Enhancing Harry Browne’s Permanent Portfolio strategy

First published at Logical-Invest.com What is the Permanent Portfolio by Harry Browne Harry Browne’s intention was to find a solution for the money “you need to take care of you for the rest of your life”. He called it the Permanent Portfolio because he believed that once an investor sets it up, they never have …

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Intro to rules based Investing – Why follow an investment strategy?

1. Basics What is rules based Investing? In rules-based-investing we define a clear set of rules. These rules comprise an investment strategy. Here is an example strategy: “At the first day of the month, look at the performance of bonds versus stocks by calulating the 3-month performances of two exchange traded funds, SPY (the SPDR …

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7 Winning Trading Systems Reviewed – Pt. 3: RSI 25 75

Read pt.1 REad pt.2 Back in 2009 Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez published several short term trading systems in their book “High Probability ETF Trading”. They described 7 mean reverting strategies.  What happens, then once a strategy becomes public domain? Do they loose their edge? All tests are performed on a set of 20 ETFs: DIA,EEM,EFA,EWH,EWJ,EWT,EWZ,FXI,GLD,ILF,IWM,IYR,QQQQ,SPY,XHB,XLB,XLE,XLF,XLI,XLV …

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7 Winning Trading Systems Reviewed – Pt. 2: MDD / MDU

Back in 2009 Larry Connors and Cesar Alvarez published several short term trading systems in their book “High Probability ETF Trading”. They described 7 mean reverting strategies. What happens, then once a strategy becomes public domain? Do they loose their edge?All tests are performed on a set of 20 ETFs:DIA,EEM,EFA,EWH,EWJ,EWT,EWZ,FXI,GLD,ILF,IWM,IYR,QQQQ,SPY,XHB,XLB,XLE,XLF,XLI,XLVTthe strategy can hold  up to 10 ETFs …

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