Global stock markets are currently experiencing extreme volatility with the S&P 500 dropping almost -8% over the last four days.

Stocks have continued to fall in Asia and Europe this morning and there is no doubt that this shakeout is a serious one, with the potential to continue for some time. Read more »

2015 has not been an ideal year for stock traders so far. As you know, we have seen plenty of volatility in China, Europe and Emerging Markets. The S&P 500 has been trading in a choppy range for much of the year and is currently showing a year-to-date return of only 1.57%.

Our trend following system is currently ahead of the benchmark index by a healthy margin and this is based on various metrics of performance and risk. Read more »

Last week’s picks produced a marginal profit, with positive returns for our value pick Valero Energy and our short pick Nu-Skin Enterprises. Our short-term reversal pick Disney Inc. saw a small loss, though the stock is still a buy according to the system rules. Read more »