Post Tagged with: "RSI"

This Simple Indicator Makes Money Again and Again

April 11, 2016 5:00 am44 comments

Here we are four months into 2016 and I’ve not updated some of the more interesting articles. One of those is Connors’ 2-period RSI strategy. This is a very popular trading method by Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez. We all know there are no magic indicators but there is an indicator that certainly acted like magic over several decades. What indicator is it? Our reliable RSI indicator. The modified 2-period RSI trading model makes new highs in 2015. Click To Tweet Over the past few years the standard 2-period trading model as defined in the book, “Short Term Trading Strategies That Work“, has been in a drawdown. During 2011 the market experienced a sudden and sustained drop which put the trading model into loss. Recall, the […]

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Top Five Most Popular Articles From 2015

January 4, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

Happy New Year system traders! With the new year it’s time to take a look back at 2015 and highlight the top five most popular articles. These articles all provide great material to help you in your systematic trading. Did you miss any of these articles? If so, now is your chance to review this popular material and see where it might fit into your system development process. I determined the top five articles based upon the number of views the article received. So let’s get going by starting with the 5th most popular article for 2015… Number 5 Connors 2-Period RSI Update For 2014 Once again the simple 2-period RSI trading models popularized by the book, “Short Term Trading Strategies […]

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Connors 2-Period RSI Update For 2014

January 5, 2015 5:00 am20 comments

With the year 2015 only being a few days old, it’s time to look at the very popular 2-period RSI trading method by Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez. We all know there are no magic indicators but there is an indicator that certainly acted like magic over several decades. What indicator is it? Our reliable RSI indicator. The modified 2-period RSI trading model makes new highs in 2014. Click To Tweet Over the past few years the standard 2-period trading model as defined in the book, “Short Term Trading Strategies That Work“, has been in a drawdown. During 2011 the market experienced a sudden and sustained drop which put the trading model into loss. Recall, the trading model had no stops. Since this drop the model has […]

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Golden Cross – Which is the best?

May 20, 2013 5:00 am3 comments

The Golden Cross typically referrers to the crossing of the 50 and 200 Day Simple Moving Averages. When the shorter term average moves above the longer term average this is seen by many as the beginning of a sustained bullish period and vise versa. It is not wise however to risk your money in the market on the assumption that such a theory is true. One has to ask, which is better, a SMA Golden Cross or an EMA Golden Cross? Are the settings of 50 & 200 really the best? What is the profile of the trades that this strategy generates as far as duration, probability of profit, draw downs etc.  In order to answer these questions we applied […]

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