Tag Archives: Stock Trading Strategies

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 Tip from a Legendary Trader

Here is a trading tip – more of a psychological state description – from the legendary hedge fund trader and investor Paul Tudor Jones:


Trading Tip from PairTrade Finder

Who Is He to Give a Trading Tip?

Paul Tudor Jones II (born September 28, 1954) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. In 1980, he founded his hedge fund, Tudor Investment Corporation, an asset management firm headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut.  Soon after, he created the Tudor Group, a hedge fund holding company that specializes in fixed income, currencies, equities, and commodities.

Jones was born in Memphis,

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Pair Trading Stocks: Monday Morning Thoughts for Inspiration

PairTrade Finder® PRO is the industry-leading software for pair trading stocks, having been downloaded more than 6,000 times and selling over 2,000 licenses worldwide. Created over more than ten years by a team of developers and finance professionals formerly with Morgan Stanley, Salomon Brothers Inc and GE Capital, it is a truly global platform like no other.

Pair Trading Stocks for Recurring Income

What and Where Can It Trade?

Our pair trading software is designed with online traders in mind.  PairTrade Finder® PRO works, is easy to learn and use, and comes out-of-the-box with free delayed Yahoo Finance stock data. 

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Learn Pair Trading: Thoughts for a Motivational Monday

Learn pair trading of stocks long/short for consistent profits.  Join our free 30-Minute Webinar Trade Like a Hedge Fund and start your 15 Day Free Trial of PairTrade Finder® PRO today.

Free triallers also receive access to our Pair Trading Video Training Course.  Taught by a professional pair trader, this series presents pair trading in simple, easily accessible terms.  Its 11 lectures span over three hours and access is yours at no extra cost.  Our course gives you the tools to begin trading stock pairs profitably in as short a time as possible.

Learn Pair Trading of Stocks Today!

Exhaustive and robust academic research of stock pair trading strategies on the S&P 500 show you the way. 

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PairTrade Finder® Mini Educational Series: Learn to Pair Trade, Lesson Three

Today, we are sending you the third and final lesson in our 3-part PairTrade Finder® Mini Educational Series.

Remember, in backtesting, the average profit per trade for our Top 30 US Equities Pairs is over $600 and win rates are in excess of 75%. Just one successful trade can cover your entire annual subscription fee.  Join our Free Webinar to learn more.

Happy Trading!
The PairTrade Finder® Team

Pair Trading Educational Series: Lesson 3

“Quants” is the name Wall Street uses for market researchers who use quantitative analysis to develop profitable trading strategies.

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