Category Archives for Indicators

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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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 Fix was designed by Larry Williams to overcome the limitations of the VIX. What would that be? It’s only available for the S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite, and DJIA. But what about the other […]

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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 chart flooded with lines, drawings, and indicators.They prefer to see the naked price. Let’s take a simple example of a Moving Average from this link. This moving average has an active slope function […]

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Better RSI Entries

Mean reversion systems, such as those based on RSI, suffer significant performance degradation when stop losses are applied for risk control. In previous posts, I shared how one could create more powerful RSI systems by using adaptive periodicity and multi-state regime classifiers.The key idea for better RSI entries is that there may be a unique optimal RSI […]

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Does The Predictive Voss Indicator Work?

The August 2019 issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine John Ehlers proposed an interesting looking indicator. This indicator is a cycle indicator that John called a Voss filter. The name of the article is “A Peek Into The Future.” Of course, this indicator is not magic. We’re not looking into the future […]

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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 2-period RSI. It works really well when createing mean-reversion strategies on the stock index markets. However, can you find a simple price pattern that will work just as well?Here is an idea, losing […]

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Using a Self-Similarity Metric with Intraday Data to Define Market Regimes

The images above are the famous Sierpinski Triangle and the Koch Snowflake. These objects are “self-similar” and this means that examination at finer levels of resolution will reveal the same shape. Both are examples of “fractal” geometry, and are characteristic of many phenomena in the natural world such as mountains, crystals, and gases. Self-similar objects […]

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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 asset class to another – from unloved and over-sold to hot and being chased by the herd. Right now (4Q 2016) we’ve got a rotation taking place as Government Bonds get overtaken by […]

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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 Japanese YenShanghai Composite Index and Aussie Dollar, etc.The problem with using TradeStation for any Intermarket Analysis is the dreaded “You may not mix symbols with different delays in the same window” error code. […]

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Testing For Correct Time Window in EasyLanguage

In issue #1 of the 2019 Future Truth Magazine, George Pruitt proves a solution for the problem of 0:00 time in EasyLanguage. What problem is that?Let’s take a look at George’s example. He proposes tracking the highest high and lowest low in the overnight session on an intraday bar chart. Let’s say we want to […]

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