CBA – Quick test drive

Inspiration strategy: http://empiritrage.com/2013/01/21/correlation-based-allocation/ Quoted from Empiritrage.com:“We propose a model that is designed to identify bull-market and bear-market regimes. We examine correlation between stocks and bonds as a signal. Our hypothesis is that negative correlation between long bonds and stocks represents a bear-market regime, and a positive, or non-existent correlation, reflects a bull market regime.The model calculates …

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Connors RSI – Part 1

One of the readers of this blog, Mark, alerted me to a new indicator/system published from Connors/Alvarez : The ConnorsRSI. What is the ConnorsRSI? It consists of three components:a. Short term Relative Strength, i.e., RSI(3).b. Counting consecutive up and down days (streaks) and “normalizing” the data using RSI(streak,2). The result is a bounded, 0-100  indicator.c. Magnitude of the move …

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Better than mean-reversion? An Adaptive Multi-Strategy System

Mean reversion strategies have been very popular since 2009. They have performed exceptionally well for the past 10 years, performing well even during the 2008-09 bear market. Different versions have been popularized, notably by Larry Connors and Cezar Alvarez (previous post) as well as many others in the blog-o-spere such as David Varadi of CSS analytics (DV2) and Michael Stokes @ MarketSci. …

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