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by Ted
Sat Jul 24, 2004 5:43 am
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: Trend Strength and Short Interest Ratio
Replies: 0
Views: 3454

Trend Strength and Short Interest Ratio

Recently, I got interested in the Short Interest (SI) and how to interpret and exploit it. On EliteTrader, I found an interesting article on how to profit from short squeezes: http://www.elitetrader.com/tr/index.cfm?s=15&t=69 The author lists some impressive examples of rising stock prices despite r...
by Ted
Tue May 18, 2004 1:43 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Bright Trading
Replies: 2
Views: 4667

Also, take a look at elitetrader.com - Don Bright has a journal thread running that seems to give quite some insight about them.

Best,
Ted
by Ted
Thu Apr 22, 2004 4:26 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: "Backtesting the Original Turtles" : Thread on ET
Replies: 4
Views: 4017

There's too much fluff and speculation from people who don't know how to trade but there are a lot of good traders there. Unfortunately, you can't always distinguish between the two, hence the need to triple check anything you read there. -bbc Shouldn't this read "triple check anything you read the...
by Ted
Tue Apr 20, 2004 2:54 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: "Backtesting the Original Turtles" : Thread on ET
Replies: 4
Views: 4017

"Backtesting the Original Turtles" : Thread on ET

http://elitetrader.com/vb/showthread.php?threadid=31501 Thought some might be interested in reading the thread on ET. ET is, imho, one of the few places where good traders meet on the net. The forums' archive is a well of ideas and discussions of all sort of subjects. Much is very short-term trading...
by Ted
Mon Apr 19, 2004 1:52 pm
Forum: Testing Software
Topic: Keeping Track of Changed System Code
Replies: 5
Views: 4520

Mike, setting subversion (svn) up? Hmmm, depends on your operating system. On Unix / Linux machines this goes like this: ./configure && ./make && ./make install Assuming you are on a Windows box, I have to admit that I have no idea. A quick google revealed there are pre-compiled Windows-binaries aro...
by Ted
Wed Apr 14, 2004 3:29 pm
Forum: Testing Software
Topic: Keeping Track of Changed System Code
Replies: 5
Views: 4520

Re: Source Mgmt for Trading Code

Ted Try using a version control system (like RCS, CVS or subversion). It actually helps on tracking what, who, how and when. What a great idea! I keep other C++/Java source under version management, but never considered trading code (duh!). Thanks! Kevin You're more than welcome. I recently switche...
by Ted
Wed Apr 14, 2004 12:04 pm
Forum: Testing Software
Topic: Imagining the Dream Testing Software?
Replies: 18
Views: 16124

Zeke's past test library would be awesome. How about autolibrary of functions/strategies as they are changed? When I do research on a system, sometimes it is difficult to remember all the little changes I've made. Try using a version control system (like RCS, CVS or subversion). It actually helps o...
by Ted
Fri Mar 19, 2004 3:10 pm
Forum: Custom C++ or Java Platforms
Topic: Metastock parsing ... in Java
Replies: 8
Views: 16175

Well done, Verec! Thanks for sharing this piece of code. I'd like to invite all Java developers to join this thread. Personally, I am developing using Java on a GNU/Linux box, and would love to get in loose contact with others regarding Java for trading purposes. While everyone might have different ...