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I just read Dave Cline’s February 2015 article in STOCKS & COMMODITIES, “Candlesticks, Condensed,” and found it quite interesting. I had never thought of using the approach he describes. It’s a nice way to create pattern signatures. I took a course through Coursera on quantitative analysis by Tucker Balch and used Python during the course. One of the exercises was to analyze historical events based on price movements. Adding a candlestick signature could be used as an extension to this.
I have also done some basic simulations of crossing EMAs in Excel. When I went to download the Python code associated with Cline’s article from Traders.com, I read that Cline had also done some work in Excel and wondered if he is willing to share a version of the Excel file referred to there.
Author Dave Cline replies:
I can provide the Excel spreadsheet, although it’s not much, really. I can also provide the Access.MDB file into which I dumped the Excel data for grouping/consolidation. You can get these files from the following link...