Just short the E-Mini NASDAQ instead?

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billpritjr
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Just short the E-Mini NASDAQ instead?

Post by billpritjr » Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:48 pm

Why not?

In a Bear Market, why hunt for short candidates when you can short the E-Mini NASDAQ futures and arguably (if you are right on your call) make more money anyway.

Beats screening 10,000 stocks if you ask me

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Re: Just short the E-Mini NASDAQ instead?

Post by edward kim » Wed Jan 05, 2005 4:39 am

billpritjr wrote:Why not?

In a Bear Market, why hunt for short candidates when you can short the E-Mini NASDAQ futures and arguably (if you are right on your call) make more money anyway.

Beats screening 10,000 stocks if you ask me

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do you do a historical test on that and verify that is true?

is the inverse of your statement also true in a bull market?

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Post by BigBrad » Wed Jan 05, 2005 10:39 am

You are still trend following and need to identify your entry into the "Bear Market" and therefore need a whole system set up for this.

I have a similar thought and am starting to do some investigation.

Brad.

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