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Price – The Ultimate Information Medium

 

There is a continuing argument over fundamental and technical trading strategy and which one is superior at predicting markets. Fundamentalists think that technical trading is nothing but luck that can’t hold its own in an uncertain and volatile market while technicians think that fundamental trading is hoping and betting on something that might not ever happen or could be interpreted differently by those moving the market. Both sides hold validity in their argument and both sides are represented by money managers. So who is right and where should you put your trust and money?

The answer truly is none and neither, only a culmination of the two will hold the best fighting chance, however, I have a distinctive spin on the merger of these two key trading methodologies which uses price to summarize fundamental beliefs and back technical theory. That theory can be summarized as follows:
Price is the ultimate

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Automated Futures Systems Development Process

 

Automated Futures System development is a stepped process involving theorizing a conceptual hypothesis to see what can be exploited quantitatively. The details involve strategy identification, trade pattern recognition, tools that can measure or identify those patterns, strategy development and finally testing and weighing against your hypothesis.

When looking to develop an automated trading strategy, the first step is to identify what you want to exploit, or patterns which you have identified to be true in a discretionary sense. Most trading strategies are developed around an implied truth that is identified by human intuition such as noticing price behavior during certain events. An example could be that you notice price will decline or retrace if the price becomes overbought for five consecutive periods and volume average declines over those five periods. Once the price declines as intended, if it moves below a 10 period moving average you will take profits.

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Viewing Volume Delta Chart Types in MultiCharts .NET SE

 

Volume Delta charts can help traders not only see where price has been recently, but also what type of volume was traded at each price level during this time period. Learn how to access Volume Delta charts in MultiCharts .NET Starter Edition by watching the video below:

If you wish to get a demo: http://optimusfutures.com/Platforms/MultiChartsNET.php

Provided FREE of charge with CQG, TT or Rithmic data.

 

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR
CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT

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Using the MultiCharts Market Scanner to View Many Instruments at Once

 

Do you want to see how different markets compare to each other? How about their indicator readings as well? Get a snapshot view of quotes, indicator levels, alerts, and more with the MultiCharts Market Scanner.

Please demo MultiCharts Here: http://optimusfutures.com/Platforms/MultiCharts.php

TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE USE OF STOP LOSS OR CONTINGENT ORDERS MAY NOT PROTECT PROFITS OR LIMIT LOSSES TO THE AMOUNT INTENTED. CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.THERE ARE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH UTILIZING AN INTERNET-BASED EXECUTION, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FAILURE OF HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND INTERNET CONNECTION. SINCE TRADERS PLATFORM DOES NOT CONTROL SIGNAL POWER, ITS RECEPTION OR ROUTING VIA INTERNET, CONFIGURATION OF YOUR EQUITPMENT OR RELIABILITY OF ITS CONNECTION, WE CANNOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNICATION FAILURES,

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