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313 posts
msg #38619
Ignore riggs
10/30/2005 11:51:46 PM

rtucker -

I would agree with most of what you were saying but, "stops" are not fool proof. I can count on both hands how many times I had to chase my stops because of gap downs etc. in my early trading career. If you trade stocks that have a positive "weekly" outlook, then rarely you will ever need em IMHO. But I will say that stops sure make you feel better at night. And if you are not a fulltime trader, then they are essential! Great topic Tucker.....


313 posts
msg #38620
Ignore riggs
10/30/2005 11:57:53 PM

rtucker -

BTW, is the "parking Lot" still breathing? I would have thought it was flat lined weeks ago. LOL....


318 posts
msg #38628
Ignore rtucker
10/31/2005 6:19:08 PM


12 posts
msg #38654
Ignore navyman6781
11/1/2005 9:56:32 PM

Thank you evryone for your help. Maybe I didnt explain correctly what I was looking for. I am only trying to concentrate on volume at this time. If you look at a chart on HANS(monthly chart, period between 1996-2003). You will see there was very little volume, then boom. I am looking for a filter that only looks for volume that has moved very little. Something easy that I can change the time frame. All help would be greatly appreciated.

6,358 posts
msg #38656
Ignore TheRumpledOne
11/1/2005 10:19:21 PM

Fetcher[set{C1DA, WEEKLY close 1 WEEK ago }
set{C2DA, WEEKLY close 2 WEEKS ago }
set{CCb,days(C1DA is above C2DA,100)}
CCb above 4
WEEKLY close above WEEKLY close 1 WEEK ago
Add Column CCb
WEEKLY close above 1
WEEKLY volume above 100000

set{CCb2,days(WEEKLY close is above WEEKLY close 1 WEEK ago,100)}
set{CCa,days(WEEKLY close is below WEEKLY close 1 WEEK ago,100)}
set{WClxWCl, CCa - CCb2}

and add column WClxWCl
set{v, weekly volume 1 week ago}
set{volinc, weekly volume - v}
set{volpc, volinc / v}
set{volpct, volpc * 100}

set{VolUp, days(weekly volume is below weekly volume 1 week ago,100)}
set{VolDn, days(weekly volume is above weekly volume 1 week ago,100)}
set{VlxVl, VolUp - VolDn}

set{vck1, weekly volume 1 WEEK ago }
set{vck, weekly volume / vck1 }
set{vdbl, days(vck < 2, 100)}

and add column VolPCT
and add column VlxVl
and add column Vdbl


WClxWCl: # of weeks weekly close above (+) or below (1) weekly close 1 week ago.

SF anomoly: when you uses weeks inside of days, it's weeks!


57 posts
msg #38660
Ignore JohnyYuma
11/1/2005 10:59:50 PM


I don't understand how you did it ............(so what's new !)
it works

The filter becomes apparent if the price display is changed to weekly

Many thanks and much appreciated

318 posts
msg #38665
Ignore rtucker
11/2/2005 2:57:13 AM


12 posts
msg #38710
Ignore navyman6781
11/4/2005 11:13:00 PM

Still not exactaly what I'm looking for. I'm looking for a screen that will find stocks that have very little volume happening. Something that will allow me to look at stocks trading between 5000 and 10000(or different values) shares of stock(volume) between 1 week, 2 week or even up to 5 years(or different values) ago.

7 posts
msg #39744
Ignore manabu
12/23/2005 2:45:23 AM

Try this,

set{hiclose, close 125 day high}
set{lowclose, close 125 day low}
set{closeratio, hiclose / lowclose}
closeratio < 1.2

set{hivolume, volume 125 day high}
set{lowvolume, volume 125 day low}
hivolume < 100000
lowvolume > 10000

offset is 25

If you do not care about price, then delete the first 4 lines.

11 posts
msg #39748
Ignore udisgv7
12/23/2005 12:18:38 PM

how do you change the "z to price ratio" in order to get ote "tight" channel ?
thanks in advance

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