Tactical Trading Signal.com has developed a trading model that can be simple to use. This proprietary trading model is based on price and volume action on the S&P 500 Index, Nasdaq 100 Index, DJIA Index, Russell 2000 Index, and DJ Precious Metal Index*. It can provide a great way for investors to become active in the market. The model has been developed with over 30 years of market data. Our trading model consist of various technical indicators that we evaluate on a daily basis and then decide if a change in market position is needed. The ability to evaluate our model and add our years of investing experience gives us a trading model that is designed to evolve with the changing markets and is not a 100% mechanical system. Our trading model is not intended for day traders, but for investors, as it generates few signals. In a typical year, only 3-4 signals will be issued. See Assumptions & Limitations
Based on market conditions, Tacticaltradingsignal.coms trading model will generate a Bullish (Buy), Bearish (Sell), or Neutral (Cash) signal. Once a signal has been issued, it remains in effect until a new signal invalidates it. Our trading model is run daily after the market close, and if a new signal is generated, we will send you a email for updates in the Model. In order to receive an email or have access to our members' areas, you need to subscribe to our service (See Registration ).
We typically use index based investments, because they tend to move in sync with the indices.Your results will vary based on the investments you choose. The potential for attaining excellent returns using our signal will also depend on your investing vehicle and if they are good proxies for S&P 500 Index, Nasdaq 100 Index, DJIA Index, Russell 2000 Index, or the DJ Precious Metal Index in general. Please note that all performance results posted on this site are calculated using S&P 500 Index or the Nasdaq 100 Index. The Russell 2000 Index, DJIA Index, and DJ Precious Metal Index are new strategies as of January 2007, and will have their own individual performance calculations.
We recommend using diversified investment vehicles that mirror major market indices such as the S&P 500 Index, Nasdaq 100 Index, DJIA Index, Russell 2000 Index, orthe DJ Precious Metal Index,which we track on our site. Please note that diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against losses.Our trading modelignores the adverse tax consequences associated with short-term capital gains. Tax implications are a critical component of any investment strategy. Therefore, depending on the strategy you choose to implement, it is possible that any trading activity could result in a taxable event and result in lower investment return.
Index tracking investments mostly fall in two categories: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and mutual funds. Similar to stocks, ETFs can be bought long, sold short, on margin, and can be traded at the market open, the day following a signal change. Mutual funds on the other hand are usually traded at the market close. Also see Glossary .
As always, past performance does not guarantee future results and investing entails the risk of loss of principal. Indexes are unmanaged and do not incur management fees, cost and expenses, and cannot be invested in directly.
What Our Signals mean
When our trading model issues a Bullish signal, it means it is time to buy a similar investment to the S&P 500 Index, Nasdaq 100 Index, DJIA Index, Russell 2000 Index, orthe DJPrecious Metal Index, therefore establishing a long position.
When the signal becomes a Bearish, it is time to sell. You can then consider selling your investment and either keep the proceeds in cash (or in a money market funds) or sell the S&P 500 Index, Nasdaq 100 Index, DJIA Index, Russell 2000 Index, or DJ Precious Metals Indexshort using inverse funds (See Glossary).
Depending on our current trailing stop value,a Neutral signal is automatically issued by our trading model if the S&P 500 Index, Nasdaq 100 Index, DJIA Index, Russell 2000 Index, or DJ Precious Metals Index moves anywhere from 3%-15% from our latest signal. Trailing stops are subject to change as our market volatility changes in the future.This is designed to keep any losses to a reasonable minimum, as no model will always be 100% right. When a Neutral signal is generated, you may consider liquidating your current long or short investments and keep the proceeds in cash or in a money market funds until a new Bullish or Bearish signal is issued. An investment ina money market fund is not insured or guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other government agency. Although the Fund seeks to preserve the value of your investment at $1.00 per share, it is possible to lose money by investing in the Fund.
Consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and trading cost of buying and selling shares of the investment company carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information about the investment company. Prospectuses may be obtained from the investment company or from your investment representative. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.
( * ) Indices Disclosures
The S&P 500 Index is a registered service mark of The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. It is an unmanaged market capitalization-weighted index of common stocks used as a general measure of market performance.
NASDAQ Index is a market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to represent the performance of the National Market System which includes over 5,000 stocks traded only over-the-counter and not on an exchange. It is used as a general measure of market performance.
The NASDAQ100 Index includes 100 of the largest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market based on market capitalization. The Index reflects companies across major industry groups including computer hardware and software, telecommunications, retail/wholesale trade and biotechnology. It does not contain financial companies including investment companies.
The RUSSELL 2000Index offers investors access to the small-cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. The Russell 2000 is constructed to provide a comprehensive and unbiased small-cap barometer and is completely reconstituted annually to ensure larger stocks do not distort the performance and characteristics of the true small-cap opportunity set. The Russell 2000 includes the smallest 2000 securities in the Russell 3000. The index is unmanaged and cannot be invested in directly.
The DJIA Index is prepared and published by Dow Jones & Co. is one of the oldest and most widely quoted of all the market indicators. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is comprised of 30 stocks that are major factors in their industries, and widely held by individuals and institutional investors. These 30 stocks represent about a fifth of the $8 trillion-plus market value of all U.S. stocks and about a fourth of the value of stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange. "Dow Jones", "Dow Jones Industrial Average", and "DJIA" are service marks of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. This strategy, based on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Dow Jones, and Dow Jones makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in this strategy.
The DJ Precious Metals Index represents the performance of U.S.-trading stocks of companies engaged in the exploration of gold, silver and platinum-group metals. The companies included within this composite index must be categorized into either the Gold Mining Subsector or the Platinum & Precious Metals Subsector of the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB). Securities must be U.S.-listed stocks or ADRs, and must pass screens designed to eliminate the very smallest and least-liquid stocks. This strategy, based on the DJ Precious Metals Index, is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by Dow Jones, and Dow Jones makes no representation regarding the advisability of investing in this strategy.