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38 posts
msg #59799
Ignore moqual
2/19/2008 8:51:24 PM

Long Filter yesterday - HUBG on top
Today HUBG long profit = 3.4%

Short Filter yesterday - KMX on top
Today KMX short profit = 2.0%

better milk KMX while you can, it won't last forever

273 posts
msg #59830
Ignore SFMc01
2/20/2008 9:05:10 PM

Hopefully I'm wrong ... but, the backtest I ran for a two year period only shows that 69% of the stocks selected had highs at least 1% over the open. As you know, it may be difficult making a profit when only making 1% on 69% of the trades. I couldn't find any stop loss number that would make this filter profitable using StockFetcher's flawed one day holding period backtesting method. Holding more than 1 day failed miserably. I also was not successful adding and varying some criteria.

273 posts
msg #59831
Ignore SFMc01
2/20/2008 9:06:29 PM

Follow up: Has anyone else backtested this?

370 posts
msg #59861
Ignore dwiggains
2/21/2008 7:22:37 PM

I tried paper trading this today. I did not do very good.
Anyone else trade today.
See ya

2,824 posts
msg #59862
Ignore nikoschopen
2/21/2008 9:08:57 PM

Well, as far as I can tell, the past and the future were never on friendly terms.

38 posts
msg #59864
Ignore moqual
2/21/2008 9:55:01 PM

There's no point in backtesting.

Backtesting is used to determine the accuracy of past technical indicator buy/sell signals.

This filter is purely a statistical list of given short term trends

38 posts
msg #59865
Ignore moqual
2/21/2008 10:00:22 PM

Top of long list before today's open: HUBG
HUBG produced 2.66% long profit

Top of short list before today's open: KMX
KMX produced 3.85% short profit today

Not too sure why it was not successful.
Please elaborate

38 posts
msg #59972
Ignore moqual
2/26/2008 2:57:32 PM

Is anyone using these filters?

10,148 posts
msg #59987
Ignore johnpaulca
2/26/2008 8:35:43 PM

moqual...are you trading with this filter ??? it had some good picks. How do you decide which stocks to trade from this scan. I added an ema(100) to the filter to filter stocks in a down trend. Would be kind to post an example chart for us see your entry and exit strategy. tia

4 posts
msg #61360
Ignore psychtrader
4/11/2008 10:58:49 AM

moqual, can you email me about these filters?

I am looking for some explanation and possible customizations. Thanks!

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