The Twitter Trading Strategy: Backtest and Performance Analysis

The proportion of adult Internet users who use social media platforms is approaching 75%, and this figure is growing. A good number of these social media users participate in the financial markets and use Twitter to disseminate their interest in…

Seasonal Trading Strategy For DAX 40 And German Stocks (Rules, Setup, Backtest, Performance Analysis)

Many investors focus on searching for seasonalities in the US stock market. However, seasonal patterns can also be exploited in international stock markets.  Today we will show you a seasonal trading strategy for the German stock market. It is based…

4-Year Presidential Election Cycles in the Stock Market – Election Year Seasonality

In the United States, a presidential election is held every four years. Those presidential elections have been observed to affect many government sectors, including legislation, international relations, and even the stock market. This occurrence inspired the concept of 4-year presidential…

The Easter Holiday Effect in Trading (Holy Thursday – Is It The Best Day Of The Year For Stocks?)

Easter is a Christian holiday celebrated across the world. But does it affect trading on the U.S. stock exchanges and other financial markets? We look at how the stock market performs before and after the Easter holiday. Additionally, we specifically…

Which Time Of The Day Is The Most Volatile In Trading? (Facts And Statistics For Stocks, Gold, Oil, And Swiss Franc)

What time of the day is the most volatile in trading? Most traders assume the first and last hour of trading (in any market) is the most volatile of the day. News from overnight trading needs to be discounted when…

What Are The Odds Or Likelihood Of Losing Money In The Stock Market Long-Term? (Facts, Statistics Analysis)

The majority of investors think long-term. For instance, most US households, excluding the wealthiest 1%, predominantly keep their stocks, bonds, and bills in retirement portfolios. In fact, those not in the top 1% or even 10% of wealth distribution have…

Alexander Green’s Gone Fishin’ Portfolio – ETFs, Returns, Performance Analysis

The Gone Fishin’ Portfolio by Alexander Green is a “lazy” index diversified portfolio that allocates assets across 4 asset classes: stocks, bonds, REITs and precious metals. These 4 asset classes are divided into 10 categories: U.S. Stocks, U.S. Small Cap…

Roger Gibson’s 5 Asset Portfolio – Strategy, Allocations, Performance, Returns Analysis

The 5 Asset Portfolio by Roger Gibson is a “lazy” index diversified portfolio that allocates assets across 4 asset classes: stocks, bonds, REITs, and commodities. These 4 asset classes are divided into 6 categories: U.S. stocks, international stocks, U.S. bonds,…