Is It Possible To Make Money Day Trading? My numbers July 2012 – July 2013

Is It Possible To Make Money Day Trading? My numbers July 2012 – July 2013

Last Updated on July 7, 2022 by Oddmund Groette I have previously written some articles about the possibility of making money day trading: My Numbers 2002-May 2012 Automated Trading Tuco Trading From mid-2011 until mid-2012 I was going through a tough time trading. I hardly made any money. At the same time, I was moving…

When Both Thursdays And Fridays Are Down In SPY (S&P 500 Reversal Trading Strategy)

Last Updated on August 6, 2022 by Oddmund Groette Mondays and Fridays often turn out to be reversals when they move hard either way. Today, we look at a reversal strategy that happens on Fridays. The results are very good with an average gain of 0.77% per trade. (This article was originally published in June…

Monday Overnight Reversal Trading Strategy In The S&P 500 (Short strategy)

Monday Overnight Reversal Trading Strategy In The S&P 500 (Short strategy)

Last Updated on June 19, 2022 by Quantified Trading Mondays have turned out to be reversal days, at least on the long side after a fall on Mondays or the days leading up to Monday. Letæs test a reversal trading strategy: In this article, we test a Monday overnight reversal trading strategy in the S&P…

Big Moves On Mondays

Big Moves On Mondays

Last Updated on June 19, 2022 by Quantified Trading I caught some ideas from Paststat and Quantifiable edges to test “big” movement on Mondays. I have tested this in a previous post, but this time we’ll look at what happens to SPY the rest of the week. Here are the criteria for long: Today is…

When XLP Diverges From Recent High And Low: A Mean Reversion Trading Strategy

Last Updated on June 19, 2022 by Quantified Trading A while back I wrote about a day trading strategy in SPY. This one works pretty well on XLP as well, with some modifications: The high and low divergence mean reversion trading strategy The strategy is like this in plain English: Calculate a 25 day average…

How Much Pain Can You Take? Risk, Hindsight, Consistency And Paper Trading

Last Updated on July 7, 2022 by Oddmund Groette The risk is real, and trading is not easy. The above quote is from page 110 in Curtis Faith’s The Way of The Turtle. A great book! This sentence captures the essence of trading: a very difficult endeavor that ultimately leaves your inner strength exposed. It…

Negatively Skewed Distribution in Trading Strategies? – (Definition, Example and Histogram) – Fat Tail

Last Updated on July 7, 2022 by Oddmund Groette What is negatively skewed distribution in trading strategies? Negatively skewed trading strategies are “accidents waiting to happen”: You have many small winners and rare big losers. Unfortunately, the big losers can put you out of business. This is what a negatively skewed distribution in trading strategy…

Trade The Boring Consumer Stocks When They Open Down And Yesterday Was A Down Day – A Day Trading Strategy

Trade The Boring Consumer Stocks When They Open Down And Yesterday Was A Down Day – A Day Trading Strategy

Last Updated on July 7, 2022 by Oddmund Groette This was a long headline, which probably won’t catch many readers. Anyway, the trading strategy has proven to perform well in the past but in the last years up to 2021, it has been rather flat. In trading, boring is good. The strategy is tested on…

GDX Trading Strategy – The Greatest Gold Stock System You Should Trade

GDX Trading Strategy – The Greatest Gold Stock System You Should Trade

Last Updated on June 30, 2022 by Quantified Trading Jay Kaeppel wrote an interesting post about gold stocks: The greatest gold stock system you’ll probably never use. I have a twist to this system which I’ve been trading for some weeks. Since Kaeppel has published it I might as well publish it myself. And it’s…

4 Overnight Trading Strategies In The S&P 500 (Night Strategies From Close To Open)

Last Updated on June 29, 2022 by Oddmund Groette The overnight edge in the stock market is well documented: By using the tailwind from the close until the next open, you can develop some good short-term trading strategies. In this article, I present 4 overnight trading strategies in the S&P 500. The strategies buy at…

Is Trend Following Dead (again)? Or Just The Normal Out-Of-Favor Cycle?

Is Trend Following Dead (again)? Or Just The Normal Out-Of-Favor Cycle?

Last Updated on June 19, 2022 by Quantified Trading On the internet and in the blogosphere there are a lot of articles saying trend following is dead. The reason is as usual due to lack of returns over some period of time. Is trend-following dead (again)? Or is this just the normal out-of-favor cycle that…

Be Aware Your Ego, Be Humble And Open Minded In Trading (Case-Study: Okumus Capital)

Be Aware Your Ego, Be Humble And Open Minded In Trading (Case-Study: Okumus Capital)

Last Updated on July 7, 2022 by Oddmund Groette Once in a while, I grab one of my about 100 trading/investing books. This is mainly to get inspiration and perhaps one or two ideas to test. The best books for inspiration are the Market Wizards by Jack Schwager. Over the weekend I read the chapter…