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Article Archive For Keyword: Systems

  • A Double Top for Siebel Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The short-term future for Siebel Systems Incorporated looks weak.

  • A Look At Community Health Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With Obamacare somewhere in the future, should you start buying any stock involved in healthcare?

  • A Master Systems And Pattern Tester by Leslie N. Masonson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Master Systems And Pattern Tester by Leslie N. Masonson Chris Manning has spent thousands of hours poring over published systems, models, and charting patterns. Now he is a widely recognized systems expert who regularly appears on the CNBC and the Blo

  • A Possible Future Buy For Cisco Systems?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It can be advantageous to combine various trading strategies. I often use the "Double Bottom" strategy to identify a possible stock set up, and then combine it with the JM trading band strategy to get confirming entry and exit points.

  • Adobe Systems' Triangle Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a great run from $26 to $40, Adobe has reversed course.

  • Adobe Systems, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a share price keeps rising, do you simply buy the share?

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets - Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators used in trending markets will be different from those used in trendless markets.

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets-Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the wrong system for a specific market makes for a quick ride to failure.

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets-Part 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finally, traders should know how to identify highly volatile markets.

  • All Systems Are Go For VLO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks in the refining industry group have taken a hit since making their major highs in mid-2007. Signs of life remain, however, and Valero Energy Corp. appears to be preparing for a move higher.

  • Alliance Data Systems: Easy Short Into Support?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Alliance Data Systems (ADS) are heading lower after breaking a key support level.

  • An Up Swing In Citrix Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a robust bullish breakout, Citrix Systems (CTXS) headed north and covered a relatively long distance establishing strong support.

  • Applying Expert Systems To Trading by Wolf von Ronik

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying Expert Systems To Trading by Wolf von Ronik Artificial intelligence was introduced 50-odd years ago to model the way humans learn and extrapolate from the knowledge they glean. How can the theory of expert systems, one of the two current though

  • Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill Statistical pattern recognition (SPR) is a subfield of artificial intelligence concerned with automatic recognition of meaningful regularities in noisy or complex envir

  • Are Trading Systems Smarter Than Technicians?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A few days ago, I wrote that the silver market was exhibiting the potential for a trend reversal. The silver market had other plans, one that a well-designed trading system has profited from.

  • Averaging systems by Charles Idol

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Averaging systems by Charles Idol Everyone knows the secret of successful investing: buy low and sell high. Unfortunately, that rule requires accurate market predictions. If clouds obscure your crystal ball, it would be to your advantage to consider the

  • BEA Systems Making A Breakout Bid

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BEA Systems is on the verge of an important breakout after a gap and high-volume surge.

  • Ballard Power Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the dramatic increase in the price of oil over the past few years, the only way investors could capitalize on the energy boom was to buy energy stocks. Here's one.

  • Ballard Power Systems Back In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Ballard Power up for another break past its trading range?

  • Ballard Power Systems Struggles With Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the last four months this alternative energy play has tested a bottom three times. Is this third time charmed?

  • Basic Techniques for Analyzing Systems by Mike DeAmicis-Roberts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (348-351): Basic Techniques for Analyzing Systems by Mike DeAmicis-Roberts What should you consider when you're designing or testing a trading system? Here are some hints that may help you. Trading is all about fear and greed,"" a trader once

  • Boosting Rates Of Return With Noncorrelated Systems by Richard L. Weissman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boosting Rates Of Return With Noncorrelated Systems by Richard L. Weissman Here's how adding noncorrelated assets within a trading system and combining noncorrelated systems can help your trading. Mechanical trading systems offer traders and risk manag

  • Building Systems For Forex

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When developing designs for forex trading systems, you need to give a lot of thought to the logic involved. Here is a look at the components necessary for a good forex trading system.

  • CISCO SYSTEMS: Are You Telling Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market seems to be moving sideways in the summer doldrums. CNBC presenters keep talking about technology stocks bringing the market down. Yet Cisco...hmmm... what are you telling us?

  • Cadence Design Systems' Bullish Flag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish flag in Cadence Design (CDN) is another symbol of the rebound in software stocks.

  • Cisco Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At the height of the tech boom, a stalwart of technical analysis, Gail Dudack, stated in a CNBC interview that Cisco Systems was her best indicator as to the direction of the technology market sector. Whether this is still true today, is a matter of pers

  • Cisco Systems Bottoms Out Into A Basing Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Leaders of a previous bull market often get slaughtered in the subsequent bear market, and that is exactly what happened to technology stocks and to Cisco Systems.

  • Cisco Systems Retraces To A Buying Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This networking leader soared with the markets off October lows only to be stopped by a double top. Now it has made a retracement to a likely key support area.

  • Cisco Systems Running Out Of Fuel?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Cisco Systems have enjoyed a solid rally for the past five weeks, but the rally appears to be treading on thin ice.

  • Cisco Systems, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cisco Systems, Inc. is continually in the news, and when they have a bad quarterly report, it makes new headlines.

  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) - Possible Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When markets are at relatively low levels, catching securities at the beginning of an upward trend can be rewarding.

  • Common Themes in Trading Systems -- Daily Ranges and Short Sequences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Cole and Weinberg as a basis for a trading system isn't the only place you'll find the use of daily ranges and short sequences.

  • Community Health Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With market uncertainty triggered by a possible interest rate increase and a controversial Presidential election, finding a share that could be a buy is not that easy.

  • Conexant Systems' Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the Semiconductor index starts to round over, shares of Conexant Systems start to head south.

  • Cycles and Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles and Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D. This time, this Contributing Writer looks at using cycles as the basis of a trading system. In previous articles, my search for successful trading systems led me to discover a very effective devel

  • Designing Trading Systems For The Stock Market by Roger Altman, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designing Trading Systems For The Stock Market by Roger Altman, Ph.D. System designers are aware that the traditional methods used to select parameter values are prone to overfitting. What, then, can be done about it? Stocks & Commodities Roger Altman p

  • Designing Volatility Breakout Systems by Paolo Pezzutti

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designing Volatility Breakout Systems by Paolo Pezzutti Interested in improving your system's profit factor? Here are some suggestions. The principle of range expansion/contraction was first studied and analyzed by Toby Crabel in Technical Analysis of

  • Determining Leverage For Trading Systems by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Determining Leverage For Trading Systems by John Kean When your trading's going your way, you're apt to think about leveraging your trading based on your success in hindsight. However, leveraging can be a two-edged sword when it comes to profits and dra

  • Developing Systems With a Rule-Based Approach by Jeffrey Owen Katz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing Systems With a Rule-Based Approach by Jeffrey Owen Katz This month, Katz discusses a trading system he developed using a rule-based approach. Previously, I explored the development of simple rule-based trading systems. Specifically, I looke

  • Electronic Data Systems And Breaking The Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Strong technicals in a fundamentally promising industry make EDS attractive.

  • Evaluating Trading Systems with Statistics by J. Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here, in part 1 of two, these Contributing Writers explain the steps necessary to evaluate trading system behavior with the use of statistics. by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick Most systems I have seen are simply optimized by being te

  • Factset Research Systems, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the market in a bull trend as the American economy recovers, researching a sound investment can be time consuming.

  • For Analog Devices, All Systems Go?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here it comes -- a significant trend reversal in the broad markets. Will Analog Devices join in the rally?

  • For MAS, Two Systems Agree On A Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by a mind-boggling 296% in less than six months, two powerful trading systems have both fired new long entry signals for Masco Corp., a leading home-improvement and building supply company.

Forex Focus: Fishing For Trading Systems

  • Four Common Errors In Testing Trading Systems by Thomas A. Meyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Four Common Errors In Testing Trading Systems by Thomas A. Meyers The author of The Technical Analysis Course debuts as a Stocks & Commodities writer with this article. Here, Thomas Meyers explains that mistakes made in systems testing can make the diff

  • Fuzzy Expert Systems by J.F. Derry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fuzzy Expert Systems by J.F. Derry Expert systems give the technical analyst a potent set of tools to dissect trading and investment problems in short order. For traders and investors alike, the real problem with both technical and fundamental methods

  • Genetic Algorithms and Rule-Based Systems by J.O. Katz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Genetic Algorithms and Rule-Based Systems by J.O. Katz This trader and consultant uses a genetic algorithm to discover the best rules and parameters for a trading system. Previously, I demonstrated that simple two-rule systems could be profitable. I u

  • Gerald Appel, With Systems and Forecasts by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gerald Appel, With Systems and Forecasts by Thom Hartle Gerald Appel, a well-known name in the annals of technical analysis, not only publishes the Systems and Forecasts newsletter, he is also a money manager with $200 million under management. But he m

  • Has Cadence Design Systems Signaled A Possible Double Top?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cadence Design Systems is the world's leading electronic design automation technologies and engineering services company.

  • Imclone Systems (IMCL) From A Long-Term Perspective

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long and the short of it for Imclone.

  • Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK when I first became interested in commodity markets, it was my great fortune to read the works of and speak with several of the most lucid teachers of market science and s

  • Interview: Building Trading Systems With Cesar Alvarez

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and computer science, and a master of science in computer science, it's no surprise that Cesar Alvarez found an affinity for developing trading systems. He has been at the forefront of stock market res

  • Interview: Designing Systems With Mike Carr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Michael Carr, CMT, is an independent trader, researcher, and writer, with two books in publication. He has managed money professionally and is editor of the Market Technicians Association monthly newsletter. We spoke with Carr about the components that g

  • Interview: Developing Systems With Howard Bandy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Howard Bandy has degrees in mathematics, physics, engineering, and computer science. He completed master's and doctoral studies and research in modeling, simulation, and statistics, and he performed some of the early work in artificial intelligence. He h

  • Interview: Leo Zamansky Of RINA Systems by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (62-67): Interview: Leo Zamansky Of RINA Systems by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan RINA Systems founder Leo Zamansky has more than 20 years of experience in managing large software development projects, creating modeling and optim

  • Interview: Trading Systems With Michael Bryant

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With advanced degrees in mechanical engineering and computer science, working in the aerospace industry in the field of spacecraft design, and then in academia in the departments of ophthalmology and mechanical engineering, Michael Bryant found the marke

  • Is Cisco Systems A Sell?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On February 18, 2015 Cisco announced the contribution of a free version of its powerful ConfD management agent software, to accelerate the adoption of programmability for the broader networking industry.

  • Is It Time To Buy Cisco Systems?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the technicals of a stock suggest a buy, do you buy?

  • Is There A Best Time To Begin Systems Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once you've identified a promising trading system, you'll still be faced with a very basic question: When is the preferred time to begin trading it?

  • More Gains Possible For China Automotive Systems?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up about 360% since making a bear market low last November, China Automotive Systems has been racking up impressive gains, despite noticeable volatility at times. Does this stock have what it takes to move even higher?

  • On Developing Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Developing Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.,with Donna L. McCormick This neural network developer details steps in developing a trading system using advanced technology. STOCKS & COMMODITIES readers have one thing in common: We have all t

  • Online Trading Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can find a wealth of information on the Internet for nearly any subject imaginable, including investing, trading, and the financial markets. You can even find a good amount on technical analysis.

  • Possibilities and Probabilites: An Ascending Triangle and Descartes Systems Group

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This battered Canadian tech stock (a logistics solutions provider) trading on Nasdaq and Toronto is starting to look interesting. It trades with better liquidity on the Canadian exchange and can suffer from bouts of lower volume. However, since a basing

Product Review: Indicators & Trading Systems, Volumes 1-11

Product Review: Meyers Short Term Systems and Indicators, version 1.5

Product Review: Minitab Statistical Systems

  • Product review: Mechanical Trading Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To create a mechanical trading system, you need to encode rules and you need to let those coded rules make your trades. Years of doing this gave Wave59 creator Earik Beann insight into which set of trading rules work and which don't. It also gave him the

Quick Scans: Tsunami Trading Systems

  • Reducing profit variability from technical trading systems by Milton S. Boyd and B. Wade Brorsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reducing profit variability from technical trading systems by Milton S. Boyd and B. Wade Brorsen Some technical traders spend a sizable portion of their time searching for the perfect trading system or the ""optimal"" parameters, hoping the newly discov

Restrictive Trading Systems by Anthony Trongone

  • SIDEBAR: EXPERT SYSTEMS, FUZZY OR CRISP

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EXPERT SYSTEMS, FUZZY OR CRISP Expert systems in the form of if?then rules, page 165.

  • SIDEBAR: OSCILLATOR TRADING SYSTEMS DEFINED by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...OSCILLATOR TRADING SYSTEMS DEFINED by Technical Analysis, Inc. An oscillator is an indicator that moves back and forth between two limits. Most oscillators, such as stochastics, relative strength index and commodity channel index, are defined so that th

  • Several Systems Agree -- Short March Soybeans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two noteworthy trading systems have flashed simultaneous sell signals in March 2010 soybeans. Is this a trade setup worthy of consideration?

Side Bar: Trading Systems

  • Sidebar: EasyLanguage for Vetrivel systems by Gomu Vetrivel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (28): Sidebar: EasyLanguage for Vetrivel systems by Gomu Vetrivel Base System var:x(0); x=absvalue(c-c[1]); if c>average(c,10) and c[1]<average(c,10)[1] then buy at c; if c<average(c,10) and c[1]>average(c,10)[

  • Siebel Systems Inc. Shows Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has this high tech favorite topped out or is it reloading for another run?

  • Siebel Systems' Bearish Slide

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In less than five months, this former high tech favourite has fallen from a $16 to $10. Where is it headed now?

  • Sound Systems by Robert Pelletier and Sabrina Carle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (30-35): Sound Systems by Robert Pelletier and Sabrina Carle Too often, trading systems are based on coincidence rather than on sound scientific or mathematical principles. Here's how you can create a trading system based on

Systems & Indicators, version 1.0

  • Systems Xcellence One To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Systems Xcellence provides electronic transaction-based software applications for the managed-care sector of the health care industry.

  • Testing breakout systems by Steve Notis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Testing breakout systems by Steve Notis Breakout or volatility systems comprise a large portion of the current glut of publicly offered trading systems. Many of these systems sell for $3,000 or more. For that price you usually get a nice software packag

  • The Siren Call of Optimized Trading Systems by Dennis Meyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Siren Call Of Optimized Trading Systems by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. Today's software for trading systems can take you down some dangerous paths. Here's how to avoid one mistake. With the advent of today's high-performance desktop computers and software

  • The TEM Trading Systems and how it all began by William Cruz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The TEM Trading Systems and how it all began by William Cruz The last thing on my mind when I started trading futures in the mid-1970s was developing and marketing a trading system. In fact, if someone had told me back then that I'd be trading full-time

  • Throwback For Siebel Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Siebel's recent bearish action has bullish overtones when taking a chart pattern into consideration.

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  • Traders' Resource: Trading Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading systems can help take the subjective interpretation out of trading decisions by providing automated buy and sell signals based on preprogrammed rules. Trading systems are usually computer programs but can also be a real-time service iss

  • Traders' Resource: Trading Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading systems can help take the subjective interpretation out of trading decisions by providing automated buy and sell signals based on preprogrammed rules. Here is a list of some commercially available trading systems.

  • Traders' Resource: Trading Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Systems Trading systems can help take the subjective interpretation out of trading decisions by providing automated buy and sell signals based on preprogrammed rules. Trading systems are usually computer programs but can also be a realtime servi

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  • Traders' Resource: Trading Systems by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (102-113): Traders' Resource: Trading Systems by Technical Analysis, Inc. Trading systems can help take the subjective interpretation out of trading decisions by providing automated buy and sell signals based on preprogramme

  • Trading Automated Spot Forex Systems by Joseph James Gelet

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Automated Spot Forex Systems by Joseph James Gelet Want to trade spot forex? With proper risk controls, this method can be used like options to take a position in the market. Options offer traders a unique way to take a position in the market

  • Trading Elliott Waves As Mechanical Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While there will always be subjective aspects to Elliott wave theory, there are also undeniable facts associated with the theory embodying some of its most profitable components. These facts can be used to trade the Elliott wave in an objective fashion

  • Trading Systems 101: Can You Handle The Drawdowns?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I'll bet you've seen a hundred ads for various trading systems in the past month, especially if you're an active trader who reads most of the trading-related magazines and papers out there. But could you really stay with a good system when

  • Trading Systems And Fractals by Radha Panini

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (36-42): Trading Systems And Fractals by Radha Panini In the second part of this series, we look at the application of fractals to a few well-known trading systems. There have been many applications of fractal methods to tr

  • Trading Systems Defined by Martha Stokes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:1 (16-22): Trading Systems Defined by Martha Stokes What is your trading style? Here's an overview of different types of trading systems that can be applied to different markets. To succeed as a trader, you must understand ho

  • Trading Systems Using Multiple Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two indicators are better than one.

  • Using A Constant Investment Size For Stock Trading Systems by Jack Schwager

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using A Constant Investment Size For Stock Trading Systems by Jack Schwager The highest high to the lowest low in the price history of an individual stock can vary tremendously, especially when stock splits occur. This large range of price history can d

  • Using Fuzzy Logic in Expert Systems by James F. Derry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Fuzzy Logic in Expert Systems by James F. Derry Stock market followers assess the market environment with numerous technical indicators. For the most part, these indicators are rarely definitively bullish or bearish. It is rare that an indicator c

  • Using Statistics with Trading Systems J.Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Statistics With Trading Systems: by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick In part 1, Katz and McCormick looked at the underpinnings of how statistics can help the trader determine the feasibility of a system. This month, in part 2, they

  • Warehousing Data For Better Trading Systems by Joseph M. Fisher, M.D.,Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Warehousing Data For Better Trading Systems by Joseph M. Fisher, M.D., Ph.D. Technically based trading systems are generally back-tested with tens to hundreds of entry signals. Here's a method to develop robust trading systems using more than 2.5 milli

  • What's Up With Cisco Systems?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A triangle formation bodes well for higher prices in the near-term for Cisco.

  • With Trading Systems, Patience Pays Off

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been said that most traders will abandon an otherwise sound mechanical trading system after only three consecutive losing trades. Those who subscribe to such faulty reasoning usually miss out on the large gains available once the system finally

Working Money: Trading Systems Using Multiple Indicators by Dennis D. Peterson

Working Money: With Trading Systems, Patience Pays Off by D. W. Pendergast Jr.







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