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Forum: Traders Hideout August 26th, 2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
-- I am strategy user for a long time what...

-- I am strategy user for a long time
what symbols did you trade to get these resulys
backtest dont make sense so you should run in real time and post
what time frame chart did you use swing...
Forum: NinjaTrader August 26th, 2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,460
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
Chart Notes Indicator

in downloads area, I used to download "Chart Notes Indicator" for Ninjatrader but i cant seem to find it.
This indicator is used to write some notes that can appear in a chart, place it left side or...
Forum: Reviews of Brokers and Data Feeds July 24th, 2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,557
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
i use Norgate in Amibroker and their historical...

i use Norgate in Amibroker and their historical EOD works great
Forum: Traders Hideout July 18th, 2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,242
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
So here are the questions I would like profitable...

So here are the questions I would like profitable traders to answer:
Have you been consistently profitable over the past year?
1) yes

How many years/months did it take you to become a profitable...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 18th, 2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
ok, couldnt complete in previous posts. you...

ok, couldnt complete in previous posts.

you say purpose of backtest "it's to ensure that you do have an edge and you don't blow up"
how would you do without changing few parameters atleast
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 18th, 2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
ok, I read that and I just have 1 parameter...

ok, I read that and I just have 1 parameter called ATR multiplier that decides when trend changes, so I hope thats very less curve fitting. beside that i do optimise on diff charts, like
15min,...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 18th, 2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
sorry, couldn't get back in time here no, when...

sorry, couldn't get back in time here
no, when I say I am using ATR multiplier, that's parameter in superTrend (that's what I am testing now).
when does the trend change is identified by "ATR...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 11th, 2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
1 another thing to backtest stocks, the last 6...

1 another thing to backtest stocks, the last 6 years market has been BULLISH, it is some times pain to check in BEARISH, so I pick up some months that are BEARISH in every year

futures swing both...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 11th, 2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
very good feedback yes, my system based on...

very good feedback
yes, my system based on Dynamic SR, ATR beside stops/targets, time to enter/exit does go thru all 3 modes uptrend, downtrend or ranging, but it works better for uptrend,...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 10th, 2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
$$/ symbol (Position size) for a 50k acount balance

I know it depends on individual trading style and r/r
but by average,
how much $$/each symbol for a 50k account balance

how much $$/each symbol for Descretionary Trading
how much $$/each symbol...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 10th, 2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
how long to forward test to know Drawdown and avg monthly PnL

I didnt know about my strategy until I "forward tested" for 9 months, and it was very tedious
of course (after lots of backtesting), so I knew which months it was bad and gave me a drawdown on 4...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 10th, 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,255
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
why are we all forgetting something beside...

why are we all forgetting something beside thinking about just 2pts
how do we know if we can make 2 pts or 4 pts average everyday
backtest or forward test
how long

I didnt know about my...
Forum: Stocks and ETFs Trading July 10th, 2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
new (current) symbols vs backtested symbols

let me give an example
say, i am backtesting RSI2 pullback method (a popular one) and it gave a good + PnL results in backtest

just for example,
during backtest, it gives symbols,...
Forum: Stocks and ETFs Trading July 9th, 2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,574
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
thks for the explanation I had a programmer who...

thks for the explanation
I had a programmer who wrote few strategies for me and I chose the simple one
agree on # of parameters, so I reduced to just "1 parameter" which is the ATR value
beside...
Forum: Stocks and ETFs Trading July 7th, 2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,574
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
you were close to understand my question still,...

you were close to understand my question
still, let me give an example
say, i am backtesting RSI2 pullback method (a popular one) and it gave very + PnL results

just for example,
during...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading July 5th, 2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,892
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
FESX, FTSE both good futures, you can do...

FESX, FTSE both good
futures, you can do smaller account, but most of us struggle when we face drawdown so
and for a 25k account, which is minimum for day trading stocks, you can comfortably do any...
Forum: Traders Hideout July 4th, 2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,185
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
thks to both of you. sorry, didn't get time until...

thks to both of you. sorry, didn't get time until today to respond
Forum: NinjaTrader July 4th, 2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,273
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
I use NT and Multicharts which has a great...

I use NT and Multicharts which has a great portfolio backtester, is called Portfolio trader
you can create your instrument list and run test with strategies
Forum: Stocks and ETFs Trading July 4th, 2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,574
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
I do UVXY in swing and not day trade. you may...

I do UVXY in swing and not day trade. you may have to join a trade/chat room that deals with ETFs
Forum: Stocks and ETFs Trading July 4th, 2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,574
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
I like to comment on your suggestion here ...

I like to comment on your suggestion here
"Backtest your method on these ETFs to find out if your method is profitable.
If it is - give it a try.""

while you backtest a set of symbols (from a...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading July 4th, 2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,892
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
hello - NQ is a better choice in that case, its...

hello - NQ is a better choice in that case, its points are smaller than ES, but it depends on strategy, exits/targets/stops
but why cant do SPY. with an ETF, like SPY, you can trade any Dollar...
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading July 3rd, 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,723
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
I see most of your trades start at 12 pm local...

I see most of your trades start at 12 pm local time, which is like 3 hrs after Europe opens?
12pm yours is 5am here CST and EUROPE opens at 2am cst
Forum: Trading Journals July 3rd, 2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,563
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
I use CQG data that provides real time and works...

I use CQG data that provides real time and works great. It also has historical for 18months
Forum: Trading Journals July 3rd, 2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,563
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
true. Ninja trader is great for sim and Live...

true. Ninja trader is great for sim and Live trading and they have great email service and forums beside this one
ATM template does all work for exits
Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading July 3rd, 2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,723
Posted By emini_Holy_Grail
thats great and for me, discretionary trading is...

thats great and for me, discretionary trading is very hard, so I do with strategies
and do you always use 5min chart and use 1 min for entries?
and in your spreadsheet in the 1st post, what time...
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