Bear and Bull Traps

On May 22, 2019 By

A bull or bear ‘trap’ is a very powerful formation in the BoP that indicates that the market will likely reverse the current day’s move the very next day.

A ‘bear trap’ is large space between the 1st column and a cell filled in on one of the 4th, 5th or 6th columns and nothing […]

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A long tail is when there are ‘1’ markings in the last column of the BoP on the bullish side or bearish side and no other 1’s in any of the other columns. This typically marks the end of the bullish or bearish herding, especially if there’s been trending for an extended period of time. […]

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Is there a correlation between Market Timer data to our long-term outlook? And are there any indications that Market Timer can provide to confirm our long-term outlook?

We studied Market Timer herding signals, MTVol, MTSD and BoP, data for the years 2009 to 2018 (to-date).

A summary of the data is below. Let’s […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

We get a lot of questions regarding the terminology we use in our analysis of MT signals.

We attempt to use common terms used in traditional stock market analysis when we write updates and newsletters, but we have necessarily had to create many new terms as well.

We use three types of […]

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Additional Resources

On June 8, 2019 By

Herding In Financial Markets

“Some followers of the technical analysis school of investing see the herding behavior of investors as an example of extreme market sentiment.[8] The academic study of behavioral finance has identified herding in the collective irrationality of investors, particularly the work of Nobel laureates Vernon L. Smith, Amos Tversky, Daniel Kahneman, and […]

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