“Don’t ask if the gin tastes good: does it make a better Martini? Same goes for investments.”
Trend following technology is for different market instruments (futures, ETFs & LEAPs, for ex.) and for many different markets: currencies (FX, forex), interest rates, global stock indices, grains, softs, meats, metals and energies. It has also been applied to the great tech names: Google, Apple, Tesla, Amazon, facebook and even Bitcoin.
The strategy is not limited to USA (clients 70 countries). It is for all types of markets in all countries, i.e. Singapore to China to Brazil to Japan to Switzerland, etc. This strategy has universal applicability because humans always act the same with money on the line:
Now think about that cartoon on market charts:
Sure, those are funny, but we all know they are true!
So how can trend following be applied to so many different markets? If you think like this you don’t even need to know the name of the market to trade it:
It’s all about capturing the middle of the trend (chart). Taking it a step further consider two sketches that outline trend following technology:
Trend following technology captures greed, fear and human nature in big trends up and down.
And there will always be another big up and big down (like this).
That’s how to think, and how to profit.
Historical Trend Following Winning Charts
First, consider one of the biggest trends ever–Bitcoin (BTC):
There is no other way to trade the above chart except trend following.
Give me a break.
Are you ready? Here is the deep dive on winning trend following historical charts:
Consider even more trend following historical charts:
Consider 2008-9 trend following charts:
Consider yet even more long-term trend following historical charts:
That’s trend following chart overload!
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