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by Soph
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Trend Following: Profitable Reality or an Illusion doomed to
Replies: 28
Views: 24913

This is a bit more of an old school approach. However when you lay out 30+ year charts and examine them certain patterns tend to appear in how markets have changed recently. when looking 20-30 years back we see trend changes that, on a % basis are actually larger than what we see today. These trend ...
by Soph
Tue Sep 11, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Futures Markets
Topic: Guar gum
Replies: 12
Views: 8008

Chuck B wrote: By the way...notice anything a bit bizarre about this chart? :wink:
Tulips! :P
by Soph
Mon Dec 06, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Looking for a good brokerage service
Replies: 5
Views: 3212

Thanks for the detailed info guys, very much appreciated.
by Soph
Sun Dec 05, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Looking for a good brokerage service
Replies: 5
Views: 3212

This is primarily a "support" driven move Redrock. I've had a few less than favorable experiences with their support team and am contemplating making a change as a result. Insofar as the services and products IB offers, they meet my needs for the most part. This is not driven by me outgrowing that e...
by Soph
Sat Dec 04, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Looking for a good brokerage service
Replies: 5
Views: 3212

Looking for a good brokerage service

I'm trying to track down a good online broker. Currently I use Interactive Brokers however I am looking to move. I trade only in futures.

If anyone has a broker they can recommend it would be much appreciated.
by Soph
Sun May 09, 2010 10:02 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: Black swan
Replies: 43
Views: 14881

Does yesterday count as a Black Swan? :-) I guess it depends how you look at it. If you simply look at how the markets closed, I wouldn't think so. Markets have closed on a few significant down days but these certainly weren't unexpected or extreme. If you include the 1000 point snafu on the Dow an...
by Soph
Fri Aug 21, 2009 9:48 am
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: CSI data/Trading Blox problem
Replies: 0
Views: 2515

CSI data/Trading Blox problem

I'm running into a rather interesting problem and was wondering if anyone here had come across anything similar. I run the latest version of UA from CSI as well as the latest version of Trading Blox. The problem I encounter is that frequently UA's data does not update to the current day. To be more ...