Futures Truth Mag: Issue #5/2009
Futures Truth Magazine - Issue #5-2009
George's Corner: Picking a Portfolio Using the Portfolio Selector TradeStation Add-On by George Pruitt - George has been asked many time how one can select three of four different markets out of a list that will create the most efficient use of capital. With the limited tools available with TS, this is an almost impossible task. In this installment, he reviews a piece of software that will help a TradeStation user select a portfolio from a list of twelve options.
The 200 Day Moving Average as an Overnight Indicator by Lundy S. Hill - Many websites and talking heads on the cable channels mention the use of the 200 day moving average as a long term indicator for stocks and stock indices. Some even allude that big university endowment funds use this strategy. Lundy S. Hill is going to show us variations of this strategy on the S&P 500 contract.
Hidden Cost of Trading by Lundy S. Hill - Designing a trading system is hard work. What might look promising on a few days or months of charts on the screen, can turn disastrous when put through the rigors of a computer back testing platform. The computer looks at all trades, with no "cherry picking", and sees trades the system designer does not. Lundy S. Hill takes a closer look at the often overlooked trade of system testing - the "rollover".
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