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Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Asif Bacchus. I've been a futures and currency trader, an I.T. consultant, network engineer and freelance programmer for over a decade. Lately though, I've found myself merging all that together and turning my attention to automating and backtesting a bunch of trading indicators, tools, systems and strategies.

My focus is on simple, effective systems and indicators that provide clear and timely signals within market context -- allowing us, as traders, to make less stressful decisions about whether to take the trade. I've also developed a few drawing and trade management tools and improved on some common publicly available ones, making them more useful with clearer output.

Everything on this site has been used successfully in real trading and in realtime with real money. All the systems and indicators have a positive track record and all the settings are customizable and fully documented so you can tweak them and make them fit your trading goals and personality.

Several of the tools on this site are completely free and have publicly available source-code. I know how hard it is to find examples of properly coded actually useful trading indicators. I wanted to provide a few for fellow traders to study and maybe be inspired to create their own unique tools. The blog linked to this site is a side-project in the same vein -- I hope to provide programming tips specific to trading indicators and systems along with updates on how stuff available on this page performs over time in realtime.

I hope you find something here that helps you out, gives you some ideas, or maybe inspires you to work with me to develop an indicator or system that you've been thinking about for a while. I'm a real trader making stuff for other real traders -- I hope that's what you'll find on the rest of this site.

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Based on the Ninjacators Triple Play strategy. This indicator for NinjaTrader 8 calculates, updates and draws your Triple Play levels automatically -- saving you time every morning. Provides customizable and visually appealing labels and levels.
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Based on the Oil Trading Group (OTG)'s Hidden Pivot trend entry strategy. Consolidates all the indicators and candlestick entry pattern into a single clear entry signal with dynamically calculated stops and targets based on your realtime account balance. Makes implementing this great strategy from OTG easy on NinjaTrader 8.
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Implementation helper for the Ninjacators 30/30 Power Reversal strategy. This indicator for NinjaTrader 8 automatically monitors fully-customizable higher-timeframe candles and plots the expected momentum follow-through on your active (shorter timeframe) chart. Supports customizable markers, alerts, timeframes and candle-body-formations.

drawing tools

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One-click horizontal price ray for NinjaTrader 8 that only plots forward in time to avoid cluttering the chart. Ability to plot a zone instead of just a line. Fully customizable, supports labels and price alerts.
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Proper Raff Regression Channel for NinjaTrader 8. The built-in channel tool only calculates half of a proper Raff channel. Fully customizable, includes preset automatic colouring based on trajectory and supports price alerts.
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Drawing tool for NinjaTrader 8 that lets you visually plan your trade with just 2-clicks to define your entry and stop. The drawing tool automatically calculates your risk, position size and as many target levels as you like! You can change your entry/stop by clicking and dragging and see the impact on your risk/targets immediately -- no more spreadsheets!
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Horizontal price-level drawing tool for NinjaTrader. Plots into the future without extending into the past and cluttering your charts like the built-in tools that come with NinjaTrader. Fully customizable colours and opacity so you can have stacked zones and still see your charts underneath.

systems & strategies

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Markus Heitkoetter's PowerX trading system meets NinjaTrader 8. This fully customizable indicator automatically calculates PowerX signals and clearly displays entries, stops and targets dynamically based on your risk tolerance and realtime account balance. If you trade PowerX and use NinjaTrader, try this indicator out!
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My twist on the popular Moving Average RSI (MARSI) scalping system. More details soon!

contact me

Have any feedback, questions, comments or suggestions about this site or any of the content? Want more details on how the indicators or drawing tools are built, maybe to help you out with something you've been working on? Do you have suggestions for something you'd like me to try building or maybe you are interested in having a custom indicator or system built?

For any of these reasons, or just to say hi, feel free to click the link below and email me. I look forward to hearing from you!

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