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US Stock Pair Trading Profitability: 16.1% in 3 Months. Out-of-Sample Results Meet Expectations

Here at PairTrade Finder® we receive constant requests from customers and potential customers to demonstrate the actual pair trading profitability of US stocks using the PairTrade Finder® PRO system.  Is it profitable and, if so, how profitable?  Can it be used as a new career?  Can it have a significant impact on the lives of its practitioners?

Pair Trading Profitability Track Record

We don’t publish a real money track record.  Nor do we make any promises about your potential returns from pair trading.

However, we are able to show you out-of-sample results for our Top 30 US Equities Pairs released on 12 Nov 2019 until 15 February 2020 as an actual recent example. 

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Stock Trading Strategies: Long-Only Has Been Amazing…BUT

A Word on Stock Trading Strategies

Since Q2 2009, the most common of stock trading strategies – passive “long-only” i.e. just buy the S&P 500, would have delivered 348% or a 15.2% CAGR with dividends reinvested and without transactions costs or management fees (Source: https://dqydj.com/sp-500-return-calculator/)

But with the S&P 500 at or near a new all-time high, is the risk still weighted in your favour?  Perhaps, if you can hold 20-30 years.  But what about the next few years?

If you had held the S&P 500 from January 2008 until January 2009, the S&P 500 delivered a -35.6% return with dividends reinvested and without transactions costs or management fees (Source: https://dqydj.com/sp-500-return-calculator/)

The man in who made the quotation in the picture above is Larry Hite.

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Trading Success: Leverage Our Platform for Consistent Pair Trading Profits

Get your stock trading plan sorted today and take charge of delivering your own trading success.  Join our pair trading community!  Learn the power of long/short trading to deliver consistent profits in any market environment. www.pairtradefinder.com

Trading Success 101

Learn Our Recipe for Trading Success Today

Sign up for our free 30-Minute Webinar Trade Like a Hedge Fund to take a deeper dive into the oldest and arguably most successful hedge fund trading strategy.  Once you join our Webinar we will send you our free eBook with 11 Lessons from Pro pair traders. 

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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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Pair Trading Mini Educational Series: Lesson One

Today, we are sending you the first lesson in our 3-part mini Pair Trading Educational Series.  Together with our eBook Trade Like a Hedge Fund, these lessons should rapidly help you to choose profitable pair trading signals from PairTrade Finder® PRO for your portfolio.

Pair Trading Educational Series: Lesson 1

Contrary to popular belief, the market has logic to it. The market is efficient most of the time, which is stocks are priced accurately according to all the known and forecast information.

The truest logic running through markets is that of relative value;

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