S&P 500: Death Cross Traders Squeezed Out. Now What?

The 50/200 golden cross in S&P 500 yesterday marked the end of a short squeeze in the stock market that started with the low of February 11. The losses of shorts in S&P 500 from the 50/200 death cross on January 11 was 8.5%. Now What?

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A Black Box May Be A Good Choice

Some investors and traders will never be satisfied with the type of strategy they use. If they use a strategy from the public domain, then they complain it does not work. If they use a black box, then they complain they do not understand the logic. Something similar is true in the case of investment advice and they want to know the full process.

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Market Analysis For Week Of Monday, April 25, 2016 [Premium Articles]

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The Inevitable S&P 500 Golden Cross

The 50/200 golden cross on Monday is inevitable unless the index loses 204.11 points to close below 1887.47, something that is highly unlikely. This is an example of a technical signal that is known in advance but that offers very little comfort.

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Believe Quantitative Research At Your Own Peril

Almost every day research papers and articles are published in the financial blogosphere that make false or unfounded claims. Usually, no one will check the results. I sometimes do and in many cases I discover errors and false assumptions.

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Prophets Of Disaster Refuted By The Stock Market

When the stock market correction started last year we heard every catastrophic scenario from the prophets of disaster: a 20% drop, a 30% plunge, a 50% bear market and even worse. Now, as usual, these prophets keep quiet.

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Short-Term Signals For April 20, 2016 [Premium Articles]

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