Search found 392 matches

by RedRock
Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Anoyone has download problems today..
Replies: 4
Views: 2439

my home computer dl'd fine, my server is dead. CSI said something about their NY servers and they knew about 'it'. odd
by RedRock
Sat Feb 26, 2011 1:57 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Profit Target exits improve this system's performance
Replies: 63
Views: 30547

Larry Williams "bailout" exit looked for a large move targeted exit on the day of entry or overnight but was willing to exit anywhere over break-even the next day while holding the original larger stop.
by RedRock
Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:26 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Cotton Lock Limit Day
Replies: 9
Views: 3654

LeviF wrote:
RedRock wrote:Ive been a spectator in CT for a while now, oh well.
Not in your portfolio?
filtered for now
by RedRock
Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Cotton Lock Limit Day
Replies: 9
Views: 3654

If I understand, of course you may sell at the limit up price. Plenty of buyers. Someone who wants to buy will be thankful to you. Buying, forget it. ?Are the back months locked too? Sometimes you can trade the backs. Ive been a spectator in CT for a while now, oh well.
by RedRock
Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Trade Management for 2 trading schools (Continuation Vs Mean
Replies: 5
Views: 2078

Paul King wrote:Yes, higher implementation costs and under-estimation of volatility while you're in the trade are contributing factors to erratic performance, but the real grizzly bear is basing a trading system on a concept that is really an illusion.
An illusion hidden within and enabled by the daily bar.
by RedRock
Tue Feb 15, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Trade Management for 2 trading schools (Continuation Vs Mean
Replies: 5
Views: 2078

Therefore, most MR strategies are simply Type 1 systems with relatively tight stops and built-in profit targets based on some assumption of average price. In my experience, neither of these techniques is the best way to generate optimal risk-adjusted return. In my real world lone trader experience....
by RedRock
Mon Feb 07, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: csi advanced backadjuster
Replies: 12
Views: 4882

I see there was a V.115 which made a few changes. One in particular "Reseting of Days before expiration has been fixed." could be part of it... Or is it the new back builder...
by RedRock
Mon Feb 07, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: csi advanced backadjuster
Replies: 12
Views: 4882

It would have been nice... if CSI would have....highlighted the changes and possible consequences. Surly they would have been aware of the discrepancies between versions. sigh Now to discover what the changes are, and then which way is more 'correct' or accurate. (as roll your own, young man...echos...
by RedRock
Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Anyone having CSI problems
Replies: 2
Views: 1871

what levi said!
by RedRock
Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:56 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: csi advanced backadjuster
Replies: 12
Views: 4882

Have you refreshed the database in both versions? Perhaps your older version is not in sync with the current update for some reason.

copying the portfile.adm from archives in the old version to the new one will sync the portfolio settings.
by RedRock
Thu Jan 27, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Suspicious data
Replies: 51
Views: 27166

closed at 0.. the end is here good news, you were short.... bad news, it doesn't matter ha (snowing again, cabin fever talking)
by RedRock
Wed Jan 19, 2011 1:13 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: CSI Data for January 17
Replies: 2
Views: 1549

its a bird, its a plane, its... Super-bar
by RedRock
Thu Jan 06, 2011 3:29 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Bellies - A dying market
Replies: 7
Views: 2997

OR time to add it to your portfolio and look for the best trend of 2011 ? C Didn't Hillary make a killing in Bellies once upon a time? Oh thats it, she wasn't aware her account was doing so well. Wasn't the trade put on (on her behalf by one of the o'll Merc boys) just before a gargantuan move. Wha...
by RedRock
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:16 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Bellies - A dying market
Replies: 7
Views: 2997

end of an era
by RedRock
Mon Jan 03, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: CSI OFFLINE ?
Replies: 8
Views: 4071

Last night, after several attempts resulting in UA shutting down. I was able to connect to something. What, I'm not sure as I wasn't looking. Suppose It was lucky that I had the data just before markets opened. Just tried and their www is back up. And does seem faster to load fwiw. Thanks Sluggo for...
by RedRock
Sun Jan 02, 2011 4:18 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: CSI OFFLINE ?
Replies: 8
Views: 4071

CSI OFFLINE ?

Just noticed my data was not updated friday evening. Seems UA can not collect data now. CSIDATA.com is not available. No answer at the tech support number. Anyone else???

It's 16:17 EST 1/2/11

Edit/Update 17:13 UA just completed download thru 31st. ...
by RedRock
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Suspicious data
Replies: 51
Views: 27166

happy holidays
by RedRock
Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:13 am
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Japan futures, contract lifetime liquidity distribution...
Replies: 23
Views: 9937

I suppose I will continue to be my own fully automated (single core) roll determination processor - to be awoken for adjustment as required. On demand.
by RedRock
Sat Dec 25, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Japan futures, contract lifetime liquidity distribution...
Replies: 23
Views: 9937

Have you played with rolling on volume and OI? Just asking, I haven't ventured into the orient as yet...
by RedRock
Fri Dec 24, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Japan futures, contract lifetime liquidity distribution...
Replies: 23
Views: 9937

Is it customary for the back months to be top step for speculators? Hmm. I'm curious too what the 'reason' might be.