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Sat Apr 30

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FlyingCircus posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:24 AM

Datahelper down...?

http://www.datahelper.com/mi/search.phtml getting a "host not resolved" error.

Sat Apr 23

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FlyingCircus replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:41 PM

Re: Look At You! World Class Hypocrite!

Making a community organizer clown show out of United States foreign policy toward our most important ally.

And we're about to elect either a Criminal or a Crazy Man who might make it worse.

We need a 3rd party called [more]

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FlyingCircus posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:35 PM

An MI mantra

Life is too short to be spent placing seat-of-the-pants bets in a casino where the rules change every week. Don’t get mad, get disciplined.
- Josh Brown @ReformedBroker

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Thu Apr 21

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:27 PM

Re: Why hasn't the "last new high" lin

Thank God we can all now stop handwringing over whether the 99 day DBE has been reset or not, as the market barely touched it like a short kid jumping to touch the bottom of the basket. What a relief.

No one has to stress or look at [more]

Tue Apr 19

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:49 PM

Re: Market Trend Indicators

My fun approach is, not only to scurry around buying stuff, but by asset class. up to 8 of them. Domestic Large, Domestic Small, Foreign Dev Large, Foreign Dev Small, Real, Foreign Real etc.

What is fascinating to watch is the recent [more]

Mon Apr 11

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FlyingCircus posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:15 PM

On Factor Investing, Smart Beta ~ MI

Factor investing has huge potential benefits. Factor investing strategies tend to be cheaper than traditional active management. Properly managed, factor-investing strategies are also very disciplined. But, if a given strategy can accommodate [more]

Mon Apr 4

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:08 PM

Re: more bad news for moving averages for timing

It's usually a waste of time, except when it saves one third of your money.

Bears repeating.

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:06 PM

Re: 10 Years MI

Man - what screens did you invest in from early 13 to early 15? You tripled!

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Tue Mar 22

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FlyingCircus posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:28 PM

Whipped

"For anyone making month to month tactical decisions based on index moves, the action has been extraordinarily whippy. For shorter-term traders who are nice with the range and can play both sides, it’s probably been a lot of fun.
As [more]

Sat Mar 12

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FlyingCircus replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:52 PM

Re: Eyewitness account two

Too bad it's not for a better candidate than Trump.

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:44 PM

Re: OT: Overmining data

Sure... and the closing comment is more uselessness:
“That means for any investor trying to figure out what to do, step one is starting with a macro strategy.”

Riiight...

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Thu Mar 10

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:38 PM

Re: OT: Opera

Ghostery is a great adware blocker, makes a huge speed difference in all browsers as well.

Wed Mar 9

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:30 AM

Re: Recent BCC Signals

I think we can agree that it's borderline, and it's trending up, as it has been for a few weeks now.

Sat Mar 5

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:10 AM

Re: Jim's 99 day high indicator

You would have to backtest it. I would expect it would work in different markets with different cutoffs. Assuming you're thinking other country or emerging ETFs.

Zeelotes did some extensive backtesting on other major indexes/ETFs several [more]

Mon Feb 29

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:57 PM

Re: Users On This Mechanical Investing Board

RayVT does. I used to before they killed (the simpler) SS123 and amped the P123 price to $100/mo.

Sat Feb 27

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:35 PM

Re: Users On This Mechanical Investing Board

The four year average of annual posts on this board is 6400 +/-. It's been steady at about that for those 4 years.

Considering that there were 235K posts by early 2012, it would take over 37 years for that volume to be reached at the current [more]

Wed Feb 24

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FlyingCircus replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:10 PM

Re: Why?

...two...
...cents...

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idiots...

Sat Feb 13

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:46 PM

Re: Lehman's is back!

I'll be happy to try it if the guy who started the whiskey wasn't one of the SOB's that used to work there and helped cause the collapse.

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:02 PM

Re: Market Trend Indicators

it is a lot easier to dig out of a 12% hole than a 28%+ deficit...

Echoing. Been out of screens since 11/13/15 when 2 of three BC's flipped bear. Been "cautious"/underallocated since late last summer.

MI relative to [more]

Tue Feb 9

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FlyingCircus replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 6:39 PM

Re: OT: High Frequency Trading

Not detailed, but - Flash Boys (recent book by Michael Lewis) covers some of it. HFT started out as identifying and arbing price discrepancies between derivatives of securities (commodities), like futures, and current prices of the underlying [more]

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