In a recent article we looked at the shooting star candlestick pattern and we found that it wasn’t a particularly successful signal for spotting reversals. In this article we will look at another bearish reversal signal in the form of the gravestone doji candlestick pattern. Read more »
Last Friday the S&P 500 formed a shooting star candlestick pattern on the daily chart. This is a Japanese candlestick formation that is normally a bearish reversal signal. Sure enough, the S&P 500 moved lower the next day, dropping around 15 points. We saw this happen last September too. But how often does this bearish pattern really play out? Read more »
One of the most powerful functions in Amibroker is the ability to easily program rotational trading strategies. In this article I present 8 ideas that may inspire you to create a new rotational trading system.
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In this article I look at a popular method for trading stocks and futures which utilises the RSI 2 indicator. This is a mean reversion technique for finding overbought and oversold securities. Read more »
The MACD indicator was developed in the 1970s by Gerald Appel. It’s been an extremely popular momentum indicator for many traders and is still used today. In this article, I look at what the MACD indicator does and how effective it is on stocks. Read more »
In this article I test another simple trading idea that is designed to find high probability stock moves. Amibroker code is provided at the end of the post.
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I mentioned in a recent article that one of the things I like best about Amibroker is the ability to import data sets from various sources and use it to create indicators.
In this post, I show how to import TED spread data and import it into Amibroker. I then build a simple economic indicator that uses the TED spread for market timing. Read more »
Just lately I have been using the trading analysis platform Amibroker an awful lot. I’ve been testing trading ideas, building simple technical indicators, and learning some new tricks. (I plan to present such findings in later articles, of course).
You see, Amibroker is such a flexible platform that you can do also sorts of things with it. Read more »
In this article, I look at a simple way to add ETFs to your trading system so you can hedge a portfolio without having to use the custom back-test interface. Read more »