SMS VR LongShortClick Here for Backtested Data Chart
SMS VR LongShort Signal OverviewThe SMS VR LongShort is our latest signal to allow the investor to follow the Volatility Index VIX by taking both SHORT or LONG positions to the Volatility variance. It's goal is to create safe returns without exposure to extreme variance. This is a signal for someone looking to invest as little as 3 months into the stock market.
What to Trade?The SMS VR LongShort Signal uses the Volatility index (VIX) as its base. Recommended options are XIV and SVXY as well as VXX and UVXY.
How Often Are There Trades?The SMS VR LongShort Signal typically trades about 75-90 times per year, about once every 4 days. Trades are performed just before close on the day of the trade.
When do I make a Trade?The SMS VR LongShort Signal is delivered via email. If there is a change in the signal, you will be alerted 30 minutes prior to the market closing (3:30 Eastern Time) with a trade recommendation. If followed, the trade would need to be completed before the end of the day's trading. This is very important for "close only" ETF funds.
You can get previews for the signal sent to your inbox earlier each day if desired. You can also log into https://www.SMTiming.com to view current signals at any time.
Signal PerformanceHypothetical Results were backtested to the year 2000 against the VIX as its base, although it is tested against the funds that can trade around the VIX. Below are the annual returns for the backtested simulation from 2011 - 2016 for funds availiable during that time period:
- 2016: 139.65%
- 2013: 93.66%
- 2015: 127.35%
- 2012: 82.34%
- 2014: 47.51%
- 2011: 33.51%
Click Here for Backtested Data for 2011 - 2016 (.CSV file)