Archives: Outside Products Reviewed

Wealth Lab vs TradeStation for Back Test

November 27, 2009 | By jackieannpatterson | 4 Comments | Filed in: Classes, Outside Products Reviewed.

At the Trader’s Expo I watched portions of presentations on two different back test tools: TradeStation and Wealth Lab.   The most striking differences between them were not in functionality but in following.   The TradeStation talk in the exhibition theater area was packed, with people standing to watch.   Wealth Lab was discussed in a private room with • Read More »

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Free Email Trading Course by Adam Hewison

October 19, 2009 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Classes, Outside Products Reviewed, Strategy Development.

 I get Google alerts on every MACD blog posting which is quite a lot. Most are not noteworthy and some are downright off base, but every once and awhile, a really good post on MACD comes along. That happened most recently when I came across a well-done video by Adam Hewison using MACD and MACD divergence. • Read More »

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StockFinder’s Quirky MACD and MACD Histogram

May 3, 2009 | By jackieannpatterson | 2 Comments | Filed in: MACD, Outside Products Reviewed.

StockFinder® may be my new favorite tool, but its not without quirks. While creating custom indicators, scans and layouts for BackTesting Report subscribers, I came across its shortcomings with the MACD.   The screenshot above shows a StockFinder layout with 2 MACD of different parameter settings.  The candlesticks on the price chart are color-coded green for • Read More »

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MACD on BestFreeCharts

May 2, 2009 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: MACD, Outside Products Reviewed.

July 13, 2009:  BestFreeCharts.com is renamed to FreeStockCharts.com and this post has been updated accordingly. FreeStockCharts.com makes nifty charts like StockFinder. Click here for a quick little set of instructions for plotting the MACD and MACD Histogram on FreeStockCharts.com Overall, I found FreeStockCharts.com very straightforward to use.   It is limited to the basic charting but offers real-time data • Read More »

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Gerald Appel’s “Technical Analysis Power Tools for Active Investors” – a Book Review

April 16, 2009 | By JackieAnnPatterson | No Comments | Filed in: MACD, Outside Products Reviewed, Technical Strategies.

  Reveals Widespread MACD Misconceptions – Almost, April 16, 2009 Buried in this book are clues that point to widespread misconceptions about the MACD. The clues are 1. Hints at not waiting for the MACD lines to cross to start buying 2. A calculation of MACD Histogram that is different than most, but not all, • Read More »

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Elder’s Traders Camp

October 7, 2008 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Classes, Outside Products Reviewed.

Readers of this blog may be interested in my report of attending a week-long Traders Camp put on by Dr. Alexander Elder in Cyprus.   You can read about it on my personal blog.  These articles focus on the class: Traders Camp in Cyprus – Sept 2005 Traders Camp Bonus Day with Dr. Elder  or you can read about the • Read More »

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