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  1. What in the world does that have to do with Ultra software? Are you a bot?
  2. The only thing I'd disagree with is "compared to a trend following approach." Many Ultra systems were fully or partially trend-following. And I haven't seen any trend-following systems (not counting over-optimized with little real-time exposure ) that have worked very well over the last 15 years. The only one I use is a simple one with a very unique filter (not found in Ultra or anywhere else to my knowledge). But the UltraFS systems are as good as any of the trend-following strategies I'm aware of.
  3. Because it wasn't designed for that (not even in the mid-1990s) and it's a pain. So far, I've only added the S&P 500 through the end of 2013. I'm glad ULTRA allows you to add/edit data, but it was never intended for you to do daily. That's ridiculous with modern technology...and with a lifetime data subscription.
  4. I'm afraid not. This thread is about a year old and 4 pages long. If there were a simple explanation, we should've received it by now.
  5. I won't go into details, but based on some social media searching, I don't think anything terrible happened to Steve. I've seen pictures of him after September 2013. He could be having health issue(s), but I wish they'd let everyone know what happened. I'd be happy if they just updated data and did critical fixes from now on--no more new releases, updates etc.. They did that for many years -- I'm not sure why it suddenly became a burden. Then again, I'm not a programmer. Maybe it became difficult due to their data sources. Who knows?
  6. If anyone hears from Steve or someone else at ULTRA, please let us know. If nothing else, I wish they could keep the data current. I hope Steve didn't have a major health issue or personal crisis. He's been running the service since the mid-90s, so ULTRA isn't a fly-by-night operation. I signed up for lifetime data as well. When I signed up (around 2005-6), the price was the same (or almost the same) as 5 years of data. At least I've gotten my money's worth for the data...unlike some on this thread.
  7. I'm in the same boat. I've been an ULTRA user since 2004. I hadn't used in a year since my systems are already in place and don't need ULTRA for signals. However, I decided to experiment with some new things over the holidays. I couldn't D/L any new data after 01/02/2013. I've talked with Steve in the past and he seemed like a good guy and straight shooter. I, too, worry that it may be health issues or some other crisis. I even asked him once if he had a backup plan in case something happened to him. He said he did, but apparently it hasn't worked out.
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