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by rhc
Sat Jul 25, 2015 4:49 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Inverse ETFs
Replies: 2
Views: 1666

Re: Inverse ETFs

Levi, Greetings . . . , Are the inverse ETF's you mention, leveraged inverse ETF's ? (i.e. 2x or 3x the underlying index) If so then you will find that these can be lousy 'investments' over the long term (as you point out above) How so? See these links for an explanation of the mathematics involved ...
by rhc
Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:25 am
Forum: Market Psychology
Topic: How do emtional depression effects on stock market?
Replies: 3
Views: 5011

Re: How do emtional depression effects on stock market?

I imagine they might buy 'PPH'
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The business of Depression is booming . . . Clearly!
by rhc
Thu Jul 03, 2014 8:27 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: How USDCAD relates to Silver?‏
Replies: 15
Views: 6518

ditto
by rhc
Tue May 27, 2014 8:26 am
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: Any indicator better than ADX on measuring the Strength?
Replies: 4
Views: 6708

Here's one out of left field . . . . . If you look in the April 2004 issue of Technical Analysis of stocks & commodities magazine you will find David Sepiashvili's article titled, "Trend-Quality Indicator" This article describes a method of assessing Trend Strength & Trend Quality . . . . which seem...
by rhc
Thu May 08, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How to trade with any volatility indicator?
Replies: 6
Views: 3373

Please read page 21-23 about volatility system, which only talk about ATR calculation and then SAR ... Yes, that is true but if you were to read page 24 & beyond then you might find what your are looking for (especially the part that says, " Now lets define the Volatility system . . . . . . . . . ....
by rhc
Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: Money Management
Topic: How to calculate this math?
Replies: 3
Views: 2565

You have $3000 initial capital to put towards you house which could otherwise be invested @ 3% fixed deposit (your figures above) This means that if you use this initial capital to buy the house you will forgo an annual interest income of $90 (assuming no tax paid) Now you need to borrow $7000 extra...
by rhc
Thu Mar 20, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Seykota new book "Govopoly"
Replies: 9
Views: 15495

An arbitrage opportunity perhaps?
by rhc
Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:41 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Seykota new book "Govopoly"
Replies: 9
Views: 15495

I’m a big fan of saving money where I can & your idea is a good one, however it should be noted that Seykota’s first book “The Trading Tribeâ€
by rhc
Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:13 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Seykota new book "Govopoly"
Replies: 9
Views: 15495

Firstly, the aesthetics; A reasonably heavy book due to the very good quality gloss paper used. Each page features a pleasing-to-the-eye colour picture that acts (most times) as a metaphor for the content on that page complete with Ed’s trademark dry style of humour evident here & there. (which I ...
by rhc
Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:48 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Triple Moving Average Experience
Replies: 36
Views: 22055

Further to above, please note that you are not just limited to EMA’s and SMA’s With the Blox Builder Edition you can also choose any of the following types of moving average as well (if that is what you want) - Ehlers Non-linear moving average - Ehlers zero-lag moving average - Following adaptiv...
by rhc
Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Triple Moving Average Experience
Replies: 36
Views: 22055

Hmmm, . . . A simple question was asked, a simple answer was given yet it was deemed to not be helpful. Even though it answered the question !!?? To get a more helpful answer perhaps the question could have been phrased in a different way. Example: “I do wonder is it possible to express one moving...
by rhc
Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:50 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Triple Moving Average Experience
Replies: 36
Views: 22055

I see no reason why not
by rhc
Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:08 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Pinnacle recommended roll date for --> Natural Gas (NG)
Replies: 2
Views: 2329

Example below shows a roll date on the 16th of each month (in your case it will be the 18th)
Note how the roll occurs on the month prior to the delivery month.
Hope that helps.
by rhc
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Triple Moving Average Experience
Replies: 36
Views: 22055

Further to the above, please also see your Tblox user's guide
by rhc
Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Triple Moving Average Experience
Replies: 36
Views: 22055

I thought the stop was based on the 20day ATR I use Metastock for looking at charts & Tblox for running system simulations and order generation. In Metastock the ATR is claculated (or even calculated :wink: ) using the Wilder's Smoothing method. In Tblox the ATR is calculated using the Exponential ...
by rhc
Tue Oct 15, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Triple Moving Average Experience
Replies: 36
Views: 22055

The '500' figure simply converts the point value of Cotton to a dollar value since the value of 1 point in Cotton is $500 For stocks there are no conversions necessary since stocks are already priced in dollars. Example; Todays close in ABC corp. = $55.55 Todays 20 period ATR = $1.55 ATRMultiplier =...
by rhc
Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:01 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Triple Moving Average Experience
Replies: 36
Views: 22055

If using ATR stops for position sizing; Position Risk = (Todays close) minus (Todays stop price) . . . expressed in Dollars, Euro’s, Yen, Rai etc Stop price = (Todays close) minus (ATRmultiplier)*ATR Therefore, Position risk = (ATRmultiplier)*ATR Position size = Max risk($)/Position Risk($) Exampl...
by rhc
Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:07 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Any Rhyme Rules for traders?
Replies: 4
Views: 3580

Let's hope that Mr. Drew's bad luck does not rub off on me! Of all the great operators of Wall Street, however, Daniel Drew furnishes the most remarkable instance of immense and long-continued success , followed by utter failure and hopeless bankruptcy It seems that Mr Drew had a lot of good luck b...
by rhc
Mon Sep 16, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Any Rhyme Rules for traders?
Replies: 4
Views: 3580

"He who sells what isn't his'n, must buy it back or go to pris'n."
. . . . . Daniel Drew
by rhc
Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:42 pm
Forum: Market Psychology
Topic: How to beat yourself before beating the market?
Replies: 5
Views: 4843

Re: How to beat yourself before beating the market?

. . . but I cannot beat my instinct, which make me doing something wrong against my plan. . . . . Congratulations . . . . . you are Human ! Two books that I have found to be very helpful in enabling you to recognise destructive & non-productive patterns in your trading as well as offering a mental ...