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  • ETFs To Make Everyone Rich June 8, 2022

    In recent years ETFs have moved beyond passive index tracking. There are many actively managed and thematic ETFs that claim to offer retail access to the edges of institutional investing and hedge funds. Recent experience with many of those ETFs ...

  • The Perils Of Taking Market Advice From A Counterparty June 5, 2022

    Many retail traders and investors cannot wait to read the next social media post or article from their favorite fund manager because they think this way they will gain a market edge. On the contrary, in many cases, they are ...

  • All Seasons Strategic Allocation Vs. Price Action Lab Tactical Allocation June 1, 2022

    We compare the historical performance of All Seasons strategic allocation and Price Action Lab tactical asset allocation. The well-known All Seasons strategic allocation makes use of the following ETFs and weights: ETF Weight (%) TLT 40 VTI 30 IEF 15 DBC 7.5 GLD 7.5 The portfolio is rebalanced annually. Below is the equity curve ...

  • The Market is Smarter and More Powerful May 29, 2022

    A 6.6% gain in S&P 500 this week is not a signal of market direction. The market is smarter and more powerful than any market participants who make forecasts. This week the S&P 500 gained 6.6%. Based on the sample of ...

  • You Are Not An Omniscient Momentum Trader May 23, 2022

    If a momentum strategy could identify the absolute bottom of large corrections and bear markets, the total return could be increased by a large factor. Since we and our strategies are not omniscient, we rely on leverage and the risk ...

  • Memories of 1987 Crash From Two Consumer Defensive Stocks May 19, 2022

    A crash in two stocks from the consumer defensive sector brought back memories of the 1987 crash. After 35 years, these price moves were not expected. The stock of Target Corporation (TGT) crashed 24.9% yesterday, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, due to ...

  • Free DLPAL DQ License With Annual All-in-One Subscriptions May 16, 2022

    We are pleased to announce that annual All-in-One subscriptions will receive a free license of DLPAL DQ software. This is a limited-time offer. DLPAL DQ is a quantitative scanner of price action anomalies used by quant discretionary traders. No programming is necessary. ...

  • The Fallacy Of 1-Year Forward Stock Market Returns May 15, 2022

    Nearly every day there are articles in the financial blogosphere and media, as well as on social media, that show a positive 1-year forward stock market return on the average for certain macro and technical analysis setups. Their conclusions are ...

  • Update: When Online Sentiment is Wrong May 9, 2022

    The sentiment inferred from social media and other alternative data can be wrong due to low signal to noise ratio and bluffing. The inception date of BUZZ VanEck Social Sentiment ETF was on March 2, 2021. This ETF is down 34.5% ...

  • The Illusion Of Passive Investing May 7, 2022

    Passive investing is an illusion imposed by long-term charts in hindsight. The fact is that there are lucky and unlucky passive investors. The lucky and unlucky passive investors are determined by the timing of their investment in an index fund. The ...