Question submitted by Kirr - 12, Jan 2015

What is adjusted closing price and actual closing price of a stock?

Just wanted to know what is difference between actual closing price and adjusted closing price of a stock

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Question submitted by Raghu - 12, Jan 2017

Bollinger Bands

Is bollinger bands an useful indicator? How are bollinger bands values calculated? How can it be used for trading?

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Question submitted by Raghu - 10, Jan 2017

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

Is Commodity Channel Index (CCI) an usful indicator? How is CCI calculated? How can it be used for trading?

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Question submitted by amdrd - 09, Jan 2017

connection Amibroker Trial version to Interactive Broker

Is it possible connect the Amibroker trial version to Interactive Broker demo account to send orders from automatic systems in AFL? I would like to test this option before purchasing the Amibroker Platform Thank you

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Question submitted by Raghu - 09, Jan 2017

Not able to put the 200 EMA indicator on the nifty futures chart

I use zerodha. I day trade nifty futures. In the nifty futures daily chart for the current series (Jan 2017), i am able to see prior data only until Nov 2016 hence i am not able to put the 200 EMA indicator on the nifty futures chart. Please let

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Question submitted by Prathvi - 03, Dec 2016

High Frequency Trading

Is it true that high frequency traders prove to be a disadvantage for normal traders due to benefits like co location? if yes how is it affecting the normal traders ?

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Question submitted by Kirr - 20, Jan 2015

What is the NSE symbol for Bajaj Auto script

Please let me know the symbol name for Bajaj auto for NSE exchange

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Question submitted by Chid - 11, Nov 2016

AFL - prevent multiple buy signals from being generated

Hi Coding gurus, Could someone help me to prevent multiple buy signals from being generated. Scenio is as follows: Buy = a >b OR c>d; Sell = b>a or d>c; Now I keep getting buy or sell signal in subsequent bars till the condition is true, I w

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Question submitted by Raghu - 26, Aug 2016

Option Writing

I sell 8900 Call for Rs 30 when the nifty is at 8600. Lets say nifty goes up to 8700 and the 8900 Call premium moves to Rs 40. Do i need to have Rs 10 margin in my trading account to avoid my trade being squared by my broker (Zerodha)

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Question submitted by Prathvi - 01, Aug 2016

Significance of TSQ and TBQ.

What is the significance of TSQ and TBQ and can I use to predict market trends? (For eg: If TSQ is twice of TBQ is it advisable to go short ?)

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Question submitted by Prathvi - 19, Jul 2016

Books For Intraday Trading.

Could you Suggest few books on intraday trading which helps us to build and improve our trading strategy for a person who has started trading?

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Question submitted by Prathvi - 30, Jun 2016

Period of EMA1 and EMA2. for intraday trading

What should be the EMA1 period and EMA2 period for it to be effective? (so that i can check for the cross over before entering into a trade ).

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Question submitted by Prathvi - 30, Jun 2016

How do we read volumes on zerodha pi volumes chart ?

What is the most effective way to do this so as to benefit us?

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Question submitted by Prathvi - 30, Jun 2016

Indicators for Intraday trading

What are some of the reliable indicators for intraday trading and how to use it effectively ?

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Question submitted by Prathvi - 25, Jun 2016

What is PayIn and PayOut Obligations? How is it charged?

I'm generally charged PayIn and PayOut Obligations which is much higher than the brokerage. Isn't that a loss for me. I would like to know how it's charged and what measures can be taken to not face losses due to it.

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Question submitted by Raghu - 03, Jun 2016

Nifty Stocks for Intraday Trading

I am planning to start Intraday trading for nifty stocks using bracket order. Can you please recommend me 5 to 10 stocks which have good liquidity and intraday movement?

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Question submitted by Raghu - 16, May 2016

Nifty - Selling Puts

Nifty June 7700 put price is around 100. I want to sell June 7700 put at the price of 100. Here are my questions: 1. If June series closes at or above 7700 then the premium amount of 100 is mine that is max profit is Rs 100 irrespective of what lev

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Question submitted by System - 10, Dec 2015

modification in atr based formula

Hi, Is it possible to modify below formula to exit only when the high of the bar on which trend changes is crossed in short trade and vice versa.? Factor=optimize("Factor",4,1,3,1); Pd=optimize("ATR Periods",8,1,100,1); Up=(H+L)/2+(Factor

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Question submitted by Vikramjeet - 24, Nov 2015

my afl doesnot generates order for cover and short positions

I am getting problem in my afl that is : buy and sell signal generates order but when trailing stoploss hits it doesnot create order or do not send orders for cover and short positions. In my afl whenever trailing stoploss hits it reverse the order

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Question submitted by Vikramjeet - 13, Nov 2015

Problem in pibridge connectivity......it gives me only buy signals every minute... I have done the changes that you have told but it remains same. What are the changes I have to do ?

_SECTION_BEGIN("Price"); SetChartOptions(0,chartShowArrows|chartShowDates); _N(Title = StrFormat("{{NAME}} - {{INTERVAL}} {{DATE}} Open %g, High %g, Low %g, Close %g (%.1f%%) {{VALUES}}", O, H, L, C, SelectedValue( ROC( C, 1 ) ) )); Plot( C,

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Question submitted by Raghu - 13, Nov 2015

Day Trading - Range Bound Market

I day trade nifty and following has been my observation: 1. When the market is trending down / up and if i trade in the direction of the market most of my trades have been successful. 2. When the market is range bound (basically when market trade

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Question submitted by Raghu - 13, Nov 2015

Day Trader - Market Direction

I day trade nifty and there are many days when i get the direction of the market wrong which results in me taking the trade against the direction of the market, the trade finally ends up hitting my stop loss. Can you please suggest me some tips / ide

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Question submitted by Raghu - 13, Nov 2015

Day Trading - Success Not Yet Archived!!

I day trade nifty. I use bracket order, keep my position size, target (12 points) & stop loss (8 points) consistent for all the trades i initiate. I generally, trade in the direction of the market but there are days when i get the direction of the ma

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Question submitted by Raghu - 13, Nov 2015

Muhurat Trading

What is muhurat trading? Is it ok for a day trader to take positions on muhurat trading day?

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Question submitted by Vikramjeet - 30, Oct 2015

How amibroker afl send signals to pi software ?

I have trading system when a signal occurs buy or sell it doesnot send to pi ? They send me the code but I donot know how to implement it . And in which place I have to put it. _SECTION_BEGIN("PiBridge Test"); brd=Null; if(IsNull(brd)) { brd =

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Question submitted by System - 05, Oct 2015

Getnext month expiry too

How can we get Next Month Expiry too be plotted automatically in this? //Variables to be set SymbolName = "NIFTY" ; NiftyMulitple = 100 ; function GetMonth ( MonthIndex ) { switch ( LastValue(MonthIndex) ) { case 1: monthabr = "JAN

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Question submitted by System - 05, Oct 2015

presentation of OI

Made some additions to make it a OI Tracker, the presentation in Title or chart could be better to see the Max Pain immediately. Kindly suggest. //Variables to be set SymbolName = "NIFTY" ; NiftyMulitple = 100 ; function GetMonth ( MonthIndex

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Question submitted by Chandan - 06, Oct 2015

Tracking signals in exploration

I have an exploration in 10min timeframe with something like this (runs every 5mins) Buy = other conditions(these don't have cross) and cross(macdhistogram,0) and timenum()<1445;(purely intraday strategy) Is it possible to set it up such that it sh

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Question submitted by System - 03, Oct 2015

change in expiry and strikes of multiple option symbols itself as per expiry date and current nifty value

how to change symbol codes of options through afl itself on every expiry. Like during sep2015 expiry, the symbol used in afl is nifty15sep8000ce and on 25th sep, the symbol itself changes to Nifty15Oct8000ce. And as the Nifty value changes, the

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Question submitted by System - 03, Oct 2015

plotting value of a calculated variable in title

cestrike3 = MEDSTK+300; ce3=UnderL+EXPMTH+cestrike3+CP; OIce3 = Foreign(ce3,"I"); Plot(OIce3, "ce3",colorBlue, styleline); how do we put the symbol calculated in "ce3" in title.

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Question submitted by Chandan - 02, Oct 2015

Modifying watchlist through AFL

Is it possible to modify a watchlist through AFL code(reading is possible using categorygetsymbols but didnt find any code to modify it). By modify, I mean delete and add symbols to a watchlist.

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Question submitted by Chandan - 28, Sep 2015

Error handling in AFL

Is there anyway to "catch" the "Error10: Array subscript out of range" error and move on the next symbol in Amibroker multi symbol exploration. By default, if backfill for a partcular symbol is not done, the exploration throws errror 10 and just stop

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Question submitted by Chandan - 22, Sep 2015

Track orders in pi bridge

How can we track orders placed(and open positions) using Zerodha pi bridge afl code..the only exposed function I could find was PlaceOrder()..nothing to track positions, get previous orders.etc http://zerodha.com/z-connect/tradezerodha/pi-bridge/p

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Question submitted by BobTheTrader - 08, Dec 2014

Not able to login to Zerodha Nest Terminal after fresh installation

I am not able to launch Zerodha Nest Terminal after doing fresh installation on my Widows 8.1 release. I get following series of error messages when i keep clicking "Log File Open Error", "File Open Failed", "Failed to open mpic config file" and "Did

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Question submitted by Raghu - 25, Jun 2015

Pi Trading Terminal

I would like to use Pi Trading Terminal. What are the steps involved for getting access, installation & activation of Pi Trading Terminal?

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Question submitted by Raghu - 15, Jun 2015

Trading Strategy

Need your opinion on the below trading strategy Portfolio - 1 lakh Lot amount - 25000 Stop loss - 1250 Target - 2500 In 10 trades - 6 loss trades (7500), 4 win trades (10000) Don't trade further if there are 2 loss trades per day. Develop ha

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Question submitted by Raghu - 15, Jun 2015

Bracket Order

If neither the target nor stop loss is hit for a bracket order then will the trade gets automatically executed for market price at the end of the trading day.

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Question submitted by Raghu - 29, May 2015

Options v/s Futures

Which is a better tool Options or futures? What are the advantages & disadvantages of each?

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Question submitted by sudhakar - 04, Jun 2015

Is averaging good for trading?

Just wanted to know the whether averaging during trading is good or investing.

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Question submitted by Raghu - 29, May 2015

My Trading Strategy

Need your opinion on the below mentioned trading strategy: Entry Point - Direction of the market (Get information from Sudarshan Sukhani around 8:35 AM on CNBC channel every day in the morning) - One directional Market - If the

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