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The CrystalBull Matador™ Year-to-Date Chart. Trading the QQQ.This chart shows year-to-date readings of the current CrystalBull Matador™ model, along with the hypothetical returns that would have been obtained had this model been followed during this time period. The CrystalBull Matador™ uses a proprietary model to try to determine strength and weakness in the QQQs, and to identify entry and exit points. Our hope is that following this indicator may reduce the "buy-high-sell-low" tendencies of the typical investor.
From Dec. 31, 1999 through Jul. 01, 2022, following the CrystalBull Matador™ would have, hypothetically, produced a Total Return 1005 times that of a QQQ Buy-and-Hold strategy (258465.58% vs. 257.14%), with an average compound annual total return of 41.8% APR (The compound annual growth rate of the QQQs during this period was just 5.82% APR). The Matador™ had 301 round turn trades (averaging a little more than one per month), and was in the market (exposed to market risk) 61% of the time. It had a maximum drawdown during this period of 29.68%. Click here to see the historical readings of the CrystalBull Matador™
HOW TO USE: The yellow line in the center chart represents the CrystalBull Matador™. It is displayed in a standard technical analysis format, where a reading above +50 (red line) represents a possible negative trend reversal (market appears overbought, and may trend downward going forward), and a reading below -50 (green line) represents a possible favorable trend reversal (market appears oversold, and may trend higher going forward). The official readings are calculated after all the closing data are in for each day. Trades are either executed in the after-hours market, or at the market open the following day. The model assumes that the market open prices match the previous days' closing prices. The Indicator chart draws a line from data point to data point. Where that line crosses the green or red line is not relevant; Monitor only the data points along the line.