Commodity Investment Strategies with TradingView and Pine Script: Backtesting and Rule-Based Approach

Commodities are difficult to trade profitably, with few strategies offering any statistical edge. Despite this, finding effective commodities strategies might be worth the effort, as they allow for profits that are uncorrelated with those of other strategies and tend to…

All-Time High Trading Strategy For International Stocks – (Setup, Rules, Backtest, Results)

Investing in international stocks can be a rewarding venture, offering diversification and access to global opportunities. However, the decision to buy stocks when they are at all-time highs can be met with skepticism. But a question arises: Is it profitable…

Buy and Hold Strategy: Overview and Backtest

If you have ever looked at a stock chart, you would know that stock prices often swing about, which is why some people trade the swings for quick profits rather than wait out the inevitable downturns. However, most stocks rise…

Asset Allocation Investment Strategy (Models, Strategies, Portfolios, Analysis, Returns)

Asset allocation is the allocation of investments across different classes of assets. In a broad sense, this means a combination of stocks, bonds, various securities and money market instruments. Within these classes, subclasses are also distinguished: Risk and return The…

Paul Farrell’s The Second Grader’s Starter Portfolio: Backtesting, Allocations, and Performance Analysis

The Second Grader’s Starter Portfolio by Paul Farrell is a passive index portfolio that aims to diversify investments across stocks and bonds. The Second Grader’s Starter Portfolio strategy can be implemented with only 3 ETFs. You do not need to…

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…

The Santa Claus Rally In DAX And Euro Stoxx 50 – Unveiling End-of-Year Market Momentum (Rules, Backtest, Results)

The Santa Claus Rally in DAX and Euro Stoxx 50 Our backtests show significantly better performance during the Christmas season and the end of the year. The Santa Claus rally is no myth in Europe, either! The end of year…

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…