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21. Richard Wyckoff Waves of Price and Volume

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26. Tim Ord, Secret Science of Price and Volume

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30. Jim Hurst method

31. Wyckoff method improved1

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33. Original Wyckoff and Wyckoff 2.0

34. Wyckoff 2.0 vs Others

35. Wyckoff 2.0 and Volume Spread Analysis

36. Powerful Patterns

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51. PI: RTT TrendStatus

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54. PI: RTT On Balance Volume

55. PI: RTT VolumeWave

56. PI: RTT Rainbow Bands

57. PI: RTT Volume

58. PI: RTT MarketPulse

59. PI: RTT Steps of Cause and Effect

60. PI: RTT Wyckoff Strength Weakness

61. PI: RTT Wyckoff Price Waves

62. PI: Proprietary Indicators Caution

63. What we do - 1st

64. What we do - 2nd



         



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RTT Market Timer
Building mechanical market robots are always tricky, because the data inputs change and so does the market. However we feel our RTT Market Timer is very good. The RTT Market Timer data is sourced from NYSE Advance and Decline data, CBOE Volatility index and a few custom RTT indicators. The NYSE data is the best data to source market direction as it takes cold cash to have more advancing than declining stocks, thus it is a pure money flow dataset.

The RTT Market Timer is not designed to be blindly followed, it is designed for educational reasons and to help assist with Wyckoff 2.0 market reading tools (Wyckoff market phase, Gann Angles and Hurst Cycles). Below are shown all the mechanical signals that occurred during the time frame of the chart, but in real time we may not trade each on the day of occurrence, we may delay the entry until the market is clear, or not enter at all if the market is very ugly. The human touch allows for better performance, of course as the member sees all we see the member can do as they wish.

You can get access to RTT Market Timer via the RTT Plus service. The RTT Plus service will hold your hand through each signal providing guidance and leadership on how to use the dataset.

'RTT Plus' members can view our timer performance going back 30 years and it is not bad. Plus within the Members FAQ/Help you can learn more about how to getter performance when using the RTT Timer (see number 37 titled 'Getting the best out of the RTT Market Timer)

Also and a very important point RTT Market Timer is the tip of the sword for the Wyckoff 2.0 approach.

NOTE: RTT Market Timer has been live for 5 years for private use, and only recently (2012) been made live via 'RTT Plus' to members. Members can see results from the present to 30 years back, there is no curve fitting or fudging, the code is the same for current data as it is for the data 30 years back.

There are three major signal types, all buys/longs:
Blue Triangles: Volatility is mild, Advance and decline data are slightly bullish.
Red Triangles: Simply the blue triangles with little more volatility.
Purple Triangles: Simply the blue or red triangles, with extreme volatility readings.

There are also many minor signal types that help read the market smaller swings: Spikes in volatility, Adv/Dec Oscillator bullish or bearish, SP100/OEX percentage above 100 SMA, etc

Very important when using RTT Timer:
- The timer is mainly a long/buy only model, there are special rules for a bear market.
- Apply with Wyckoff 2.0 logic (Gann Angles, Hurst Cycles, Wyckoff phase).
- Apply stops and money management.
- Can be used to trade the underlying index (ie SP500/NYSE).
- Best results come after signals of 'signs of strength' have been applied to strong relative strength (alpha) stocks and ETFs.

NOTE: RTT Market Timer signals are actually Wyckoff signs of strength (SOS). These can be traded on the day of occurrence or our preferred method is to trade the Wyckoff test associated with the SOS (subject to market conditions).

Chart 1 : Review the buy/long signals between Jan 2011 and Feb 2012. Blue, red and purple triangles.

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Timer1


Chart2: Take the above buy/long signals (triangles) and place them on a high alpha (relative strength) stock like AAPL for better results.

AAPL



Chart3 : Members can see the RTT Timer going back 30 years. Below is from 2003 to 2011 and as you can see not bad at all.

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Timer1



NOTE: The reader must understand that not all triangles are acted upon, after all they a calculated mechanically and are blind to the market risks of the moment. What the RTT Market Timer triangles do accomplish are critical moments of strength that deserve your immediate attention.

Here is a hypothetical example of how to use the signals:

Please note that lines and numbers are not drawn in, they are added as an illustration.

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SP500 How to


Results table...(no margin, no leverage, just mechanical results). The chart numbers above are listed in the table below in the first column.


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Results




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Investing Quote...

..“The desire for constant action irrespective of underlying conditions is responsible for many losses on Wall Street, even among the professionals, who feel that they must take home some money every day, as though they were working for regular wages.”..

Jesse Livermore


After a question on how to become a better investor professional Mr Munger responded, ..“Read history, read history, read history."..

Charlie Munger

.."No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot"..


Mark Twain

..“If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average. Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong.”..

Bernard Baruch


..."I always believe that prices move first and fundamentals come second"..

Paul Tudor Jones




Created on: 2/17/2012 6:06:21 PM   Last Update: 3/2/2013 5:36:35 PM Posted by: RTT
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