WB Trend Following Cup and Handle

Weibo is a classic example of a GREAT Trade. First off Weibo was fundamentally strong

You can see the classic cup and handle breakout on WB

Furthermore depending on what type of trend following investor you could have added to your position. When pyramiding is only important to be prudent. Would not suggest […]

EU economy and gold trend

EU economy and gold trend

Since the Brexit vote, the European Union has remained fragile economically with fears of possible future exits. After a successful Brexit vote countries such as Denmark, France and the Netherlands are feared that they may also initiate exit processes from the EU. This definitely puts the EU at a very […]

The Presidential Election & Volatility & Trend Following

A colleague sent me his update on his trading and included his views on the potential volatility with it’s impact on Trend following due to the US Elections…

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION This is probably the most interesting and unpredictable presidential election in our lifetime. It will come down to who will win Florida, Ohio, N. Carolina, […]

Trend Following Leading Stocks AHS

In this recent example of a leading stock AHS for Trend Following

You will notice there are two entries at two occasions. The two entries are a W pattern and a Livermore shake out plus 3. The W pattern is a low and a lower low and look to buy the high of the […]

Hitting New Equity Highs and Then…. Trend Following

August has not bee overly kind to trend following CTAs, myself included.I finally after a long struggle was hitting new highs in equity. I told one of my potential investors, it does not mean anything as this is a long struggle and similar to a marathon. Trend following takes a very strong mindset based on […]

Trend Following Indicator For Metastock

I have been receiving numerous requests for my Trend Following Indicator. It is coded for Metastock. I have been a metastock user since 1994. I have not found another platform as easy to use as Metastock…

You can note the coloring showing trends all based on moving averages.


Paul Tudor Jones- Firings – Trend Following

Yesterday on CNBC there was a piece about Paul Tudor Jones laying off approximately 20% of his staff.

The question that pops into my mind is it that Paul Tudor Jones is just too big…or have the markets just been too tough. In all of my career, I have never had such a rough […]

Rothschild Buys Gold and Sells shares- Trend Following

Lord Rothschild who is the chairman of RIT Capital Partners, is rather pessimistic on the financial markets and has moved to reduce the trust’s exposure to quoted equities from 55 per cent to 44 per cent since the start of the year.

Some of the proceeds have been used to buy gold and other precious […]

China ETF Trend Following

The old saying I say all the time…you want to buy the strongest. Chinese ETFs currently are the strongest based on Relative strength. This is confirmed by the moving averages. One could simply buy the breakout…in this case 70 day high…filtered by being above moving averages. The stops also can be moving averages or average […]

Taking Trades You Think will Not Work- Trend Following

I know this first hand….Taking Trades You Think will Not Work Been there and over the years have grown from it. I hear it all the time from traders and trend followers who use an automated algo systematic way of trading.

One must realize as I realized…that we do not know the future….that anything […]