EMA Cross - first algo test

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EMA Cross - first algo test

Postby frugalmule » 14 Mar 2017

I need to build and test my first algorithm using multicharts.net.

I'm looking to trade options on spy using a well known charting indicator called the Exponential Moving Average.

RULE (long entry and exit): Using 1 minute bars, I am looking to buy the nearest month ATM call option on SPY when the EMA 10 crosses above the EMA 30 and exit when it crosses below.

Assistance is greatly appreciated.

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Re: EMA Cross - first algo test

Postby darob » 16 Mar 2017

Hi frugalmule, have you looked at the stock MovAvg2Line_Cross entry signals? Swapping out the simple moving average functions for exponential may be a good way to get started.


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