Tag Archives: Technical Analysis

Throwing hardware at the problem

Well, with the results in for 16 out of 22 stocks, 3 metrics are standing out for both the last 2 years and the last 5 years worth of history for those stocks. It will be sometime tomorrow until the … Continue reading

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Faster seperation of the wheat from the chaff

Well I didn’t get any further on my plan from my last post then implementing the plug-in to PSS to dump daily stock data to CSV flat and a console application to crunch the data. Rather, then start analyzing intra-day … Continue reading

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Cleanup code and then on to Sierra Charts

At this point what I’ve developed is a prototype for a strategy curve fitting detector and thus far the technical indicators I’ve tried all just fit the curve of the price history. Basically I’m finding that while a backtest for … Continue reading

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255 times faster then NinjaTrader strategy optimization

After investigating a number of alternatives (one, two, three) to NinjaTrader, I ended up implementing my strategy as a COM plug-in to DTLink’s Personal Stock Screener, and found that I can run through the equivalent strategy optimization, as in NinjaTrader, … Continue reading

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CoolTrade, QuoteTracker, Personal Stock Streamer, and Sierra Chart

Since opentick isn’t currently accepting new users I’ve been looking into other free and easy ways of getting historical and real-time data to feed a strategy written in C++ against TA-Lib. CoolTrade CoolTrade is another trading platform. This one carries … Continue reading

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opentick not accpeting new members at present

I just tried to sign-up for opentick and was greeted with “opentick is upgrading its network infrastructure and temporarily cannot accept new users.” Checking their forum I found that they haven’t been accepting new users for 2 months now and … Continue reading

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iTrade, XTrader, and TA-Lib

iTrade is an open source (GPL) trading platform written in Python. At present it provides a few indicators on the charts, but these are not configurable (i.e. you can’t specify the period). The only data feed provided (for US markets) … Continue reading

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