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msg #98901
Ignore stankatz42
2/4/2011 6:18:55 AM

Has anyone added the MACD for confirmation on this filter?
Let me know what you think.

54 posts
msg #99059
Ignore irishpitbull
2/12/2011 10:46:10 AM


I started using this at the beginning of the year, there is a MACD confirmation included in it. The filter is kinda tight, but is 100% for the year with a +300% ROI. I buy big "lots" of stock so this filter is perfect for me.

For back testing I use a 3% stop loss and 4% profit stop.

Fetcher[show stocks where close is between 15 and 60
and average volume(90) > 1000000
and open < ema(21)
and open < ema(8)
and open < ema(4)
and close > ema(21)
and close > ema(4)
and close > ema(8)
and close > open
and close 3 days ago < ema(21)
and close 5 days ago < close 3 days ago
and close 5 days ago < ema(90)
and add column atr(10)
and sort on column 5 ascending
and add column Beta {Beta}
add column macd
market is not etf
volume above volume 1 day ago
draw resistance(45,15,2)
draw resistance(65,10)
draw support(65,10,1)
draw support(45,15,2)
and beta above 1
and MACD Fast Line(12,26,9) is above the MACD Slow Line(12,26,9)

6 posts
msg #99247
Ignore stankatz42
2/19/2011 8:58:53 AM

Thanks very much.
I'm also using the PSAR for confirmation.
Using that with MACD helps with entries.

231 posts
msg #99305
Ignore wkloss
2/21/2011 5:29:13 PM


Have you tried backtesting your filter

msg #99059

going back a few years?Obviously 2008 should be expected to be difficult but years beyond that are nothing like recent years. I'm using your 3% & 4% suggestions. One thing I did different was to limit entries to 2 a day and maximum positions to 10 because I feel that represents what I think most traders would do.


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