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by Chessman
Tue Dec 23, 2003 2:58 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Creativity and System Development
Replies: 0
Views: 3687

Creativity and System Development

Richard Dennis in one of his interviews said that he is a big believer in power of Ideas. He was probably talking about the Democratic Think Tank that he founded; however it is probably true of trading as well, people 20 years later are still trading his original turtle system. I was wondering if an...
by Chessman
Sat Dec 13, 2003 12:34 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: NLP - anyone benefit?
Replies: 9
Views: 10482

I started using Hypnosis, visualizations, NLP back in the late 80's. Mostly to work on trading related issues but also on some deep personal issues. A lot of the personal things cleared up, however trading issues still remain to this day. Namely lack of discipline in following mechanical systems and...
by Chessman
Mon Nov 17, 2003 8:07 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Effects of Automation on Discipline
Replies: 3
Views: 4283

Kiwi, thanks for following up. After the initial exuberance about automated trading, I did fall back in my old pattern of trying to override or beat the system. I found myself at times shutting off the automated system, there were other times when I would hedge the positions against the system. For ...
by Chessman
Thu Sep 11, 2003 8:13 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Weight assignment to indicators
Replies: 7
Views: 4750

Thanks for all the replies. Interestingly Ironwood suffered their biggest one month loss last month. Down almost 5%. I am no longer able to view their performance, they recently changed it to a password protected page. But IASG has it. http://www.iasg.com/intro.htm I find quite a few similarites bet...
by Chessman
Tue Sep 09, 2003 3:20 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: Effects of Automation on Discipline
Replies: 3
Views: 4283

Effects of Automation on Discipline

I just recently couple of months ago fully automated all of my trading. It took me a few weeks to get use to it, but now I feel it is a very liberating experience. I have noticed the following: 1) Reduction in Stress. 2) Freeing up more time to do research, work on myself and post messages on Trader...
by Chessman
Thu Sep 04, 2003 4:03 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Weight assignment to indicators
Replies: 7
Views: 4750

Weight assignment to indicators

Here is a Hedge Fund that day trades, has consistent track record of monthly gains w/ very low drawdowns < 4%. http://www.ironwoodassetmgt.com/ I am trying to get a better handle on their technique used. Just wondering if anyone has experience with weight assingment to indicators? I have always beli...