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Ever since I started following stocks again, I have been preoccupied with developing a "game plan" to help prevent me from making emotional investment decisions. Plans can be improved. What I have come up with so far is a stress avoidance model to study how different character types might perform in relation to the market. Since quite a number of investors are actually algorithms - and many trades are algorithmically triggered - the concept of stress needs…Continue
I recently wrote about a stock trading approach that I call skipjack: it allows the user to trade directly from special charts by exploiting skipjack waveforms and formations. I mentioned that I use an application - a simulation environment - to trade from these charts. Below I present a screenshot of SimTactics, the application that I created to support this simulated trading. To the right is a notepad containing four trades generated by an autopilot…Continue
I opened my first stock trading account shortly after I landed my first full-time job in 1987 - the same year as the great stock market crash - also known as Horrible Monday. (I renamed Black Monday in keeping with the times.) I dropped out of university to "find myself." It seemed so easy working at an office-supplies retailer: putting supplies in the stockroom; filling the store shelves with merchandise; and handling the cash register. It all made sense,…Continue
While the skipjack tuna is a reasonably attractive fish, it is perhaps less so if its colours are inverted as in the case below. Later in the blog I will be introducing the "Destroying Angel Formation." This can be found during a full-spectrum inversal of the skipjack waveforms, which might occur before a major stock-market correction or crash.
Skipjack as a form of technical analysis is primarily about…Continue