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Forum: Trading Journals September 11th, 2011, 02:18 PM
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Posted By shodson
I have studied and backtested the IB setups quite...

I have studied and backtested the IB setups quite extensively and found that they best work when you consider IB range relative to other bar ranges (NR4s, NR7s, etc) and if the trade is managed...
Forum: Trading Journals November 10th, 2010, 10:44 AM
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Posted By shodson
I thought I had my stop below that wick, but it...

I thought I had my stop below that wick, but it looks like it was filled right at it or even just above it!?!?!
Forum: Trading Journals November 9th, 2010, 05:18 PM
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Posted By shodson
Reversals

I've been looking at reversals for a while, and for these you definitely need context. I figure I need at least 3 lower lows to precede a long reversal bar, or 3 higher highs to precede a short...
Forum: Trading Journals November 8th, 2010, 01:36 PM
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Posted By shodson
For scalping, being "right" frequently is...

For scalping, being "right" frequently is definitely very important.

As far as context goes, it definitely helps, but the reason I think you can still succeed without context is that an IB is a...
Forum: Trading Journals November 8th, 2010, 12:08 PM
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Posted By shodson
Also, I like the 1hr time frame on 6E best,...

Also, I like the 1hr time frame on 6E best, London hours only though
Forum: Trading Journals November 8th, 2010, 11:32 AM
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Posted By shodson
These are great comments, and a very viable way...

These are great comments, and a very viable way to trade, but it may not be suited for everybody. I consider this style favorable to those that need to frequently feel "right". With this approach...
Forum: Trading Journals October 29th, 2010, 12:53 AM
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Posted By shodson
I like this one better

http://content.screencast.com/users/shodson/folders/Snagit/media/1a78fe91-ec12-4d64-9ced-4476f2298e3f/10.28.2010-21.49.53.png...
Forum: Trading Journals October 29th, 2010, 12:48 AM
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Posted By shodson
Jeff on trial :)

OK, I'm up and running on NT7 RC1 with all of 2010 in a CL ##-## instrument. I've tested 8 ticks tagets, 16 tick targets and 16 tick targets with moving stop to break-even when it hits +8 ticks. In...
Forum: Trading Journals October 25th, 2010, 07:47 PM
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Posted By shodson
Cool, thanks! I now have a CL ##-## of tick data...

Cool, thanks! I now have a CL ##-## of tick data back to Jan 19 of this year! I've uploaded a RAR file of it here (http://drop.io/bia2hq7) if anybody else wants it.
Forum: Trading Journals October 18th, 2010, 11:52 AM
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Posted By shodson
I'll try that. I usually roll-over around the...

I'll try that. I usually roll-over around the 19th or 20th of the month for my testing. Does that sound reasonable to you other CL traders?
Forum: Trading Journals October 17th, 2010, 04:28 PM
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Posted By shodson
Stop is at the other side of the IB, I'm only...

Stop is at the other side of the IB, I'm only optimizing targets, not stops. The target is optimized as a factor of IB size, so the "1.9" run means target = 1.9 * IB size, stop still = 1.0 * IB...
Forum: Trading Journals October 16th, 2010, 01:59 AM
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Posted By shodson
More testing - to trend or not to trend

Trade with the trend? You tell me. Either way, positive expectancy is a good thing.
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Forum: Trading Journals September 17th, 2010, 06:32 AM
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Posted By shodson
Aim high

CL-10-10, all NR4 IBs, stop = bar size, target = x * bar size, optimize x 1-7 step 0.25, avoid lunch
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Forum: Trading Journals September 13th, 2010, 01:35 PM
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Posted By shodson
Saw a nice IB setup but felt like going for a big...

Saw a nice IB setup but felt like going for a big move instead of a scalp, trailed it with a LinReg and MOBO bands...
Forum: Trading Journals August 26th, 2010, 03:01 PM
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Posted By shodson
Bogus Reveral Bars

I have my IRA at thinkorswim, and it's been all cash for years now, and I think I'm getting ready to trade this account soon. So I thought I'd do some SIM trading on TOS do get used to their...
Forum: Trading Journals August 23rd, 2010, 02:17 PM
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Posted By shodson
So you may be asking "shodson, based on your...

So you may be asking "shodson, based on your testing, you must be trading these and making money hand over fist, right?" Well, not yet, and here's why: Session start time. When I backtest I usually...
Forum: Trading Journals August 19th, 2010, 03:05 PM
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Posted By shodson
Here's an example of today's IBs using free and...

Here's an example of today's IBs using free and publicly available indicators. I would have passed on one loser and two winners but got 1 winner in the afternoon. Realistically, trading all IBs,...
Forum: Trading Journals August 18th, 2010, 11:46 PM
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Posted By shodson
Yeah, it's my version of BetterVolume with a few...

Yeah, it's my version of BetterVolume with a few of my own additions, but the colored volume bars are essentially just BetterVolume.
Forum: Trading Journals August 18th, 2010, 06:02 PM
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Posted By shodson
How so? So if I have a DM up and red is above...

How so? So if I have a DM up and red is above blue only take shorts? I've looked at that as a reference on a 60 min chart but trading the 15min chart. Also, ADX must be rising, so primarily the...
Forum: Trading Journals August 18th, 2010, 05:47 PM
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Posted By shodson
Your targets are usually smaller than mine, I'm...

Your targets are usually smaller than mine, I'm targeting the bar size so my risk/reward = 1.0.

r = High - Low (the size or range of the IB)
stop loss = -r (other side of IB)
profit target = m...
Forum: Trading Journals August 18th, 2010, 04:32 PM
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Posted By shodson
Yes only RTH and avoid trades during lunch...

Yes only RTH and avoid trades during lunch (9am-10am Pacific). No news filters.
Forum: Trading Journals August 18th, 2010, 03:32 PM
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Posted By shodson
More backtesting

I only tested CL-09 but the NR4 filter looks promising, especially those of low volume (according to BetterVolume)
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Forum: Trading Journals August 7th, 2010, 11:50 PM
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Posted By shodson
I do have a CL-##-## with minute data, but am not...

I do have a CL-##-## with minute data, but am not able to merge any range or tick bar data into it, gives me an error. It seems like I can merge any tick/range data unless I already have some...
Forum: Trading Journals August 7th, 2010, 11:12 PM
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Posted By shodson
Thanks. Not letting my live account touch NT7,...

Thanks. Not letting my live account touch NT7, and every time I try to code something in NT7 I have problems. So sticking with 6.5 until Ninja is ready to stand behind 7.0 as a viable product. And...
Forum: Trading Journals August 7th, 2010, 06:27 PM
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Posted By shodson
Re-testing with different date ranges because I...

Re-testing with different date ranges because I think I was missing too many of the good volume days close to contract rollover. Wishing Ninja had continuous contracts. So, for example, For CL-06 I...
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