Welcome to TrendInvestorPro
Articles to Get you Started
This page provides an overview of my philosophy, the analysis tools that I use, the commentary schedule and the offerings on the premium page. Focusing on ETFs, TrendinvestorPro offers an objective and systematic approach to the analysis process. Note that there are three possibilities when we analyze a chart
ETFs lost their low drawdown edge in 2022 as the strategies drawdowns exceeded expectations. Traders use relative performance to find stocks that are outperforming the broader market. Relative performance is also important for evaluating trading strategies. A strategy with a relatively high drawdown should deliver
ETF Liquidity Considerations – Volume, Dollar-Volume, Liquidity of Holdings, Bid-Ask Spread and Liquidity Grades (Premium)
There are two things to consider for ETF liquidity. First, there is the actual trading volume for the ETF. Second, there is the trading volume for the holdings in the ETF. Hat-tip to Joe H. for enlightening me on this aspect. An ETF with relatively low trading volume can
A Dozen Books that Influenced my Analysis Process, Understanding of Markets and Trading Mindset (Free)
While there are too many influences to list in one post, this commentary features a dozen books that helped me over the years. These books cover technical analysis, trend-momentum strategies, insights from great traders and the mindset required to stay in the game.
Introducing two chart lists: a Master ETF list with over 200 ETFs and a focused All Weather list with 50 ETFs. Chartists looking for a wide array of industry group, commodity and international ETFs can turn to the Master list. Chartists looking for focus
Dividends may seem like harmless add-ons when it comes to price data, but they can have big effects over time. The biggest problem is that dividend adjustments create artificial prices that do not reflect reality at the time of the actual trade. There are also short-term problems as moving average values, price highs and price lows also shift after an adjustment.
Breadth indicators are also referred to as market internals. As the “vital signs” for an index or sector, breadth indicators reflect aggregate performance for the individual components. As such, breadth indicators can provide leading signals by strengthening before a bottom or weakening ahead of a top. After all, the whole is only as good as the sum of the parts