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    Your strategy would inevitably lead to different...

    Your strategy would inevitably lead to different sized bets running in opposite directions at the same time on the same currency.
    There is nothing wrong with this, but it would only work in the UK,...
  2. Yes, I'm of the opinion that Matthew actually...

    Yes, I'm of the opinion that Matthew actually mis-heard the sermon on that occasion, because he didn't have his hearing aid in.
    What was actually said was: "Blessed are the Geek, for they shall...
  3. Fascinating stuff. I wonder if the original...

    Fascinating stuff. I wonder if the original open-source bits of ZIP are still available to all and sundry.

    This absolutely dovetails with one of the bee's in my bonnet about how complex...
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    Hello pippa Both SQL Server Express and Oracle...

    Hello pippa

    Both SQL Server Express and Oracle XE are also free, but size limited.
    There are ways round this (with Oracle at least), with multiple installs on a Linux VM, creating a powerful...
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    Managing forex data

    Here's my starter for 10.
    To do any form of data mining on forex data, we need need:

    1) Accurate historical data, ideally tick. There is of course Metatrader data from various companies,...
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    Yes indeed, and I will kick of with a post to...

    Yes indeed, and I will kick of with a post to "Data Mining", about database choices
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    Sounds good to me! Regards Prashant

    Sounds good to me!

    Regards
    Prashant
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    Hi Jim I'm grateful my suggestion is of...

    Hi Jim



    I'm grateful my suggestion is of interest, and I look forward to contributing to the new section. As for the name, how about:
    "Pattern and Data mining in Forex - Disucssion about...
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    Automation in pattern-searching

    Hi Jim

    I know the focus of this site is "Automation in Trading", but I have an interest in another aspect of automation in forex: hunting for patterns in pip data. If there is interest from other...
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    The search for the Holy Grail

    Hi Jim,

    A subject much on my mind, my attitude to the search for the Holy Grail is paralleled by the following quote from Dwight Eisenhower:


    ...and also by the attitude of the Captian of the...
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    Hi Jim, Yes I agree it's possible to...

    Hi Jim,

    Yes I agree it's possible to "self-start" in the way you describe, but it requires some rare individual who has real need and is driven. In fact, based on the profile you have put forward...
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    No its not possible: - the timeseries is...

    No its not possible:
    - the timeseries is meaningless
    - those who win over a small number of bets are just lucky and will eventually lose
    - those who make a large number of bets have to lose...
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    I was 11 at the time, but my family: - DID...

    I was 11 at the time, but my family:

    - DID come from Uganda (kicked out '72, Idi Amin got out the wrong side of the bed that morning...)
    - DID come here with nothing (most lost everything they...
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    Hi Jim, I have a "random" thought in return...

    Hi Jim,


    I have a "random" thought in return to play with, regarding Random EA's and Martingale in Forex. The problem is, my thought is very difficult to test without analysing over vast tracts...
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    Hi Jim, Ok, having looked at the random ea...

    Hi Jim,

    Ok, having looked at the random ea results more closely, I begin to understand. Doesn't explain the result fully, but its a start.

    With the baseline of a balanced SL/TP, and roughly...
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    Hi Jim, And if you now test GuruEx02 in the...

    Hi Jim,


    And if you now test GuruEx02 in the backtester over the same period, with the same parameters, does it blow up in the same way as live?
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    Hi Jim, I tried this, and also tested "A...

    Hi Jim,


    I tried this, and also tested "A Really Random Robot" with a SL/TP of 500. I tested over the last 2-3 months with cable and EURUSD. Several hundred trades. And I am getting pretty...
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    Hi Jim, Ok, as the inventor of this EA, I...

    Hi Jim,
    Ok, as the inventor of this EA, I suspect you have already trodden the path I have embarked on, and will have done the same experiments and will perhaps know answers or have hypotheses for...
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    Hi Jim, my first post. Programmer and...

    Hi Jim, my first post. Programmer and experimenting with forex. Like everyone else (they can admit it or no) looking for the holy grail (but not expecting to find it!).

    I find the EA's you have...
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