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What is the Risk and Trading System Statistics of Buy and Hold?

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When comparing different types of investments, we like to look at the numbers. We asked the question, "How do we compare buy and hold statistics to automated trading system statistics?" I made this video last week and then after I made the video I nearly fell out of my chair when Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors admitted that "Billionaire investors didn't get rich by using index funds". He did a great job of making my point below that active management or short term trading is a better approach in the long term. Here is the link to the interview. We...

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Trading on the Last Day of Q1

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We go over the latest trades in Q1 and the trading plan for Q2. You will get the updates this weekend if you have the 100K or One Million Dollar Portfolio as there are now 21 strategies in the 100K and One Million Dollar Portfolio. The updates will be shown on the website and include the transition. The 25K Portfolio and 50K Portfolios remain the same. The Special Offer for the 100K Annual Subscription through this weekend (expires Monday at noon) and includes 21 strategies for 12 months is here. VIX Swing is a new strategy listed on our website...

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Gold and Soybeans Today

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Gold and Soybeans Today

The latest trades from the portfolios are shown in the video below. We will have the monthly updates out on March 1. We are adding Exhaust and Reverse to the 100K Portfolio and a list of strategies to the One Million Dollar Portfolio including SR CounterTrend Silver.

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Tick Pulse Equity Dip Buying

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Tick Pulse Equity Dip Buying

Happy New Year! I am excited that 2017 trading begins at 6 pm EST today. Last week we shared our trading plan for the new year (You can find that 2017 Trading Plan here). The best time to start a strategy or portfolio is after a few loses or a drawdown from recent equity peaks. We go over one of our top strategies, Tick Pulse, in the video below. Tick Pulse is in all of the portfolios and it is currently in a drawdown. The Portfolios are off their most equity peaks and with a new month and new year starting, we...

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Three Strategies to Short the E-mini S&P

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Three Strategies to Short the E-mini S&P

Yesterday we released our Trading Plan for 2017. Three of our top strategies captured that short move. Cobra III E-mini S&P, Tick Pulse, and Stock Index Swing DayTrade went short for 5, 12, and 16 points. Gap Fill and Reverse took the counter trend trade and lost about 14 points going long. In the video below, we show the latest trades in the portfolio, including yesterday's e-mini S&P shorts, Crude Oil trades, and how to setup Gold Spike II to automate both the base strategy and MM Algorithm version at the same time. We recommend having a specific trading plan...

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