Larry Connors’ RSI 25 & RSI 75 (It Still Works) | Trading Strategies

High Probability ETF Trading, published in 2009 and written by Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez, contains some interesting strategies. They are all mean revertive and tested on the most popular ETFs at the time of writing, which was the end of 2008, in the middle of the GFC. Do the strategies covered in the book…

RSI Trading Strategies – How The RSI Indicator Works (Indicator Backtest)

This article looks at how the RSI indicator works and how you can develop an RSI trading strategy. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) was developed by Welles Wilder and first introduced in a magazine called Commodities (now Futures) in June 1978. Wilder published a book in the same year called New Concepts In Technical Trading…

S&P 500 Mean Reversion Using IBS and RSI (Classical Mean Reversion Strategy S&P 500)

Below is a simple and easy trading strategy to implement in SPY or the S&P 500: The classical mean reversion strategy in the S&P 500 In plain English the strategy reads like this: IBS (internal bar strength) must be lower than 0.25 (using daily bars). RSI (21) must be below 45. If 1 and 2…

The Trend Is Not Your Friend In SPY/S&P 500 (and other stock indices)

The Trend Is Not Your Friend In SPY/S&P 500 (and other stock indices)

I guess most traders have heard that “the trend is your friend“. Personally, I don’t do trend-following strategies, I go the opposite way: buy weakness and sell strength – mean reversion strategies. However, this depends on the instrument you trade and of course on the time frame in trading. In general, most currencies and commodities…