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YATA: Frequently Asked Questions

Who are you?

I am Jose BAEZ LinkedIn Google Scholar Microsoft Academic Search.

How to contact you?

Go to my LinkedIn profile LinkedIn or check this page [ contact ].

What is this?

YATA stands for Yet Another Trading Automaton. On this site you can check its daily report. YATA not only gives recommendations for individual instruments but additionally tells which instruments to choose for investment.

Please, note that YATA is a pure technical analyst and does not care about news and fundamentals.

Who is best suited to use the YATA report?

YATA is is not suitable for the amateur trader. If you think you can get quickly rich by trading, please do not even bother continuing reading.

It's best suited for swing traders and trend followers who don't want to spend their all day studying market data.

YATA converts all prices to euro to be able to compare values. The results of YATA are valid whatever currency you use.

How to use the report?

The easiest way to use the YATA report is to copy its behavior with your broker. Look for black cells in the Position column of the Healthy Instruments table. Those are the recommended positions taking in account the correlations of the instruments. If the position is L you shall be long, if the position is S you shall be short.

[ YATA Report: an example ]

In this example, you should be long GOLDMINEETF and DAX, you shall be short SHANGHAI.

What performance to expect from your automaton?

The performance for the last 6 month is visible in the EVAL column. However, that may not be a good indicator for future performances.

The next picture, show the performance of YATA for one of the instruments. From 2004 to 2008, the results were really good, and since then are almost stable.

[ YATA Performance ]

When is the report available?

At midnight (UTC), just in time for the autralian opening. But many things can slow down the delivery process, mainly Internet access issues and free market data providers being out of service. If the report is late, it is useless to contact me as I am already working on the issue.

However, you can use the RSS feed [ rss ] to stay informed about new releases.

What is meant by light version?

YATA analyses several hundred indices, currency pairs and stocks every day. The light version is stripped from all stocks.

Why use an automaton?

Humans are weak under pressure. They usually succeed with a virtual trading account, but with real money they make big mistakes.

Additionally, you need far less time to analyze the market data.

Why use your automaton?

You can get a global market view in a eye-blink, without installation, for free and without ads.

YATA not only gives recommendations for individual instruments but additionally tells which instruments to choose for investment.

Moreover, YATA is fully back-tested and avoids over-optimization.

What is a cluster / a correlation?

When instruments evolute similarly, they are said to be correlated. To have a portfolio highly correlated may be dangerous. YATA puts highly correlated instruments in the same cluster. You can check the Cluster column of the Healthy Instruments table. YATA never recommends more than one instrument per cluster so your portfolio is diversified.

How to check the PGP signature of the reports?

You can use GNU Privacy Guard. Please check The GNU Privacy Handbook.

You will need to download the report and the digital signature of the report with this icon [PGP signature]. YATA's key is here.

How to check the digital timestamp?

You can use OpenSSL. Please check their HOWTO.

You will need to download the report and the digital timestamp of the report with this icon [Digital timestamp]. YATA uses the services of CERTUM, you can find their certificates there.

Then you can run this command: openssl ts -verify -data yata.html -in yata.htlm.tsr -CAfile CA.pem

Attribution

Some icons are from WPZOOM.

I think that disclaimers are an incredibly sad statement about our society. Nonetheless, I do not accept liability for my website being accurate, complete or up-to-date. Any resemblance between my views and those of my employer, my clients, my terminal, or the view out my window are purely coincidental. My opinions are mine, unless you agree, in which case they are ours. Any actions you take based on whatever you saw, or think you saw, on this site are entirely your own responsibility. All products, brands and company names mentioned are trademarks or trade names of the respective companies and you should mentally insert the appropriate ™, ®, © or whatever wherever appropriate. Do not turn upside down. Do not swallow. Do not put in eyes. All generic disclaimers apply here. © Jose BAEZ 2011 - 2016. All rights reserved.
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