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Technical Trading Thoroughly Tested

In their March 2005 paper entitled “Re-Examining the Profitability of Technical Analysis with White’s Reality Check and Hansen’s SPA Test”, Po-Hsuan Hsu and Chung-Ming Kuan examine the profitability of a very large universe of technical trading rules and strategies against the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), S&P 500, NASDAQ Composite and Russell 2000 stock indexes…. Keep Reading

Easy Trader

Is this process too easy for the average investor?

Disagree with Me? Idiot! Liar! Basher! Pumper!

…stock message boards, used with caution, have some value.

Focus Investment in Foreign Markets?

…Mr. Bennett would recommend focusing long-term, non-U.S. investments in Australia, Britain, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and perhaps South Africa and India. “The Anglosphere is where the action is going to be.”

How’s Your Mutual Fund Doing?

In case your mutual fund’s got you down…

Investors Behaving Badly?

…behavioral finance adds elements of human irrationality to the standard finance foundation concepts of Modern Portfolio Theory and Efficient Markets Hypothesis.

Technically, It Pays to Think Small

…a trading strategy based on simple moving averages is most appropriate for small capitalization stocks.

When Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Sell!

…stock market returns and volatility reflect investor uncertainty regarding the likelihood and nature of Congressional activity. This effect is economically significant.

Feeling Pushed Around? Are Your $ in Jeopardy?

In case the market’s got you down…

Fed Model Versus P/E Model

…the Fed Model better describes the behavior of the market P/E over the past forty years than does a mean-reverting model.