September 1998, Vol.16 No.9
20 Using Percentage-Based 
Back-Adjusted Data
by Enrico Donner, Ph.D.
A continuous data series for modeling a futures trading system can be created in a number of ways. Here's a new method that uses a percentage-based back-adjusted technique to ensure that profits and losses from a trading system are equivalent over time on a percentage basis. 

30 The Path Less Traded
by Scott Brown
Good trading is as much a state of mind as it is a set of procedures.

34 Mindtraps

38 Trading the Trend
by Andrew Abraham
Here's a volatility indicator, presented with simple trend rules for trading various markets.

42 The Bond Futures Noise Channel-2 Breakout System
by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D.
Here's how to develop a system using a filter to remove the random price movement and identify the trend of the Treasury bond market.

46 Entry and exit rules

62 Moving Averages with Resistance and Support
by Dennis L. Tilley
Moving averages are a popular way to signal trends. Combine moving averages and the classic chart analysis of support and resistance for trading mutual funds.


67 On a New Academic Paradigm: Henry Pruden of Golden Gate University
by Thom Hartle
Henry Pruden, who heads up Golden Gate University's Institute of Technical Market Analysis, mixes the classic technical methods with the new and promising ones. S&C spoke to him to find out what he had to say about technical analysis making inroads on respectability in academia. 

71 A technical bottom
75 Buying and selling tests

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version 2.0, page 57
- PC Quote For Windows, version 6.0, page 60
- SmarTrader For Windows, version 2.5, page 82
- CQG For Windows, version 2.414, page 91

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Cover Art: Patrick Kelly
Cover Concept: Christine Morrison