8-Month SMA: smoothly sailing through market turmoil


We are viewing a market over 8 months and then work with an 8-monthly Moving Average (SMA). Every end of the month we watch whether the market we are observing is trading above or below this SMA. If it is trading above, then we can stay invested or buy more. If the market is trading below then we propose to sell and – stay out.

As you can see, this simple strategy works in many different markets, especially the Asian stock markets

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8-Month SMA: smoothly sailing through market turmoil

Last month markets have taken some recovery from heavy losses in August and September but this did not signal any changes in the 8-month SMA yet. According to the strategy, all markets are still in a downward trend. For investors, that would mean: no need to rush until the technical situation looks brighter again.