Enter a symbol:
Toronto= :CA

You are here :  Home > Forum
September 20, 2019, 07:29:30 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: You have to register again even if you are already a member of the Super Stock Picker.
   Home   Help Search Login Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
Author Topic: MTI struggling during volatile times  (Read 11705 times)
Jr. Member

Karma: 0
Posts: 9

« on: July 21, 2010, 02:59:03 PM »

Last 5 trading days:


Today it looks like it will flip to down again if TSX closes below 11554.95 (currently 11480.54).

Anyone using the "+" Porfolios still strictly following the MTI buys and sells?

If the market is becoming more volatile in the long run then MTI may provide a diminished value due to commissions adding up from the frequent trades. Thoughts?
Hero Member

Karma: 2
Posts: 360

« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2010, 04:49:06 PM »

I tend to look at individual stocks but when the indicator is down I am more picky and set tighter stops. Shouldn't really be trading at all during these summer doldrums. It's difficult to make a buck and easy to lose many.
Full Member

Karma: 0
Posts: 23

« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2010, 09:18:26 PM »

Yeah there have been some bad wipsaws the last few weeks. That is the bad part of following a market timing system. I am still following the the MTI. I think of it as insurance to get me out of a bad selloff, and get me in on a good rally.
  The purpose of these portfolio's and mti is to take away investor emotion. The long term results show's that these portfolio's beat the market by a large amount.  The TSX was at 14,000 3 years ago and now its around 11,500 so its alright that the ssp portfolio's are a bit flat. I'll keep following the system and wait for the next big or even small rally. I would be very happy with a 25%-30% gain this year. Smiley

Pages: [1]   Go Up
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Copyright ©2004-2019 Agnosoft