Modified Ned Davis Method—Breadth Divergence, by Frank Roellinger

Over the years I have developed a lot of respect for the condition of breadth divergence, when an index such as the S&P 500 is rising and the NYSE daily cumulative advance-decline line is not.  In January 2016 I listed the performance of my method on the short side as a function of the number of consecutive weeks of divergence at the time of the …

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Frank Calls the Corrections with His Modified Ned Davis Method

In September 2013, I published a post written by Frank Roellinger on his stock market trading system—a modification of the Ned Davis system first published in the 80s. Since Frank’s work was first published here he has shifted his Russell 2000 positions 11 times, each move reported here and on my twitter account.   His hypothetical portfolio value has increased  from 1658 to 1936 (+16.7%)—impressive given …

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Guest Post: Short “Sweet Spot” Approaching?  —by Frank Roellinger

Probably the most difficult thing to do in stock market investing is to identify a good time to sell.  Many technical indicators have been devised to identify lows around the time they occur or soon thereafter with a moderate degree of success, but to my knowledge that has not happened for tops with comparable success. My own modified Davis method does not do a very …

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Guest Post: Modified Davis Method—March 2014 Update, by Frank Roellinger

It’s been about 7 months since my article on The Modified Davis Method first appeared, so it’s time for an update.  Here is the original chart updated through 3/28/14.  As before, the top (white) line is the method’s results; the yellow line is the Value Line/Russell 2000 series; the green line is the S&P 500 for reference. The method is still 100% long after the last …

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The Modified Davis Method, by Frank Roellinger

First posted September 11, 2013 INTRODUCTION Always interested in alternatives to buy and hold, Vance has generously allowed me to describe my stock market trading method here, and to post its buy and sell signals as they occur in the future.  This information is for educational and entertainment purposes only, it will never be a recommendation to buy or sell anything.  But I believe that …

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