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Old May 19, 2011, 11:27pm   #17
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Thanks for sharing this. Hopefully will work for me as I am not able to be at my PC during the day.
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Old May 20, 2011, 6:38am   #18
 
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If Spin's EA can be tweaked to include the extra indicators then I can back-test with tick-data over 4 years to help with trading data collection.
Could this be done? It seems you have a few differences to certain pairs.... but if it can be done.... that would be great. (need another tester in addition.... just ask. We are both backtesting at the moment for mark... mine doesn't look too good so far; how about you Marcus?)

Also, thanks for sharing this on the forum Zcar
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Old May 20, 2011, 6:44am   #19
 
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Also, thanks for sharing this on the forum Zcar
No problem, thats what this site is all about!
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Old May 20, 2011, 8:38am   #20
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Some excellent stuff on this thread Zcar. I normally check the daily charts between 9-10pm so could tie in nicely. Thanks for sharing. Paul.
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Old May 20, 2011, 8:31pm   #21
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Nice work zcar, glad to see my INT variants have inspired others to create their own variants :-)

This is one of the great things about this forum; sharing the knowledge - many heads are better than one!
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Old May 20, 2011, 8:38pm   #22
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Ok, the 2 Aussies and the Chf I trade at 9pm and the EU I trade at 10pm, dont ask why, thats just how it has evolved and it seems to work.

All the data I have is live data, ie I sit there at 9pm watch the indicators and decide what to do whether I am actually trading live or just monitoring, ie Im not looking back at the data retrospectively in the morning and "fitting the curve".

For Aussies and Chf I use half hour charts. For EU I use both half hour and hour but theres only one trade difference to date with the hour winning once more than the halfs.

Indicators, first I use MA40, MMI and MA60 and check to see what they are doing for the last few hours. In addition I get confirnation from the SAR and Candle colour. SAR is set to 0.02 0.02 0.2. Last two are the MACD and MA. I use these to confirm a rising or falling market. MACD set to 12 26 and MA set to 9.


I'll post up a few shots of the spreadsheet so you can see how its been doing.
Thank you for this - very interesting

Regards to MACD is setting 12,26,9? just wanted to clarify the '9' bit as it was not included by is default in my chart package

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Old May 20, 2011, 8:41pm   #23
 
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Thank you for this - very interesting

Regards to MACD is setting 12,26,9? just wanted to clarify the '9' bit as it was not included by is default in my chart package

thank you
Unless Nick(Zcar) has a template(MT4) that he can share with us?
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Old May 20, 2011, 9:43pm   #24
 
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zcar started this thread MACD is 12 26 and the MA 9.

One of them new fangled MT4 things, nope fraid not, all this is done with good old pencil and paper noting the info of IG and then transposing onto a spreadsheet. Im old school Im afraid.

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