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Posts for intraday

Should You Buy or Sell Stocks that Gap Down?

Thu Sep 03 2020 by Brian Stanley
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What happens when strong stocks gap down at the open? A well-known trading strategy is to buy the gap, expecting mean reversion. This post uses Zipline to explore down gaps and finds a profitable strategy based on selling, not buying, the gap.

Intraday Futures Calendar Spreads and the Impact of Transaction Costs

Wed Sep 25 2019 by Brian Stanley
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Intraday trading strategies offer great promise as well as great peril. This post explores an intraday trading strategy for crude oil calendar spreads and highlights the impact of transaction costs on its profitability.

Hedging Long-Term Risk with an Intraday Strategy

Tue Mar 19 2019 by Brian Stanley
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Do intraday strategies have a place in the portfolios of long-term investors and fund managers? This post explores an intraday strategy that works best in high volatility regimes and thus makes an attractive candidate for hedging long-term portfolio risk.

Intraday Momentum with Leveraged ETFs

Tue Mar 05 2019 by Brian Stanley
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Does forced buying and selling of underlying shares by leveraged ETF sponsors cause predictable intraday price moves? This post explores an intraday momentum strategy based on the premise that it does.

Exploiting Business Day Patterns in FX Markets

Mon Feb 18 2019 by Brian Stanley
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Do businesses exchange currencies in predictable ways that FX traders can exploit? This post explores an intraday EUR.USD strategy based on the hypothesis that businesses cause currencies to depreciate during local business hours and appreciate during foreign business hours.