Trade Strategies That Have Symmetry

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The SPX declined -4.3% from the 1991.4 7/24/2014 high to the 1904.8 low on 8/7/2014, which was the 3rd pullback to the 100-DEMA zone in 2014. The index only closed one day below the 100-DEMA and has since reversed +5.2% in 13 TD`s to todays 2004.8 intraday high at 11:15AM EST. The current market reversal [Read More]

Trading Symmetry, Sequence and Probability

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The SPX made a 7/3 pre-holiday marked up new cycle high at 1985.59, followed by a decline to 1952.86 last Thursday, which was accelerated by the Portugal Bank nonsense relative to the US market. However, it provided intraday, an extended volatility trading opportunity relative to the significant SPX discounted NYSE opening, and this commentary will [Read More]

The Top 20 Trading Strategies Series – Register Now for Short Selling and Put Buying Strategies, September 6

Beginning in 2015, Larry Connors will be managing money on a full-time basis. Therefore, this summer will be the final time that he will be teaching his strategies and research to the public. Over the past 20 years, Larry has developed an enormous library of trading and investing research and indicators. Now, he has chosen [Read More]

Current Time Symmetry

Kevin Haggerty

The IWM and QQQ declined -10.7% and -8.4% from the cycle time symmetry in the first week in March, while the SPX decline from that zone and subsequent high was only -4.4% to the 4/11/14 1814 low at the 50DEMA The QQQ has bounced back to its early March high from just above its 200DEMA [Read More]

Market Symmetry Part Two

Kevin Haggerty

The QQQ and IWM made new bull cycle highs on 3/7/14, which was the anticipated 8.6 cycle time period symmetry, as you were aware of from previous commentaries. The symmetry was 60.2 mo`s, which is 7 x 8.6, and it was confirmed by an O/B condition so the reversal probability was high. The QQQ, following [Read More]

March Time Symmetry

Kevin Haggerty

In the previous market commentary, I mentioned that the SPX had consolidated at the 100DEMA 1771 zone for five days in the last week of Jan, but obviously took that zone out with the double bottom low at 1737.92 on 2/5/14. I also said that “There is some significant time symmetry in the first week [Read More]

Top 5 Winners from S&P 500 Low-Volatility Growth Portfolio

The following trades are the 5 biggest winners in the S&P 500 Low-Volatility Growth Portfolio from February 1, 2014 to February 28, 2014. Symbol Entry Price Exit Date Current/Exit Price % Gain ORLY $130.98 02/07/2014 $147.88 12.90% TDC $41.12 02/24/2014 $45.72 11.19% BMY $48.36 02/12/2014 $52.84 9.26% COL $75.56 02/24/2014 $82.47 9.15% CERN $56.30 Open [Read More]

Trade What is, Not What Should Be

Kevin Haggerty

The SPX was -3.6% in January and has now declined -6.1% so far from the [1/15] 1851 high to the 1737.92 low last week [2/5]. The index had consolidated at the 100DEMA 1771 zone for five days in the last week of January, but obviously took that zone out last week with a double bottom [Read More]

Trade the Core Price Action

Kevin Haggerty

The SPX resolved its ST/OB condition by making a 1768 low at the 50DEMA on 12/18/13, and then advancing +4.6% to a new bull cycle high of 1849.44 on 12/31/13 to close +30% [29.6] on the year at 1848.36. Congrats to the Fed, or should it be said the master of the Ponzi Scheme. The [Read More]

Our 5 Most Popular Research Newsletter Articles of 2013

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In 2013, TradingMarkets provided a variety of articles on a variety of topics for our Research Newsletter subscribers … here are our 5 most popular: Learning From The First Pullback Strategy: The basic goal of the First Pullback strategy is to find a very strong stock that’s showing its first sign of weakness, and then [Read More]

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