About

Jackie Ann Patterson is the author of the Beat the Crash series of books for investors and traders, including Truth About ETF Rotation and Truth About MACD. She has more than 20 years of experience in the stock market and has won awards in trading competitions. Her successful high-tech career spans a variety of engineering, marketing, and management roles. Ms. Patterson enjoys applying her skills and expertise to help people understand investment strategies.

Content from Jackie Ann Patterson

What Does It Take to Bring an Old Bull Down?
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When you have the proper tools to assess the market, you can decide what to do effectively without emotions in the way…

 
Which Market Area Has Momentum?
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The returns of the US stock funds are clustered close together, while the two international funds have lesser returns,…

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Finding Strategies for Success
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"What do you want to achieve or avoid? The answers to this question are objectives. How will you go ab…

 
Tailoring Your Sector Strategy
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Keeping track of sector shifts is important, but investors need to stay true to themselves as well, says Jac…

 
Why Sector Rotation Is Important
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Expert Jackie Ann Patterson explains how to determine which sectors to shift into to stay on top of the markets, and…

 
Backtesting for Options Traders
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Option-specific factors like expiration, volatility, and trade structure makes the process much more complex, but opti…

 
The Most Complete Backtest You Can Do
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The added detail required to backtest a trading strategy manually allows the trader to better simulate how they would …

 
How to Spot a Winning Trading System
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Focus on metrics like win/loss ratio and drawdowns when analyzing systems, says Jackie Ann Patterson, but also make sure…