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Podcasts, Books & Other Trading Resources

We frequently get asked about ‘getting started in trading’.  The truth is, it’s a long journey, don’t believe the hype (and certainly don’t pay for any of it until you know what you’re doing), but

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Introduction to Auto Trading

My colleague Dave Di Marcantonio runs several web sites, including AmiBroker Courses where I sell some of my training courses. Dave recently published an introduction to trading automation, sometimes referred to as auto trading. Dave’s course also

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Strategy Tuning With Market Types

In a previous post we examined how back test results could be summarized for different market types. In today’s post, we’ll look at how we can use that information to tune our strategy for live

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Reporting By Market Type

One of the many interesting ideas put forth by Dr. Van K. Tharp is that you should not try to find a trading strategy that works in every type of market. Instead, he advises trading only those

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Adaptive Strategy Presentation

Last night I revisited the topic of creating adaptive strategies for an audience from the AmiBroker Canada User Group and a local chapter of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts. The presentation was well-received, and the audience asked

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SuperTrend Indicator

I recently completed a client project that utilizes the SuperTrend indicator. The indicator is basically a variation on other types of volatility bands, using a multiple of ATR to define bands above and below the

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Combining Strategies with AmiBroker

I’m a big fan of AmiBroker, particularly the speed and flexibility it provides for backtesting trading strategies. However, one thing that is not particularly straightforward in AmiBroker is combining multiple strategies into a single system.

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