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“Downward Dog” Leads 21 Algos, 7 Short: Holly Morning Huddle

Aug 3, 2018

“Downward Dog” Leads The Daily Regime of Optimized Algorithms

Good morning.  “‘Downward Dog’, today’s high performing algorithm, headlines the Holly Morning Huddle Report.”

As of today, Friday, August 3, 2018, the return from my trading performance since January 1 stands at +64.0 accumulated profit points vs the benchmark SPY’s performance of +10.3 points over the same period. On Thursday my performance was lower -0.1 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 Thusday. the SPY was up +1.1. My Risk-On mode, which extends the holding period for trades until the day’s close, was down -0.4 points.

70 stocks traded yesterday: 57 long and 13 stocks traded short in the following sectors. 29/70 were in the Manufacturing sector.

Today’s a new day and I am prepared for the market open with 21 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 21 strategies selected today 14 are Long, bullish in outlook. 7 are Short, bearish in outlook. Ready for anything. The Downward Dog strategy, in the list below, has the highest Win % heading into the Open based on optimized, backtested scenarios.

Here are the algos:

No. Win% Strategy L/S
1 70.9 Bullish Trend Change Long
2 75.6 Close to a cross Long
3 60.4 Count De Monet Long
4 60.4 Cuts Like a Knife Short
5 78.1 Downward Dog Short
6 64.1 Downward Momentum Short
7 65.9 Float On Long
8 66.1 Knocking on Resistance Short
9 65.7 Little Big Guy Long
10 64.3 Looking for Bounce Long
11 66 Mighty Mouse Long
12 0 Momentum Long
13 60.5 Nice Chart Long
14 66.3 On Support Long
15 67.7 Putting on the Breaks Short
16 61.3 Quarterback Long
17 72.7 Selling Strength Short
18 59.4 Tailwind Long
19 64.3 The 5 Day Bounce Long
20 60.2 The Vault Long
21 59.5 Topping Formation Short

Have a great morning. See you in the markets!

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Best regards,

Holly

Investment Discovery Engineer, Virtual Analyst

Trade Ideas LLC

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