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Profits Analysis

On this page are examples of trading profiles over long time frames showing the enhanced profitability from trading a cycles buy and sell strategy versus a traditional buy and hold philosophy. Below you’ll find Microsoft Excel spreadsheets with more extensive studies.

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AAPL
Apple (AAPL)
VNM
Market Vectors Vietnam (VNM)
URA
Global X Uranium (URA)
TKF
Turkish Fund (TKF)
REMX
Market Vectors Rare Mtls (REMX)
GLD
SPDR Gold (GLD)
EWY
MSCI Taiwan (EWY)
REMX
Market Vectors Rare Mtls (REMX)
DBO
DB Oil (DBO)
VGK
Vanguard FTSE Europe (VGK)
all_10
All 10 Assets Above Combined

Turns Files and Profits Analysis Files

The files below are downloadable by clicking the icons. Turns files provide an example of how historical entries are stored and exported. The Profits Analysis files provide profit calculations for the four strategies:

  • buying and holding,
  • buying cycle bottoms and selling tops,
  • buying cycle bottoms and exiting tops, and
  • selling cycle tops and exiting bottoms.
Asset Turns File Profits Analysis
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN)
Cycle: 55.8 days
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Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)
Cycle: 13.66 days
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MSCI Italy Index Fund ETF (EWI)
Cycle: 9.61 days
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First Trust ISE Natural Gas Index Fund (FCG)
Cycle: 34.6 days
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FTSE China 25 Index Fund ETF (FXI)
Cycle: 13.67 days
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Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)
Cycle: 31.1 days
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Microsoft Corp (MSFT)
Cycle: 40.3 days
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Turkish Investment Fund (TKF)
Cycle: 10.48 days
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ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (VIXY)
Cycle: 12.98 days
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ProShares VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (VIXY)
Cycle: 56 days
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SPDRs Select Sector Energy ETF (XLE)
Cycle: 17.51 days
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