Category Archives for Indicators

MACD – Test Results

The MACD is one of the most widely used technical indicators in the world and is included in every charting program worth owning.  Unfortunately however, reliable data on its performance is almost non-existent.  Are the standard settings of 26, 12, and 9 the best?  To reveal the answer we tested 2000 different combinations through 300 years of […]

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The Use of Recession Indicators in Stock Market Timing

In previous articles I showed that stock market timing models, such as IBH and MAC, can provide better returns than what one could get from a buy-and-hold strategy. However, investors with long-time horizons can also do well by only exiting the stock market at beginnings of recessions and returning to the market when the market is recovering. Recession […]

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Is This The Best Stock Market Indicator Ever?

By  John F. Carlucci of Advisor Perspectives As we all know, the key to successful investing is very simple: “Buy low, sell high.” However, you enter a chaotic, fun-house world of uncertainty once you ponder the logical follow-up question: “When?” Investors desperate to solve this riddle have come up with solutions as varied as Fibonacci Analysis […]

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Equity Curve Indicators

This free EasyLanguage download includes two indicators. First is the Open Equity Curve indicator and next, the Daily Equity Curve indicator. These indicators display a strategies open P&L or total daily P&L. Both indicators will work with any strategy.

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Relative Strength Rank Indicator

This indicator is a ranking tool used to compare a group of stocks, ETFs or futures contracts to determine which specific instrument is performing best. The indicator creates a score based upon the symbols historical price movement. You can then compare this score to the other RS Rank scores of other stocks or ETFs in […]

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