Install and configure your amibroker softwareDocument Transcript
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20131Download and install AMIBROKER.EXE FORMIt will give you a free-trial software that looks like this
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20132In order to operate the software, you will need to import data from this menu:The seminar instructor will provide the data, for the “import wizard.”
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20133PLACE YOUR data files on stock prices in a directory in MY DOCUMENTS, or MyDOWNLOADS, wherever you can EASILY FIND IT.Example.Next, fire up your amibroker (free copy)
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20134There is an invitation to subscribe to the US$199 professional version ofAmibroker-- you may ignore that. Just use the free trial version. A free trialmeans that you can draw trend lines on the price charts but you may not savethem. A free trial version, means that you need to load up your stock pricedata every single time that you fire up Amibroker. But that is a small price topay.Import Data: click on Import WIZARD.Click on “PICK files”Highlight the data files and “OPEN”
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20135To select the data files, Click on the first one on top. Then—hold down theSHIFT key, while clicking on the LAST ON at the bottom of the list. This action,highlights all files.You will get to see the files to be imported. Click on “NEXT”...After clicking on NEXT, you will see .... you need to click on “YMD” and changeit to “MDY”
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20136Then, click on NEXT.The dialog box will start reading the data files. This message below ....willappear. Click on “NO”... i do not want to see the error log.Make these changes.Click on “FINISH”...
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20137You will likely see a black background screen. Click on TOOLS, PREFERENCES,BACKGROUND select ...”WHITE”UP candlestick “dark green”Down candlestick “red”CHOOSE:“USE ONE COLOR FOR ENTIRE CANDLE, AND SOLID BODY, OF UP CANDLE.”
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20138Check if your Philippine stock data is complete. You are probably going toencounter Philippine data as well as American stock data, such as ALCOA, orIBM... Check these files – if you have these chartsAcronyms:^ALL SHARES—pHilippines All shares index^BSESN – Bombay Stock Exchange^BVSP = Bolsa de Valores BOVESPA. Brazil, Sao Paolo^DJI = Dow Jones Industrials^FCHI: cac 40 INDEX OF FRANCE^FINANCIAL –Philippine banks^FTSE –London FTSE index^GDAXI = german stocks.^GSPC = standard and poors 500 in new York^ Holding = philippines holding companies^HSI = hang seng index of hong kong^ INDUSTRIAL = PHILIPPINE INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES^jkse: JAKARTA STOCK EXCHANGE^klse: KUALA LUMPHUR STOCK EXCHANGE
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 20139^Ks11: Korean stock exchange composite^MERV Mercado de Valores, Buenos Aires, Argentine^MINING –OIL = PHILIPPINES MINING & OIL – error data^N225 : Japan’s Nikkei index of top 225 companies^NDX: nasdaq 100.^PROPERTY : PHILIPPINES PROPERTY DEVELOPERS^PSEI: PSE INDEXCLICK ON QUARTERLY, VS MONTHLY DATA.Click on DAILY .... never mind the “hourly data” – that is only for theprofessional version, requiring expensive data subscriptions.Click on TOOLBAR OPTIONS at lower right
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 201310Draw Lines.To delete: Click on the lines, then press “delete” button.Draw a TriangleUncheck “intra-day, hourly.”So that youwould be ableto see“MONTHLY” onthe lower-right-hand-sidemenu.Click on “ ADD or REMOVE buttons.”
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 201311Draw parallel Lines.TO MOVE THE TIME PERIODS ON THE CHART, “grab” the scroll bar at thebottom... pull it to the left.You will see how the time periods will change.Exercises:Daily –Weekly – Monthly5 days make up a week. 4 weeks make up a month.The weekly HIGH is the highest high of the daily candles.The weekly LOW is the lowest LOW of the daily candles.Put your CURSOR on that leftedge of the scrolling bar, then“click your mouse” and “drag”that edge to the left.
Technical Analysis on Interactive ChartsMay 3, 201312Draw Trendlines |-----------------------|Draw a RAY. |----------------------------------------- >> keeps going...Vertical LINE for measuring, how tall is a Flag, or “how deep is a cup.”Draw an ARROW, pointing to a spot. Write an ABC text box, “BUY HERE.”Try the FIBONACCI linesTry clicking on the green PLUS and the Yellow Minus signsOne-MonthcandleOne-Daycandles
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