Trading using Random Entries (Van Tharp book method)

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AFJ Garner
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Post by AFJ Garner » Tue Sep 18, 2007 1:57 am

Actually, backtesting indicates you might be able to do rather better than that with a simple momentum strategy on a large basket of widely diversified ETFs if you look at total returns.

Emphasis on "might" and a caveat on the predictive power of backtesting even the simplest and most robust systems!

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