Browsing Archive: October, 2009

CANSLIM Launched

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Friday, October 30, 2009, In : New Strategy 
After many months working with our database and software suppliers, we finally have the tools to implement the famous CANSLIM strategy our subscribers have been waiting anxiously for. PowerStocks Labs are proud to announce today the very first CAN-SLIM screen for the JSE.

CANSLIM has been the best consistantly performing investment strategy tracked at AAII for the last 12 years with a return of 2,841% versus the S&P500's 34%. You can read about CAN-SLIM at the STRATEGY main menu.
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Peak Spotting

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, In : Good Calls 
An insight into the mechanics behind our new PeakFinder that successfully spotted the last major Peak-Ida on the JSE on 26th October. You need a JBAR report to follow. Read JBAR download instructions. Then download a public version of the JBAR report for that day.  Then follow the guide below we issued to our subscribers on Friday to warn them of the impending peak:

Chart Set 1a:
MCOS looking weak above zero, possible plunge below zero

Chart Set 4a, 4b : (Strong signal)
Falling dem...
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SwingTrader PostMortem

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, October 27, 2009, In : ST PostMortem 
We closed out SwingTrade Trade #1 for a 45% profit in 20 days. An updated post-mortem with lessons learnt has been posted HERE.
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Launch of SwingTrader-I

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Thursday, October 22, 2009, In : New Timer 
We have commissioned SwingTrader-I for short term traders into production after 6 months of research, beta testing on a few select subscribers as well as trading done on our own brokerage accounts for the last 4 months. This completes our full suite of market timing offerings for our subscribers and SwingTrader joins SwissClock and BPI (medium term timing with 4-8 month trade horizons) and SUPERModel (long term timing model with multi year horizons). A full product description can be found at...
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The PowerStocks Way

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Tuesday, October 20, 2009, In : New Tutorial 
We have completed a new instructional note in the HOW-TO section titled "Timing the JSE for profit - The PowerStocks Methodology". This tutorial shows you how we deploy all our various timing models to phase in/out and allocate portions of our investment funds to various JSE instruments such as individual shares, ETF's, SSF's Warrants and Futures.
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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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Candidate lists reactivated

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Wednesday, October 7, 2009, In : Announcement 
As we have called a localised trough, candidate lists are being published and we are standing down from our "correction alert" status. Well done to those subscribers that made a killing on the TOPSKB warrants by acting quickly on that first TroughFinder signal alert on Tuesday morning we have report-backs of up to 30% gains been made by some ecstatic club members.
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Suspension of candidate lists

Posted by PowerStocks Research on Sunday, October 4, 2009, In : Announcement 
Given we are in a JSE contraction and in a TroughFinder-II A-signal period, we will be suspending the generation of candidate lists for our various individual share strategies until we have the required signals that the market has bottomed out of the current downtrend.

As experience in various of the model portfolios of all our strategies  has shown us, inception of portfolios at the wrong times can significantly impair short-medium term portfolio performance and we feel now is not the time to...
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