The Market Backdrop

  • Robert Robbins


In this chapter i’ll cover stocks and futures, with an emphasis on finding the right market environments and technical set patterns to trade. I’ll highlight the characteristics of these markets and suggest methods to hone in on the best risk/reward markets for trading.


Interest Rate Stock Market Credit Default Swap Asset Class Investor Sentiment 
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    Mebane Faber, “A Quantitative Approach to Tactical Asset Allocation,” Journal of Wealth Management, February 2009.Google Scholar
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    Paul Desmond, An Exploration of the Nature of Bull Market Tops (New York: Lowry Research, 2006).Google Scholar
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    William Hamilton, “A Study in the Price Movement,” Wall Street Journal, December 17, 1925.Google Scholar

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