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Forum: Trading Journals June 16th, 2021, 05:26 PM
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Posted By vmodus
Hahaha...if it is Renko, I have done it. To...

Hahaha...if it is Renko, I have done it.

To answer your question, by platform:
TS > No
MC > Yes, if you set your chart correctly (FlexRenko), but then the chart has wicks, etc.

With respect...
Forum: Trading Journals June 16th, 2021, 02:36 PM
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Posted By vmodus
FastNCurious, your journal has been taken over. ...

FastNCurious, your journal has been taken over. :sarcastic:

Seriously, though, great discussion everyone! I spent nearly a year working on various Renko ideas. Here are some thoughts from my...
Forum: Trading Journals June 6th, 2021, 07:20 PM
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Posted By vmodus
Since Renko bars do not show 'true open' on...

Since Renko bars do not show 'true open' on TradeStation, you may consider using Momentum bars instead. You will get accurate backtests that Renko cannot provide. There are some other Renko...
Forum: Trading Journals March 29th, 2021, 03:17 PM
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Posted By vmodus
This is where I would start. Then write to a...

This is where I would start. Then write to a file using FileAppend , FastFileAppend, or Print(File(, separating each value with a ",", so it writes in a CSV format. I would write a single header...
Forum: Trading Journals March 26th, 2021, 08:21 AM
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Posted By vmodus
Thanks for sharing, as I had the same problem...

Thanks for sharing, as I had the same problem several weeks ago. I solved it by referencing the code from the ATR Trailing LX (and SX for short) strategies that are in TS. That is a great little...
Forum: Trading Journals March 20th, 2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
Yeah, no thanks on the BTC futures, and bless...

Yeah, no thanks on the BTC futures, and bless those who trade them. For those margins I might as well trade spot BTC and take on the risk myself. I'll just hold the BTC and other crypto I have and...
Forum: Trading Journals March 20th, 2021, 08:43 PM
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Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
FastNCurious , check out this article I just...

FastNCurious , check out this article I just found, which uses the Marubozu pattern we were discussing this past week:
...
Forum: Trading Journals March 18th, 2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 123
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Posted By vmodus
You are basically talking mean-reversion here. ...

You are basically talking mean-reversion here. Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez have done a ton of work on this and I have been working on this for since the beginning of the year. Here is my one...
Forum: Trading Journals March 18th, 2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
On second blush, this is more useful code for...

On second blush, this is more useful code for your exact (although you have probably figured this already):
condition50 = absvalue(open - close) / (high - low) > .9 ; // if > 90% of bar is filled,...
Forum: Trading Journals March 18th, 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 123
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Posted By vmodus
VX.... wow that was an eternity ago. I had to...

VX.... wow that was an eternity ago. I had to shelve VX for a while, for two reasons: 1) I was having issues with my limit orders not getting filled and could not adequate troubleshoot or get an...
Forum: Trading Journals March 17th, 2021, 11:45 AM
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Posted By vmodus
This is a wise approach. The problem with tick...

This is a wise approach. The problem with tick data, and the reason for the 6 month limit, is the sheer volume of it. If we ever got as much tick data as we need, you would get to a point where you...
Forum: Trading Journals February 10th, 2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
I was actually thinking of the London/EU ones. I...

I was actually thinking of the London/EU ones. I do not know a lot about them, but thought it might be something you might trade.
Forum: Trading Journals February 10th, 2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 123
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Posted By vmodus
I was wondering if you have looked into carbon...

I was wondering if you have looked into carbon offset contracts, given your energy background. On the surface it seems like it may be compatible. I'm not sure there is enough volume (it might be...
Forum: Trading Journals February 10th, 2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
For my entire trading life I have been black,...

For my entire trading life I have been black, thankfully. I have been black and red both discretionary and automated, as there has always been some of both styles in my trading. This year I expect...
Forum: Trading Journals December 17th, 2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
John Ehlers trades most of his ideas, from what I...

John Ehlers trades most of his ideas, from what I understand. Generally his TASC stuff is part of a larger whole, which is all around signal processing and cycle analytics. In other words, rocket...
Forum: Trading Journals December 7th, 2020, 10:19 PM
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Posted By vmodus
One of the most import concepts in software...

One of the most import concepts in software development is code resuability, thus the purpose and utility of functions.

Speaking of Ehler's, I have a ton of his code if either of you are...
Forum: Trading Journals November 30th, 2020, 03:32 PM
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Posted By vmodus
Sure, will do.

Sure, will do.
Forum: Trading Journals November 16th, 2020, 07:34 AM
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Posted By vmodus
Awesome, thank you very much! I have wanted to...

Awesome, thank you very much! I have wanted to read his book for a while, but it is written in Italian and my Italian is pretty rough. I see that Wiley is publishing an English language translation...
Forum: Trading Journals November 15th, 2020, 07:28 PM
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Posted By vmodus
Thanks. This confirms my recent study of these...

Thanks. This confirms my recent study of these four, specifically. RB and HO seem to work well with the same strategies. Is this video available to the general public? I would like to watch.
Forum: Trading Journals November 12th, 2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 123
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Posted By vmodus
Just my 25 cents.... we've never had a problem...

Just my 25 cents.... we've never had a problem through our VPS (Azure VM), running TS 10. The only problem we've had on the VPS is that if we connect using a PC with High DPI (e.g. Surface Book),...
Forum: Trading Journals November 2nd, 2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
Adding this condition to your buy and/or...

Adding this condition to your buy and/or sellshort statement may solve your problem:

Condition99 = BarStatus(1) = 0 ; // if this is the first tick of a new bar, then true, otherwise false
...
Forum: Trading Journals November 2nd, 2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
I think you can find this in the EasyLanguage...

I think you can find this in the EasyLanguage section of FIO. I vaguely remember answering this question a while back.... Anyhow, do a search and see what you can find. I will look in my...
Forum: Trading Journals October 23rd, 2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,457
Posted By vmodus
I don't have any free time for collaboration, as...

I don't have any free time for collaboration, as I juggle trading and client work, but you can always PM me with questions or just hit me up on my journal. I'm open to collaboration later once...
Forum: Trading Journals October 23rd, 2020, 03:21 PM
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Posted By vmodus
I suspected as much! :becky:

I suspected as much! :becky:
Forum: Trading Journals October 23rd, 2020, 01:43 PM
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Posted By vmodus
Hey jburke75, I just stumbled on your journal. ...

Hey jburke75, I just stumbled on your journal. Like you, I am an algo/systems trader. If you haven't read Kevin Davey's ( kevinkdog ) book, Building Winning Algorithmic Trading Systems, I highly...
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