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PowerALERT launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, November 21, 2013, In : New Feature 
PowerALERT allows subscribers to fully customize all SMS/email alerts for all our trading models and their interactive dynamic charts. Subscribers can set individual alerts for all the trading or investment models that interest them down to highly granular levels and automated notifications ensure timely delivery of BUY and SELL signals, recession and bear market warnings, danger signals and profit target signals. The PowerALERT user guide can be found here.
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Innovative Short Term JSE Health Indicator

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Monday, July 22, 2013, In : New Feature 
We have launched the McClellan Diffusion Index which is an excellent measure of the short-term health of the JSE internals which is useful for short term traders. You can read about it here. In addition, both the McClellan Oscillator, Summation Index and Diffusion are now available on the LiveCharts menu where you can check their status at any time of the day.

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New Live Signals for our TOP40 Timing Models

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : New Feature 
As the first phase for the migration of all out TOP40 timing and Market Breadth models from weekly JBAR reports to live, real-time charts, we are pleased to launch the new EXITS tab for PowerStocks subscribers:


This section provides on a single chart, real-time live exit signals (trailing stops) for 5 of our main (and most popular) SA-TOP40 Mechanical Trading Models, namely SINCERITY TRADER, MCLELLAN TRADER, HEDGETRADER and TURTLE TRADERS S1 and S2. In addition it tracks in real time the exit ...

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Four Seasons now live

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Sunday, April 7, 2013, In : New Feature 
Our new "Four Seasons" JSE market macro-health indicator is now live. You can read about it here.

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SwingTrader ULTRA-S2 now live

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, In : New Feature 
The 2nd in our suite of SATOP40 index swingtraders, S2,  is now running live with 100 S1 customers.

SwingTrader ULTRA is a suite of two SA TOP40 Index mechanical trading strategies. They are called S1 and S2 in a tip-of-the-hat to the famous Richard Dennis and his 1970's "Turtle Traders" that used two systems by the same name to generate millions of dollars in profit using traders with no prior experience.

You can read about ULTRA S1 and the new S2 over HERE.


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New recession probability models

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, In : New Feature 
We are pleased to announce recession probability models for the SA and US economy. Using these models can give you early warning of economic stress or recessions and enable you to structure your stock market operations accordingly. You can read all about it over HERE.
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Training videos available

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, In : New Feature 
We are pleased to release our first video tutorial, available from the new Video Tutorials page which is accessible from the HOW-TO main menu. The tutorial is an overview of our JSE Share Watchlist (JSW) program.
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JSE ShareTrader Launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, September 9, 2010, In : New Feature 
ShareTrader is a quantitative JSE share/ETF trading decision support system (DSS) for short-term traders, medium-term traders and long-term traders/investors. It consists of a suite of tools embedded in our JSE Share Watchlist (JSW) and allows for the automatic identification of which JSE shares are currently "ripe" for purchase, using our trough-reversal, trend reversal and breakout algorithms. Built-in money management suggests the proper trade size together with stops depending on trading ...
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JSE Share WatchList Launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Saturday, July 17, 2010, In : New Feature 
We are proud to introduce the JSE Share WatchList (JSW), a powerful quantitative visualisation tool for subscribers to see important share trends on the JSE such as reversals, unusual trade activity and volume, strength of trend, advance/decline data per JSE sector, relative strength rankings,liquidity rankings, Donchian breakouts and much more. JSW gets published with the regular JBAR reports and offers powerful sorting and filtering capability for the investor to narrow down individual shar...
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Sector Timing Launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Monday, April 19, 2010, In : New Feature 
After many months of research we are excited to launch our Trend-following Market Timing for JSE sub-sectors. This allows our subscribers to trade and/or invest in various diversified markets and sectors in addition to using the powerful tools we have developed for the ALSH and Resources indices.

The sectors we have decided to launch with represent diversified markets with low correlations and counter-cyclicality with each other and the ALSH index to ensure continual diversified signals for ou...
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Sector Breadth launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Wednesday, March 10, 2010, In : New Feature 
We are extremely pleased to launch yet another extremely powerful analytical tool for investors and traders alike, namely breadth charts for JSE sub-sectors and indices. This brings the breadth analysis and high-confidence timing and risk reduction tools our subscribers have come to love for the ALSH index to its sub-sectors, to give you a complete edge in the markets.

By tracking breadth (advances, declines, up-volume and down-volume) for shares that comprise a specific index, exchange or su...
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Launch of SATC

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, December 10, 2009, In : New Feature 
We have launched a new service included in the basic subscription called the Seasonality Actuarial Tables and Charts (SATC) to offer finer granularity on the powerful effects of seasonal anomilies and trends on the JSE.

SATC-I includes months-of-the-year seasonality traits, and SATC-II will include days-of-the-week seasonality data. SATC data is updated monthly to enure recent trends are included in all statistics. This ensures early warning of changes in trends.
 
We are working on a new Short...
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Launch of RSM Report

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, October 15, 2009, In : New Feature 
We are pleased to announce the launch of the PowerStocks Relative Strength and Momentum JSE Rankings Report (RSM). This enables SA private investors and fund managers to look for JSE shares on the move with accelerating price momentum and relative strength. Many of the investing greats used relative strength and momentum as screens to find shares that are worthy of attention. You can read more HERE.
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Launch of PeakFinder-I

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Monday, October 12, 2009, In : New Feature 
PowerStocks Labs have launched the first production version of PeakFinder to our subscribers today, based on the Absolute Breadth Index. PeakFinder used advance and decline data to accurately and reliably detect 42 major peaks over the last 12 years (one every 3 months on average) with greater than 85% accuracy. PeakFinder is an excellent risk-reduction tool and is also a great complimentary tool to be used with our SwissClock and BPI medium-term timing strategies. Using PeakFinder in combina...
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Launch of Disparity Indexes

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, October 8, 2009, In : New Feature 
Subscribers will have noticed some new charts being published in JBAR recently. We have launched another SA first, namely the JSE Disparity Indexes that are charts to accurately depict and measure extent and direction of short-term and medium-term divergence between the JSE ALSH Index and the Advance/Decline Line and the McClellan Summation Indexes. These divergences are very important signals to investors and traders alike and are a view for subscribers on another component in use by TroughF...
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New HOW-TO Page

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Friday, September 18, 2009, In : New Feature 
We are now rolling out our HOW-TO Pages to assist subscribers with tutorials on how to interpret all our charts, breadth indicators and timing systems. This is work-in-progress folks, predicated by the amount of "newbies" to the JSE that have signed up with us recently. We have technique and instructional. Currently we have technique for risk reduction and investing best practices and instructional HOW-TO's for McClellan, JBAR and TroughFinder.

The "How use the JBAR Report for risk-reduction a...
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The JBAR Report

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, September 17, 2009, In : New Feature 
We have launched the PowerStocks JSE Breadth Analysis Report (JBAR) to provide subscribers with more up to date and timely status on the health and direction of the JSE as opposed to waiting for The Weekly JSE Pulse.

JBAR has the 10 most important breadth indicators that we study and analyse daily to trade with on our personal accounts. They are the McClellan Oscillator and Summation Index, the Advance/Decline and Decline/Advance Ratio charts, the Upside/Downside Volume ratio charts, Buying D...
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Launch of TroughFinder

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Sunday, September 6, 2009, In : New Feature 
We are pleased to announce the culmination of 3 months research into a mechanical signalling system for marking major JSE market troughs (formed by a decline of 5% or more in the ALSH index). Using  daily market breadth data such as Advance/Declines and Up/Down Volume that reflect the psychologies of demand, selling pressure, panic and greed, we have derived an unsubjective mechanical system that called 22 major market bottoms in the last 10 years with 95% accuracy. Many of these troughs were...
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Launch of Piotroski Index

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, September 1, 2009, In : New Feature 
In what is believed to be a world first, and the most complex market breadth indicator ever, PowerStocks Labs have launched the JSE Piotroski Financial Strength Index. This measures on a monthly basis, the percentage of JSE shares that have Piotroski "F" Scores > 6 (Strength) and the percentage of JSE shares that have a Piotroski "F" Score of < 3 (financial distress).

We believe this will become an important tool for investors to guage the financial health of corporate SA as well as offer a le...
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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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SUPERModel Enhancements

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Monday, July 27, 2009, In : New Feature 
PowerStocks Labs are pleased to announce some enhancements to the SUPERModel Market Timing System, the most popularly followed JSE market timing system in South Africa.

1. Seasonality has now been incorporated into the BUY/SELL Signal line and associated scoring to represent bullish conditions depending on certain months of the year. With the new seasonality incorporated, the SUPERModel strategy increased its 31 year performance from 117,000% growth to an astonishing 210,000% growth whilst onl...
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SUPERModel Launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, In : New Feature 
PowerStocks Research and their PowerStocks Labs unit are pleased to announce the commencement of the SUPERModel Composite Market Entry/Exit Timing System, 1 month ahead of schedule. We promised our subscribers a 31 year CAGR 25%+ JSE entry/exit timing system and we have done more. The SUPERModel is a composite model of the Repo Rate, Trendex and Reserve Bank Leading Economic Indicator timing models we have documented and backtested on this site. Even though it is a composite model it achieves...
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"JSE Pulse" most popular page

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Friday, June 19, 2009, In : New Feature 
It's official - The Weekly JSE Pulse (WJP)  is our most popular web page. This weekly updated information service gives you all the important information regarding overall JSE Direction on a single page.

Here you can see the latest Trendex Curve with associated BUY/SELL signals, Market Breadth (Advance Decline)  and strength charts, timing signals given by monetary market conditions, any seasonality trends likely to affect the JSE, important chart patterns and formations, and any special situ...
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AD Ratios for JSE Launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, June 18, 2009, In : New Feature 
PowerStocks Research has launched a JSE Advance/Decline Summation Index together with weekly charts that track Advance/Decline ratios and Decline/Advance ratios. These are important indicators for investors and market timers but nobody in SA publishes them for the JSE. We have posted new research "Profiting from Advance/Decline ratios" that demonstrates the usefulness of these indicators.

Apart from their usefulness in identifying market bottoms, peaks and "special situations", we need the his...
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TRENDEX Indicator Launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Friday, June 12, 2009, In : New Feature 
PowerStocks Labs are proud to launch another bow in the arrow of its revolutionary PITBULL market entry/exit timing system for investors.

In a first for South Africa, we have backtested the famous Coppock/Trendex Curve Indicator on the JSE going back 33 years to verify its effectiveness on our local market. In another first for the South African investing public, we will be maintaining a live daily Coppock/Trendex curve which we will publish weekly with our PITBULL Weekly Market Timing Update,...
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Pattern Trader

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Wednesday, May 27, 2009, In : New Feature 
In a first for South Africa, we are piloting a new service that scans the JSE and highlights major classic/famous chart patterns such as head-and-shoulders, double tops/bottoms, triple tops/bottoms, ascending/decending triangles etc. This allows you to time your trades to minimise risk and also discover opportunities or identify trend reversals.



Go to SIGNALTRADER on the main menu bar to get access.
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Launch of JSE RiskCurves

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Friday, May 22, 2009, In : New Feature 
We are pleased to launch another first - JSE RiskCurves - which are probability models for individual shares on the JSE.The RiskCurves attempt to expose the personality of individual JSE shares for the investor by analysing its historical daily price data as far back as possible, right back to 1960 in some cases. We then create thousands of individual investments, one for each day of the shares' existance and track 1,3,6 month and 1,2,...10 year subsequent growth of these investments. We then...
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We launch Market Timing Scorecard

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, In : New Feature 

Some of the more sophisticated but incredibly successful strategies we will be launching soon for our paid subscribers(such as the Zweig Strategy) require the investor to couple market ENTRY/EXIT timing with their stock selection descisions. To prepare for this we have launched the PowerStocks Market Timing Scorecard that keeps tabs on the 7 things our research has shown that most impact stock market returns over time.



The Scorecard is shown above and will also appear on the SCORECARD menu. As...


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JSE Momentum Ranking Table

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Monday, May 4, 2009, In : New Feature 
We have updated the JSE MomentumMap on the front page of the website, and copied in the image below.

As a new feature you can now click on the image below and download a Excel spreadsheet of the entire JSE ORDs categorised into the various momentum categories.



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