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  • A sojourn through random territory by Henry S. Patricoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A sojourn through random territory by Henry S. Patricoff The New York Stock Exchange Advance/Decline (A/D) figures, dice, and roulette have a bit in common on a probability basis. The figures are for these particular 6,500 trials. At some future sampli

  • Are The Markets Random?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's the question of the ages. Are stock and commodity price movements random?

  • Assessing risk on Wall Street part 2: Applying the Random Walk by Thomas A. Rorro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Assessing risk on Wall Street part 2: Applying the Random Walk by Thomas A. Rorro The Random Walk theory lets the investor evaluate the risk of an investment before the investment is made. In the first article in this three-part series, the potential pr

  • Debunking The Random Walk Myth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Any technical analyst familiar with the random walk theory can tell you it has flaws. Yet the theory persists.

  • Finding patterns in random data by Nelson Weiderman, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding patterns in random data by Nelson Weiderman, Ph.D. Since the advent of the personal computer, a great deal of time has been devoted to finding tradeable patterns in stock and commodity data. The idea is that patterns found in historical data are

  • How Random Is Random? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Random Is Random? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Some fundamentalists and most technicians would probably agree that tick-to-tick or maybe even day-to-day price changes aren't completely random. Most fundamentalists would argue that price changes over

  • How Random Is Random? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Random Is Random? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Some fundamentalists and most technicians would probably agree that tick-to-tick or maybe even day-to-day price changes aren't completely random. Most fundamentalists would argue that price changes over

  • How Random Is The Dow by Tony Baker and William Arnold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Random Is The Dow by Tony Baker and William Arnold This study looks at the market fluctuations of the DJIA to determine if there is any consistency in the markets. One of the best-known, universally reliable characteristics of the financial markets

  • Is The Stock Market Random? by Bill Dunbar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is The Stock Market Random? by Bill Dunbar Professor Aikinheit of the Economics Department strokes the bottom of his mustache up out of the way, tips his martini glass and drains the last precious drops. ""Have another?"" Joe Grubber licks his upper li

  • Of Trends And Random Walks by E. Michael Poulos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Of Trends And Random Walks by E. Michael Poulos M y distrust of the current crop of technical indicators that use fixed-length lookback intervals, with no attempt to use a price-time model, motivated me to do some research into the subject. For example,

Product Review: Random Walk Trading by Jonathon Brubaker

  • Random System, Loss Control? by Mark Harris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Random System, Loss Control? by Mark Harris In his Settlement column in the January 1991 issue of STOCKS & COMMODITIES (""Trading simply: Minimizing losses""), Technical Editor John Sweeney says, ""I haven't tested a random set of rules yet, but I would

  • Random Walk Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A statistical approach for finding persistent cycles also works to find trends.

  • Random walk prices by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Random walk prices by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Are your trades based on skill or luck? Sherry's simple ""Skill Score"" will show you how to determine whether your decisions are based on your trading prowess or the luck of the draw. A recent article b

  • SIDEBAR: BUILDING A RANDOM WALK INDEX by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: BUILDING A RANDOM WALK INDEX by Technical Analysis, Inc. Instructions on creating a random walk index.

  • SIDEBAR: RANDOM WALK INDEX SPREADSHEET by Thom Hartle, Editor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: RANDOM WALK INDEX SPREADSHEET by Thom Hartle, Editor Sidebar Figure 1 is a bar chart with 10 days of simulated data; today's current high and low are plotted as if the market is still trading. The random walk index of the lows can measure if to

  • SIDEBAR: Random Walk Index Spreadsheet by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Random Walk Index Spreadsheet by Technical Analysis, Inc. Random Walk index spreadsheet.

  • SIDEBAR: THE RANDOM WALK INDEX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...THE RANDOM WALK INDEX The channel height ratio to one day figures given show a consistent excess beyond the square root column. This excess indicates the presence of trends and hints how to create a trend ""yardstick."" If no trends were present, the ra

The Elliott Wave Vs. The Random Walk In The Battle Of The Century

  • The Elliott Wave Vs. The Random Walk In The Battle Of The Century

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Elliott wave theory proves once again that the market is no random walk in the park.

  • The Random Walk Revealed

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most indicators are correlated to the cyclical movements of the market. Here is an indicator that can identify trends without considering where in the cycle the market is located.







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