Trading can be tough, markets are noisy and finding signals in
the market noise can be challenging. Also, applying indicators to
trading strategies can introduce lag, however a lot of traders
don’t even realize the lag their indicators are introducing or the
impact it can have on trading. In fact, the guest in our chat
today, John Ehlers said “One of the biggest enemies of traders is
So, what's the solution?
John Ehlers is well known in the commodity futures arena as the
Creator of MESA, having pioneered the MESA method of cycle analysis
in the late 1970's and becoming the founder of MESA Software.
He is author of four books including Rocket Science for Traders,
Cycle Analytics for Traders, Cybernetic Analysis for Stocks and
Futures and MESA and Trading Market Cycles.
He has also been a contributing editor of Stocks & Commodities,
winning a number of awards for his work.
In our chat with John we discuss the issue of indicator lag, the
impact it can have on trading and some soluti