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Forum: Trading Journals September 3rd, 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By kevinkdog
Sorry, I was not clear. I meant your average net...

Sorry, I was not clear. I meant your average net P/L per trade. If it was positive $28, then there would be no need to reverse!

Why I asked:

Let's say your average net P/L per trade is -$5.25...
Forum: TradeStation September 3rd, 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By kevinkdog
The strategy you show (which is just an entry),...

The strategy you show (which is just an entry), with IBOG off, will show the same results as live with Look Inside Bar Backtesting off, or equal to 1 minute, or equal to 1 tick resolution.

But...
Forum: Trading Journals September 3rd, 2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By kevinkdog
Just curious...what is your average $ per trade...

Just curious...what is your average $ per trade for the strategy you want to reverse? How much slippage are you assuming? Are you entering with limit orders or market orders?
Forum: Trading Journals September 3rd, 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 927
Posted By kevinkdog
I wish you well, but if you are not making money,...

I wish you well, but if you are not making money, it does not mean that taking the opposite side of every trade will make money. Slippage and commissions are to blame.

It is amazing how many...
Forum: TradeStation September 3rd, 2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By kevinkdog
Without IBOG on, this code when backtested will...

Without IBOG on, this code when backtested will match live results very well. Just don;t forget to include slippage in backtest.
Forum: TradeStation September 2nd, 2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By kevinkdog
I could guess at what might be going on, but to...

I could guess at what might be going on, but to really know I'd have to see the code in cases like this. (I'm not asking to see it, to be clear.)

The huge potential you see with IBOG is likely...
Forum: TradeStation September 2nd, 2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By kevinkdog
You can easily see what is going on with IBOG by...

You can easily see what is going on with IBOG by using a print statement:

var:bl(" ");
print(date,bl,time,bl,close,bl,close[1],bl,close[2],bl,close[3],bl,close[4],bl,close[5]);

My experience...
Forum: TradeStation September 2nd, 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 230
Posted By kevinkdog
Don't use intrabar order generation if you want...

Don't use intrabar order generation if you want an accurate backtest

Use 1 minute Look Inside Bar backtesting for most accuracy

Don't use SIM for anything other than verifying that orders are...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors May 22nd, 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 80,766
Posted By kevinkdog
Thanks I appreciate the shoutout!

Thanks I appreciate the shoutout!
Forum: Traders Hideout May 17th, 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By kevinkdog
My webinar Slides

I ran a poll at the end of the webinar, and 95% of attendees said it was worth their time (I guess 5% fell asleep or something).


AND, I've gotten dozens of requests for the PDF version of slides...
Forum: Traders Hideout May 14th, 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By kevinkdog
Looking Forward To It!

I am really excited about Thursday's webinar. I know it will be worthwhile!!

For the "3 Pack" books I am giving away, I will send them anywhere on Planet Earth, and I will autograph them too!

...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading May 10th, 2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,562
Posted By kevinkdog
Excellent observation!

Excellent observation!
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading May 10th, 2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,562
Posted By kevinkdog
Not to mention one is market value weighted, and...

Not to mention one is market value weighted, and the other is price weighted.

There are valid pairs to trade, but YM vs ES is likely not exploitable by retail folk.
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading May 9th, 2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,562
Posted By kevinkdog
If you are playing mean reversion, hoping the...

If you are playing mean reversion, hoping the difference converges back to historic levels, you sell short the overvalued one, and buy the undervalued.

But, what makes you think one or the other...
Forum: TradeStation May 7th, 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By kevinkdog
That seems like more than a "minimally useful" to...

That seems like more than a "minimally useful" to me...
Forum: Trading Journals May 7th, 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,339
Posted By kevinkdog
Ugh. Getting a match between sim and the...

Ugh. Getting a match between sim and the strategy backtest does not really concern me (sim is notorious for having issues), but if you can't get match between strategy backtest and live, you are...
Forum: Trading Reviews and Vendors April 12th, 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 433
Views: 80,766
Posted By kevinkdog
Sure, it is a good source of ideas for all types...

Sure, it is a good source of ideas for all types of markets. You may have to make some adjustments for your forex markets, but I'm sure you'll find plenty to build off of.

Thanks for the...
Forum: TradeStation February 23rd, 2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By kevinkdog
Could be a lot of reasons. Limit order fills for...

Could be a lot of reasons. Limit order fills for example.

If you give some more detail, it might be possible to diagnose.
Forum: Traders Hideout February 21st, 2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By kevinkdog
All the code and workspaces discussed in today's...

All the code and workspaces discussed in today's webinar:


bit.ly/KJTrading (http://bit.ly/KJTrading)
Forum: Traders Hideout February 21st, 2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By kevinkdog
It will be on You Tube soon

It will be on You Tube soon
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds February 14th, 2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 171,693
Posted By kevinkdog
Optimus News

Hi Matt -

Question for you:

What does the OptimusNews https://optimusfutures.com/Optimus-News.php cover?

Does it have crude oil, Gold, currencies based events?
Forum: Traders Hideout February 13th, 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By kevinkdog
Almost forgot, I'll also be giving away 2...

Almost forgot, I'll also be giving away 2 autographed copies of my book "Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems"

Thanks!
Forum: Traders Hideout February 13th, 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,459
Posted By kevinkdog
Thanks for the question Matt. This webinar...

Thanks for the question Matt.

This webinar is going to be really cool - and informative.

Although I am an algo trader, I will be sharing some neat entries for ALL traders:


1. Entry...
Forum: TradeStation January 30th, 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By kevinkdog
I've used Tradestation for about 15 years, and...

I've used Tradestation for about 15 years, and I'd never believe their simulator. It is good for testing automation, but not for evaluating any performance results, in my opinion.
Forum: Options on Futures January 27th, 2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,026
Posted By kevinkdog
And April is much warmer here than January! ...

And April is much warmer here than January!

We had lake winds so bad last week, I half expected our trampoline to end up in the lake (thankfully, it stayed put)!!!
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