Raging Bull

It seems that most of the strategies that are in the public sphere, are consciously or unconsciously trying to prevent the large 2007-2009 draw-down. From simple to complex Tactical Allocation Systems, to mean-reverting strategies, to volatility based strategies, pairs strategies, etc. They all avoid (in hindsight) the biggest market crash that most of us have experienced. But what happens …

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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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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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