Monthly Archives: December 2012

What Return?

This is the time of the year when performance statistics are published in the blogoshpere. One of the parameters reported is the arithmetic 1-year return for stocks, commodities, currencies, funds, etc. But what return? The details of the calculations are usually left out. Here is … Continue reading

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S&P/ASX 200 Index and Straits Times Index in Overbought Territory

The Australian S&P/ASX 200 index and the Singapore Straits Times index have both entered overbought territory. Although as of the close of Friday both indices were up substantially on a YTD basis, 2-year returns are still negative. The probability of a correction … Continue reading

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Price Action Lab Alert for Friday, December 28, 2012

A scan of historical data of 12 popular ETFs produced one long signal for entry at the open of Friday, December 28, 2012, with profit target/stop-loss of 2%.  The pattern that generated the signal performed well when backtested on the portfolio of the 12 … Continue reading

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Price Action Lab Alert for Thursday, December 27, 2012

Although trading during this time of the year is usually slow, some opportunities emerge once in a while.  A Price Action Lab scan of S&P 100 stocks for high probability setups for entry at the open and 2% profit target and stop-loss generated … Continue reading

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Fundbusters

The fundbusters team includes your familiar quant blogger, your local college professor and everyone else who can identify an edge and publish the results in a journal or in the blogosphere. As fundbusters keep on getting satisfaction from publishing edges rather than from using … Continue reading

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