Expanding The Trend Tracker

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For about the past year, I have been working on finding a way to improve my trend tracking methodology by researching ways to enter the markets earlier than as per the usual trading rules. At the same time, however, I wanted to be in control of downside risk. As a result of my research, I am pleased to announce the …

No Load Fund/ETF Tracker updated through 2/26/2009

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My latest No Load Fund/ETF Tracker has been posted at:http://www.successful-investment.com/newsletter-archive.phpThe bears continued winning the tug of war against the bulls by a wide margin and the S&P; 500 sank below its previous November low. Our Trend Tracking Index (TTI) for domestic funds/ETFs remains below its trend line (red) by -12.28% thereby confirming the current bear market trend. The international index …

Trend Tracking Alert

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Be sure to tune into tomorrow’s blog post, when I will be introducing a major addition to my Trend Tracking methodology along with a free e-booklet, which I have just completed.

Bottom Fishing—An Extreme Sport?

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I think reckless bottom fishing should be declared an extreme sport. Many investors, who jumped in too early, based on who knows what reasons, are seeing their portfolio values heading further south—again. MarketWatch reports “Mutual fund flows back in the black.” Take a look at some highlights: The mutual fund industry has had little to cheer about, but January’s flow …

Hedged Mutual Funds

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It’s common knowledge that a lot of hedge funds got clobbered last year along with the overall market. Kiplinger took a look at some mutual funds that employed hedging techniques to see how they fared in last year’s environment. Here are some snippets from “Hedges That Didn’t Get Hosed:” None of the funds, which promise to limit losses during severe …

A New (Temporary) Bottom

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Once a trend is established, either up or down, it usually follows the basic law of physics that a body in motion tends to stay in motion. That was certainly the case over the past week as downward momentum accelerated and the November 08 lows were taken out with yesterday’s drubbing. The widely watched 752 level on the S&P; 500 …