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Article Archive For Keyword: Jay Kaeppel

  • A DJIA Long-Term Momentum Indicator by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A DJIA Long-Term Momentum Indicator by Jay Kaeppel Picking the tops and bottoms of the market has always been the dream of traders. Is it necessary, though? Here are the results of using a long-term momentum indicator based on the Dow Jones Industrial A

  • A System For Trading Fidelity Select Funds by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A System For Trading Fidelity Select Funds by Jay Kaeppel The key techniques for trading stocks, options, and futures can also be applied successfully to mutual funds. Here's a systematic approach to mutual fund trading. Several keys to investment and

  • Bond Market Timing Revisited by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bond Market Timing Revisited by Jay Kaeppel Here's an update of this author's article from August 1994 on trading bond funds using Barron's Gold Mining Index as an indicator. In addition, take a look at a new version of that model, as well as informatio

  • Buy Strong Groups Or Weak? by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:9 (34-37): Buy Strong Groups Or Weak? by Jay Kaeppel Is it better to buy weak industry groups or strong ones? The best approach might be to utilize both strategies. Is it better to buy weak stocks or strong ones? The theory behind buying weak sto

  • Buying Puts And Calls With PROVEST by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buying Puts And Calls With PROVEST by Jay Kappel The second article in this series discusses the details of the PROVEST strategy and how you can apply it to trade calls and/ or puts. As discussed in the first part of this series, several key factors sh

  • Introducing The Modidor Spread by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Introducing The Modidor Spread by Jay Kaeppel Here's a strategy that involves modifications to the standard iron condor spread. The world of option trading is an ever-evolving one. While the basic strategies have been around for a long time, the search

  • Investment VS Trading In Covered Call Writing by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the investment approach, shares of stock are viewed as rental property and calls are written to generate additional income from what is expected to be a longer-term stock investment. The trading approach involves executing buy/writes based o

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Jay Kaeppel On Trading Futures, Options, Gold, Sectors by J. Gopalakrishnan and B.R. Faber

  • Maximizing Bond Fund Profits by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maximizing Bond Fund Profits by Jay Kaeppel A new indicator based on Barron's Gold Mining Index is introduced for timing bond mutual funds. The proliferation in bond mutual funds in recent years has created both good news and bad news for investors. T

  • Playing The Yield Curve by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (32-36): Playing The Yield Curve by Jay Kaeppel So what is the yield curve, and how can you use it in your trading? Find out here. Most investors are at least vaguely aware of something known in financial circles as the "yi

  • Prospecting With Gold Mutual Funds by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prospecting With Gold Mutual Funds by Jay Kaeppel Gold. In the past, it inspired rushes and revolutions, passion and poetry, but in recent times gold mutual funds have been distinctly lackluster. The emotion that the precious metal inspired may have dwi

  • Searching for Clues with Jay Kaeppel by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Searching for Clues with Jay Kaeppel by Thom Hartle Devising and implementing a strategy is the key to successful trading, according to Jay Kaeppel, director of market research for Essex Trading Co., Ltd. Stocks & Commodities Editor Thom Hartle spoke wi

  • Selling Vertical Credit Spreads by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The options trader has available many different strategies, virtually to suit every need and intent. Here's how to use the credit spread strategy. by Jay Kaeppel Most of the money made in options trading is made by those who write options rather than b

Short-Term Gap Trading by Jay Kaeppel

  • Should You Trade Futures? by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (337-341): Should You Trade Futures? by Jay Kaeppel Here's some helpful advice to novices who are considering trading commodity futures. This should give you some idea of what's involved. And whether you should. Each year, many individuals ta

  • Sizing A Futures Trading Account by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sizing A Futures Trading Account by Jay Kaeppel While most traders start out working on a trading system, they forget that the amount of starting capital is equally important. Here are some guidelines to consider. Novice traders focus their attention o

  • Stock market timing with interest rates by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock market timing with interest rates by Jay Kaeppel The level and trend of interest rates has a tremendous influence over what types of investments investors choose to put their money into. Generally, when interest rates are low and/or falling, inves

  • Stock timing to the discount rates by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock timing to the discount rates by Jay Kaeppel The course and direction of interest rates have long had a direct and often profound effect on the course of stock prices. When interest rates are rising, investors tend to turn away from the stock marke

  • Stocks & Commodities V. 26:1 (52-57) A Structured Approach To Option Trading by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Structured Approach To Option Trading by Jay Kaeppel This is the first in a series of articles about option trading with the PROVEST option trading method. The PROVEST method is not a trading system. Rather, it utilizes a series of criteria that can a

  • Stocks & Commodities V. 26:3 (24-32) Buying Straddles by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buying Straddles by Jay Kaeppel In this, the third article of the series, the strategy of buying a straddle is discussed, which gives option traders an opportunity not available to others. AS discussed in the first article in this series, there are sev

  • Stocks & Commodities V. 26:4 (32-38) Bull Put Spreads by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bull Put Spreads by Jay Kaeppel In part 4 of this series, you'll find out more about the bull put spread strategy. AS discussed in the first article in this series, several key factors should be considered in determining the best option trading strateg

  • The 40-Week Cycle In The Stock Market by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 40-Week Cycle In The Stock Market by Jay Kaeppel Is the market truly random? Some phenomena related to the stock market would not be expected to exist if the market truly were random. There has been much debate in the investment community regarding

The Double Calendar Spread by Jay Kaeppel

  • The January Barometer: Myth And Reality by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The January Barometer: Myth And Reality by Jay Kaeppel Some claim the January Barometer is a great forecasting tool, while others say it is totally without value. As usual, the truth lies somewhere in between. First, let's define exactly what the Janua

The Out Of The Money Butterfly Spread by Jay Kaeppel

  • The Stock Market, The Calendar, And You by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Stock Market, The Calendar, And You by Jay Kaeppel What's more important -- what you buy or when you buy it? Seasonality in the market has long been a welldocumented phenomenon. A detailed look at the stock market will lead you to conclude that ther

  • The Stock/Bond Yield Gap by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Stock/Bond Yield Gap by Jay Kaeppel STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor Jay Kaeppel presents an indicator using the yield for high-grade corporate bonds and the yield for the DJIA to predict the stock market. Investors have often wondered if some si

  • Trade Sector Funds With Pure Momentum by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade Sector Funds With Pure Momentum by Jay Kaeppel In the July 1999 Technical Analysis of STOCKS & COMMODITIES, I wrote about one of the systems I use to trade Fidelity Select sector funds. That system was referred to as the relative strength system (







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