“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, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the return from my trading performance since January 1 stands at +120.0 accumulated profit points vs the benchmark SPY’s performance of +16.4 points over the same period. On Monday my performance was flat 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 Monday, the SPY was down -1.9. My Risk-On mode, which extends the holding period for trades until the day’s close, was up +0.3 points.

13 stocks traded yesterday: 6 long and 7 stocks traded short in the following sectors. 3/13 were in the Manufacturing sector.

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 10 are Long, bullish in outlook. 3 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:

No. Win% Strategy L/S
1 69 Buyers Stepping In Long
2 62.8 Close to a cross Long
3 62.5 Float On Long
4 66.7 Looking for Bounce Long
5 71.8 Nickelback Long
6 66.7 On Support Long
7 66.7 Putting on the Breaks Short
8 71.1 Quarterback Long
9 60 Selling Strength Short
10 68.3 Strong Stock Pulling Back Long
11 65 Sunrise Mover Long
12 64.4 Tailwind Long
13 62.7 Topping Formation Short

Have a great morning. See you in the markets!

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