ResettingBB EURUSD.m5 October 2014

Resetting Average and Bollinger Bands

Recently I have been experimenting with a new concept I came up with. One thing that really bugged me about moving averages, and all indicators that used moving averages internally (which is a lot, like Bollinger Bands etc), is that often the data is thrown off because of a spike in the market. The classic case is […]

The Characteristics of a Trend

Ok so I’ve completed the oscillator that I was aiming for, but unfortunately I didn’t quite get what I wanted. It is working as designed but it isn’t as useful as I thought it would be. However, it has definitely given me much food for thought and I have come up with some useful ideas […]

Panic and Retracement Implementation

I have now implemented the panic and retracement strategy – called PANIC1 for now. It looks like this strategy can be used in two ways. 1)    The original design of this strategy, i.e., a large sudden move in the order of several standard deviations, with the expected retracement afterwards. This of course does not happen […]

Strategy Idea: Panic and Recovery

How about this for a strategy. Panic Recovery 1: If there is a sudden spike in the market, assume there will be a retracement. Open position if the price moves a lot (standard deviations or pips based off range of previous n bars)… Once we have a close that closes lower than the open of […]

Research continues

The past few days I’ve been doing more reading and research for interesting techniques and strategy ideas. 1)    One important thing I’ve learned is that risk dictates either the position size or stop loss. So if the acceptable loss/risk amount chosen relative to the account balance of $7000 is 1%, that’s $70. –       If I […]