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Michael Carr, CMT, CFTe

Michael CarrMichael Carr, CMT, CFTeEditor of Peak Velocity Trader and Precision Profits

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Michael Carr is an American investor, a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and a contributing editor for Sovereign Investor Daily. He is a longtime member of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), where he serves as the editor of its newsletter, “Technically Speaking.” He is also a contributor to various publications related to trading, including the Journal of Technical Analysis, MoneyShow, SFO Magazine and Futures Magazine. Michael is the author of two books, Smarter Investing in Any Economy: The Definitive Guide to Relative Strength Investing (2008) and Conquering the Divide: How to Use Economic Indicators to Catch Stock Market Trends (2010).

A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Michael started his career at the Pentagon, where he was instrumental in the installation of the facility’s first local area network, an early version of the modern-day Internet. He was later moved to a bunker in Iceland where he was involved with deploying state-of-the-art radar systems to track Soviet aircraft near the end of the Cold War. He went on to fulfill many other high-profile and high-intensity positions in our nation’s military, including designing the codes for nuclear missile launches, where he often stood on stand-by for the President. Michael described this experience as “a field where there is no room for error.” It is this philosophy that drives Michael’s investment strategies.

While in the military, Michael spent his off-time devouring every book on the stock market he could get his hands on, and after he eventually retired from the U.S. Air Force as a lieutenant colonel, he became a full-time investor, devoting his full attention to refining his investment strategies. A self-described “systems trader,” Michael believes in a highly disciplined approach to investing, buying and selling by means of rules-based systems — and rules-based systems only. To that end, Michael specializes in developing risk-off, trend-following strategies that investors can use to grow their wealth steadily and without fear of succumbing to the next market crash. His proprietary methods made him a sought-after investment advisor, earning him positions as the Chief Market Strategist for Dunn Warren Investment Advisors, LLC, a Subadvisor to the CIFG All Weather and Strategic Opportunities mutual funds family, and Keeper of the Portfolios at Newsmax for their entire arsenal of investment and trading systems.

With his history of building and testing investment and trading systems, Michael is excited to develop new systems with Banyan Hill Publishing for our readers to benefit. To learn more about Michael, check out his free articles below.

Articles

At last September’s Total Wealth Symposium, I gave a specific forecast. Then I went one step further. I shared the exact tool I created to track the market. The VIX Flip Indicator Predicted the 2018 Market Decline May 6, 2019 Sovereign Investor Daily, Stocks, Trading Strategies - At last September’s Total Wealth Symposium, I gave a specific forecast. Then I went one step further. I shared the exact tool I created to track the market.
Economic growth is the best it’s been in the 21st century, according to official data. Yet, consumers feel like they’re falling behind. Bad Inflation Data Hides the Real Cost of Living April 29, 2019 Government & Politics, Sovereign Investor Daily, U.S. Economy - Economic growth is the best it’s been in the 21st century, according to official data. Yet, consumers feel like they’re falling behind.
A melt-up might sound bullish. But it points to a market crash. That’s because melt-ups are the most dangerous market conditions. $6 Trillion Man Larry Fink Says Beware a Market Melt-Up April 22, 2019 Recession, Sovereign Investor Daily, Stocks - A melt-up might sound bullish. But it points to a market crash. That’s because melt-ups are the most dangerous market conditions.
We’re almost there. Just a few more trading days until we start hearing “sell in May and go away.” As with all market sayings, it’s important to dig deeper. Sell Stocks in May (Unless Momentum Says Otherwise) April 15, 2019 Sovereign Investor Daily, Stocks, Trading Strategies - We’re almost there. Just a few more trading days until we start hearing “sell in May and go away.” As with all market sayings, it’s important to dig deeper.
In financial markets, natural forces don’t exist. Without those forces, prices aren’t bound by any unbreakable rules. And that means momentum indicators won’t work as expected. Momentum Indicators Don’t Work. Use MACD to Measure Trends Instead April 8, 2019 Sovereign Investor Daily, Stocks, Trading Strategies - In financial markets, natural forces don’t exist. Without those forces, prices aren’t bound by any unbreakable rules. And that means momentum indicators won’t work as expected.
The times when the MACD was bearish weren’t all bear markets. But these periods all coincide with market weakness or pullbacks. 4 Ways to Use MACD Momentum Indicator During Market Weakness March 25, 2019 Sovereign Investor Daily, Stocks, Trading Strategies - The times when the MACD was bearish weren’t all bear markets. But these periods all coincide with market weakness or pullbacks.
Success simply requires using good data. Many investors fail to beat the market because they use popular lagging indicators. Investors Should Combine Popular Lagging Indicators with CFO Growth & Momentum March 18, 2019 Sovereign Investor Daily, Stocks, Trading Strategies - Success simply requires using good data. Many investors fail to beat the market because they use popular ideas.
One day, Lyft might be profitable. History says it’s best to wait until that happens before buying the stock. Velocity Tells Us How to Trade Lyft’s IPO – Is It Worth the Ride? March 11, 2019 Best of Series, Investment Opportunities, Sovereign Investor Daily, Trading Strategies - One day, Lyft might be profitable. History says it’s best to wait until that happens before buying the stock.
Avoid Bear Markets With S&P 500 New Orders Data March 4, 2019 Sovereign Investor Daily, Stocks, U.S. Economy - The Commerce Department began publishing this data in 1992. Its sell signal avoided every bear market since then.
Many believe volatility is synonymous with risk. Risk is bad, and volatility is good. Calling a market volatile is the highest form of compliment. Why Market Volatility is a Good Thing for Investors February 25, 2019 Sovereign Investor Daily, Trading Strategies - Many believe volatility is synonymous with risk. Risk is bad, and volatility is good. Calling a market volatile is the highest form of compliment.

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