Broad market timing is important because the state of the stock market is the single biggest influence on stocks and stock-based ETFs. The odds are in our favor during bull markets and stacked against us during bear markets.
This article covers the indicators and signals for a trend-rank strategy to trade the 50 ETFs in the All Weather List. The Composite Breadth Model defines market conditions, the Trend Composite identifies the trend and StockClose provides the rank. We show performance metrics for this strategy and provide a signal table.
The stock market is quite mixed at the moment. The Composite Breadth Model is negative and the 5-day SMA for the S&P 500 is below the 200-day SMA. The percentage of stocks above the 200-day SMA indicators, however, are showing strength within the broader market because they are above 50%. SPY is nearing a moment