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How the markets can mirror a game of Guilty Gear?

by Mark Williams on December 16, 2012

In my spare time, I love to play video games. In particular, I love, love, love FIGHTING GAMES.

The reason I love fighting games so much is because unlike other competitive games out there you go man-to-man (one on one) versus an opponent, and but also in order to beat your opponents you must become one with the game.

You must study and practice techniques in the these game over and over and over again until you gain mastery…

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You Must Face Your Enemy.

You Must Face Yourself.

You Must Face Your Fear.

Never, when I watched this movie years ago, did I EVER expect these words to come back to me as words of wisdom.

But, here I am, years later, and this phrase from an otherwise cheesy movie has comeback to me — with a lot of meaning behind it.

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If a System Looks to Good To Be True, Then It Is!

by Mark Williams on February 20, 2009

So, I have been on a good many trading message boards, and on these boards, I always run across some douchebag (for lack of a better term to use) who proclaims to have the holy grail of a system and that everyone should use it, blah blah blah. And usually when this happens, I either ask […]

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So, we have created our Triple Moving Average System in Ninjatrader. Now, Let’s test something.

To bring up the strategy, we are going to File -> New -> Strategy Analyzer.

I have already imported Currency Data from a Provider. It may have cost me money, but is was better to spend $200 bucks on it, than LOSE THOUSANDS later.

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How To Use NinjaTrader To Test Simple Trading Strategies

by Mark Williams on February 9, 2009

My current trading platform that I am using is Ninjatrader. The enjoy the ease of use of the program, and the fact that this powerful little sumb**** of a program is free to use for charting and backtesting (but not for live trading). Free. 100%. AND it’s powerful. You can’t beat that. AND, it’s a […]

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It took a while, but I had finally done it. I had the results from backtest of the trading system that I had been using FOR YEARS there in the palm of my hand. Did I truly find the holy grail system, I had thought, or was my system just doomed to failure, but I […]

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Great traders are MADE, not born! And if you want to be one, you have to learn to how think like one. I can hear the whining coming from you right now, about not having any time for reading, this, or you don’t read, or you hate it, but you know what? Who cares! If […]

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