Backtested Results

Stocks

For stocks (historical data from January 1 1995 through December 31 2010,
over 4,000 trading days)

Entry: purchase on next day's opening price

Exit: hold until the closing price is above the 5-day moving average, and then sell on the next day's opening price

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
9 1.97% 58.28% 25,745
10 2.87% 61.18% 5,283


Entry: purchase on a limit order 3% below the prior closing price

Exit: hold until the closing price is above the 5-day moving average, and then sell on the next day's opening price

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
9 4.35% 75.00% 8,853
10 5.95% 75.23% 1,974


Entry: purchase on a limit order 5% below the prior closing price

Exit: hold until the closing price is above the 5-day moving average, and then sell on the next day's opening price

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
9 6.12% 76.85% 5,019
10 7.88% 76.79% 1,185


Entry: purchase on a limit order 7% below the prior closing price

Exit: hold until the closing price is above the 5-day moving average, and then sell on the next day's opening price

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
9 7.91% 78.70% 2,962
10 10.05% 78.41% 778


Entry: sell short on a limit order 3% above the prior closing price

Exit: hold until the closing price is below the 5-day moving average, and then cover (buy to close out the short position) on the next day's opening price

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
1 2.77% 69.51% 10,168


Entry: sell short on a limit order 5% above the prior closing price

Exit: hold until the closing price is below the 5-day moving average, and then cover (buy to close out the short position) on the next day's opening price

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
1 3.66% 71.21% 5,836


Entry: sell short on a limit order 7% above the prior closing price

Exit: hold until the closing price is below the 5-day moving average, and then cover (buy to close out the short position) on the next day's opening price

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
1 4.44% 72.58% 3,614


ETFs

For ETFs (historical data from January 1 2003 through December 31 2009,
1763 trading days)

Entry: purchase on a closing PowerRating of 9 or 10

Exit: sell on the close when the two-period RSI is above 70

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
9 0.94% 77.30% 11,418
10 1.42% 79.90% 6,003


Leveraged ETFs

For Leveraged ETFs (historical data from ETF inception through December 31 2009)

Entry: purchase on a closing PowerRating of 9 or 10

Exit: sell on the close when the two-period RSI is above 70

PowerRating Average return Profitable trades Number of trades
9 1.85% 70.49% 1,484
10 3.10% 76.04% 676
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