Rank Your Trading System With Expectancy Score

September 24, 2012 5:00 am11 comments

In a previous article called “System Performance and Confidence Interval“, I showed how a statistical method could be used to analyze historical trading results to give us an idea if the system would likely fail in the future. In this article I would like to introduce a mathematical formula which can be applied to any trading system and used as an objective score to compare and rank different trading systems. When it comes to trading systems, no two are alike. There is a vast number of different trading styles that cover the range from simple tick scalping to multi year investment models. Of course, there is a huge number of different instruments and markets to trade. How would one determine […]

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Access Two Timeframes In EasyLanguage

July 16, 2012 5:00 am6 comments

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Advanced Stops and Targets Strategy Tool

June 11, 2012 5:00 am13 comments

Several recent articles I’ve written explained my techniques for developing and testing trading systems. The trading system we have been working on is a very simple breakout strategy called FirstStrike. The first couple of articles on this subject I used a regime filter and a trend strength filter to help reduce unproductive trading times. Next I wanted to explore a few exit techniques. But before jumping into testing exit techniques, I wanted to show you a simple tool I created to help me test other exits. The tool is a simple strategy to assist me in testing various stops and targets. My program is not completely unique. It’s actually based off an existing TradeStation strategy, called _Stops&Targets. I’ve taken this program […]

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Trading Software For Mac – How to Trade Emini Futures using TradeStation and a Mac

July 27, 2011 4:25 am0 comments

If you are a Mac owner who has always wanted to trade Emini futures using TradeStation but thought it was impossible well, think again! It is possible to run TradeStation using a Mac computer without making any sacrifices to the performance of the trading software.

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