## 7 Winning Trading Systems Reviewed – Pt. 2: MDD / MDU

Back in 2009 Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez published several short term trading systems in their book “High Probability ETF Trading”. They described 7 mean reverting strategies. What happens, then once a strategy becomes public domain? Do they loose their edge?All tests are performed on a set of 20 ETFs:DIA,EEM,EFA,EWH,EWJ,EWT,EWZ,FXI,GLD,ILF,IWM,IYR,QQQQ,SPY,XHB,XLB,XLE,XLF,XLI,XLVTthe strategy can hold  up to 10 ETFs …

## 7 Winning Trading Systems Reviewed – 3 Day High/Low

Back in 2009 Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez published several short term trading systems in their book “High Probability ETF Trading”. They described 7 mean reverting strategies. What happens, then once a strategy becomes public domain? Do they loose their edge?All tests are performed on a set of 20 ETFs:DIA,EEM,EFA,EWH,EWJ,EWT,EWZ,FXI,GLD,ILF,IWM,IYR,QQQQ,SPY,XHB,XLB,XLE,XLF,XLI,XLVTthe strategy can hold  up to 10 ETFs …

## Matlab for Amibroker Users – Backtesting Functions for Matlab

The point of this post is to provide some basic functions to non professional Matlab users that may help backtest a simple long only system the way Amibroker (and  most other software) backtest. If you are an Amibroker user you are used to something this easy: sma9=ma(close,9); sma21=ma(close,21); buy=Cross(sma9,sma21);   sell=Cross(sma21,sma9);  Wish you could do …

## Basic Backtest Function for Matlab

[pnl,pnlvector, sh]= backtestlongAmount(data,signal,buyprice,delay,amount\$\$); This is a very basic function for backtesting a strategy in Matlab.All you need is a vector with 1s for Buy, -1’s for Sell and 0’s for Hold. To use it we need1. A vector of prices,i.e. SPY close prices2. Signal: A vector of  1 for BUY, -1 for SELL and 0 …

## Amibroker on Amazon’s EC2

This post is a technical description on how to set up Amibroker on EC2. For licencing Amibroker running on EC2 or another VPS contact amibroker.com.  This is a rough guide on how to setup Amibroker to run on an Amazon EC2 micro instance.Turns out, Amibroker runs fast even on this tiny micro instance.Amazon provides one year …