Sector Rotation Research Published

April 17, 2012 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Sector Rotation, Technical Strategies.

You might want to check out my latest research on sector rotation: Fidelity Investments commissioned me for the Viewpoint article and it turned out quite good in terms of decent return with limited overhead and risk. Even better, after the article was published, I improved on the strategies to get higher performance and more • Read More »

Stop Losses and Profit Targets for Dip Buyers

March 16, 2012 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Exit Strategies, Strategy Development.

With the market lurching up in fits and starts, you may be wondering when to take your money off the table. This article investigates exits in detail to help you decide on a good strategy for you. It covers Stop Losses Trailing Stops Profit Targets Scaling Out

Trend-Following Indicator Back-Tests

March 6, 2012 | By jackieannpatterson | 2 Comments | Filed in: Technical Strategies.

Have a look at my research on trend-following indicators in which I systematically analyzed 10 ways to ride the trend in US stocks. The back-testing was done with Wealth-Lab Pro(R) for Fidelity Investments. The stocks considered were the S&P500 components. The 10 indicators tested were: Average Directional Movement Index (ADX) Commodity Channel Index (CCI) Channel • Read More »

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How Stock Market Buying Opportunities Look

October 28, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Classes, Strategy Development.

This MoneyShow interview highlights several things to look for to identify an excellent buying opportunity in the stock market. I recorded it in August and I think the message still holds.  Short summary as of this writing is that some of the signs were present in Oct 2011 but the market still has high valuations. To • Read More »

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Back Testing Oscillators for Swing Trading

October 17, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Strategy Development.

I back-tested oscillators for swing trading to research an article for Fidelity. The results suggest simpler is better. Right now we’re in a market that’s lower than 6 months ago, higher than 10-days ago, and moving downwards. Backtesting confirms this is likely the top of the current trading range. Read the full article back-testing oscillators • Read More »

TradeStation Webinar and Update

September 16, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: MACD, Technical Strategies.

Several people asked for the archive for my recent TradeStation webinar. You can find it here: Of course we have a new set of MACD Divergences now. To stay current, you can sign up for the full list of MACD divergences and MACD Histogram divergences daily on US stocks, ETFs and futures at • Read More »

Watching the QQQs

September 1, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Technical Strategies.

Watching the QQQ gave important clues to the market this summer.  Negative MACD Divergences on the weekly chart (top) of the QQQ showed up just before the big drop in August.   As I write, QQQ is running into overhead resistance from the old up trend line drawn on the weekly chart (top).  On the daily • Read More »

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4 Things Every Investor Should Watch

July 15, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | 1 Comment | Filed in: Classes.

In this MoneyShow Interview, I highlight four things that every active investor or trader should watch to stay informed about the market status. The “big 4” are: Situation Swing Sentiment Sincerity Looking at market indicators in each area every week helps me to stay on top of the market.

Thanks Options House!

July 3, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Outside Products Reviewed.

OptionsHouse gave me this Dell Monitor for opening an account with them.   Its very sweet! I got so excited that I arranged for my company to become an affiliate and offer these monitors too.