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The Intra-Day Momentum Method is not a Trading System, but a guide to help traders determine intra-day direction. The Intra-Day Momentum Method points out price levels that have been historically significant. The Levels are labeled ML 1 for Momentum Long Level Up and MS 1 for Momentum Short Level Down. Once ML 1 Level has been reached, a stock will have closed above the Open over 70% of the time. Once the MS 1 Level has been reached, a stock will have closed below the Open over 70% of the time. Actionable, scalable, timely research delivered to your web-browser everyday.

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The following stats are the results from applying the approach to approximately 460 stocks in the S&P 500 from the dates shown in the graphic below. These stats are updated weekly (for non-subscribers) and are available for the prior week by Sunday evening. To view individual days, click on the Historical Results Tab or on each day individually below under Historical Results.

SP 500
Current Stats 3-19-15 to 8-31-2018 (Updated Weekly) - Historical Updates will resume shortly...
*Fed Meetings / Announcement Dates will be included in separate stats (Some dates may be included here)
63687 Close >= ML 1 49 %
97006 Close >= Open 75 %
129901 Total ML 1
129797 Total MS 1
93976 Close <= Open 72 %
60618 Close <= MS1 47 %
32551 ML 1 Reversals 25 %
32551 MS 1 Reversals 25 %
Total Reversals14 %
These numbers are calculated EOD
Reversals are only counted if they close above ML1 or below MS1
*Reversals are not counted in Close Above / Below OPEN
*Therefore, the Close Above / Below OPEN % are less than actual
Intra-Day Momentum Level Stats 3-19-15 to 8-31-2018

The Intra-Day Momentum Method

3-19-15 to 8-31-2018

ML 1 Stats

MS 1 Stats












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Intra-Day Momentum Method Whitepaper

The Intra-day Momentum Method was designed to help determine the best way to trade a particular stock / ETF, whether it is trend-following or reversion to the mean, in connection with a low-to-mid frequency intra-day trade.

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Research

QAT Systems was founded on the principles of the very best traders that ever lived.

“To invest or speculate successfully, one must form an opinion as to what the next move of importance will be in a given stock."

"Speculation is nothing more than anticipating coming movements."

"In order to anticipate correctly, one must have a definite basis for that anticipation.”

- Jesse Livermore

Intra-Day Momentum Method

The Intra-day Momentum Method was designed to help determine the best way to trade a particular stock / ETF. The scientific approach focuses on determing Intra-Day Direction.

IDMM SP 500

The Intra-Day Momentum Method as applied to the SP 500

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The Intra-Day Momentum Method as applied to ETFs

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Articles

Determining Daily Intra-Day Direction - Is it Possible?

Determining Daily Intra-Day Direction - Is it possible? - TradingMarkets.com

Successful speculation starts with observation. Instead of looking at charts, I have designed a methodology for determining intra-day direction based on 'measured moves' and created applications to answer my questions regarding trade-able tendencies and to assist in my research.

How the Intra-Day Momentum Method can Help You Make Better Trading Decisions

How the Intra-Day Momentum Method can Help You Make Better Trading Decisions - TradingMarkets.com

The Intra-day Momentum Method was designed to help determine the best way to trade a particular stock / ETF, whether it is trend-following or reversion to the mean, in connection with a low-to-mid frequency intra-day trade.

Intra-Day Momentum Method Increasing the Probabilities Whitepaper $75

Intra-Day Momentum Method Whitepaper

The Intra-day Momentum Method was designed to help determine the best way to trade a particular stock / ETF, whether it is trend-following or reversion to the mean, in connection with a low-to-mid frequency intra-day trade.

Historical Results

The Intra-day Momentum Method was designed to help determine the best way to trade a particular stock / ETF, whether it is trend-following or reversion to the mean, in connection with a low-to-mid frequency intra-day trade. In order to determine which method had worked best over time, I created an algorithm that would find a measurement in price from the Open where the Close of the day had historically been above this level for Longs or below this level for Shorts approximately 50% of the time, for many stocks. *The ability of a stock to move plays an enormous role in this calculation. The ability to move is based on Price / Pattern / Volume. Stocks that do not move, will not likely close above / below the levels 50% of the time. While this is by no means perfect, it certainly gives a trader a method for selecting stocks and entry points that have a reasonable chance for success. The Method was developed to adapt to market changes rather quickly as it takes into account price-action, patterns, and volume. On the link below, you will find the results from the most recent update from a list of 460 stocks from the S & P 500.

SP 500
Current Stats 3-19-15 to 8-31-2018 (Updated Weekly) - Historical Updates will resume shortly...
*Fed Meetings / Announcement Dates will be included in separate stats (Some dates may be included here)
63687 Close >= ML 1 49 %
97006 Close >= Open 75 %
129901 Total ML 1
129797 Total MS 1
93976 Close <= Open 72 %
60618 Close <= MS1 47 %
32551 ML 1 Reversals 25 %
32551 MS 1 Reversals 25 %
Total Reversals14 %
These numbers are calculated EOD
Reversals are only counted if they close above ML1 or below MS1
*Reversals are not counted in Close Above / Below OPEN
*Therefore, the Close Above / Below OPEN % are less than actual

Applications

Web-based applications have been developed to deliver the Intra-Day Momentum Method in Real-Time.

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Real-Time Signals

View the Intra-Day Momentum Method in Real-Time, using a Proprietary web-based application that signals when stocks have crossed the levels.

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Market Conditions

Current Market Conditions are based on Mathematical Equations that determine the Overall Strength / Weakness of the SP 500.

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