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MapPotato posted to the Foolish Workshop board. 2:43 PM

Market Trend Indicators for 2015Q3a

The SP500 (.SPX) Seasonal by Weekly "MACD" has been revised this week from SP500 (.SPX) Seasonal by Daily "MACD". This change is significant where it now has a long-term outlook similar to SP1500 (ITOT) Daily [more]

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:24 AM

Re: Recent BCC Signals

This reminds me of the old FundAdvice timing method. They relied on 4
signals and suggested moving 25% of your investments out of the market for each signal that was bearish. They said their method was based more on investor psychology than
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Fri Jul 31

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MapPotato posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 5:06 PM

Market Trend Indicators

Market Trend Indicators Criteria Last PO(s) PO(i) PO(f) Last
Status: Change Slow Inter Fast Price
SP500 (.SPX) Seasonal by Weekly "MACD" Bullish 2012-01-27 2,085 16.5 2,097 2,104
SP600 (IJR) Daily [more]

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MapPotato posted to the Foolish Workshop board. 5:02 PM

ETF Trends & Ranks 2015Q3a

The SP500 (.SPX) Seasonal by Weekly "MACD" has been revised this week from SP500 (.SPX) Seasonal by Daily "MACD". This change is significant where it now has a long-term outlook similar to SP1500 (ITOT) Daily [more]

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MapPotato replied to the Foolish Workshop board. 4:45 PM

Re: ETF Trends & Ranks 2015Q3

Ranks: (Buy_2, HTD_3) Pos-1 Pos-2 Pos-3 Pos-4 Pos-5 of ROI YTD TR1y Sell Buy Sold Bought
1-QTAR_RRS_RS_PO(42/189) FSTVX - FSIVX - - 6 -0.4% 2.7% 7% - FSEVX - -
2-QAR_RRS_RS_PO(25/125) - - - - - 6 NA 2.5% 5% [more]

Wed Jul 29

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 3:12 PM

Re: Short Interest - Small/Micro-Caps

To me it's amazing that there is that much trading in IWM - it gets turned over every 7 days! (in addition to the short %).

FWIW the net flows were negative the prior week and month

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Tue Jul 28

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MapPotato posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:15 AM

Short Interest - Small/Micro-Caps

Last month the short interest of IWM was high(48%).
Bearish sentiment or contrarian Bullish?

http://www.investopedia.com/articles/01/082201.asp

Lets wait to [more]

Sun Jul 26

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:20 AM

Re: OUCH

Or, are the signals foretelling that long-awaited correction, or even the beginning of a slide toward more normal market valuations?

My trend indicators signal the later, but of course there is no way anyone can tell how long or how [more]

Fri Jul 24

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MapPotato posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:54 PM

Market Trend Indicators

Market Trend Indicators for MI Criteria Last PO(s) PO(i) PO(f)
Status: Change Slow Inter Fast
SP500 (.SPX) Seasonal Strategy Daily "MACD" Bearish 2015-06-11 0.9 2.1 2.9
SP600 (IJR) Daily [more]

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MapPotato replied to the Foolish Workshop board. 4:52 PM

Re: Market Trend Indicators for 2015Q3

CashIF (Bullish): ( 5 = -5%, 4 = 0%, 3 = 10%, 2 = 30%, 1 = 60%, 0 = 100% ); SELLIF: ( PO(Slow) & PO(Inter) < 0 ), BUYIF: ( PO(Inter) & PO(Fast) > 0 )

Market Trend Indicators for MI Criteria Last PO(s) PO(i) PO(f) [more]

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MapPotato replied to the Foolish Workshop board. 4:50 PM

Re: ETF Trends & Ranks 2015Q3

Ranks: (Buy_2, HTD_3) Pos-1 Pos-2 Pos-3 Pos-4 Pos-5 of ROI YTD TR1y Sell Buy Sold Bought
1-QTAR_RRS_RS_PO(42/189) - FSTVX FSIVX - - 6 -0.1% 2.9% 5% - FSEVX - -
2-QAR_RRS_RS_PO(25/125) - - - - - 6 NA 2.4% 3% [more]

Wed Jul 22

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 4:34 PM

Re: What's wrong with this screen ?

I added a friction coefficient of .4% to each, and used VL as a handy market cap field.

Doesn't that changes the start date? 19860106

gdm

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 1:59 PM

Re: What's wrong with this screen ?

Oh adding step0: [Mkt Days Since Security Opened; lag=1 days] >= 210

makes a difference

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

Re: What's wrong with this screen ?

Why not hold for a year to take advantage of the tax savings?

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 12:15 PM

Re: NLNL

Something else to review
The complete list of




Trading Statistics
Valuation Info IEFA Asset Class Median Percentile in Asset Class
Average Monthly Bid/Ask Ratio 0.02% 0.18% [more]

Tue Jul 21

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 9:22 AM

Re: NLNL

Something else to review

MSCI EAFE Emerging Markets (IEMG)* hit a 52w lo on 7/8/15

Core MSCI EAFE (IEFA)* took a dip about the same time and AS OF 4:00:00PM ET 07/20/2015 has Short as a % of Shares Outstanding IEFA-1.35%, Asset [more]

Fri Jul 17

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MapPotato posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 5:01 PM

Market Trend Indicators

Market Trend Indicators for MI Criteria Last PO(s) PO(i) PO(f)
Status: Change Slow Inter Fast
SP500 (.SPX) Seasonal Strategy Daily "MACD" Bearish 2015-06-11 6.5 (3.7) 2.8
SP600 (IJR) Daily [more]

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MapPotato replied to the Foolish Workshop board. 4:59 PM

Re: Market Trend Indicators for 2015Q3

CashIF (Bullish): ( 5 = -5%, 4 = 0%, 3 = 10%, 2 = 30%, 1 = 60%, 0 = 100% ); SELLIF: ( PO(Slow) & PO(Inter) < 0 ), BUYIF: ( PO(Inter) & PO(Fast) > 0 )

Market Trend Indicators for MI Criteria Last PO(s) PO(i) PO(f) [more]

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MapPotato replied to the Foolish Workshop board. 4:58 PM

Re: ETF Trends & Ranks 2015Q3

Ranks: (Buy_2, HTD_3) Pos-1 Pos-2 Pos-3 Pos-4 Pos-5 of ROI YTD TR1y Sell Buy Sold Bought
1-QTAR_RRS_RS_PO(42/189) - FSTVX FSIVX - - 6 0.9% 4.0% 7% - FSEVX - -
2-QAR_RRS_RS_PO(25/125) PRF - - - - 6 0.5% 3.1% [more]

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MapPotato replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 10:48 AM

Re: two new screens

This drives me up a wall. AAII needs to back up their words with data.

Yep almost useless for MI screens. But if you still want to look for a MI screen that is similar go to the existing 3pt VL and SIPRO screens.

Just for [more]

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