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by BARLI
Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:55 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How Did Richard Dennis Originally Trade?
Replies: 8
Views: 11740

whats algo HF programs?
by BARLI
Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: Money Management
Topic: How to actively adjust the portfolio?
Replies: 11
Views: 10908

Re: How to actively adjust the portfolio?

oem, it all depends on your risk tolerance, if you're conservative you'll put only up to 15% of your equity into stocks, another 15% into Mutual Funds and the rest 65% into bonds(corporate, government etc). and having 5% cash. It doesnt matter if markets move everyday, if you're that type of investo...
by BARLI
Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:07 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Eurodollar Spreads/ Eurodollar
Replies: 2
Views: 2728

sometimes I also look at COT reports
by BARLI
Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:05 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Trading using Random Entries (Van Tharp book method)
Replies: 20
Views: 37681

hi Chuck, if you have those backtest results, that'd be good if you'd post them here. thanks!
by BARLI
Mon Apr 09, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Cats out of the BAG LTTF VS SWINGING
Replies: 34
Views: 30663

Red Rock is going to challenge Simons :wink:
by BARLI
Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:41 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Cats out of the BAG LTTF VS SWINGING
Replies: 34
Views: 30663

I know about Jim Simons and his hedge fund full of phd's, never saw anyone put his fund as rentec though.. Do you have any insights on his trading models? this math wiz seem to crack lots of inefficiencies of the market place
by BARLI
Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:46 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Cats out of the BAG LTTF VS SWINGING
Replies: 34
Views: 30663

RenTecs? what is that? Why it'd be difficult to hire students to execute trades at the open just like Mr Jones did with short term Tom Demark's systems....
by BARLI
Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:40 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: gold
Replies: 3
Views: 3240

sounds logical to me :wink: the only trick for each of us: WHEN it will happen and how you use the opportunity
by BARLI
Sun Mar 25, 2007 4:44 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: the only professional goal -trading
Replies: 10
Views: 12681

have you read Saliba's(another market wizard) book on options?

Saliba's Book
I haven't, but seems like a good read, I gotta get it before I start doing options trading
by BARLI
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:59 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: gold
Replies: 3
Views: 3240

Re: gold

Spectre wrote:gold

1) dollar advance

in a slowing economy, what good is gold?

cant eat it
cant wear it
cant exchange it, at your local store
read Pit Bull and you'll find out where traders put their money into when they feel that "slowing" economy..
by BARLI
Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:59 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: crude oil
Replies: 2
Views: 2443

I disagree with that. Oil, fundamently will be in its up trend until replaced by "green" or magnetic source of energy. It will take a few years
by BARLI
Fri Mar 23, 2007 6:56 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: cocoa
Replies: 3
Views: 2787

Cocoa goes to 2000 my friend :wink:
by BARLI
Fri Mar 23, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: In your experience as a system trader... 80/40 or 40/40 ?
Replies: 46
Views: 39084

I've actually been playing around the Turtle System and found it is good at cutting losses short using the time stop
by BARLI
Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:02 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: the only professional goal -trading
Replies: 10
Views: 12681

good thoughts Tony, you sound like Marty "BUZZY" Schwartz :)
I am thinking of exploring the options trading now since working in the bank gives me an opportunity to constantly monitor them ( Tel Aviv 25 Index options)
by BARLI
Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: If you dont know, this is very important !!
Replies: 1
Views: 5551

Re: If you dont know, this is very important !!

CrAcKhOuR wrote:This proves that: SUPPORT BECOMES RESISTANCE AND RESISTANCE BECOMES SUPPORT.

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true
by BARLI
Sat Mar 10, 2007 3:25 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Too Good to be True?
Replies: 17
Views: 14374

in order to trade a short term system(1-2 days hold) that I've created the backtest shows that the comissions should be as those of the exchange members or its better to be the brokerage house yourslef(when it gets to 1000 contracts a day). Now I understand why such guys as Monroe Trout or Mark Fish...
by BARLI
Fri Mar 09, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Too Good to be True?
Replies: 17
Views: 14374

one of my short term system did very well on Crude Oil and Soybeans, but did bad on Currencies.
by BARLI
Tue Feb 27, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: anyone in indexes /bonds today?
Replies: 0
Views: 2554

anyone in indexes /bonds today?

some nice moves, old timers might remember 87 with Dow's 500 plunge, only its only 3.5 % drop this time at the level of 12180 8)
by BARLI
Tue Feb 27, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: In your experience as a system trader... 80/40 or 40/40 ?
Replies: 46
Views: 39084

RR, I wouldn't trade system 2.... return has to be at least 3 times bigger than the DD, so system 2 doesn't qualify for me
by BARLI
Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: dealing with whipsaws
Replies: 14
Views: 18005

finlay, I agree. Its the same thing I've experienced when I was trading my short term system and took short signals in a strong uptrend, that was completely wrong and taught me a good lesson.