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How many indicators are on your charts?

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When i started late 99 i did the usual generic subjective indicator junk , slowly progressed to a naked chart price action style over next 5 years , was pure naked for about 5-6 years and then i started my journey into the quant/algo world and now use indicators again but in a totally different way to the start . As a quant/coder i now seek binary/boolean solutions so have custom written all but 1 of the indi's i use , and the generic i use is modified at that . 100% the price action knowledge gained by using naked charts puts you at a distinct advantage to a pure programmer with minimal TA experience . I think eventually many naked traders will travel this journey .

If you can measure it you can improve it ( quant side )

If you know what you are measuring even better ( naked chart style )


Ditto. New traders should read this comment from Ozquant. Many people may suggest that simplification is the end, but imo it's only a means to clarity when learning the markets, I agree eventually the path circles back and when you get there you use tools in a very different way.

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