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Connors Research Traders Journal (Volume 30): A Counter-Intuitive Strategy To Predict The Direction of the VIX

Dear Connors Research Traders Journal Subscriber: Since the early 1990’s when the VIX was launched, traders and researchers have debated whether or not the VIX predicted the direction on the S&P. We’ve shown in numerous studies, both on a short-term basis to as long as a 12-month basis that when done correctly it does.  While we were doing new VIX research recently, we […]

Connors Research Traders Journal: How This Hedge Fund Has Achieved Over 30% a Year For Two Decades

Here is a fascinating article from Institutional Investor magazine on Joseph Edelman, a hedge fund manager who has achieved over 30% annual returns after fees for two decades. Edelman runs Perceptive Advisors, a multi-billion hedge fund which primarily focuses on one sector – the biotechnology sector. I’d suggest you read the article first and then we’ll together look at, and learn from, […]

Connors Research Traders Journal (Volume 26): New Trading Opportunities Are On The Way

For good or bad, cryptoassets are here to stay. For experienced traders, they may provide an excellent opportunity in the future to trade for a multitude of reasons, including the fact that the majority of cryptoasset traders are retail speculators and quasi-gamblers from around the world. Most seasoned trading veterans know from experience that when […]

Connors Research Traders Journal (Volume 25): How To Make Better Trading Decisions

Trading psychology is not an area I usually venture into, but today is an exception. I’m a big believer in mental performance and even recommend three sources to enhance overall performance in my book, Buy The Fear, Sell The Greed. I’ve been fortunate over the years to have gotten to know a number of professional athletes, […]

Connors Research Traders Journal (Volume 23): VIX Futures as a Market Timing Indicator

************************   If you would like to read Chapter One of my new book Buy The Fear, Sell The Greed – 7 Behavioral Quant Strategies for Traders, please click here.   ************************ I thought you’d enjoy reading this working paper on applying the VIX term structure to timing the S&P. Their concept of buying SPY puts and […]