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Alan Brochstein, CFA has worked in the securities industry since 1986, primarily with the responsibility for managing investments in institutional environments until he founded AB Analytical Services in 2007 in order to provide independent research and consulting to registered investment... More
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  • The Analytical Trader: Great Results Since July 4th 1 comment
    Aug 15, 2013 12:11 AM

    I got off to a fantastic start with my trade alert service, The Analytical Trader at Marketfy but hit a rough patch. Glad to have bounced back strongly. Here are all my closed trades since July 4th:

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    The service is designed to offer 4 trades at a time constructed to achieve 4:1 upside vs. downside over a two week period (typically 10% targeted upside). I tend to close 1/3 of trades profitably, but the recent run has been better. By the way, if every trade takes 2 weeks (so 26 cycles per year) and we get 1 right and 3 wrong (and assuming 10% right and -2.5% wrong), that works out to 17.6% annual return (before commissions and service fees).

    Since 1/30 launch, the service is up slightly more than the S&P 500 (>16%), but I am not long only, so that's not really the right benchmark. Anyone who wants to see what it's about, the first month subscription is fully refundable within 30 days of subscribing - no risk.

    Here's the write-up for that ANV trade from last week:

    http://www.marketfy.com/product/use-both-fundamentals-and-technicals-to-swing-trad/blog/381/view/29220/

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  • wretchedturkey
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    Hey Alan,

     

    Could you send a message my way with respect to this new service you've been piloting. I'm curious to learn more about it.

     

    Thanks
    15 Aug 2013, 11:27 PM Reply Like
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