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by trendguy
Wed Jun 22, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: Money Management
Topic: Bill Dunn & Dunn Capital Mgt.
Replies: 3
Views: 5231

to see his returns go to www.iasg.com

The last 5 years his TOPS program has returned just over 13% a year, it's a decent return for the amount of money he manages but the risk/reward isn't for me, to achieve that return you have to sit through a 40% plus drawdown.
by trendguy
Sun Sep 05, 2004 9:16 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Whats happened to Troy (oowdg)??
Replies: 25
Views: 19041

I find Reuters Datalink to be very good and a very good value also.
by trendguy
Wed Jun 23, 2004 5:19 pm
Forum: Testing Software
Topic: QCharts - anybody else having problems contacting them?
Replies: 2
Views: 3382

I also had plenty of problems with their service and also cancelling their service. Definitely not a great organization.
by trendguy
Tue Mar 09, 2004 12:48 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Why don't these guys trade stocks?
Replies: 11
Views: 12447

Here are some of the things I used that worked for me:
That type of system can work well if you add a market trend filter, test it and you will see.
by trendguy
Sat Mar 06, 2004 8:09 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Why don't these guys trade stocks?
Replies: 11
Views: 12447

Ahhh. You are looking for certainty. The backtest would involve a statistic comparing many distributions of returns.
Not certainty, just hard and fast rules.
by trendguy
Sat Mar 06, 2004 10:40 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Why don't these guys trade stocks?
Replies: 11
Views: 12447

When you get multiple signals choose siganls at random and create a baseline. Then implement a chooser later. This is not a completely mechanical trend following approach. I am talking about something that can be backtested. If you choose your signals at random, how can you backtest this? How do yo...
by trendguy
Sat Mar 06, 2004 2:01 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Why don't these guys trade stocks?
Replies: 11
Views: 12447

Why don't these guys trade stocks?

While researching some of the famous mechanical trend followers of the last 30 years I quickly noticed that none of these guys trade in stocks ... namely Richard Dennis, John Henry, and Bill Dunn. I asked myself ... why is this? It would make sense for a trend follower to trade any product that tren...
by trendguy
Wed Sep 03, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Using IBD Stock Ratings as a filter
Replies: 4
Views: 10539

IBD's database

IBD does not give traders access to their database which makes backtesting next to impossible. The main reason why I believe O'Neil is so successful is because he does an excellent job of sizing up the overall "MARKET" trend. Once he knows the market has followed through and entered into an uptrend ...
by trendguy
Wed Aug 27, 2003 10:14 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: A mechanical trend following approach with stocks
Replies: 2
Views: 7686

A mechanical trend following approach with stocks

Hi c.f.: I am researching different stock market trend following systems. I have yet to find any that are completely mechanical with simple and easy to understand rules, for learning purposes. I wonder if you could give me an example of a system/strategy that would give me a base to work off, simila...
by trendguy
Mon May 12, 2003 11:21 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: ;-)
Replies: 9
Views: 9110

Bullets and forward conversions are great tools but more suitable for scalpers and day traders. You shouldn't really have a problem getting short in a longer time frame
by trendguy
Mon May 12, 2003 12:30 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: ;-)
Replies: 9
Views: 9110

1) You can trade NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX with ECNs, NASDAQ is the most liquid market for ECNs ... there are a few that don't trade NYSE/AMEX

2) YES
by trendguy
Fri Apr 25, 2003 12:08 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: ilYzyPKPwhICaq
Replies: 88
Views: 78038

Re: Rydex and Profunds are leveraged

Now the stock markets trend no more I find my focus back in the futures arena but stocks I think have a void in good long term systems. Tradingcoach, Funny that you wrote that, over the last six weeks I have caught one of my best uptrends in the stock market in the last 3 years ... I now see that d...
by trendguy
Wed Apr 23, 2003 1:04 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Watching Industry Group Action for Trends
Replies: 10
Views: 9698

Watching Industry Group Action for Trends

What tools do you use to track Industry Group trends?

currently, I am using Daily Graphs Industry Groups

http://www.dailygraphs.com
by trendguy
Tue Apr 22, 2003 3:26 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: ilYzyPKPwhICaq
Replies: 88
Views: 78038

My experience has shown that emulating an index does occur at some number (of positions). Putting on a basket of 20-30 leading stocks from the top industry groups is working well for me. This diversification must come with proper position sizing. The signal of when to buy or sell is very important, ...