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by cjo5039
Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
Topic: Pi Trading Data??
Replies: 0
Views: 2347

Pi Trading Data??

Anyone ever bought any data from Pi Trading? I'm looking at intra-day, one minute pricing data, but was curious if anyone has used them before. I'm not a TB user (yet), just wanting to test the old fashioned way in Excel. If anyone has anything good/bad to say about Pi Trading data, I'd love to hear...
by cjo5039
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: MSCI Indices
Replies: 3
Views: 1726

Nodoodahs, thanks for the link. AFJ, thanks for the info on the monthly-only data. Disappointing, but still worth the exercise.
by cjo5039
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: What is the relationship between Discount Rate and Bond?
Replies: 4
Views: 4106

Eric, Discount Rate and "Bond" are two different things. When you say "bond," I'm assuming that you are referring to the U.S. 10 Yr Bond. The Discount Rate is a short-term rate set by the Fed. Banks are able to borrow at the discount rate, but it the amount that they can borrow is limited, and the t...
by cjo5039
Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Testing and Simulation
Topic: MSCI Indices
Replies: 3
Views: 1726

MSCI Indices

Does anyone know of a free source of pricing data for various MSCI Indices? Basically, I am looking for historical data for a variety of ETFs, but want to go back farther than the pricing provided by iShares. Any ideas?
by cjo5039
Tue Dec 22, 2009 11:08 am
Forum: Market Psychology
Topic: Trader Resolutions
Replies: 7
Views: 6750

Trader Resolutions

Doug Hirschorn posted "13 Trader Resolutions for 2010" on a blog for CNBC. I thought it was worth passing on: 1. I will create game plans for all my trades. 2. I will only trade when I have an edge. 3. If I have 3 losing trades in a row, I will take a break, walk away, and clear my head. 4. I will n...
by cjo5039
Thu Dec 10, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Help with auction orders on IB?
Replies: 5
Views: 4776

Have you tried SMART routing instead of ARCA?