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Smooth Indicators With Zero Lag

In the December 2020 issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities (TASC), John Ehlers proposed a "noise elimination technology" (NET). What

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Testing A Simple Momentum Strategy

A few weeks back, I sent my subscribers an email highlighting a momentum strategy idea found on Jonathan Kinlay's website. Within the

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The Legacy of the Turtles and the Birth of SuperTurtle

Like the moving Trading Places, which was released the same year that the Turtle story started in 1983, two people were having

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Two Tips To Improve Your Trading in 2021

Yes! 2020 is over.Goodbye!I hope 2021 will be a great year for you.For me, I'm excited for the new year.I'm excited about

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Disabling Trading At Profit Target or Max Stoploss

When building trading systems, particularly intraday trading systems, you often run into the special conditions where you might want to stop trading.

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Is The Christmas Season Bullish For U.S. Markets?

With the Christmas season upon us, I thought it would be interesting to review how the S&P behaves in the days just

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Capturing Profit With A Short Squeeze Strategy

I was recently wondering if I could capture some of the end-of-day moves that can happen in stock index markets. These are

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Open Up!

This is kind of a weird one. I was mulling over the question of what happens when the market opens up, i.e.

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TRINdicators

When I start to write a blog post, usually my process is this:Come up with a really bad pun for the title.Write

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Highly Illogical – Best Guess Doesn’t Match Reality

An ES Break-Out System with Unexpected ParametersI was recently testing the idea of a short term VBO strategy on ES utilizing very

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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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9 Mistakes Quants Make that Cause Backtests to Lie

"I’ve never seen a bad backtest” -- Dimitris Melas, head of research at MSCI.A backtest is a simulation of a trading strategy

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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

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Learn How To Easily Read Files With EasyLanguage

Have you ever wanted to use an external data within your TradeStation strategy, indicator or paint bar? There is no easy way

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Simulation: Beyond Backtesting

One problem with traditional backtesting is that it relies on the presupposition that there are repeating predictive patterns in the market. In

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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

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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

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The Complete Turtle Easylanguage

The Complete Turtle EasyLanguage – Almost!I have seen a plethora of posts on the Turtle trading strategies where the rules and code

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A Strategy For Each Day of the Week [Seriously?]

A different strategy for each day of the week? Sounds crazy, but is it?I have written about “Turnaround Tuesday” before.This simple strategy

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15 Price Action Patterns That Work in 2020

Most algo traders are always on the lookout for new ideas to test and evaluate. I’m no exception.How about 15 price patterns

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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

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