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Subject:  Re: MSS - sharpe 1.98 Date:  8/28/2000  1:42 PM
Author:  brambilla Number:  78391 of 275547

"But the question is, how the heck does one calculate what stocks to buy with one of these complex MSS's."

I agree that some of these things are difficult to program in Excel (with my limited skills anyway). However, if the screens depend on selecting stocks from Jackcade's short list, then a program to select the stocks can be implemented in a data processing package like SAS. I have a few routines set up to select stocks for various overlaps and SOS approaches. Would be happy to share same. Also wouldn't mind having someone else check the code.
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