Will indicator based on Calculus perform better than OHLC?

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Will indicator based on Calculus perform better than OHLC?

Post by oem7110 » Sat Nov 03, 2007 3:09 am

There are so many financial institutions developing indicators based on complex Calculus formula, does anyone have any suggestions what advantage it is as comparing with Traditional OHLC indicator?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions
Eric

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Post by sluggo » Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:37 am

Perhaps

1. not placing orders at obvious chart points, avoiding stop-running and other aspects of crowd trading

2. rocket science aspect beneficial to marketing

3. diversification / non-correlation

4. confounding reverse engineers

5. superiority of risk-adjusted returns

6. applicability to other representations of financial time series besides bar charts

7. applicability to other types of historical data besides prices

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Will indicator based on Calculus perform better than OHLC?

Post by oem7110 » Sat Nov 03, 2007 7:22 pm

Thank you very much for your suggestions
sluggo wrote:Perhaps

4. confounding reverse engineers
What do you mean by confounding reverse engineers?
Confounding [Negative] x Reverse = Order [Positive] ?


5. superiority of risk-adjusted returns
Does it measure better when the trend goes up / down?

6. applicability to other representations of financial time series besides bar charts
What is the most common Time Series Model being used in Financial Market? Can Time Series Model perform forecast in Time? How long in advance can those models forecast?

7. applicability to other types of historical data besides prices
Do you mean it can explore another dimension in Time rather than Price?
What about the disadvantage?
Sometimes, the better methods seem to be relatively
simple (simple doesn't mean simple minded) and direct.

Do you have any suggestions?
Thank you very much for any suggestions
Eric

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