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CFA I Candidate – now official

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I’ve finally registered to CFA I exam in London, December 1. I think the most strong motivation for hard learning is the sum paid for this exam. 🙂 But there are also a good thing as I’ve read in a article a long time ago. If you have to do something hard and boring just …

CFA exam decision

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I’ve made a decision to pass CFA exam in December 2012. I have two weeks till registration deadline for June 2012 exam but… I studied a long time ago and I don’t remember how to do it 🙂 So I’ve decided to have a little more time. [quote]The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is a …

Price Action

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Although there are lots of trading strategy classifications, one of the root classifications answers the question whether the trading system uses technical analysis or not. You may ask how it’s possible to make trading decisions without looking into charts and indicators? Price Action implies trading based solely on price changes and totally excludes any use …

Fuzzy Logic for Indicators, part 2

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Ok, in the beginning we have to determine our goals and instruments. We would draw our membership functions as lines in a subchart area. Our arithmetic average would be drawn as histogram and would be colored depending to absolute value of resulting function, from red to green. Also it’s good idea to draw our source …

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Fuzzy Logic for Indicators, part 1

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Since Charles Babbage’s invention of the first computer we know our electronic friends use simple binary logic based on “true/false” system. It’s quite enough for mathematical calculations and most financial indicators, but when we try to construct a complex indicator or a robot based on our human experience we may encounter a problem. How to …

Moving Averages Envelope

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Moving Average Envelopes are percentage-based envelopes set above and below a moving average. The moving average, which forms the base for this indicator, can be a simple or exponential moving average. Each envelope is then set the same percentage above or below the moving average. This creates parallel bands that follow price action. With a …