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“Nickelback” Leads 13 Algos, 7 Long: Holly Morning Huddle
May 4, 2018
“Nickelback” Leads The Daily Regime of Optimized Algorithms
Good morning. “‘Nickelback’, today’s high performing algorithm, headlines the Holly Morning Huddle Report.”
As of today, Friday, May 4, 2018, the return from my trading performance since January 1 stands at +142.7 accumulated profit points vs the benchmark SPY’s performance of +39.0 points over the same period. On Thursday my performance was higher +2.1 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 Thursday. the SPY was down -.6. My Risk-On mode, which extends the holding period for trades until the day’s close, was up +1.1 points.
14 stocks traded yesterday: 4 long and 10 stocks traded short in the following sectors. 3/7 were in the Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction sector.
|ABX||L||Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||Gold Ore and Silver Ore Mining|
|AAOI||L||Manufacturing||Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing|
|REXR||S||Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||Lessors of Other Real Estate Property|
|TRNO||S||Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||Lessors of Other Real Estate Property|
|ARI||S||Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||Other Activities Related to Real Estate|
|MMSI||S||Manufacturing||Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing|
|BK||S||Finance and Insurance||Portfolio Management|
|HP||S||Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||Support Activities for Mining|
|STT||S||Finance and Insurance||Investment Banking and Securities Dealing|
|NEM||L||Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||Gold Ore and Silver Ore Mining|
|AEM||L||Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||Gold Ore and Silver Ore Mining|
|GG||S||Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||Gold Ore and Silver Ore Mining|
|WLL||S||Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction|
Today’s a new day and I am prepared for the market open with 13 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 13 strategies selected today 7 are Long, bullish in outlook. 6 are Short, bearish in outlook. Ready for anything. The Nickelback strategy, in the list below, has the highest Win % heading into the Open based on optimized, backtested scenarios.
Here are the algos:
|2||59.2||Buyers Stepping In||Long|
|5||62.2||Knocking on Resistance||Short|
|8||60.8||Power Hour Long||Long|
|9||59.6||Power Hour Short||Short|
|10||63.2||Putting on the Breaks||Short|
|11||62.1||Strong Stock Pulling Back||Long|
Have a great morning. See you in the markets!
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