SWEENEY AGONISTES by John Sweeney
- Believe it or not, there is method to our madness in publishing articles. Two series of articles going on
right now are laying the groundwork for much more rigorous technical systems.
Clifford Sherry's articles are extracting the statistical techniques developed in neurophysiology for
processing neural signals and applying them for our readers to trading time series. These articles
constitute an arsenal of tools to analyze and categorize—objectively—the markets with which you are
It is important to me to know whether the market I'm following is behaving "normally" or not. These
techniques should help you identify markets that are behaving in a consistent—and therefore
tradable—manner. They can examine your data, detect patterns in the data and estimate how far into the
future your forecasts may be valid.