can do with EasyLanguage. I’m going to show you how EasyLanguage can be used to help determine which indicators, price patterns, and trading systems will work. […]

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From Losing Trader To Superhero By Doing This One Thing!

Do you have a trading super power? I do.It’s knowing EasyLanguage! Yep, that’s my trading super power and I’m going to explain why. I’m also going to try to convince you that you should learn EasyLanguage as well.This is a part one of a 3-part series on why I think you need to learn EasyLanguage. At […]

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The Overnight Edge

Take Profit Seasonality on Overnight Trading

In this article I’m going to highlight a trading edge that appears in many different instruments and markets including both the futures and equity markets. It’s an edge that has persisted for well over two decades. This edge is a long bias that occurs in the “overnight” session as defined by the U.S. markets. Traders […]

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The One Thing Before Building A Intraday Trading System

If you have been reading EasyLanguage Mastery for a while you’re probably familiar with how I develop trading systems. The very first step is to come up with a simple idea to act as the seed or core of your trading system. I call this your key concept. This key concept is a simple observation […]

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Using The Bullish Outside Indicator Could Be A Start of A Profitable Trading System

I came across an article over at the blog, Jay On The Markets, that talked about applying a bullish outside indicator on a monthly chart. The article I was reading is entitled, “One Sign That the Bull May Still Have Legs​”. In this article Jay talks about the incredible run the U.S. broad market has experienced […]

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