Short-Term Market Manager
Markets are Moving Ever Faster - Are You Keeping Up?
One of the keys to long-term success in the business of investing is to understand that markets change over time. And as almost anyone can attest, market trends are now happening faster and going farther than ever before!
While we do not believe that investors need to quit their jobs and become day-traders, we DO strongly believe that shorter-term strategies are needed today - with at least a portion of your overall investment portfolio.
To this end, we introduce the Short-Term Market Manager Service.
About the Short-Term Market Manager Service
As the name implies, the Short-Term Market Manager (STMM) is a service designed to help investors navigate the short-term trends (defined as 1-3 weeks) of the overall stock market, using easy-to-trade ETF's.
In order to ensure that we stay on the right side of the short-term trend as much as humanly possible, the STMM service incorporates a time-tested approach to trading the stock market - State's proprietary short-term trend-following system.
The Short-Term Market Manager Service provides subscribers with every detail of how we manage our way through good, bad, and sideways market environments. Every time we make an adjustment, we will send a trade alert via our lightning fast, "Live Blog" (which also triggers email alerts, so that you don’t have to stay by your computer all day). Therefore, you will always know exactly what we’re doing and why.
Short-Term Market Manager Performance
Before we ever go "live" with the trading strategy, we insist that the system be thoroughly tested - preferably in good markets, bad markets and everything in between. So, before we introduced our STMM Service, we tested the components of the system. Although no backtest is ever perfect (far from it!), what we're looking for is an indication of how the system could perform in different conditions. Based on the numbers below, we feel the system has impressive potential and we thought you might enjoy seeing the results.
Below is a summary of the system test results for the Short-Term Trend-Following strategy.
Please note that the hypothetical test results shown above do not represent actual trading and that actual results may vary. However, the test does provide us with an indication of what we might be able to expect in varying market environments such as a bull market, a bear market, and that annoying "in between" type of environment. Investments in equities carry an inherent element of risk including the potential for significant loss of principal. Past performance is not an indication of future results.
What You Receive
Before anyone becomes a member of our service, we feel it is important for them to understand exactly what they will be getting from us. So here's a summary of the reports you will begin receiving once you've signed up for a free-trial:
- Action (Buy or Sell)
- Security Name
- Ticker Symbol
- Position Size
Real-Time Trade Alerts - We send a real-time ALERT! via our "Live Blog" (which also produces an email alert) BEFORE every trade we make. These live reports tell members EXACTLY what we are about to do and why we are doing it. And to avoid any conflicts, it is our policy to wait until after we have received the ALERT to actually enter our trades. Each ALERT! includes:
Daily State of the Markets - As a STMM subscriber you'll receive our "Daily State of the Markets" market analysis and commentary each morning BEFORE the opening bell.
We Publish Performance
At StateoftheMarkets.com, we believe that performance is job # 1. And unlike so many newsletter services out there, we don't hide our performance. The Short-Term Market Manager Service will provide updated performance on the website after the close of business each trading day.
To sum up, we do all the legwork, we you EXACTLY what we are about to do and why, and then we follow it up with a performance summary every single day.
Let's Talk Price
The Short-Term Market Manager Service is a "pro level" market management system that can easily replace your broker and those mutual funds in your portfolio. In short, we will help guide you through the maze of the market for just $77.95 a month (Annual and Quarterly plans with BIG savings are also available - use the Contact Us tab to ask for details.)
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The test results shown for the Short-Term Market Manager are based on a backtest of the Short-Term Trend-Following systems. The systems went long the S&P 500 when buy signals were given, to cash on neutral signals, and short the S&P 500 on sell signals.
The Short-Term Market Manager Service Models are model portfolios and do not represent actual trading. It should be noted that model results do not take into account payment of commissions or reinvestment of dividends, have inherent limitations, incorporates the benefit of hindsight in the development of the model, and are for informational purposes only.
Your actual results may differ from results reported for the model portfolio for many reasons, including, without limitation: (i) performance results for the model portfolio do not reflect trading commissions that you may or may not incur; (ii) performance results for the model portfolio do not account for the impact, if any, of certain market factors, such as lack of liquidity, that may affect your results; (iii) the securities chosen for the model portfolio may be volatile, and although the "purchase" or "sale" of a security in the model portfolio will not be made in the model portfolio until confirmation that the email alert has been sent to all subscribers, delivery delays and other factors may cause the price you obtain to differ substantially from the price at the time the alert was sent; and (iv) the prices of securities in the model portfolio at the point in time you begin subscribing to our service may be higher than such prices at the time such stocks or options were chosen for inclusion in the model portfolio.
The S&P 500 is a stock market index containing the stocks of 500 large-cap corporations, most of which are US companies. The index is the most notable of the many indices owned and maintained by Standard & Poor's, a division of McGraw-Hill. S&P 500 is used in reference not only to the index but also to the 500 companies that have their common stock included in the index. S&P 500 returns from 1980 through 2008 are "total return" and include the reinvestment of dividends. Investors cannot invest directly in the index.
Investments in equities carry an inherent element of risk including the potential for significant loss of principal. Past performance is not an indication of future results.