What is the Main Goal of Smart Chart Trading?
The main goal of SCT is to help you avoid suffering through the majority of a bear market. You may not realize it, but the majority of advisors don't know when to get out of the market. That's not entirely their fault. They are conditioned to follow buy and hold, diversification, and periodic asset rebalancing. The ability to sell is not in their skillset. These other practices are fine during bull markets and sideways markets, but they won't do much to protect your money in a bear market.
The only way to truly protect against losing a big percentage of your money in a bear market is to sell. This necessary type of protection is not provided by vast majority of brokers, advisors, and money managers.
SCT provides its members with a sell strategy through buy and sell signals emailed directly to you. SCT simplifies investment decisions for it's members, along with providing increased protection from bear markets, and increased protection from individual stock losses
How Does SCT Know When to Sell?
No one knows exactly when to sell. It's impossible to pick the absolute tops, and absolute bottoms of the market. Anyone who claims different is lying. the art of selling is difficult, yet it is probably the most important aspect of successful investing. SCT follows a model that provides a framework around market price to help make sell decisions.
What if an SCT Sell Signal is Wrong?
The beaty of the SCT Model is that it will recognize an incorrect sell signal and subsequently trigger a buy signal to re-enter the market. In the vast majority of cases when a sell signals is wrong, it only costs a few percentage points in overall gain. We are 100% fine with missing out on 3% of profit, to protect against 30% losses. In the long run, this approach significantly increases long term profits.
Should I Sell All of My Equity Holdings When SCT Issues a Sell Signal?
That's up to you. When SCT issues a sell signal, we also explain in our video updates why the sell signal was triggered, so you understand the potential downside risk. Opposed to simply receiving a sell signal, you will have the reasoning behind that signal, so you are fully informed, and therefore more confident to make the right decision for your situation.
What Else Does SCT Provide?
Buy and sell signals from the SCT model based around the framework of market price. The buy signals are triggered when the risk is lowest according to the model. Usually this is when the model identifies a bullish trend. Not before the trend, but after it has begun. We don't predict the market, we react.
Exit strategies for incorrect trades. As mentioned above, no one can be right 100% of the time. So we have a plan in place before we ever make a trade. If we're wrong, the model makes quick corrections. This way, the risk/reward can be defined - not by price, but by price framework events. This is why the SCT Model averages only 5% losses on incorrect trades.
Sell strategy for individual stock holdings. Your individual equity holdings provide you with greater profit potential. However, they also expose you to much greater risk than an index. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to have a sell strategy for your individual stock holdings. SCT provides this. Simply submit your stock holdings to us, and we email you a sell signal when risk becomes too high according to the SCT Model.
Ongoing investment education. Many members simply follow the buy and sell signals, or use them as a barometer of the market to enhance their investment decisions and protect against heavy losses. Those of you who want to learn more will want to watch our video market updates that explain trades, protection strategies, stock analysis, and more. Along with our video tutorials.
Who Can Benefit from a SCT Membership?
Most anyone who has money in the stock market.
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*Performance history prior to 2011 are based on backtested results. Smart Chart Trading makes no guarantees as to future performance.