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Strategies & Market Trends
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This thread will list the weakest and strongest stocks of the S&P 500. One way to assign a "strength" measure to a stock is to add +1 for each day the stock makes a new 52-week high and -1 for each day the stock makes a new 52-week low. Then by adding the strength of each individual stock for a fixed number of days, say 10 days, one can obtain a relative measure of the strength of each stock. The strongest stocks would have a value of 10 and the weakest stocks would have a value of -10.

For a trading strategy, one may want to go long the strongest stocks and go short the weakest stocks.

Any suggestions on different measures of strength or trading strategies are welcome.
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203996.81 breakdown??Chartgod-8/29/2000
19 S&P 500 Scan Downward Momentum (SHORT) ACV -0.76 -0.50 0.00fut_trade-3/10/2000
18 S&P 400 Scan Downward Momentum (SHORT) UVV -0.80 -0.78 -0.84fut_trade-3/10/2000
17 Some general observations concerning the stock portfolios. All the portfolios lfut_trade-3/9/2000
16 S&P 500 scan Downward Momentum (SHORT) ACV -0.72 -0.42 1.11fut_trade-3/9/2000
15 S&P 400 scan Downward Momentum (SHORT) UVV -0.77 -0.74 0.45fut_trade-3/9/2000
14 The following portfolios have been entered: spx_long: marketplayer.com spx_shfut_trade-3/8/2000
13 MID short/long picks Downward Momentum (SHORT) UVV -0.74 -0.71 fut_trade-3/8/2000
12 SPX short/long picks Downward Momentum (SHORT) AM -0.72 -0.63 fut_trade-3/8/2000
11 There appears to be an error in the script used to select stocks in my earlier fut_trade-3/8/2000
10 Scan for long/short stocks in the S&P 400 Downward Momentum (SHORT) LIT fut_trade-3/7/2000
9 Market observation: The strong stocks don't seem to be very strong now. Thefut_trade-3/7/2000
8 Cancel ADBE long. Error in scan. Price is more than 15% below 52-week high. Infut_trade-3/6/2000
7 New scan for tomorrow's long/short portfolio. On the long side we dump COMfut_trade-3/6/2000
6 The short portfolio did well today on an 18-point down day for the SPX. The lonfut_trade-3/6/2000
5 Long Positions Ticker Trade Date Quantity Cost Cur. Price Cur. Value % Chg % fut_trade-3/6/2000
4 To show how narrow the leadership is on the long side, I've extended the lifut_trade-3/4/2000
3 I have entered the portfolio at marketplayer.com so that the results can be viefut_trade-3/4/2000
2 Here are the results of a slightly different approach to rank the weakest and sfut_trade-3/4/2000
1 Upward momentum: 8: TXN 7: NSM TEK 6: COMS TER XLNX 5: GLW KLAC LSIfut_trade-3/4/2000
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