Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Traders Workshop : Technical Indicators in Automated Trading

The indicators described are not an exhaustive list by any means but are simply those which have proved useful in the ongoing development and testing of an automated algorithmic trading system. The article is broken down as follows:-

Trading platforms which provide Technical Indicators and a configurable API (Application Programmers Interface)
Identification of useful Technical Indicators and how they can be used
Why multi-timeframe analysis is critical
An example of automated trading system using multiple timeframe analysis and appropriate indicators for entry and exit strategies
Pitfalls of using indicators for Automated Trading