Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (88-101): Traders’ Tips by Technical Analysis, Inc.
Here is this month’s selection of Traders’ Tips, contributed by various developers of technical analysis software, all to help readers more easily implement some of the strategies presented in this issue.
Markos Katsanos’ article “Detecting Breakouts In Low-
Priced Stocks: Las Vegas Or Los Nasdaq?” describes a system of tests for early determination of conditions suitable for a penny stock’s price to “break out” of its established trading range. The tests include Katsanos’ finite-volumeelement; three linear regression slopes; MACD; a standard deviation-of-price calculation passed through a stochastic filter; the product of standard deviation of price and the ADX; and the slow K stochastic. For each criterion, a threshold is
offered. If all threshold criteria are met, a signal is generated.
The following codes for MetaStock, AmiBroker, Wealth-Lab, eSignal, NeuroShell, NeoTicker, AIQ, TradingSolutions, TechniFilter Plus, Trade Navigator, Aspen Graphics, and Investor/RT duplicate Katsanos’