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Sun Apr 26

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:09 PM

Re: A Weighted* View

I don't know how many got out. Certainly those who ignore timing signals didn't. Those who do use timing signals, did likely get out before the market meltdown that began in Sept. 2008. That still doesn't mean they gained overall because most [more]

Thu Apr 23

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:27 PM

Re: 20 yr BRK.A VS EWS&P500

How did you figure 0.1% friction?

RSP the ETF has an annual expense of 0.4%.

OK The difference between .1 and .4 friction is a grand total of:
CAGR:

12.54 vs 12.47


I'm not sure that's the way GTR1 works. [more]

Tue Apr 21

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DragonTales posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 2:36 PM

Hedging - PSQ or shorting QQQ?

If I wanted to hedge against downturns, and wanted to use the NASDAQ 100 as my hedging universe, and I had a requirement that was less than a full e-mini futures contract (NQ), I'm thinking that b/c of the way PSQ is designed, it'd be more effective [more]

Wed Apr 8

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:12 PM

Re: trailing stop loss on SPY

Here's another stockcharts.com screen showing the 99day channel, that might be a little cleaner looking.

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Tue Mar 31

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DragonTales replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:06 AM

Re: Portfolio Protection

As I believe Mungofitch has said on this forum, it's most efficient to use Options when you want protection in rising markets (as disaster insurance), and to use futures to protect portfolios in a down market. Or simply go to cash. I would also look [more]

Tue Mar 24

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DragonTales posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:26 AM

H52EarnPS HTD revisited

Quite a few years ago, someone on the board put together a 20 stock blend of H52EarnPS, LowPE-ZLTDA, LPE-YLD, PEG-Minimalist, and YEY. Then, someone applied some HTD to each of the screens, with HTD 8, 6, 5, 8, and 10 (respectively) as the optimum [more]

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