Tag Archives: S&P 500

How to Trade the QQQ and TQQQ in 2023

Trade the QQQ and TQQQ

Do you want to trade the QQQ and TQQQ in 2023? These are two of the most popular ETFs for traders. And with good reason, they have performed incredibly well over a long time. And not only this, they are great for traders – they trend strongly and smoothly. In this article and video, I […]

4 Ways to Trade the Santa Claus Rally

Tradinformed - Santa Claus Rally

At this time of year investors and traders are looking forward to a bit of festive cheer. December has historically been seen as the best month for stocks. In this article, I am going to analyse whether the Santa Claus Rally still holds true and how to trade it. If you prefer to watch something […]

How to Time S&P 500 Entries Using the VIX

Trading the S&P 500 with the VIX

I recently received an email from Dr Alexander Elder in which he mentions using the VIX Volatility Index as an entry signal for the S&P 500. I particularly like that this trading idea is specific and measurable. In this article, I talk about the entry signal and show the results of testing this strategy. Video […]

How to Trade the S&P500 Using The Impulse Indicator

Impluse Indicator on the S&P 500

In this article I look at whether the Impulse Indicator is a good tool for trading the S&P 500 index. In my analysis I got some surprising results and I decided to share them here. The Impulse Indicator One of my all time classic trading books is Come Into My Trading Room by Dr. Alexander Elder. In this […]

What is Aroon and How to Trade it on the S&P 500

Tradinformed Aroon Indicator

Aroon – Dawn’s Early Light The S&P 500 index is a great way to invest, trade and make money out of the stock market. In this article, I show a straightforward but powerful trading strategy that anyone can use. This strategy is easy to follow using futures, CFDs and spread betting. This long-term trading strategy uses a […]

An Easy Way to use Excel to Backtest a Trading Strategy – Part 2

Renko Capital Graph

Continuing on from the previous article about how to use excel to backtest a trading strategy. For further information about backtesting trading strategies in Excel see the next article in this series: Use Excel to Backtest a Trading Strategy using an ATR Stop-loss. Formulas Used Gross Profit =sumif(range,”>0″) Gross Loss =sumif(range,”<0″) Net Profit =sum(range) Number of […]