MCDs 1 Me 0

About a week ago I posted a video where I explained my reasons for shorting McDonalds. Today my system told me to take a loss on the trade so that is what I’ve done. The one good thing to come out of the trade is that I will never eat another BigMac as long as…

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A plan is only worth-while if you intend to stick to it…

I’m not going to lie…the recent rally has caught me a tad offside. This is one of the drawbacks to mechanical system trading. Sometimes, you look at a chart and just know that you shouldn’t be short… but the rules are the rules and if your rules say to be short, you should be short!…

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Short McDonalds

A trade set-up example where i look for a short trade in a stock which is in a long-term down-trend, short-term rally.

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Day Trading the SPY

A short-term day trading idea for the SPY.

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All that Glitters.

Quick post. I just bought this Gold-Mining Stock for a very speculative $1.06. Waterfall decline. Media focus on the Gold Bear Market. My take…Gold mining stocks are now offering what could turn out to be a bargain.

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Back-Testing with Split-Adjusted Data

Split-adjusted data is a necessary component when testing a trading strategy. However, it too comes with its own perils which many system developers seem to ignore. To make my point, I can use a chart of AAPL. The following AAPL chart shows us the closing price yesterday (24th Sept 2014).     The next chart…

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Create a Trade Distribution Graph using Excel

This video runs you through a step by step guide to creating a trade distribution chart using the data from an Amibroker back-test report and Excel. To use the spreadsheet that I refer to in the video, please click the download button below. Don’t forget to watch in full-screen mode!          

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An Oversold Stock That Could Bounce

The market is building up short term energy and I expect a move. One stock that could bounce is $IPG

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Incubation Strategy – New Trades

New trades being made in Incubation Account

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5 Steps to Trading a Stock Market Crash

stock market crash

Five actionable steps that will help you to deal with the next stock market crash.

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