Jay Kaeppel has over 25 years experience in the financial markets.
He has worked as the Head Trader for a CTA and published a number of popular trading books on Futures, Options and Stock Market Seasonality.
He also spent a number of years writing a weekly column titled “Kaeppel’s Corner” and publishes on his blog “Jay On The Markets”.
He is now Portfolio Manager for Alpha Investment Management, offering strategies such as the ‘Alpha Multi-Income Strategy’ to investors.
In this episode we discuss a number of seasonal tendencies, how they can be integrated into a trading model, the applications of the Known Trend Index and the reasons why most traders fail.
The Santa Claus rally - what it is and how to trade it
How to use seasonality to complement other models
Seasonality tendencies around holidays
Monthly seasonal tendencies and a simple monthly seasonal system that vastly outperforms stock index returns
Boiling down the trading process into 4 simple words