How to Read the Charts?
Ans. The Indicant has several attributes
describing the stock market's directional intensity.
Click this sentence to understand how to read the charts.
What is the Indicant?
Ans. There are three primary models;
Long-term Indicant, Mid-term Indicant, Short-term Indicant. Within the
Short-term Indicant, there are two sub-models; Quick-term Indicant and
How often are they updated?
Ans. The Short-term Indicant is updated daily. The Mid-term Indicant is updated weekly; the Long-term
What do these various models do?
Ans. They identify and define bull and bear
markets early into their incumbent cycle. They also identify when to buy
and sell stocks and mutual funds.
How well does the Indicant Perform?
Ans. The Indicant updates performance every
weekend. Click here to see the
current report card.
Click here to see
historical performance. As technology improves, more performance
related data will be brought to this web. Much of it was developed
beginning in the 1970's from old fashion number two lead pencils through
Fortran and Cobol. We are constantly bringing forth that data. To get an idea
of additional performance,
click here to see how the Indicant performed on some stocks and funds
Why should I invest in the stock market
with all its inherent risks?
Ans. The stock market is the easiest place in
the world to make money. It has a low expense, such as commissions and
advisories. However, it is not good to invest in bear markets. They can
last for entire generations.
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see a few secular bears that provided grief to entire generations of
So, should I invest in secular bear
Ans. Yes, the NASDAQ began a secular bear in
March 2000. However, from March 2003 through July 2004, that index rose
40% from bottom to peak. Indicant index fund investors made 32% before
signal bear and sell for the related index fund. Non-investors made less
than 2% during the same time period and inflation gobbled that up. Secular
bears allow mid-term and short-term bull cycles. A lot of money can be
Click here to see past Mid-term Indicant performance for the NASDAQ. It will
likely be sometimes after 2015 before the NASDAQ returns to it 2000 peak.
But along the way, there will be tremendous profit opportunities on these
mid-term and short-term bullish cycles.
How can I understand more about the stock
Ans. The stock market's cycles are simple. It
is moving up, down, or sideways all the time. Sometimes these cycles last
a long time. Sometimes they last a short period of time. That
inconsistency is what tricks most investors.
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about the stock market.
What is the MTI-Indicant?
Ans. It outperformed buy and hold for the Dow
since 1900 by over 2,000% as of 2004.
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see the history and performance of the Mid-term Indicant's superiority for ten
How many members does the Indicant allow?
Ans. Based on the current number of members
and the nature of its constituents, we will not exceed 50,000 members. If
we detect a high number of investment institutions, mutual fund managers,
and others representing a huge number of shares, we will cut back on that
to prevent participation in the
of commonality. It is difficult to determine who our members are, but
from time to time we discover membership from large investment
institutions, mutual fund managers, large brokerage houses, etc. We
reserve the right to cancel memberships at our discretion.
Is the Indicant difficult to follow?
Ans. No! The Indicant signals buy,
hold, avoid for stocks and funds every weekend. It signals
new bull, new
bear, bull, and bear on a daily basis for the
for the Mid-term Indicant, and monthly for the Long-term Indicant. The
avoid and hold signals are confirmed each week and will not change until
the next sell or buy signal. It is that simple. Some members enjoy reading
the updates and material in the website, while others simply want to know the four
alternatives; buy-hold-sell-avoid. It is that simple. Charts and tables are
easy to read. There is nothing you have to do, except execute the signals
released by the Indicant.
Does the Indicant Forecast Stocks, Funds, or
Ans. No! Forecasts are always wrong. They
sound good, but a waste of time. We simple let you know if stocks, funds,
and markets are going up or down. It is improbable to accurately predict how much they will go up or down. We only
care about direction. The "how much" is a mystery. If you know
someone who can accurately predict how much and when on a consistent
basis, please let us know. We only know the direction and when it starts.
Click here if you would like to become a member. It is economically
favorable and you will be a winner in the competitive world of the stock
market. You will also be kept informed in a unique way. We will not tell
you what the market has already done, like most. We will tell you what it is doing and
most likely will continue doing. The Indicant is not perfect. However, it
quickly adjusts when it is wrong.