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Here’s How to Backtest Your Best Trading Ideas — Guaranteed

How would you like to have the ability to backtest your best trading ideas? And learn how to do this from one of the best in the industry? Introducing Programming in Amibroker – Learn How to Backtest Your Best Trading Ideas. On October 20 and 27, we will be offering a two-day course on how to […]

Just Published: An Introduction to ConnorsRSI – 2nd Edition

Announcing the publication of An Introduction to ConnorsRSI – 2nd Edition. You can download the 2nd Edition here for free. In the guidebook we provide the background, formula and historical results for ConnorsRSI along with a fully disclosed pullback trading strategy to trade ConnorsRSI. As you may know, over the years we’ve researched and quantified […]

Volatility Spikes Live Trading Today

Learn Through Live Trading The first day of live Volatility Spikes Trading was conducted on April 16, 2014. Starting that day and for the 7 weeks following, attendees will have the opportunity to join Larry Connors and a group of experienced traders as they identify trades in live market conditions. Over the years we have […]

European ETFs Oversold on Ukraine Fears

News from Ukraine seems to have taken a turn for the worse and ETFs with exposure to European stock markets have generally turned down. Among the losers, iShares MSCI Germany (NYSE: EWG) fell 1.34% yesterday and iShares MSCI Netherlands (NYSE: EWN) dropped 0.51%. Both ETFs will start trading today with a PowerRatings of 10. Other […]

Stock Market Closed for Good Friday

The US Stock Market will be closed on the following date: April 18, 2014 Upcoming Stock Market Holiday Calendar 2014 New Years Day January 1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day January 20 Washington’s Birthday February 17 Good Friday April 18 Memorial Day May 26 Independence Day July 4** Labor Day September 1 Thanksgiving Day November […]

Financial ETFs Oversold While Financial Stocks Stuck in Neutral

Major market indexes moved higher yesterday and most sectors moved from oversold to neutral based on PowerRatings. Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLF) is one of the sector ETFs that remains oversold with a PowerRatings of 8. Although the ETF is oversold, its ten largest holdings are all rated as neutral with PowerRatings of 4,5 […]

Major Market Indexes Starting the Week Oversold

Friday’s selling pushed SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE: SPY) and ETFs tracking other major market indexes into oversold territory within an hour of the open. The PowerRatings web site offers traders a screen that allows them to monitor changes in PowerRatings throughout the trading day. Friday’s intraday action showed that the first hour of the day […]

PowerRatings Confirms Financials Are Oversold

Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLF) will start trading today with a PowerRatings of 9, the highest rating among yesterday’s top 10 highest volume ETFs. PowerRatings are based on the relative strength or weakness of particular stocks or ETFs. The higher the rating, the greater the one week historical gain has been for stocks and ETFs […]

VXST Options

The CBOE on Thursday launched options on the VXST, the nine-day volatility index created to deliver an even shorter-term hedging horizon than its progenitor, the 30-day Vix. See https://www.cboeoptionshub.com/2014/04/09/new-vxst-options-ten-points-know/ for more information.

Mid Caps Offer Additional Upside Potential

SPDR S&P MidCap 400 (NYSE: MDY) gained 0.97% yesterday while ETFs tracking other major market indexes gained 1.08% to 1.71%. MDY was the only major stock market index ETF on a PowerRatings buy signal at the close yesterday. PowerRatings has identified several timely buy signals in MDY over the past several months. Stocks have been […]