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July 9th, Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)
NASDAQ Composite
Dow Jones Industrial
Standard and Poors 500
USD to CHF
Standard and Poors 100
July 9th, Bearish Trend (Sell Signal)
Swiss Market Index SMI
 
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July 2nd, 2018
NASDAQ Composite
Dow Jones Industrial
Standard and Poors 100
Standard and Poors 500
Swiss Market Index SMI
USD to CHF
 
June 22nd, 2018
NASDAQ Composite
Dow Jones Industrial
Standard and Poors 100
Standard and Poors 500
Swiss Market Index SMI
USD to CHF
 
 
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Help and How to use ?
 
This is a step by step explanation for people who are not familiar with trend following and quantitative investment.


 
What is it?
This site proposes a way to maximise your investment return. The idea is to avoid big market slumps and have a better risk adjusted return. You need to invest in equities and therefore accept some risk.
 
 
What should I do to use your site?

You should follow those steps :

1. A good idea would be to come often to see the change on this site. Updates are published weekly, unless signal change.
Example: John Doe, a savvy "long only" investor, come to see every week to check the signal changes.

2. Now, you should pick up at least 1 index. (see below)
Example: John Doe, living in Switzerland, chooses to follow the Swiss Market Index (SMI)

3. Then, you should start investing. Depending of the current signal ("Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)" or "Bearish Trend (Sell Signal)"), you should give order to your bank/broker (see below)
Example: the SMI chosen by John Doe has a "Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)" and John just connect to the web site of his broker and give order to buy ETFs that replicate the movements of the SMI.

4. Just follow the signals if/when they change. You can look when you receive the notification (if you have registered) the "Strength" of the signal. When the strength is above Zero (>0), we have a "Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)". When the strength is below Zero (<0), we have a "Bearish Trend (Sell Signal)".
Example: John Doe has a weekly look, when he receive the email notification, on the current signal (and its strength) on the SMI. He sees that the current signal is still "Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)" and that its strength is well above zero. Nothing to worry about and nothing to do till next week.

 
 
When to start?
As you will see, some indexes have a "Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)" for a long time. So, starting (call your broker and say "I want to buy x ETF") is a key moment. You should do it and not wait to have a "Bearish Trend (Sell Signal)" and wait for the next "Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)". (This could take years...)
 
 
Which index to choose to invest into?
This is mostly a matter of diversification. It is also a matter cost (banking fees) and simplicity: no need to trade exotic assets.
 
 
What instrument to buy/sell?
For each index, we indicate a possible "Underlying instrument". Those are ETF or eventually index fund that replicates the index. We don't use individual stocks to avoid inefficiencies of stock selection / stock-picking. Some other good reasons are detailed on the efficient market theory.
 
 
What if (or when) the signal changes?
Call/connect your broker/banker and give him the trade orders!

If the signal goes from "Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)" to "Bearish Trend (Sell Signal)", tell him to SELL (or even "short") your positions.
If the signal goes from "Bearish Trend (Sell Signal)" to "Bullish Trend (Buy Signal)", tell him to BUY some positions.
 
 
 
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