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Ghost Trend Automated Trading
We took the basic Ghost Trade Signals and augmented them for automation. The Ghost Trend Automated trading system uses a black box trade management . You don't have to be James Simons or have the financial resources of a big hedge fund to harness the power of automation. Always monitor your positions with this grey box system.
Contact for subscription information. Ghosttrendbars(at)gmail.com
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Attached please find the Ghost Bars, Signals, Market Analyzer and
Automation package. If you need help importing the file into Ninjatrader
please let us know.
Two chart templates will populate in your chart options. One has signals
and a trail stop and one does not, to allow flexibility for your
personal discretionary trading style.
The Market Analyzer template option can be adjusted also, however, make
sure to choose the “signal” option when choosing what to plot in the
With regard to the automation package. We anticipate that traders will
optimize and as such we will make one complimentary adjustment to the
default settings for your convenience. Any other default settings
adjustment requests will carry a nominal fee of $10.
THIS IS A TREND FOLLOWING SYSTEM BEWARE TRADE SIGNALS IN A SIDEWAYS
To install you will import the zip file within the NINJATRADER 7
platform from FILE -> UTILITIES -> IMPORT NINJA SCRIPT.
Then place the template files in the NINJATRADER 7 folder in your
windows MY DOCUMENTS folder. Place the attached template files in
TEMPLATES subfolder, either CHART or MARKET ANALYZER depending on the
The indicators and the strategy have descriptions of each settings in
the LABEL window when loading onto a chart or starting a strategy, and
also from the backtest window, optimize, or walk forward window.
are very few settings for the indicators/signals, and approximately 10
options in the automated system.
We are trading with the default settings and adjusting bar structure and
hard dollar stop, hard dollar target and trail, depending on the type
of instrument and the general volatility of the instrument in current
We use the strategy in a number of different time frames on the S&P
including 60 minute bars with a large stop and a 2:1 risk reward ratio,
and we do not have trades firing every day. In addition to Futures, we
trade a basket of equities with daily bars.
system can certainly be used on any bar type and size, range bars and
renko bars are good for pin pointing trends, and that might work for
your particular trading style.
Basic back tests, then watching the market data populate and the system
trade in market reply or live in your sim account, is the best way to
get comfortable with the system.
tips, tight stops are often self-defeating, and sometimes when you
think you should manually close a position, the market surprises you in a
We strongly believe that once you decide to bring your preferred
settings live, they should not be changed without a thorough
reevaluation of the reason you chose the settings in the first place.
Lastly we really would appreciate and value your feedback.
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Statement Of Disclaimer
U.S. Government Required Disclaimer - Commodity Futures Trading
Commission. Futures, stock and options trading has large potential
rewards, but also large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks
and be willing to accept them in order to invest in the futures, stock
and options markets. Don't trade with money you can't afford to lose.
This is neither a solicitation nor an offer to Buy/Sell futures, stocks
or options. No representation is being made that any account will or is
likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those discussed here or
on the company website. The past performance of any trading system or
methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results.
CFTC RULE 4.41 - HYPOTHETICAL OR SIMULATED PERFORMANCE RESULTS HAVE
CERTAIN LIMITATIONS. UNLIKE AN ACTUAL PERFORMANCE RECORD, SIMULATED
RESULTS DO NOT REPRESENT ACTUAL TRADING. ALSO, SINCE THE TRADES HAVE NOT
BEEN EXECUTED, THE RESULTS MAY HAVE UNDER-OR-OVER COMPENSATED FOR THE
IMPACT, IF ANY, OF CERTAIN MARKET FACTORS, SUCH AS LACK OF LIQUIDITY.
SIMULATED TRADING PROGRAMS IN GENERAL ARE ALSO SUBJECT TO THE FACT THAT
THEY ARE DESIGNED WITH THE BENEFIT OF HINDSIGHT. NO REPRESENTATION IS
BEING MADE THAT ANY ACCOUNT WILL OR IS LIKELY TO ACHIEVE PROFIT OR
LOSSES SIMILAR TO THOSE SHOWN.