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Pair Trade Stocks: Monday Morning Thoughts on Learning

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Trade of the Month May 2019: PPBI v WAL

Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI:Nasdaq) vs. Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL:NYSE)

Watch our trade analysis below:

Trade pairs safely and easily

Here at PairTrade Finder® we look to trade pairs with high cointegration, correlation and win rate.

This great stock pair, PPBI/WAL, is part of our Top 30 US Equities Pairs.  In backtesting, it produced 10 trades with a 90% Win Rate over the past 2 years.  That result equates to a Total Gross Profit of $4,788, an average win of $435/trade and a 17.4% CAGR (unlevered).  What’s more, these results were delivered with only a 9.1% Max Drawdown*.  

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PairTrade Finder® Mini Educational Series: Lesson Two

Here is the second lesson in our 3-part mini Pair Trading Educational Series.  Together with our eBook Trade Like a Hedge Fund, these lessons should help you rapidly choose profitable pair trading signals from PairTrade Finder® PRO.

Happy Trading!

Pair Trading Educational Series: Lesson Two

It’s true that the largest hedge fund in the world uses pair trading. Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies confessed to Congress In November 2008 he pair trades stocks. Jim actually worked for the CIA back in the 1960’s cracking code.  He is also a PhD in maths and the 55th richest person in the world as ranked by Forbes.

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Thoughts for a Productive Start to the Week’s Stock Trading

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Trade of the Month April 2019

Stock Pair Trade of the Month from PairTrade Finder® PRO’s Top 30 US Equities Pairs
$1,060 in 21 Market Days
26.5% Return on Margin
(based on $10,000/leg and using 5:1 CFD margin)

NB: The Top 30 example US equities pairs in PairTrade Finder® PRO are provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not be construed as personalized investment advice. It should not be assumed that trading using the parameters demonstrated by the software will be profitable and will not result in losses.

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These Quant Funds (Confessed Stock Pairs Traders) Still Hitting It Out of the Park…

According to the below article, the quantitative hedge fund industry continues to go from strength-to-strength, to the point of raising management fees to nose-bleed levels (3 and 30). Note the superstars: Renaissance, D E Shaw, Two Sigma…all confessed statistical arbitraguers of equities. Happy Pair Trading!

Article here:

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Thoughts for a Productive Monday Morning

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Pair Trade of the Month from Top 30: March 2019 (CRM) vs. Intuit (INTU)
Pair Trade Entry called on 28 March 2019

This month we are posting a video showing a detailed Pair Trade Entry analysis, as opposed to a Pair Trade Exit result. Covers the checklist of salient parameters to be reviewed on any trading signal generated by PairTrade Finder PRO. Happy Trading!

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Thoughts for a Productive Monday Morning

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Trade of the Month Feb 2019

Apogee Enterprises (APOG) vs. Masonite International (DOOR) $1,017 in 60 days* 25% Return on Margin* WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:

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