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by rajivm
Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Differents Market
Replies: 5
Views: 2798

Re: Differents Market

http://securities.indiabulls.com/commodity/commodity.htm http://www.indiainfoline.com/ http://www.sharekhan.com/stock-market/commodity-india/commodity-home/111/commodityhome.htm I use these three. I am not sure about how easy it is for Foreigner to open account in India because of capital controls. ...
by rajivm
Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:57 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Differents Market
Replies: 5
Views: 2798

Re: Differents Market

I trade Indian markets but from India :)
If you are in US then why not just trade ETFs. They are so many and for all markets.I think USA is traders heaven :)
by rajivm
Tue Jan 27, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How to set stop loss for USDCHF?
Replies: 3
Views: 2049

Re: How to set stop loss for USDCHF?

Just take it as a lesson...And never ever use too much leverage :)
Gap ups and downs and have no use for stoplosses
by rajivm
Sat May 03, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How many TA indicators do you look at for analysis?
Replies: 5
Views: 2830

Hi rajivm, I believe my reply was providing a useful source of information. That being said, I admit that it is highly tilted towards trend following. I do believe that trend following is currently facing a difficult environment, facts are facts, but I have yet to conclude that it stopped working a...
by rajivm
Sat May 03, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How many TA indicators do you look at for analysis?
Replies: 5
Views: 2830

Hi oem7110, This is the latest best source of ideas I've come across recently. Mr. Clenow offers a one month free trial to this gem of technical analysis for the futures markets. Clenow Futures Intelligence Mr. Clenow also has a great book on systematic trend following on futures. Enjoy the reading...
by rajivm
Wed Nov 27, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Any trader getting lower blood pressure on monitoring market
Replies: 4
Views: 3416

Re: Any trader getting lower blood pressure on monitoring ma

oem7110 wrote:If you are trader, and monitor the market everyday, do you get Anxiety and Low Blood Pressure on your body?

Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions :>
reduce risk. that will help I think
by rajivm
Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Market Psychology
Topic: How to beat yourself before beating the market?
Replies: 5
Views: 4849

Re: How to beat yourself before beating the market?

I tries so hard not to following my instinct by learning different indicators, which confirm the market. Even through those indicators are a good guidance and profitable if I follow them, but I cannot beat my instinct, which make me doing something wrong against my plan. I think if I need to beat m...
by rajivm
Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: IntraDay trading: profit target or market-on-close?
Replies: 4
Views: 2638

I always use brute Force method. Just run through the parameters and look at performance. Sorry, but I disagree with this. It demonstrates two serious biases: data mining bias and hindsight bias. Data mining bias because, given a set of data, you torture it enough to give results that are pleasing ...
by rajivm
Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: IntraDay trading: profit target or market-on-close?
Replies: 4
Views: 2638

Re: IntraDay trading: profit target or market-on-close?

Hi - I have an intra-day trading system & I'm trying to identify the optimal balance point between closing at a specific target price R multiple versus running the position until the close & therefore bearing the risk of giving back profit but being in the market to capture tail-type large R multis...
by rajivm
Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Back Testing - Tools for Fools?
Replies: 4
Views: 3986

Well I am never going back to stone age again :D
by rajivm
Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:53 am
Forum: Market Psychology
Topic: How do market response? when people get stress.
Replies: 14
Views: 20866

Will it be the Market Psychology? ... when markets are extra sensitive to seemingly meaningless news ... What do people usually do most? Buy at high level - Enter Long Positions ? Sell at low level - Exit Long Positions ? Does anyone have any suggestions on this assumption? Thanks in advance for an...
by rajivm
Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Money Management
Topic: Shutting down our small fund
Replies: 43
Views: 19025

yeah it is - shame Jon Henry and one or two others never tried it At least I doubt he "doubled down" as the advice in the link (quoted above) bizarrely suggests: http://www.attaincapital.com/alternative-investment-education/managed-futures-newsletter/investment-research-analysis/494 . Sure, it work...
by rajivm
Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Trend Follower Performance Data
Replies: 16
Views: 5886

Re: Trend Index

Then again, maybe I shouldn't argue with you as you are the richest man in the world PS. Thanks for wiping out the combined global debt of all nations :roll: seems like all those drawdowns are making someone very cranky :D Obama has won and promised MORE OF SAME for next 4 years...I guess 4 more ye...
by rajivm
Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:48 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Trend Follower Performance Data
Replies: 16
Views: 5886

Re: Trend Index

This index from IASG is based on actual performance: http://www.iasg.com/cta-indexes/index/trend-following-index It's a good overview of trend following performance by managed funds. Robert Robbins @RobeverTrend Look at the performance of Discretionary Trader index vs systematic Trader index...O m ...
by rajivm
Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:28 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: The last 7 years have been rough for LTTF
Replies: 18
Views: 6952

trackstar wrote:take that back to elitetrader.....
Why so!!!!!!!!! IS this method of losing money any different from systematic LTTF way of losing money ???? Both have similar Equity curve
:lol:
by rajivm
Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: The last 7 years have been rough for LTTF
Replies: 18
Views: 6952

while you waiting for the LTTF returns to come back

Well,
while you waiting for the LTTF returns to come back you can learn this guy's method of identification of trend continution and stalling to make money from micro moves of markets :D
by rajivm
Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Seykota's FAQ
Replies: 38
Views: 17943

I feel IF a System is Good - trader will have no problem in following it..Only when system is not good enough this problem arises Are you saying this based on experience, or expectation? Many good traders report that they have trouble following their system. Many trading books talk about the same p...
by rajivm
Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Seykota's FAQ
Replies: 38
Views: 17943

I feel IF a System is Good - trader will have no problem in following it..Only when system is not good enough this problem arises Are you saying this based on experience, or expectation? Many good traders report that they have trouble following their system. Many trading books talk about the same p...
by rajivm
Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:52 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Seykota's FAQ
Replies: 38
Views: 17943

Seykota is constantly suggesting to look at oneself, because you are an essential part of your trading system. Specifically, he says to feel your feelings fully without manipulating them as a means to dissolve drama that interferes with following a system perfectly. IMO, self-cultivation is key to ...
by rajivm
Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Seykota's FAQ
Replies: 38
Views: 17943

Re: Seykota's FAQ

Anyone know the status of Seykota's FAQ? It hasn't been updated since May 2011 and there is no indication of a reason for the hiatus. I've emailed Ed but haven't heard back. Ed doesn't entertain "why" questions, so it is not surprising that there is no reason supplied. For newbies, I find Ed's FAQ ...