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Low Vix Analysis

Low Vix Analysis

Despite all that is going on in the world (wars, inflation, natural disasters, & Taylor Swift’s latest album), Stock Markets around the world have just continued on their merry way seemingly oblivious to everything.

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Presidential Cycles

Presidential Cycles

The Presidential Cycle is a four-year cycle where the US Stock Market seems to make similar returns in each of the four years. I.e. We compare all the years of the election (2020, 2016, 2012…) and the results seem to align.

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Want to know a better way to determine Trend?

Want to know a better way to determine Trend?

A few years ago I picked up an old copy of a book by Michael Gur called The Symmetry Wave Trading Method. Gur introduced the concept of using a series of swings based on the Average True Range of a chart, or the ATR.

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Now Available: World Commodities Data

Now Available: World Commodities Data

New data is available for global prices in energy, metals, industrials, agriculture, and livestock.

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Price Return vs Total Return Data

Price Return vs Total Return Data

Learn how to view Total Return data in Optuma

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GoNoGo Evidence-Based Investing - Part 6

GoNoGo Evidence-Based Investing - Part 6

This sixth and final video in the GoNoGo Charts educational series brings all the concepts together into a practical approach to market analysis and trading decisions.

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New Data Options: Improved Market Breadth, Economic, and US Mutual Funds

New Data Options: Improved Market Breadth, Economic, and US Mutual Funds

A quick update on improvements to Optuma's Data Products.

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GoNoGo Embracing Volatility - Part 5

GoNoGo Embracing Volatility - Part 5

Use the GoNoGo Squeeze indicator to anticipate price breaks.

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GoNoGo Trend Re-Entry - Part 4

GoNoGo Trend Re-Entry - Part 4

Alex and Tyler explain how using the GoNoGo Oscillator® can provide investors with a rules-based approach to entering trends.

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