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The Momentum of Now
(75800796)

Created by: Danny Danny
Started: 08/2012
Stocks
Last trade: 4 days ago

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Subscription terms. Subscriptions to this system cost $50.00 per month.

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22.8%
Annual Return (Compounded)

Rate of Return Calculations

Overview

To comply with NFA regulations, we display Cumulative Rate of Return for strategies with a track record of less than one year. For strategies with longer track records, we display Annualized (Compounded) Rate of Return.

How Annualized (Compounded) Rate of Return is calculated

= ((Ending_equity / Starting_equity) ^ (1 / age_in_years)) - 1

Remember that, following NFA requirements, strategy subscription costs and estimated commissions are included in marked-to-market equity calculations.

All results are hypothetical.

(24.1%)
Max Drawdown
1765
Num Trades
34.6%
Win Trades
1.4 : 1
Profit Factor
54.7%
Win Months
Hypothetical Monthly Returns (includes system fee and Typical Broker commissions and fees)
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYTD
2012                                                 +3.9%+7.6%+1.0%+1.6%(0.4%)+14.1%
2013+13.8%+0.7%+9.1%(1.6%)+0.1%(5.4%)(2.6%)(2.3%)+22.0%+8.2%+20.9%(0.5%)+75.9%
2014+10.3%(2.2%)(2.2%)(3%)+1.4%(1.2%)(8.4%)+4.2%(0.6%)+2.8%+3.2%+2.5%+5.6%
2015(1.2%)+7.0%+4.6%(5.4%)+20.3%+2.7%+17.4%(4.1%)+3.6%(1.8%)+2.6%+1.8%+54.4%
2016(0.2%)(4.8%)(5.3%)+3.8%(3.9%)+3.4%(0.5%)+0.7%+1.8%+0.5%+9.2%(2.4%)+1.3%
2017(2%)+8.6%+1.0%+5.3%+10.4%(7.2%)+6.9%+6.6%+2.7%+2.6%(3%)(1.3%)+33.1%
2018+9.0%(1.4%)+1.2%(2.6%)+15.5%(2.2%)(5.6%)+7.9%(4.9%)(7.4%)(0.4%)+0.5%+7.4%
2019  -  +4.1%(3.9%)+3.2%  -  +2.2%+1.4%(2.7%)(2.9%)(0.7%)+0.3%+7.1%+7.8%
2020+2.5%(4.4%)+5.7%(2.4%)(3%)(0.1%)                                    (2%)

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Trading Record

This strategy has placed 2,800 trades in real-life brokerage accounts.

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Short
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Win
Loss
Both
Opened Date/TimeSymbolDescriptionSideQtyAvg PriceClosed Date/TimeAvg PriceDrawdownP/L
5/14/20 9:30 ZIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE V SHORT 341 28.52 5/28 9:30 30.67 0.19%
Trade id #129018560
Max drawdown($971)
Time5/26/20 0:00
Quant open341
Worst price31.37
Drawdown as % of equity-0.19%
($740)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $6.82
4/22/20 9:30 RCUS ARCUS BIOSCIENCES INC LONG 173 29.61 5/28 9:30 26.99 0.14%
Trade id #128688275
Max drawdown($743)
Time5/4/20 0:00
Quant open173
Worst price25.31
Drawdown as % of equity-0.14%
($456)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $3.46
5/21/20 9:30 TECH BIO-TECHNE CORP COMMON STOCK LONG 50 270.52 5/27 9:50 247.21 0.22%
Trade id #129128488
Max drawdown($1,084)
Time5/27/20 9:50
Quant open50
Worst price248.83
Drawdown as % of equity-0.22%
($1,167)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $1.00
5/12/20 9:30 DPST DIREXION DAILY REGIONAL BANKS BULL 3X SHORT 46 57.37 5/27 9:30 76.11 0.1%
Trade id #128978511
Max drawdown($484)
Time5/26/20 0:00
Quant open46
Worst price67.90
Drawdown as % of equity-0.10%
($863)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $0.92
5/11/20 9:30 BCO BRINK'S COMPANY SHORT 144 41.47 5/27 9:30 43.70 0.06%
Trade id #128958278
Max drawdown($308)
Time5/27/20 9:30
Quant open144
Worst price43.61
Drawdown as % of equity-0.06%
($324)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $2.88
5/7/20 9:30 WFC WELLS FARGO SHORT 321 25.59 5/27 9:30 27.86 0.14%
Trade id #128905224
Max drawdown($725)
Time5/27/20 9:30
Quant open321
Worst price27.85
Drawdown as % of equity-0.14%
($735)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $6.42
5/14/20 9:30 AAAU PERTH MINT PHYSICAL GOLD ETF LONG 1,930 17.14 5/27 9:30 16.90 0.04%
Trade id #129018581
Max drawdown($187)
Time5/26/20 0:00
Quant open1,930
Worst price17.04
Drawdown as % of equity-0.04%
($468)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
3/11/20 9:30 CORN TEUCRIUM CORN SHORT 2,989 13.91 5/27 9:30 12.02 0.04%
Trade id #127970985
Max drawdown($212)
Time3/11/20 10:15
Quant open2,989
Worst price13.98
Drawdown as % of equity-0.04%
$5,644
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/4/20 9:30 GOLD BARRICK GOLD CORP LONG 393 27.30 5/22 9:30 26.60 0.13%
Trade id #128853787
Max drawdown($685)
Time5/13/20 0:00
Quant open393
Worst price25.55
Drawdown as % of equity-0.13%
($283)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $7.86
4/30/20 9:30 NG NOVAGOLD RESOURCES LONG 678 12.11 5/22 9:30 11.53 0.19%
Trade id #128803088
Max drawdown($955)
Time5/13/20 0:00
Quant open678
Worst price10.70
Drawdown as % of equity-0.19%
($398)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/13/20 9:30 BRZU DIREXION DAILY BRAZIL BULL 2X SHORT 153 46.38 5/22 9:30 55.00 0.31%
Trade id #128998868
Max drawdown($1,597)
Time5/21/20 0:00
Quant open153
Worst price56.82
Drawdown as % of equity-0.31%
($1,322)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $3.06
4/28/20 9:30 REML CREDIT SUISSE X-LINKS MTHLY 2X LVGD MRTG SHORT 695 2.62 5/21 9:30 2.93 0.11%
Trade id #128767790
Max drawdown($555)
Time4/29/20 0:00
Quant open695
Worst price3.42
Drawdown as % of equity-0.11%
($220)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
4/22/20 9:30 VGIT VANGUARD INTERM-TM TREASURY ETF LONG 1,708 70.53 5/19 9:30 70.32 0.12%
Trade id #128688273
Max drawdown($597)
Time5/6/20 0:00
Quant open1,708
Worst price70.18
Drawdown as % of equity-0.12%
($364)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/14/20 9:30 DHC DIVERSIFIED HEALTHCARE TRUST COMMON SHARES OF BENE SHORT 1,451 2.52 5/19 9:30 3.07 0.18%
Trade id #129018590
Max drawdown($914)
Time5/18/20 0:00
Quant open1,451
Worst price3.15
Drawdown as % of equity-0.18%
($803)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/6/20 9:30 DFEN DIREXION DAILY AEROSPACE & DEFENSE BULL 3X SHORT 333 10.05 5/19 9:30 10.40 0.05%
Trade id #128888031
Max drawdown($256)
Time5/8/20 0:00
Quant open333
Worst price10.82
Drawdown as % of equity-0.05%
($124)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $6.66
5/12/20 9:30 RUSL DIREXION DAILY RUSSIA BULL 2X SHORT 488 13.54 5/19 9:30 14.34 0.08%
Trade id #128978504
Max drawdown($419)
Time5/18/20 0:00
Quant open488
Worst price14.40
Drawdown as % of equity-0.08%
($400)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $9.76
5/13/20 9:30 CAR AVIS BUDGET GROUP SHORT 281 12.34 5/19 9:30 14.84 0.14%
Trade id #128998874
Max drawdown($705)
Time5/18/20 0:00
Quant open281
Worst price14.85
Drawdown as % of equity-0.14%
($709)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.62
5/14/20 9:30 UUP INVESCO DB US DOLLAR INDEX LONG 3,056 27.19 5/19 9:30 26.93 0.14%
Trade id #129018551
Max drawdown($733)
Time5/18/20 0:00
Quant open3,056
Worst price26.95
Drawdown as % of equity-0.14%
($800)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/8/20 9:30 TMV DIREXION DAILY 20+ YR TRSY BEA SHORT 363 52.34 5/19 9:30 53.99 0.16%
Trade id #128924211
Max drawdown($827)
Time5/11/20 0:00
Quant open363
Worst price54.62
Drawdown as % of equity-0.16%
($606)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $7.26
5/12/20 9:30 MJ ETFMG ALTERNATIVE HARVEST ETF SHORT 1,173 11.87 5/18 9:30 12.61 0.17%
Trade id #128978509
Max drawdown($903)
Time5/18/20 9:30
Quant open1,173
Worst price12.64
Drawdown as % of equity-0.17%
($873)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/12/20 9:30 JNUG DIREXION DAILY JR GOLD BULL 2X SHORT 39 84.31 5/18 9:30 101.92 0.1%
Trade id #128978486
Max drawdown($533)
Time5/15/20 0:00
Quant open39
Worst price98.00
Drawdown as % of equity-0.10%
($688)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $0.78
4/17/20 9:30 CCXI CHEMOCENTRYX LONG 167 48.08 5/14 9:30 50.59 0.04%
Trade id #128620941
Max drawdown($235)
Time4/21/20 0:00
Quant open167
Worst price46.67
Drawdown as % of equity-0.04%
$417
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $3.34
4/20/20 9:30 ARVN ARVINAS INC. COMMON STOCK LONG 154 50.14 5/14 9:30 42.40 0.22%
Trade id #128649497
Max drawdown($1,156)
Time5/14/20 9:30
Quant open154
Worst price42.63
Drawdown as % of equity-0.22%
($1,195)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $3.08
5/11/20 9:30 ARNC ARCONIC CORP LONG 902 8.93 5/13 9:30 8.47 0.08%
Trade id #128958266
Max drawdown($387)
Time5/12/20 0:00
Quant open902
Worst price8.50
Drawdown as % of equity-0.08%
($420)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/7/20 9:30 EOLS EVOLUS INC. COMMON STOCK SHORT 1,355 4.21 5/12 9:30 4.30 0.05%
Trade id #128905218
Max drawdown($234)
Time5/11/20 0:00
Quant open1,355
Worst price4.38
Drawdown as % of equity-0.05%
($131)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/4/20 9:30 EDC DIREXION DAILY EMRG MKTS BULL SHORT 178 31.80 5/11 9:30 34.90 0.14%
Trade id #128853781
Max drawdown($713)
Time5/8/20 0:00
Quant open178
Worst price35.81
Drawdown as % of equity-0.14%
($556)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $3.56
4/21/20 9:30 ZIV VELOCITYSHARES DAILY INVERSE V SHORT 254 29.51 5/11 9:30 31.47 0.15%
Trade id #128671336
Max drawdown($779)
Time4/29/20 0:00
Quant open254
Worst price32.58
Drawdown as % of equity-0.15%
($503)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.08
5/5/20 9:30 ATRO ASTRONICS SHORT 548 8.03 5/11 9:30 8.79 0.1%
Trade id #128871489
Max drawdown($501)
Time5/8/20 0:00
Quant open548
Worst price8.94
Drawdown as % of equity-0.10%
($424)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
3/30/20 9:30 TMST TIMKENSTEEL CORP SHORT 1,316 3.31 5/11 9:30 3.07 0.04%
Trade id #128313702
Max drawdown($197)
Time4/7/20 0:00
Quant open1,316
Worst price3.46
Drawdown as % of equity-0.04%
$311
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00
5/6/20 9:30 CEPU CENTRAL PUERTO SA SHORT 2,340 2.13 5/8 9:30 2.53 0.17%
Trade id #128888024
Max drawdown($865)
Time5/8/20 9:30
Quant open2,340
Worst price2.50
Drawdown as % of equity-0.17%
($951)
Includes Typical Broker Commissions trade costs of $5.00

Statistics

  • Strategy began
    8/4/2012
  • Suggested Minimum Cap
    $35,000
  • Strategy Age (days)
    2857.49
  • Age
    95 months ago
  • What it trades
    Stocks
  • # Trades
    1765
  • # Profitable
    610
  • % Profitable
    34.60%
  • Avg trade duration
    28.2 days
  • Max peak-to-valley drawdown
    24.06%
  • drawdown period
    Jan 21, 2014 - Aug 04, 2014
  • Annual Return (Compounded)
    22.8%
  • Avg win
    $2,580
  • Avg loss
    $1,039
  • Model Account Values (Raw)
  • Cash
    $231,969
  • Margin Used
    $28,287
  • Buying Power
    $208,530
  • Ratios
  • W:L ratio
    1.42:1
  • Sharpe Ratio
    0.94
  • Sortino Ratio
    1.36
  • Calmar Ratio
    1.218
  • CORRELATION STATISTICS
  • Return of Strat Pcnt - Return of SP500 Pcnt (cumu)
    282.23%
  • Correlation to SP500
    0.11860
  • Return Percent SP500 (cumu) during strategy life
    118.86%
  • Return Statistics
  • Ann Return (w trading costs)
    22.8%
  • Slump
  • Current Slump as Pcnt Equity
    0.18%
  • Instruments
  • Percent Trades Futures
    n/a
  • Slump
  • Current Slump, time of slump as pcnt of strategy life
    0.25%
  • Instruments
  • Short Options - Percent Covered
    100.00%
  • Return Statistics
  • Return Pcnt (Compound or Annual, age-based, NFA compliant)
    0.228%
  • Instruments
  • Percent Trades Options
    n/a
  • Percent Trades Stocks
    1.00%
  • Percent Trades Forex
    n/a
  • Return Statistics
  • Ann Return (Compnd, No Fees)
    23.9%
  • Risk of Ruin (Monte-Carlo)
  • Chance of 10% account loss
    47.50%
  • Chance of 20% account loss
    23.50%
  • Chance of 30% account loss
    8.00%
  • Chance of 40% account loss
    2.00%
  • Chance of 100% account loss (Monte Carlo)
    100.00%
  • Chance of 70% account loss (Monte Carlo)
    n/a
  • Chance of 80% account loss (Monte Carlo)
    n/a
  • Chance of 60% account loss (Monte Carlo)
    n/a
  • Automation
  • Percentage Signals Automated
    n/a
  • Risk of Ruin (Monte-Carlo)
  • Chance of 90% account loss (Monte Carlo)
    n/a
  • Chance of 50% account loss
    1.00%
  • Popularity
  • Popularity (Today)
    827
  • Popularity (Last 6 weeks)
    978
  • Trading Style
  • Any stock shorts? 0/1
    1
  • Popularity
  • C2 Score
    834
  • Popularity (7 days, Percentile 1000 scale)
    920
  • Management
  • No Subs Allowed Flag (1: no subs)
    0
  • Strat abandoned?
    0
  • Trades-Own-System Certification
  • Trades Own System?
    -
  • TOS percent
    n/a
  • Win / Loss
  • Avg Loss
    $1,040
  • Avg Win
    $2,576
  • Sum Trade PL (losers)
    $1,200,090.000
  • AUM
  • AUM (AutoTrader num accounts)
    3
  • Age
  • Num Months filled monthly returns table
    94
  • Win / Loss
  • Sum Trade PL (winners)
    $1,574,060.000
  • # Winners
    611
  • Num Months Winners
    53
  • Dividends
  • Dividends Received in Model Acct
    61389
  • AUM
  • AUM (AutoTrader live capital)
    668088
  • Win / Loss
  • # Losers
    1154
  • % Winners
    34.6%
  • Frequency
  • Avg Position Time (mins)
    42371.80
  • Avg Position Time (hrs)
    706.20
  • Avg Trade Length
    29.4 days
  • Last Trade Ago
    2
  • Leverage
  • Daily leverage (average)
    1.65
  • Daily leverage (max)
    3.69
  • Regression
  • Alpha
    0.05
  • Beta
    0.13
  • Treynor Index
    0.44
  • Maximum Adverse Excursion (MAE)
  • MAE:Equity, average, all trades
    0.00
  • MAE:PL - Winning Trades - this strat Percentile of All Strats
    44.65
  • MAE:PL - worst single value for strategy
    -
  • MAE:PL - Losing Trades - this strat Percentile of All Strats
    17.95
  • MAE:PL (avg, winning trades)
    -
  • MAE:PL (avg, losing trades)
    -
  • MAE:PL (avg, all trades)
    -0.37
  • MAE:Equity, average, winning trades
    0.00
  • MAE:Equity, average, losing trades
    0.00
  • Avg(MAE) / Avg(PL) - All trades
    5.997
  • MAE:Equity, losing trades only, 95th Percentile Value for this strat
    -
  • MAE:Equity, win trades only, 95th Percentile Value for this strat
    -
  • MAE:Equity, 95th Percentile Value for this strat
    0.00
  • Avg(MAE) / Avg(PL) - Winning trades
    0.173
  • Avg(MAE) / Avg(PL) - Losing trades
    -1.163
  • Hold-and-Hope Ratio
    0.165
  • Analysis based on MONTHLY values, full history
  • RATIO STATISTICS
  • Ratio statistics of excess return rates
  • Statistics related to Sharpe ratio
  • Mean
    0.22022
  • SD
    0.22698
  • Sharpe ratio (Glass type estimate)
    0.97022
  • Sharpe ratio (Hedges UMVUE)
    0.96220
  • df
    91.00000
  • t
    2.68641
  • p
    0.00429
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    0.24595
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    1.68939
  • Lowerbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    0.24067
  • Upperbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    1.68373
  • Statistics related to Sortino ratio
  • Sortino ratio
    2.17883
  • Upside Potential Ratio
    3.97691
  • Upside part of mean
    0.40195
  • Downside part of mean
    -0.18173
  • Upside SD
    0.21162
  • Downside SD
    0.10107
  • N nonnegative terms
    53.00000
  • N negative terms
    39.00000
  • Statistics related to linear regression on benchmark
  • N of observations
    92.00000
  • Mean of predictor
    0.07637
  • Mean of criterion
    0.22022
  • SD of predictor
    0.15065
  • SD of criterion
    0.22698
  • Covariance
    0.00213
  • r
    0.06226
  • b (slope, estimate of beta)
    0.09381
  • a (intercept, estimate of alpha)
    0.21305
  • Mean Square Error
    0.05189
  • DF error
    90.00000
  • t(b)
    0.59182
  • p(b)
    0.27773
  • t(a)
    2.56213
  • p(a)
    0.00603
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    -0.22109
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.40870
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.04785
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.37825
  • Treynor index (mean / b)
    2.34757
  • Jensen alpha (a)
    0.21305
  • Ratio statistics of excess log return rates
  • Statistics related to Sharpe ratio
  • Mean
    0.19427
  • SD
    0.21566
  • Sharpe ratio (Glass type estimate)
    0.90082
  • Sharpe ratio (Hedges UMVUE)
    0.89338
  • df
    91.00000
  • t
    2.49426
  • p
    0.00721
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    0.17861
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    1.61826
  • Lowerbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    0.17372
  • Upperbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    1.61303
  • Statistics related to Sortino ratio
  • Sortino ratio
    1.85396
  • Upside Potential Ratio
    3.63531
  • Upside part of mean
    0.38093
  • Downside part of mean
    -0.18666
  • Upside SD
    0.19537
  • Downside SD
    0.10479
  • N nonnegative terms
    53.00000
  • N negative terms
    39.00000
  • Statistics related to linear regression on benchmark
  • N of observations
    92.00000
  • Mean of predictor
    0.06446
  • Mean of criterion
    0.19427
  • SD of predictor
    0.15415
  • SD of criterion
    0.21566
  • Covariance
    0.00212
  • r
    0.06376
  • b (slope, estimate of beta)
    0.08921
  • a (intercept, estimate of alpha)
    0.18852
  • Mean Square Error
    0.04683
  • DF error
    90.00000
  • t(b)
    0.60614
  • p(b)
    0.27297
  • t(a)
    2.39442
  • p(a)
    0.00936
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    -0.20318
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.38159
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.03210
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.34493
  • Treynor index (mean / b)
    2.17771
  • Jensen alpha (a)
    0.18852
  • Risk estimates for a one-period unit investment (parametric)
  • assuming log normal returns and losses (using central moments from Sharpe statistics)
  • VaR(95%)
    0.08260
  • Expected Shortfall on VaR
    0.10592
  • assuming Pareto losses only (using partial moments from Sortino statistics)
  • VaR(95%)
    0.03163
  • Expected Shortfall on VaR
    0.06137
  • ORDER STATISTICS
  • Quartiles of return rates
  • Number of observations
    92.00000
  • Minimum
    0.89129
  • Quartile 1
    0.97791
  • Median
    1.01804
  • Quartile 3
    1.04729
  • Maximum
    1.27878
  • Mean of quarter 1
    0.95168
  • Mean of quarter 2
    0.99479
  • Mean of quarter 3
    1.03384
  • Mean of quarter 4
    1.10240
  • Inter Quartile Range
    0.06938
  • Number outliers low
    0.00000
  • Percentage of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Mean of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Number of outliers high
    4.00000
  • Percentage of outliers high
    0.04348
  • Mean of outliers high
    1.22021
  • Risk estimates for a one-period unit investment (based on Ex
  • Extreme Value Index (moments method)
    0.21110
  • VaR(95%) (moments method)
    0.05024
  • Expected Shortfall (moments method)
    0.07675
  • Extreme Value Index (regression method)
    0.08100
  • VaR(95%) (regression method)
    0.04939
  • Expected Shortfall (regression method)
    0.06901
  • DRAW DOWN STATISTICS
  • Quartiles of draw downs
  • Number of observations
    13.00000
  • Minimum
    0.00377
  • Quartile 1
    0.02099
  • Median
    0.04039
  • Quartile 3
    0.11403
  • Maximum
    0.16901
  • Mean of quarter 1
    0.01292
  • Mean of quarter 2
    0.03641
  • Mean of quarter 3
    0.08995
  • Mean of quarter 4
    0.14898
  • Inter Quartile Range
    0.09304
  • Number outliers low
    0.00000
  • Percentage of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Mean of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Number of outliers high
    0.00000
  • Percentage of outliers high
    0.00000
  • Mean of outliers high
    0.00000
  • Risk estimates based on draw downs (based on Extreme Value T
  • Extreme Value Index (moments method)
    -3.03640
  • VaR(95%) (moments method)
    0.15347
  • Expected Shortfall (moments method)
    0.15376
  • Extreme Value Index (regression method)
    -0.63735
  • VaR(95%) (regression method)
    0.16554
  • Expected Shortfall (regression method)
    0.17538
  • COMBINED STATISTICS
  • Annualized return (arithmetic extrapolation)
    0.58596
  • Compounded annual return (geometric extrapolation)
    0.24879
  • Calmar ratio (compounded annual return / max draw down)
    1.47206
  • Compounded annual return / average of 25% largest draw downs
    1.66998
  • Compounded annual return / Expected Shortfall lognormal
    2.34884
  • 0.00000
  • 0.00000
  • Analysis based on DAILY values, full history
  • RATIO STATISTICS
  • Ratio statistics of excess return rates
  • Statistics related to Sharpe ratio
  • Mean
    0.20297
  • SD
    0.17030
  • Sharpe ratio (Glass type estimate)
    1.19184
  • Sharpe ratio (Hedges UMVUE)
    1.19140
  • df
    2029.00000
  • t
    3.31752
  • p
    0.00046
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    0.48663
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    1.89679
  • Lowerbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    0.48632
  • Upperbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    1.89648
  • Statistics related to Sortino ratio
  • Sortino ratio
    1.73500
  • Upside Potential Ratio
    8.96084
  • Upside part of mean
    1.04830
  • Downside part of mean
    -0.84532
  • Upside SD
    0.12434
  • Downside SD
    0.11699
  • N nonnegative terms
    1128.00000
  • N negative terms
    902.00000
  • Statistics related to linear regression on benchmark
  • N of observations
    2030.00000
  • Mean of predictor
    0.08706
  • Mean of criterion
    0.20297
  • SD of predictor
    0.16785
  • SD of criterion
    0.17030
  • Covariance
    0.00337
  • r
    0.11791
  • b (slope, estimate of beta)
    0.11963
  • a (intercept, estimate of alpha)
    0.19300
  • Mean Square Error
    0.02861
  • DF error
    2028.00000
  • t(b)
    5.34731
  • p(b)
    0.00000
  • t(a)
    3.16700
  • p(a)
    0.00078
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.07576
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.16351
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.07332
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.31180
  • Treynor index (mean / b)
    1.69660
  • Jensen alpha (a)
    0.19256
  • Ratio statistics of excess log return rates
  • Statistics related to Sharpe ratio
  • Mean
    0.18837
  • SD
    0.17042
  • Sharpe ratio (Glass type estimate)
    1.10532
  • Sharpe ratio (Hedges UMVUE)
    1.10492
  • df
    2029.00000
  • t
    3.07672
  • p
    0.00106
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    0.40025
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    1.81015
  • Lowerbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    0.39997
  • Upperbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    1.80986
  • Statistics related to Sortino ratio
  • Sortino ratio
    1.58978
  • Upside Potential Ratio
    8.78189
  • Upside part of mean
    1.04057
  • Downside part of mean
    -0.85220
  • Upside SD
    0.12298
  • Downside SD
    0.11849
  • N nonnegative terms
    1128.00000
  • N negative terms
    902.00000
  • Statistics related to linear regression on benchmark
  • N of observations
    2030.00000
  • Mean of predictor
    0.07288
  • Mean of criterion
    0.18837
  • SD of predictor
    0.16854
  • SD of criterion
    0.17042
  • Covariance
    0.00339
  • r
    0.11804
  • b (slope, estimate of beta)
    0.11936
  • a (intercept, estimate of alpha)
    0.17967
  • Mean Square Error
    0.02865
  • DF error
    2028.00000
  • t(b)
    5.35318
  • p(b)
    0.00000
  • t(a)
    2.95350
  • p(a)
    0.00159
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.07563
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.16309
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.06037
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.29898
  • Treynor index (mean / b)
    1.57817
  • Jensen alpha (a)
    0.17967
  • Risk estimates for a one-period unit investment (parametric)
  • assuming log normal returns and losses (using central moments from Sharpe statistics)
  • VaR(95%)
    0.01646
  • Expected Shortfall on VaR
    0.02077
  • assuming Pareto losses only (using partial moments from Sortino statistics)
  • VaR(95%)
    0.00682
  • Expected Shortfall on VaR
    0.01415
  • ORDER STATISTICS
  • Quartiles of return rates
  • Number of observations
    2030.00000
  • Minimum
    0.93891
  • Quartile 1
    0.99640
  • Median
    1.00087
  • Quartile 3
    1.00568
  • Maximum
    1.05556
  • Mean of quarter 1
    0.98849
  • Mean of quarter 2
    0.99892
  • Mean of quarter 3
    1.00295
  • Mean of quarter 4
    1.01317
  • Inter Quartile Range
    0.00928
  • Number outliers low
    90.00000
  • Percentage of outliers low
    0.04433
  • Mean of outliers low
    0.97411
  • Number of outliers high
    84.00000
  • Percentage of outliers high
    0.04138
  • Mean of outliers high
    1.02668
  • Risk estimates for a one-period unit investment (based on Ex
  • Extreme Value Index (moments method)
    0.29414
  • VaR(95%) (moments method)
    0.01067
  • Expected Shortfall (moments method)
    0.01849
  • Extreme Value Index (regression method)
    0.12929
  • VaR(95%) (regression method)
    0.01072
  • Expected Shortfall (regression method)
    0.01635
  • DRAW DOWN STATISTICS
  • Quartiles of draw downs
  • Number of observations
    65.00000
  • Minimum
    0.00007
  • Quartile 1
    0.00341
  • Median
    0.01360
  • Quartile 3
    0.03963
  • Maximum
    0.19820
  • Mean of quarter 1
    0.00176
  • Mean of quarter 2
    0.00842
  • Mean of quarter 3
    0.02456
  • Mean of quarter 4
    0.10986
  • Inter Quartile Range
    0.03622
  • Number outliers low
    0.00000
  • Percentage of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Mean of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Number of outliers high
    7.00000
  • Percentage of outliers high
    0.10769
  • Mean of outliers high
    0.15595
  • Risk estimates based on draw downs (based on Extreme Value T
  • Extreme Value Index (moments method)
    -1.15662
  • VaR(95%) (moments method)
    0.09767
  • Expected Shortfall (moments method)
    0.10352
  • Extreme Value Index (regression method)
    -0.56478
  • VaR(95%) (regression method)
    0.08824
  • Expected Shortfall (regression method)
    0.09976
  • COMBINED STATISTICS
  • Annualized return (arithmetic extrapolation)
    0.56050
  • Compounded annual return (geometric extrapolation)
    0.24145
  • Calmar ratio (compounded annual return / max draw down)
    1.21821
  • Compounded annual return / average of 25% largest draw downs
    2.19785
  • Compounded annual return / Expected Shortfall lognormal
    11.62360
  • 0.00000
  • 0.00000
  • Analysis based on DAILY values, last 6 months only
  • RATIO STATISTICS
  • Ratio statistics of excess return rates
  • Statistics related to Sharpe ratio
  • Mean
    0.06482
  • SD
    0.13442
  • Sharpe ratio (Glass type estimate)
    0.48222
  • Sharpe ratio (Hedges UMVUE)
    0.47943
  • df
    130.00000
  • t
    0.34098
  • p
    0.48505
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    -2.29105
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    3.25380
  • Lowerbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    -2.29299
  • Upperbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    3.25185
  • Statistics related to Sortino ratio
  • Sortino ratio
    0.65799
  • Upside Potential Ratio
    7.93551
  • Upside part of mean
    0.78174
  • Downside part of mean
    -0.71692
  • Upside SD
    0.09078
  • Downside SD
    0.09851
  • N nonnegative terms
    75.00000
  • N negative terms
    56.00000
  • Statistics related to linear regression on benchmark
  • N of observations
    131.00000
  • Mean of predictor
    0.00035
  • Mean of criterion
    0.06482
  • SD of predictor
    0.44429
  • SD of criterion
    0.13442
  • Covariance
    -0.00228
  • r
    -0.03814
  • b (slope, estimate of beta)
    -0.01154
  • a (intercept, estimate of alpha)
    0.06482
  • Mean Square Error
    0.01818
  • DF error
    129.00000
  • t(b)
    -0.43349
  • p(b)
    0.52427
  • t(a)
    0.33994
  • p(a)
    0.48096
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    -0.06420
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.04113
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    -0.31247
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.44211
  • Treynor index (mean / b)
    -5.61754
  • Jensen alpha (a)
    0.06482
  • Ratio statistics of excess log return rates
  • Statistics related to Sharpe ratio
  • Mean
    0.05581
  • SD
    0.13476
  • Sharpe ratio (Glass type estimate)
    0.41417
  • Sharpe ratio (Hedges UMVUE)
    0.41178
  • df
    130.00000
  • t
    0.29286
  • p
    0.48716
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    -2.35882
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for Sharpe Ratio
    3.18571
  • Lowerbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    -2.36048
  • Upperbound of 95% CI (Gibbons, Hedeker & Davis approximation
    3.18403
  • Statistics related to Sortino ratio
  • Sortino ratio
    0.56049
  • Upside Potential Ratio
    7.80887
  • Upside part of mean
    0.77758
  • Downside part of mean
    -0.72176
  • Upside SD
    0.09009
  • Downside SD
    0.09958
  • N nonnegative terms
    75.00000
  • N negative terms
    56.00000
  • Statistics related to linear regression on benchmark
  • N of observations
    131.00000
  • Mean of predictor
    -0.09847
  • Mean of criterion
    0.05581
  • SD of predictor
    0.44747
  • SD of criterion
    0.13476
  • Covariance
    -0.00230
  • r
    -0.03820
  • b (slope, estimate of beta)
    -0.01150
  • a (intercept, estimate of alpha)
    0.05468
  • Mean Square Error
    0.01827
  • DF error
    129.00000
  • t(b)
    -0.43413
  • p(b)
    0.52431
  • t(a)
    0.28600
  • p(a)
    0.48398
  • VAR (95 Confidence Intrvl)
    0.01600
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    -0.06392
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for beta
    0.04092
  • Lowerbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    -0.32359
  • Upperbound of 95% confidence interval for alpha
    0.43295
  • Treynor index (mean / b)
    -4.85212
  • Jensen alpha (a)
    0.05468
  • Risk estimates for a one-period unit investment (parametric)
  • assuming log normal returns and losses (using central moments from Sharpe statistics)
  • VaR(95%)
    0.01339
  • Expected Shortfall on VaR
    0.01681
  • assuming Pareto losses only (using partial moments from Sortino statistics)
  • VaR(95%)
    0.00564
  • Expected Shortfall on VaR
    0.01174
  • ORDER STATISTICS
  • Quartiles of return rates
  • Number of observations
    131.00000
  • Minimum
    0.96290
  • Quartile 1
    0.99633
  • Median
    1.00071
  • Quartile 3
    1.00408
  • Maximum
    1.02642
  • Mean of quarter 1
    0.99033
  • Mean of quarter 2
    0.99914
  • Mean of quarter 3
    1.00241
  • Mean of quarter 4
    1.00959
  • Inter Quartile Range
    0.00775
  • Number outliers low
    3.00000
  • Percentage of outliers low
    0.02290
  • Mean of outliers low
    0.97150
  • Number of outliers high
    3.00000
  • Percentage of outliers high
    0.02290
  • Mean of outliers high
    1.02252
  • Risk estimates for a one-period unit investment (based on Ex
  • Extreme Value Index (moments method)
    0.27856
  • VaR(95%) (moments method)
    0.00965
  • Expected Shortfall (moments method)
    0.01605
  • Extreme Value Index (regression method)
    0.04934
  • VaR(95%) (regression method)
    0.00942
  • Expected Shortfall (regression method)
    0.01328
  • DRAW DOWN STATISTICS
  • Quartiles of draw downs
  • Number of observations
    8.00000
  • Minimum
    0.00158
  • Quartile 1
    0.00426
  • Median
    0.00930
  • Quartile 3
    0.03363
  • Maximum
    0.08435
  • Mean of quarter 1
    0.00209
  • Mean of quarter 2
    0.00517
  • Mean of quarter 3
    0.02219
  • Mean of quarter 4
    0.06247
  • Inter Quartile Range
    0.02937
  • Number outliers low
    0.00000
  • Percentage of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Mean of outliers low
    0.00000
  • Number of outliers high
    1.00000
  • Percentage of outliers high
    0.12500
  • Mean of outliers high
    0.08435
  • Risk estimates based on draw downs (based on Extreme Value T
  • Extreme Value Index (moments method)
    0.00000
  • VaR(95%) (moments method)
    0.00000
  • Expected Shortfall (moments method)
    0.00000
  • Extreme Value Index (regression method)
    0.00000
  • VaR(95%) (regression method)
    0.00000
  • Last 4 Months - Pcnt Negative
    0.75%
  • Expected Shortfall (regression method)
    0.00000
  • Strat Max DD how much worse than SP500 max DD during strat life?
    -293743000
  • Max Equity Drawdown (num days)
    195
  • COMBINED STATISTICS
  • Annualized return (arithmetic extrapolation)
    0.08550
  • Compounded annual return (geometric extrapolation)
    0.08732
  • Calmar ratio (compounded annual return / max draw down)
    1.03525
  • Compounded annual return / average of 25% largest draw downs
    1.39779
  • Compounded annual return / Expected Shortfall lognormal
    5.19416

Strategy Description

Combines the art of trading the most explosive breakouts the market has to offer with the science of turtle trader position sizing and risk management.


What to expect:

Every day, I run stock scans that comb through 10,000 stocks to find just one or two that are ready to move right now.

I also use a sophisticated risk management strategy that was developed by William Eckhardt, who taught a group of traders now known as The Turtles.

The system buys strong, liquid US stocks and ETFs, and short sells the weakest. Losses are cut very short, which contributes to a lower win rate.

For more information on my trading style, please visit Twitter.com/ChartingTrends


Frequently asked questions:

Does this system need to be auto-traded?

No. All signals will be sent out after the market has closed, mostly on the weekends, so you should have time to enter the trades manually in the evening or in the morning before the market opens.


Do you short stocks?

Yes.


Do you use leverage?

Rarely, but yes during strongly trending markets.


Do you use stops?

Yes. All signals come with a stop loss order attached.


How has the system performed during backtesting?

My system is not an algorithm or black box. It is a rules based, discretionary strategy that I have developed through 10 years of intensive study.


What will happen during bear markets?

I can short stocks and ETFs, so the system is not dependant on a rising stock market. The system is more likely to struggle during a choppy, range bound market.

Summary Statistics

Strategy began
2012-08-04
Suggested Minimum Capital
$35,000
Rank at C2 
#98
# Trades
1765
# Profitable
610
% Profitable
34.6%
Net Dividends
Correlation S&P500
0.119
Sharpe Ratio
0.94
Sortino Ratio
1.36
Beta
0.13
Alpha
0.05
Leverage
1.65 Average
3.69 Maximum
Summary
Higher leverage = greater risk.

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Example of calculation:
The Strategy buys 100 shares of stock at $12 per share.
The Model Account equity during that day is $5,000.
The leverage is: $1200 / $5,000 = 0.24

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In addition, certain asset classes are inherently more leveraged than others. For example, futures contracts are highly leveraged. Forex positions are often even more leveraged than futures.

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