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Filter Exchange · Fibonacci, one more time
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Skeksis msg #31108 |
2/16/2004 7:41:34 PM Here are the examples from the previous post in clickable link form |

Filter Exchange · Fibonacci, one more time
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Skeksis msg #31107 |
2/16/2004 7:39:10 PM This is straight from the SF User Guide, it shows exactly how to write Fib filters: Fibonacci Retracement Lines Parameters Period MinDays (minimum length of pattern) Label (toggle the labels displayed on resulting charts) Usage Fibonacci Down(Period, MinDays, Label) Fibonacci Up(Period MinDays, Label) Description The Fibonacci retracements are ranges computed from the high and low prices over a given period of time. The actual lines that are drawn are specific percent retracements from the given high or low. Investors primarily look at 3 different lines (0.382, 0.50, 0.618), which are based on the formula for the Fibonacci sequence. The Fibonacci retracement lines can be based on a relative low or high price. The actual target values are computed by taking a percent change from the relative low or high price. By specifying Fibonacci Down on StockFetcher, you are referring to the retracement lines drawn after a recent swing low. All of the values will be relative to how much the stock has recovered from the recent low. For the Fibonacci Up, the values are based upon a recent run-up in the stock price. Again, the actual values refer to the amount the stock has moved to return to the recent low. Below is an example of the Fibonacci Down screen: [Fibonacci chart] The actual values returned by StockFetcher are computed from the most recent close in reference to the recent high or low. In the example above, the value returned by the screen would be near 0.382 (the most recent close is very near the 0.382 Fibonacci band.) When specifying the Fibonacci Up, the values returned will be reversed from the Fibonacci Down. So a filter scanning for crossed above in the Fibonacci Up case will actually result in a downward price move. StockFetcher permits several parameters with the Fibonacci retracements. Period - The first parameter is the length of time used to look for the up-trend or down-trend. So, a value of 65 will search over the last 3 months to look for the trend. MinDays - The second parameter is the minimum number of days for the trend to occur. For example, if you specify 15 days here, that means the distance between the high and low must be at least 15 days. Label - Finally, by setting the third or last parameter to 0, you can eliminate the labels that are seen on the charts; this may help to clear up your chart if needed. Examples show stocks where the Fibonacci Down(65,10) is near 0.618 show stocks where the Fibonacci Up(135,20) is near 0.50 show stocks where the Fibonacci Down(65,10) crossed above 0.382 and Fibonacci Down(65,10) is below 0.50 |

General Discussion · Broker discussion
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Skeksis msg #30931 |
2/2/2004 3:17:27 AM Hello Hut, I certainly understand where you are coming from. I didn't check any of the links that were on that page, but I considered it a bare - bones start on the history of why the settlement periods ring true, which is why is stated a "little" info... I myself cannot explain the reasoning for the settlement periods, especially these days where most transactions are electronic and theoretically instantaneous. While the settlement periods don't really affect my trading in particular, I would be interested in knowing more about it myself. If I or anyone else comes across more pertinent information on the subject, I hope it will be shared with all the others who may be curious. ~a fellow Star Wars fan ;] |

General Discussion · Broker discussion
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Skeksis msg #30920 |
2/1/2004 1:37:48 AM Here's a little info. on trade settling periods.. http://www.sec.gov/investor/pubs/tplus3.htm |

Filter Exchange · only 1 day
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Skeksis msg #30881 |
1/29/2004 12:50:36 AM Start with this, tweak as you see fit.. |

Filter Exchange · Hollow red for Newbie
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Skeksis msg #30863 |
1/28/2004 1:04:02 AM This one may get you started - tweak it a bit to your liking. |

General Discussion · Silly Rabbit ! TRIX is definitely NOT for kids !!!
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Skeksis msg #30823 |
1/25/2004 10:43:58 PM TRIX Indicator Construction Decide on the number of periods (n) to include in the indicator window. This should be based on the time frame that you are trading. EMA1: Calculate an n-period exponential moving average of closing price EMA2: Calculate an n-period exponential moving average of EMA1 EMA3: Calculate an n-period exponential moving average of EMA2 Calculate TRIX: ( EMA3 [today] - EMA3 [yesterday] ) / EMA3 [yesterday] |

Filter Exchange · Bollinger Bands
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Skeksis msg #30790 |
1/24/2004 12:51:38 AM You could also try screens using Bollinger Difference increasing, but you won't always get the upper and lower bands turning away from each other. |

General Discussion · QT charts question
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Skeksis msg #30563 |
1/10/2004 1:37:35 PM Go to www.quotetracker.com. Once the program is downloaded and in use, you can click on the stock tickers you put in your portfolio and the customizeable charts will appear. |

General Discussion · Hammer
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Skeksis msg #30378 |
12/23/2003 10:05:18 PM Here's a hammer filter - change percentages to change tail or body length. |

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