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Forum: Emini and Emicro Index Futures Trading September 25th, 2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 897
Posted By shodson
I will re-post. with more details. I have a...

I will re-post. with more details.

I have a strategy, somewhere (where could it be?) that uses a closing price that crosses a 9-day SMA as an exit signal. I also have found using a 200-day SMA or...
Forum: Traders Hideout September 17th, 2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By shodson
The strategy builder wizard in NT8 is much better...

The strategy builder wizard in NT8 is much better than NT7.

Regarding comments by loantelligence about NT8 being inferior to NT7, NinjaTrader changed a lot of the programming objects / APIs when...
Forum: Traders Hideout September 11th, 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By shodson
I use ToS and Ninjatrader, but I only backtest...

I use ToS and Ninjatrader, but I only backtest with Ninjatrader, because I can take my backtesting strategy and turn it into a live trading algorithm, unlike thinkorswim.

As far as "easiest", in...
Forum: NinjaTrader August 18th, 2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By shodson
post it here... ...

post it here...

https://ninjatrader.com/support/forum/forum/ninjatrader-8/platform-technical-support-aa
Forum: Psychology and Money Management July 29th, 2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,537
Posted By shodson
https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=270...

https://futures.io/attachment.php?attachmentid=270632
Forum: Traders Hideout July 24th, 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,947
Posted By shodson
It's not you, it's me

The problem may not be you, it could be that the markets you trade have changed, so the old ways of doing things don't work as well as they used to. That has probably damaged your confidence, which...
Forum: Trading Journals June 28th, 2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 12,446
Posted By shodson
A few questions... On the option side, are...

A few questions...

On the option side, are you always selling strangles/straddles? Or do you ever sell just one side if you have a directional bent?

And why did you sell on the EW (ES end of...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management June 27th, 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,966
Posted By shodson
Trade higher time frames

One thing that has helped me, and I'm surprised nobody or not that many people have mentioned it, is to trade on higher time frames. This will definitely slow you down! It will also reduce your...
Forum: Traders Hideout June 5th, 2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,516
Posted By shodson
This book? ...

This book?

https://www.amazon.com/Price-Action-Breakdown-Exclusive-Financial-ebook/dp/B01C222NR6
Forum: Traders Hideout June 3rd, 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By shodson
This might be a good place to start Russell...

This might be a good place to start
Russell Fair Value (http://www.programtrading.com/DRL/russell-fair-value.htm)
Forum: Platforms and Indicators June 3rd, 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By shodson
You can make a request to hire someone to code...

You can make a request to hire someone to code for you here
https://futures.io/hire-consultant-programmer/

You can ask if someone will write something in thinkscript for you for free here...
Forum: Traders Hideout May 30th, 2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,516
Posted By shodson
I'm not saying it's not possible, just not likely...

I'm not saying it's not possible, just not likely that someone can do it consistently month after month for years. Think about it: at 5% a month, that's 60% a year, compounded monthly, you'd have...
Forum: Traders Hideout May 27th, 2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,516
Posted By shodson
The problem is that there are too few barriers to...

The problem is that there are too few barriers to trading, and your expectations are too high.

Given your description, you are like a guy that has a basketball, some nice Nike shoes, have dribbled...
Forum: Trading Journals May 17th, 2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,833
Posted By shodson
The VIX is skewed because investors in equities...

The VIX is skewed because investors in equities are typically long-only, and when fear rises, PUT prices rise faster than the drop in CALL prices, increasing the VIX, and when the market is going up...
Forum: Traders Hideout May 9th, 2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,301
Posted By shodson
Yes, SPY is an ETF. ...

Yes, SPY is an ETF.

https://us.spdrs.com/en/etf/spdr-sp-500-etf-SPY
Forum: Trading Journals May 8th, 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,833
Posted By shodson
See the second seasonal strategy at...

See the second seasonal strategy at https://quantpedia.com/Blog/Details/quantpedias-composite-seasonalcalendar-strategy-case-study
Forum: Traders Hideout April 8th, 2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,993
Posted By shodson
Goldman Sachs wants to pay students $100,000

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/03/goldman-sachs-wants-to-pay-students-100000-to-tackle-wall-streets-technology-challenges.html

Goldman Sachs is opening up to outsiders as the 150-year-old investment...
Forum: Matlab, R project and Python March 29th, 2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 973
Posted By shodson
Once you learn a couple of languages, the...

Once you learn a couple of languages, the challenge with learning a new language is not so much the language syntax, rather, learning all of the libraries and APIs you need to use to get anything...
Forum: Traders Hideout March 13th, 2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By shodson
You might want to look at some of these job...

You might want to look at some of these job postings for examples.

https://www.indeed.com/q-Quantitative-Trader-jobs.html

In short


Programming skills (R, Python, Java, etc)
Ability to...
Forum: Options on Futures March 5th, 2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By shodson
Follow the link in my post, there is an example...

Follow the link in my post, there is an example there

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/c/collar.asp
Forum: Options on Futures March 5th, 2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By shodson
Use options

Your dad is right, and options are the most reliable way to protect yourself. Stops are not guaranteed to be filled at or even near your stop price, and if the market limits up/down, or there's a...
Forum: Psychology and Money Management February 8th, 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,247
Posted By shodson
For mean reversion swing trading? No.

For mean reversion swing trading? No.
Forum: NinjaTrader February 6th, 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By shodson
Just bring up the "ADV DEC RATIO" symbol of your...

Just bring up the "ADV DEC RATIO" symbol of your choosing in a chart.

https://kinetick.com/Market-Metrics
Forum: Psychology and Money Management January 28th, 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,277
Posted By shodson
I think most people come here initially because...

I think most people come here initially because they are looking for help with how to trade or how to become a full-time trader. Sometimes people like to brag about all of the money they made...
Forum: Traders Hideout January 28th, 2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,334
Posted By shodson
"Only the little people pay taxes" - Jamie...

"Only the little people pay taxes" - Jamie McCourt, former co-owner of the L.A. Dodgers
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