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by ForrestGump
Tue Feb 03, 2004 4:37 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: Asymetric Trend Trading
Replies: 3
Views: 7767

Asymetric Trend Trading

G'day all, A couple of disclaimers to start with. 1. I am still only learning (avidly) about trend trading. 2. The following is only a half formed idea but my past experience has taught me that by putting my thoughts down in a public readable format (ie a forum) helps me to get my thoughts straighte...
by ForrestGump
Sun Sep 28, 2003 10:54 pm
Forum: Brokers
Topic: Interactive Brokers
Replies: 20
Views: 37280

G'day,

I am told that sierracharts interfaces with IB data to provide intraday charting at a good all up cost.

I havnt tried it myself but just pass it on for what it's worth.

Fforrest
by ForrestGump
Sun Aug 03, 2003 6:00 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Interesting Result.
Replies: 2
Views: 5975

Interesting Result.

G'day, I'm not sure how relevant this is to anything and whether it is of value but I thought I would pass it on for consumption by the community. I belong to another forum, Hotcopper ( www.hotcopper.com.au ) which is a stock chat forum based in Australia. At the end of October last year a poster as...
by ForrestGump
Sun Jul 13, 2003 7:07 pm
Forum: Market Psychology
Topic: A cyborg Trader? (Half Man, Half Machine)
Replies: 18
Views: 26509

G'day shakyamuni, Very thought provoking. Touches on some of the issues that have been percolating through my mind. The distinction between the biological brain and electronic "brain" is an interesting approach to describing "the trading problem". It is partly for the reasons that you have stated th...
by ForrestGump
Thu Jun 26, 2003 6:05 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How do you determine the "trend" aside of a 20-day
Replies: 25
Views: 22819

G'day gms, That incrediblecharts chart for SFE... I was under the impression their charting software does not include US stocks. Does it? SFE is the ASX code for Sydney Futures Exchange (a stock I happen to be watching but that's another story). Incrediblecharts do not yet include US stocks but they...
by ForrestGump
Wed Jun 25, 2003 7:05 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How do you determine the "trend" aside of a 20-day
Replies: 25
Views: 22819

Does html work here?

<img src="http://members.optusnet.com.au/~omni1/sfe.png">
Apparently not.

How about this?

Image
by ForrestGump
Wed Jun 25, 2003 7:01 pm
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: How do you determine the "trend" aside of a 20-day
Replies: 25
Views: 22819

G'day TC, In the interests of keeping it simple, what about a simple (or exponential) MA? Most of my trading to date is in equities and equity derivatives. I generally have a 100 day SMA up on my chart and find that the change in direction of the MA corresponds to my "eyeball" calling of "up" or "do...