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The Go In or Stay Out day-trading service

based on the advanced concept of Start-or-Stop Indicator

When to day-trade a security and why?
When not to day-trade a security and why?
The “why” part will remain unanswered because it is a professional secret.  As for the “when” part of the questions, we are introducing a new daily service advising day-traders when to start day-trading any security and when to stop, without interfering with the method they use to day-trade.

Please, read on ...

From among the many money losing incidents confronting day-traders every month the worst ones are the market-generated losing days.
These are nasty days when nothing works making day-traders wish they had not turned the computer on!
Yes, negative events such as bad days could be forecast but only with low accuracy.  High accuracy comes after the fact, which in day-trader parlance translates into knowing that today was a money-losing day only after the closing bell, when it is too late to realize that no day-trading should have taken place to begin with.

Mired in losses and uncertainties is not the way to go after profits when data for statistical relevance is readily available and when the only requirement for day-traders to progress is to know what to look for.

Enters the Start-or-Stop Indicator.

Says the mentor: “After a bit of unrelated programming, while I was doing my e-mails one evening, the solution to an old puzzle came to me out of nowhere.
I have not discovered the Start-or-Stop Indicator; the Indicator discovered me.
It occurred to me that, more important than calculating when the single market-generated losing days might show up on charts is to delineate the periods that surround them as precisely as possible.
In other words, instead of predicting the apparition of random rogue days with their 0% chance of making a profit in order to avoid day-trading on those bad days, my goal was to find the periods of time when the chances of making profits drop from 10% to 0% and rise back up to 10% or more.
Such alternative provided a more achievable goal than looking for needles in a haystack.
I, for one, prefer to look for needles that do not hide themselves in haystacks and, to separate the hiding needles from the showing ones, all I needed was a new mathematical formula.
The formula of the Start-or-Stop Indicator is very simple.  Had it been complicated, perhaps the Indicator would not have turned up in my computer.
The Indicator’s many advantages overcome by far the only disadvantage of getting a brief succession of 1-2-day Starts and Stops one after the other once in a while, occurrence which should not bother anybody since they are not the real unlucky days.”

Two major groups of day-traders exist:

  1. At the low end, most day-traders make money on some days, some weeks and some months only to give all profits back or worse on the other days, other weeks and other months.
    If they are to last, it is in their best interest to find a way not to day-trade on the “other” days, weeks or months so they could day-trade only on “some” days, weeks or months when the markets let them get away with a few bucks.
    This advisory service does the job for them.
  2. At the high end, established day-traders make serious money on some days, some weeks, some months and some years only to see pitiful profits or above average losses on other days, other weeks, other months and other years.
    If they are to stay happy, it is in their best interest to find a new way to avoid market trouble and make their P/L statements look eye-catching.
    There is no real help to keep established day-traders away from overworking themselves day-trading unnecessarily other than this advisory service.

The Start-or-Stop Indicator is designed only for daily charts and only with day-traders in mind.  Swing traders and long term investors are not affected by problems which the Start-or-Stop Indicator solves for day-traders.
The Indicator’s formula is proprietary and remains undisclosed for now.
It is the basis of the Go In or Stay Out advisory service.

The Start-or-Stop Indicator increases profits by completely eliminating one type of losses (market-generated losing days) and, while it flags a STOP DAY-TRADING period in your security, it also flags a new START DAY-TRADING period in other securities.

If you agree that it is not fair to day-trade the same stock(s) every day and expect to get the same results, then you will appreciate having a reliable service to turn to in order to eliminate one more negative event such as bad days from your day-trading.
The reliable service is here: Go In or Stay Out advisory.
It is reliable because the Start-or-Stop Indicator is reliable: it identifies dangerous day-trading zones keeping you on the side of winning days.

A word from the author:

Without the SOS Indicator I, John CRACIUN, guarantee you that on a monthly/quarterly basis:

  1. The number of your Unprofitable Trades will be bigger than the number of Profitable Trades.
  2. Your Average Loss will be greater than the Average Gain.
  3. The string of Losses will be longer than the string of Gains.
  4. Ultimately, you will feel compelled to overtrade in order to recuperate losses making your total number of Trades be greater than your average, which is not the way to day trade successfully.


To benefit from the power of the Start-or-Stop Indicator, a monthly subscription is required.

No free N-day trial is offered.  Instead, updated S&P500 Index charts will be posted at this web page 2-3 times a year for day-traders to compare their past results from day-trading their favorite stock(s) with the start and stop day-trading cycles in S&P500 gratis.

Day-traders will have to answer the question: did they lose less and seldom in their stock during the Start periods (green ribbons) on the S&P500’s chart, and more and often during the Stop periods (red ribbons)?
If yes, the Indicator proved to be useful.
If not, it may be because Index patterns do not coincide exactly with patterns in a particular stock belonging to the Index.
Even so, Index patterns supply an extra layer of safety on top of the Start and Stop periods found in a particular stock.  However what matters first is the chart of the stock(s) in which the day-trader is active.  The Index chart is secondary.

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Click here to see the latest S&P500 chart.

If the updated free S&P500 chart is not enough, prospective clients can get five test charts of their choice with the Start-or-Stop Indicator plotted as red/green ribbons for easy comparison between their recent past day-trading results and the Start/Stop periods.

Five test charts: US$50.  Contact us first before paying to discuss your requirements. 5-chart Start/Stop Indicator test

We process only data from Exchanges in the Western Hemisphere and Europe, and we highly recommend NASDAQ stocks as the best securities for day-trading.

Reports are available on stocks, index futures, commodities, FOREX and ETFs.

Click here to see how our daily reports look in Adobe .pdf format.

Subscription packages start at US$149/month.


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