Mon AMMI

No, it’s not french and it’s not the movie.It’s a fast-N-rough “Adaptive Multi strategy Multi Instrument” model. Let’s assume we want to trade mean-reversion: If price moves down we buy, if it moves up we sell. Possible Indicators from the blog-o-sphere:RSI(2),RSI(3),RSI(4)DV2 here and hereBSI here or hereBoilingerBandsCRSI hereTD9 here Question 1: Which Indicator to use? One …

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Connors RSI – Part 1

One of the readers of this blog, Mark, alerted me to a new indicator/system published from Connors/Alvarez : The ConnorsRSI. What is the ConnorsRSI? It consists of three components:a. Short term Relative Strength, i.e., RSI(3).b. Counting consecutive up and down days (streaks) and “normalizing” the data using RSI(streak,2). The result is a bounded, 0-100  indicator.c. Magnitude of the move …

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Quiz System

Here’s the  Equity curve: And here’s the code: Buy=Sell=Short=Cover=0;if (StrFind(“WOODGDXEPUIDXPALLJJG”, Name()))Buy=Sell=1;qty=6;SetOption(“MaxOpenPositions”,qty);;PositionSize=-98/qty;SetTradeDelays(0,1,1,1);BuyPrice=C;SellPrice=O;ShortPrice=O;CoverPrice=C; What’s happening here? This is a variation of Jay Kaeppel’s post at optionetics but using some extra ETFs that have exhibited the same kind of behavior. Original article: http://www.optionetics.com/market/articles/2012/11/28/kaeppels-corner-the-greatest-gold-stock-system-youll-probably-never-use It buys equal amounts of each of these 6 etfs: WOOD,GDX,EPU,IDX,PALL,JJG.It buys on the close …

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Backtest Multiple Strategies

If you are serious about trading and/or investing and are willing to commit a good amount of your net worth, you may choose not to follow just one strategy. You may be better off splitting your capital amongst not just different asset classes or stocks or etfs but also different strategies that trade those assets. How can …

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Quantshare Trading Software on Amazon’s EC2

I wrote an article on how to automate the process of updating quotes, updating multiple trading strategies and e-mailing next day signals form the cloud to our own e-mail boxes. This time I am using QuantShare as the trading software and an Amazon EC2 micro instance as the host cloud. You can read the article …

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