Zweig Breadth Thrust Indicator – How To Measure Market Breadth

Zweig Breadth Thrust Indicator is a market breadth indicator that helps you understand the internal strength of the market, at least that’s what the theory says. There are many breadth indicators – among them the Zweig Breadth Thrust Indicator (one of many). The best way to measure market breadth is by looking at the number…

Pullback Trading Strategy In The S&P 500 for Long-Term

Pullback Trading Strategy. We have previously discussed and written why the 200-day moving average works: because you play defense if a severe recession hits. But can you combine a long-term defensive trend-following strategy using the 200-day moving average with a long-term pullback trading strategy? In this article, we backtest a combination of a long-term trend…

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ETF Trading Strategies

One of the most ideal investment vehicles for beginner investors, ETFs have grown in popularity since they emerged on the financial markets. But what is an ETF, and how is it traded? An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a basket of securities that is traded as a single instrument, which you can buy or sell through…

Data-Driven Trading Strategies — What Are They? (Backed By Data)

Discretionary trading is becoming increasingly difficult and even unprofitable, as the markets have become more efficient. This is why smart traders now make use of data-driven strategies. But what are they? Data-driven strategies are essentially a method of trading that is based on data analysis and automated trading using computer algorithms. That is, trading algorithms…

Ultimate Oscillator Indicator Trading Strategy (Backtest)

Many momentum oscillators tend to turn very positive at the beginning of a major advance and quickly enter the overbought territory or even show bearish divergence while the market is still advancing. The ultimate oscillator attempts to correct that. Let’s find out what this oscillator is made of. The ultimate oscillator (UO) is a momentum…

Pair Trade Strategy In Liquid ETFs (Pairs Trading with ETFs) (Formula, Backtest and Example)

Pair Trade Strategy In Liquid ETFs (Pairs Trading with ETFs) (Formula, Backtest and Example)

Many traders are pair trading ETFs. Pairs trading is one method of making your strategy less exposed to market fluctuations. Most traders trade stocks, but you can, of course, also trade ETFs. If you are trading ETFs you indirectly have a wide diversification, albeit to different segments of the stock market. In this article, we…

How Likely Are You To Go Broke As Retired Or FIRE? (Sequence Risk, Diversification, And Withdrawal Rate)

This article looks at how likely you are to go broke as retired or FIRE. Low interest rates make many pensioners and those who retire early (FIRE) allocate more and more capital to risky stocks. Many tend to forget that a bear market can last for a decade – even longer. What happens to the…

Higher Highs And Higher Lows Pattern (Trading Strategy)

The higher highs and higher lows pattern signals an uptrend. Is this likely to continue or reverse? In almost all markets, the higher high and higher low pattern signals weak future short-term gains. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work as a short strategy. The higher highs and higher lows pattern The pattern is pretty self-explanatory, but let’s…

Annie Duke – Thinking In Bets (Summary And Takeaways)

In the stock market, and especially in trading, it’s easy to fool yourself. The famous scientist Richard Feynman once said that the first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool. Trading involves decision-making all day long, and decision-making ends with a good or bad outcome. Unfortunately,…

Dollar Cost Averaging vs. Lump Sum Investing Backtest – Sequence Of Return Risk (Luck, Skill, Or Magic?)

Most investors and traders are aware of the differences between dollar-cost averaging vs lump sum investing. But what role do luck and randomness play in determining the best strategy – dollar-cost averaging or lump sum investing? In this article, we dig a bit deeper and turn the returns over the last twenty years upside down…

Opening Range Breakout Strategy- What Is 5 minute ORB Trading System- Does It Work? (Day trading, Backtest, Daily, And Weekly)

Opening range breakout trading strategies are popular strategies, perhaps because of Tony Crabel’s classical trading book published in 1990: Day trading With Short Term Price Patterns And Opening Range Breakout. 31 years after it was published we still see an abundance of opening range breakout strategies on the internet. But do opening range breakouts work?…

Oscillating Indicators – Which Is The Best For Trading Strategies?

Which oscillating indicator is the best for trading strategies? When you start out in trading it might be a daunting task to understand all the bells and whistles provided by your trading software. There are plenty of indicators, moving averages, and oscillators to use. How can you use the indicators to make money? In this…

Does RSI Work On Crypto Or Bitcoin Trading? Is RSI Good For Crypto?

Does RSI work on crypto or Bitcoin? Bitcoin and other cryptos are attracting many traders and new investors, and the crypto daily volume is rising significantly, probably draining resources from the more traditional stock trading arena. The crypto market is a completely new market that is quite different from the traditional equity markets. One reason…

Trading The Futures Expiration Week In DAX 40 And Euro Stoxx 50

Our backtests indicate that both DAX 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 have much better performance during the futures expiration week compared to any other random week. Let’s start with the DAX 40 contract: DAX 40 futures contracts expire four times per year: the third Friday of March, June, September, and December. The contract is one…

End Of Month Effect In NIFTY 50 – Does It Exist? (Turn Of The Month)

Our backtests suggest that NIFTY 50 has a positive end of month effect. A variation of the inputs does not change the result dramatically, thus the end of month effect seems reasonably robust. The end of month effect is well documented in the US stock market, sometimes referred to as the turn of the month…