Retail Stock Trading Is Dying Due To Low Volatility

The low volatility phenomenon in the equity markets is the result of explosive growth in passive investing after a prolonged and continuing central bank manipulation of prices in conjunction with a decline in retail trader population. It is hard for traders to compete in a market that lacks an unbiased price discovery mechanism.

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DLPAL Signal Confirmed Yesterday

After the close of Monday, May 15, 2017,  DLPAL signaled deterioration of positive bias in Dow 30 and higher probability of a correction. The confirmation of the signal yesterday adds to empirical evidence about the short-term predictive power of the ensemble features engineered by the program.

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The Alarming Trend Of Influencing Asset Prices

Most traders and fund managers try to forecast asset prices. But a few market participants influence the direction of asset prices, if not determining it outright. A forecaster that goes against an influencer usually gets crushed. This is an alarming trend mainly due to the advent of social media and something must be done.

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Customer Survey Results – DLPAL Software Performance in Low Volatility Markets

We contacted a few expert users of DLPAL to find out how the programs is performing in this current low volatility environment. All traders may find the results of this survey useful despite methods used because the responses came from quants with skin-in-the-game and who are experienced in developing trading strategies.

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Zero-Intelligence Trading Dominates Price Action

Zero-Intelligence (ZI) traders act randomly with minimal constraints. This year ZI traders have determined price action and are causing difficulties to traders with non-random models.

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Emerging Markets Analysis [Premium Articles]

Many articles in financial media are making a case in favor of emerging markets outperformance going forward. Some of these claims are based on wishful thinking and confirmation bias. Below is analysis based on actual data.

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Weekly Market Analysis – May 15, 2017 [Premium Articles]

Weekly premium reports include a market recap with commentary, performance report of selected ETFs and portfolios, technical analysis with unique indicators and directional probabilities based on machine learning.

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Stock Market Price Action Update [Premium Articles]

An update on price action conditions in S&P 500 and SPY ETF.

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