Amibroker Trading Strategies (Code For 100+ Strategies And Ideas)

Are you looking for Amibroker trading strategies? Are you looking for Amibroker code to make profitable trading strategies? If so, we might have exactly what you are looking for! Since we started this website back in 2012, we have published a “ton” of ideas and strategies – FOR FREE! (But we also have a subscription…

Trend Following And Momentum Strategies On Bitcoin (Crypto) – Capturing The Trend (Free Bitcoin Trading Strategies)

This article presents some trend following strategies on Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency markets have many of the characteristics of the commodities markets: Wild swings and gyrations, both up and down, exactly what is needed for trend following and momentum strategies. Does this mean that trend following works in bitcoin? By using simple moving averages, you manage to…

Quantitative Swing Trading Course For Amibroker And Tradestation

  We have developed a course to help you get started in quantitative swing trading: What does our Swing Trading Course cover? The course has the following lessons: Introduction Introductory overview and trading The strategy and the edge Different types of swing trading strategies Choosing a broker and capital requirements Getting to know the common…

Linear Vs. Logarithmic Charts And Scale – What Is Log Scale Chart (What Is The Difference?)

Linear vs logarithmic charts and scale is important to understand because the difference between linear and logarithmic charts might be huge – the bigger the scale the more it matters. The difference between a linear chart and a log scale grows significant as the time frame expands. In this article, we explain what a log…

Trend Following Trading Strategies and Systems Explained (Including Backtest and Statistics)

Trend following strategies and systems are popular, especially in the commodity markets, and we aim to shed some light on this type of investing in this article. In this article, we take a deeper look at explaining what trend following is. Do trend following systems work? Which markets do trend following strategies work on? Are…

Trend Following Trading Strategies In Treasury Bonds (Does It Work?)

Bond trading strategies are difficult to find. Bonds are susceptible to erratic macro numbers and we believe bonds are harder to trade than stocks. Can the Japanese stock market predict the trend in US Treasury bonds? In this article, we look at how the Japanese stock market has predicted the trend in US Treasury bonds…

Out-Of-Sample Trading Tests Explained (What Is Out-Of-Sample Backtesting?)

Most traders test their trading ideas on all their available data and conclude “yes or no” to go live with the strategy. But it’s a major problem with this method: You test on known data – not unknown. Almost all backtests are to a certain degree curve-fitted – mostly unconsciously. The missing element is out…

Keltner Bands Trading Strategy Explained (Keltner Channels Systems)

Keltner Bands Trading Strategy (Keltner Channels) is a lesser-known sibling of the Bollinger Bands which are widely used and pretty famous. Despite being rather unknown, Keltner Bands are still included in most software packages. In this article, we take a look at Keltner Bands to see what it is, how they are calculated, how they…

Larry Connors’ Double Seven Trading Strategy (Double 7 Trading System)

Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez revealed a trading strategy called Double Seven in their book Short Term Trading Strategies That Work. This is a fairly simple system that at the time worked very well among a wide range of ETFs. The book was published in 2010, and it would be interesting to look at the…

Chaikin Oscillator Trading Strategy – Does It Work? (Backtest of the Chaikin Indicator)

The Chaikin Oscillator Indicator was developed by Marc Chaikin in the 1980s. It’s not widely used nor well-known, perhaps for good reasons: we didn’t manage to find any significant profitable Chaikin Oscillator Trading Strategy in any of the quantified tests we did. In this article, we briefly explain what the indicator is, how it’s calculated, and…

Mean Reversion Trading Strategies and Backtest | (Pros And Cons Of Mean Reverting Systems & Indicators)

Mean Reversion Trading Strategies and Backtest. How do you create or build a trading strategy that is based on reverting to the mean? What are the pros and cons of mean reversion trading strategies? Do mean reversion strategies work? This article gives you some input and advice on how to develop a mean reversion trading…

Average True Range Trading Strategy (ATR Indicator and System – How To Use It))

The ATR indicator is useful on its own and can be used to develop an Average True Range trading strategy. The Average True Range (ATR) was developed by Welles Wilder in the 1970s. In his famous book called New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems, published in 1978, Wilder also published the RSI and the ADX…

Conclusions About Trend-Following Trading Systems The S&P 500

Does trend following work in the S&P 500? We recently came across an article called Breaking into the Blackbox: Trend Following, Stop Losses, and the Frequency of Trading: The Case of the S&P 500. It’s written by academics, but in plain language without complicated math, so everyone can understand. In this article, we look at…

A Simple Trend Following System and Strategy In The S&P 500 (By Meb Faber And Paul Tudor Jones)

Trend following the S&P 500 is probably not the sexiest thing to do. Back in 2012 Meb Faber published a paper called A Quantitative Approach To Tactical Asset Allocation in the Journal of Wealth Management. Meb Faber found the 200-day moving average useful and decided to look at the following simple trend following system in…

Sector Rotation Strategy – What Is It? | Do Stock Rotational Systems Work?

Sector Rotation Strategies. Stock and sector rotation happens frequently for a number of reasons. What is stock and sector rotation and why do it? Business cycles make different sectors of the stock market perform differently from each other. For example, presumably cyclical stocks and banks tend to move first after a recession (we have never…

Simple Vs Complex Trading Strategies: The Simpler The Better

Simple vs complex trading strategies have a clear winner: Simple trading strategies trump complex trading strategies. Trading needs to be simple and easy. Our aim is to build and create simple automated trading strategies and trading edges that you can use in your trading. You need just a few variables in your trading strategies. Street…

How To Choose The Best Stock Broker For You (What To Look For When Choosing A Broker)

If you are serious about trading you should spend time on how to choose the best stock broker for you and what to look for. It’s an important decision, not only because of costs but also because of the security of your funds and assets. In this article, we look at how to choose the…

How To Enter And Exit Positions At The Close In Amibroker And Tradestation (Daily Bars And OPG And MOC)

How to enter and exit positions are important in trading – perhaps one of the most important aspects of trading. How do you enter and exit a trade? We all know commissions can eat into the profits, but slippage might be a much bigger cost. If you’re a long-term investor, slippage is a negligible problem…

Survivorship Bias In Trading And Backtesting, Trading And Investing (How To Avoid It)

Survivorship bias in trading and backtesting is about the things we don’t see or to a certain degree ignore. We tend to see the winners and not the losers. Unfortunately, this is very typical in trading and backtesting. To avoid this, you need to understand what survivorship bias in trading is. In this article, we…

Pairs Trading Strategy – How Does Pairs Trading Work? (What is it?)

Pairs trading strategies involve market-neutral strategies that aim for profits in any type of market, be it sideways, down, or up. Jim Simons’ The Man Who Solved The Market describes the origin of pairs trading: at Morgan Stanley in the 1980s. Small independent traders have used the same techniques, especially at proprietary firms because pairs…

Personality Test For Traders: Can You Become A Trader Or A Quant?

This article presents a personality test for traders. Brett Steenbarger is a famous trading psychologist who has written the bestseller The Psychology Of Trading. In the book, Steenbarger referred to personality traits that tend to distinguish good from bad traders. Can you become a quant or trader? Below is a personality test for traders to…

Ed Seykota – Trading Strategy and Quotes (Trend Follower Wizard)

Anyone reasonably interested in trading and speculating has probably heard about Ed Seykota. He was first featured in Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards. It’s the most memorable interview in the whole series, in my opinion, not only because he’s very direct, but also because he is unique in his thinking and how he expresses the most…

Proprietary Trading – Pros And Cons (A Personal Experience – Prop Trading Strategies)

Proprietary trading – pros and cons – advantages and disadvantages There are both pros and cons of being a proprietary trader. Proprietary trading might not be so different than retail trading and you can mostly trade proprietary trading strategies as a retail client. The biggest advantage of being a proprietary trader is leverage. I was…

Stochastic Trading Strategies – Indicator and System – Does It Work? (Explained)

The stochastic indicator is a standard indicator in any trading platform, but we rarely see it published or used in any Stochastic trading strategies. Compared to the RSI, stochastics seems much less popular. Is that because it’s less useful or is this a hidden gem? The stochastic indicator does work in a stochastic trading strategy….

How To Succeed In Day Trading (How To Make Money Day Trading)

How to succeed in day trading can only partially be taught. In this article, we briefly discuss how you can minimize the hurdles to become successful. To succeed at day trading, we believe you need to be systematic, detailed, and quantitative-oriented. How can you become a profitable day trader? How to succeed in day trading?…

Williams %R Trading Strategy – Williams Percent Range vs RSI (Indicator & Systems)

Williams %R was developed by the famous trader and tax rebellion Larry Williams, who has given names to several technical indicators. Last week we wrote about the WilliamsVixFix indicator, and today we are explaining the Williams %R and how to calculate and use the indicator. Williams %R does work. In this article, we explain how…

Edward Thorp: Beating The Odds – The First Quant (A Man For All Markets – Summary And Lessons)

Edward Thorp is by many regarded as “the first quant”, at least one of the first who successfully used quantitative models for risk-taking. He became famous when he wrote the book Beat The Dealer, in which he documented a rational way of betting to beat the casinos in blackjack. He later went on to study…

WilliamsVixFix Explained – Does It Work? (Including trading strategies)

WilliamsVixFix indicator was invented back in 2007 when the well-known trader and “indicator innovator” Larry Williams wrote an article in Active Trader about VIX and how you can create your synthetic VIX for any security you like. The aim of Williams was to create a “synthetic” VIX reading for other instruments than the S&P 500,…

What Is The Holy Grail In Trading? (Holy Grail Trading Strategy)

What is the holy grail in trading? Is there a holy grail trading strategy? The closest thing to a holy grail in trading is diversification. There is no holy grail trading strategy or strategies, but consistency can be achieved via non-correlated strategies. This is not a simple process but requires hard work plus delayed gratification….