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Rebalance Strategies

This is a simple technique that can increase returns per dollar traded. This blog will show an example of a simple strategy

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Is Gap Trading Profitable? Here Is How You Make It Work!

When you are looking into becoming a profitable trader, you are exposed to a lot of different options when it comes to

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Rapid Price Pattern Testing

Have you ever wondered what the market does after three down closes in a row? How about what happens after a pivot

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Why Trading The Wrong Timeframe is Killing Your Trading Account

What timeframe should you trade?Here is a big hint: the smaller the timeframe, the more difficult it is to develop a successful

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The Ultimate Guide To Successful Algorithmic Trading

Pretty much everyone who has programmed a computer to doanything beyond outputting “Hello World” has dreamed of having a computer algorithm (algo)

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Do Stop Losses Always Work? (Can Stop Losses Fail?)

One of the most important aspects of trading is that of managing and preserving your capital. If you lose all of your

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Will A Synthetic VIX Help Your Trading?

On a recent discussion on our EasyLanguage Mastery FaceBook group, a reader pointed out an interesting indicator called, VIX Fix. The VIX

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How to Transform any Indicator in Histogram

In this EasyLanguage Tutorial, we show you how to use the TradeStation Histogram visual mode. Many traders don't like to have the

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Intermarket State Analysis

For the past 20 years I’ve been teaching my concept of intermarket divergence. If you’re not familiar with intermarket divergence let me

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How to Run TradeStation on a Mac (Updated for 2020)

I been using TradeStation on a Mac since 2010. The best tech decision I ever made! But it hasn’t all been plain

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Free Trend Following System With Indicator Tracker

Free Trend Following SystemHere is a free Trend Following System that I read about on Andreas Clenow’s www.followthetrend.com website and from his

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Going Live With Automation

Going live with an automated strategy is one of the coolest, but also scariest things you can do in trading. Here you

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How To Build Profitable Trading Systems

Building a profitable trading system is very difficult. I'm not going to sugarcoat it. It's a challenging project where most of your

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Why You Need To Trade Live NOW!

I’m often asked, how will I know when a trading system is ready to go live? After much testing and verification the

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3 Techniques to Avoid Consecutive Losing Trades

In my experience trading futures, I have found that most damaging losses are caused by taking consecutive losing trades, i.e. runs of

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A Flexible Trailing Stop Function

The Anatomy of a StopA stop can be defined by specifying four basic parameters, illustrated in Figure 1 below:Price Reference: The price from

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Reasonable capital required for day trading futures?

A good rule of thumb is that a reasonable risk per day for a day trader is from 2% to 5%. A moderate

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In-Sample and Out-Of-Sample Testing

I am frequently asked if I do out-of-sample testing. The short answer is not always, and when I do it is not

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3 Huge Algo Trading Mistakes To Avoid

For most traders, algo strategy development is merely a means to an end - a necessary evil to be endured on the

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