Browsing Archive: August, 2009

Piotroski Shines

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Monday, August 31, 2009, In : Performance 
We have been running a live Piotroski "Active" Strategy since 20 Nov 2008. Basically, once a month we run a scan on the JSE. Those shares that have a Piotroski score of 8 or 9, and a Price/Book less than 1, are added to the portfolio. Shares already in the portfolio that no longer meet the strict financial health and value criteria are sold out the portfolio.

Since inception the strategy has bought 25 shares and sold 14 shares, to yield a total of 39 transactions in the last 274 days (roughly ...
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Launch of Volume Breadth

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, August 27, 2009, In : New Research 
After months of extensive data mining and reworking our systems we are proud to announce another ground-breaking first for the SA investing public, namely the launch of detailed UP/DOWN Volume Market Breadth indicators and Lowry's 90% day indicators.

This extends the already powerful use we make of Advance/Decline data and coupled together provides with academically accepted high-accuracy for predicting market bottoms, reversals, strength of supply and demand and possible surges in the market....
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Bullish % Index

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Monday, August 17, 2009, In : New Feature 
PowerStocks Labs are pleased to announce another first for South Africa in the launch of the first Bullish Percentage Index for the JSE. This index charts the percentage of JSE shares that are trading above their 50-day moving average, and we have created the index going back to 1998 in order to calibrate appropriate overbought/oversold levels for use by South African investors.

This market breadth indicator is excellent for picking market tops and bottoms and joins other unique breadth indica...
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ShareMagic Pro

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Friday, August 14, 2009, In : Software Evaluation 
We are pleased to announce that ProfileMedia has authorised us to offer ShareMagic Pro software to readers of our web site, for a much reduced (exclusive to PowerStocks) R8,999. As we have described in the first section on our Investing Best Practices page, we believe this is the first port of call for the private investor and are quite happy to put our reputation on the line to vouch for it since we have tried it all and after 24 months of extensive use for our research, explorations and bac...
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Interest Rate Cut

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, August 13, 2009, In : Market Event 
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has cut the repo rate by 50 basis points, from 7.5% to 7%. This has resulted in an increase in the PowerStocks Monetary Policy Indicator (MPI) Timing Model signal as shown below:
As you can see, the point gained by the MPI Timing Signal as a result of today’s rate cut merely negated a MPI point expiration that occurred on 10 August 2009 (for the 10th February 2009 rate cut). If you recall, our Monetary Policy Timing model allocates points when rate cuts ...
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