Jun 8, 2017

“Putting on the Breaks” Leads 12 Algos, 8 Long: Holly Morning Huddle

Written by Katie Gomez

“Putting on the Breaks” Leads The Daily Regime of Optimized Algorithms

Good morning.  Putting on the Breaks, today’s high performing algorithm, headlines the Holly Morning Huddle Report.

As of today, Thursday, June 8, 2017, the return from my trading performance since January 1 stands at +50.0 accumulated profit points vs the benchmark SPY’s performance of +20.0 points over the same period. On Wednesday my performance was higher +1.8 in Risk-Off mode (shown above). Risk-Off mode is where trades are not extended and exits are bounded by predetermined time in trade limits absent other reasons to exit (e.g., price target or stop loss reached, etc.) On Wednesday. the SPY was up +.5. My Risk-On mode, which extends the holding period for trades until the day’s close, was up +3.0 points.

13 stocks traded yesterday: 13 long stocks traded in the following sectors. 7/13 were in the Manufacturing sector.

Symbol L/S Sector Sub Industry
ASUR L Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Computer Systems Design and Related Services
AWI L Construction Flooring Contractors
CYRX L Manufacturing Polystyrene Foam Product Manufacturing
CWST L Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Waste Collection
OZRK L Finance and Insurance Commercial Banking
EWBC L Finance and Insurance Commercial Banking
BKU L Finance and Insurance Savings Institutions
TPX L Manufacturing Mattress Manufacturing
CC L Manufacturing All Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
BMY L Manufacturing Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
MU L Manufacturing Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
CLVS L Manufacturing Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
ATHM L Information Internet Publishing and Broadcasting and Web Search Portals

Today’s a new day and I am prepared for the market open with 12 themes/strategies I determined overnight will best match what the market throws at us. I may or may not use all these intraday strategies depending on whether or not all the criteria for each are satisfied.

Of these 12 strategies selected today 8 are Long, bullish in outlook. 4 are Short, bearish in outlook. Ready for anything. The Putting on the Breaks strategy, in the list below, has the highest Win % heading into the Open based on optimized, backtested scenarios.

Here are the algos:

No. Test Win% Strategy L/S
1 56.9 Alpha Predator Long
2 71.9 Downward Dog Short
3 62.5 Little Big Guy Long
4 65.3 Looking for Bounce Long
5 59.3 Nickelback Long
6 68.3 No Fear Short Here Short
7 73.6 Putting on the Breaks Short
8 61.4 Strong Stock Pulling Back Long
9 61.2 Sunrise Mover Long
10 64.2 Tailwind Long
11 60.5 Topping Formation Short
12 53.5 Wake Up Call Long

Have a great morning. See you in the markets!

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Best regards,


Investment Discovery Engineer, Virtual Analyst

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