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Would you like a trading system that doubles, even triples your portfolio each year... and... would you like to do it with minimal losses?

I’d like to introduce you to a good friend of mine.

His name is Mark McMillan.

Over the last three years, he has systematically ETF Trend traded the major indices (DIA, QQQ and SPY)...and doubled, even tripled his returns.

There's something else about Mark you need to know. He hates losing money.

Who is Mark McMillan

And Why You Should

Pay Attention To Him

Mark's been a long-time subscriber to the Stock Barometer. He didn't show up on my radar until I started chatting with him over e-mail a few years back.

When I realized what he'd figured out about market behavior and reversals... I started harassing him to write for me.

Here's the deal with Mark. He's a history and economics major who got into software engineering, technology marketing and all sorts of diverse knowledge. At heart, he's a problem solver.

So in 2000, he decided he wanted to figure out how to practically never lose money in the market. To him, the pain of losing money outweighs the pleasure of making money any day.

After years of agony, heavy research and insane calculations... Mark's discovered exactly how to tell when a market is trending, trading and... when reversals are about to occur.

In 2007, he started putting it all to the test and writing The McMillan Portfolio.

What Happened Next May Astonish You

Here are the results of what happened when he started implementing his system:

3 Years Ago:

• DIA - 111.10%
• SPY - 123.20%
• QQQQ - 194.40%

2 Years Ago:

• DIA - 234.54%
• SPY - 277.63%
• QQQQ - 201.81%

Last Year:

• DIA - 114.39%
• SPY - 125.77%
• QQQ - 103.18%

That's Just One Half Of It

Mark's use of behavioral economics in trading the major indices is only one half of what you'll get when you subscribe to The McMillan Portfolio.

Mark is also a reversal specialist who discovers undervalued stocks as they're just about to make a turnaround. He's got five positions in that portfolio right now at and he's about to reveal more.

Let me share some figures with you...

  • Undervalue Play #1 - Mark entered this stock at $20 after it plunged from a lofty $77.61 high just mere months before. Today, Mark is sitting on 121.5% profits.
  • Undervalue Play #2 - This stock had lost 72% of its value in five months. Mark courageously enters this stock at $12.50 and now sits on a 148.2% profit.
  • Undervalue Play #3 - This one is good. 80% of its value decimated from September of 2008 to February of 2009. Mark's entry at $6 that month rewards him with a 318.5% profit today.
  • Undervalue Play #4 - Mark pulls an absolute miracle here. His entry at $4.25 for this stock was twenty-four cents off from it's lowest low. Incidentally, this position is a 349.9% profit as of today.

OK. It's unfair to show you the positive without the negative. As I said many times before, Mark hates losing. He usually gets out of losing trades extremely quick. But he is holding on to one particular trade right now you should be aware of.

  • Undervalue Play #5 - He's held this one since November of 2008. It's sitting at a minor loss right now. A whopping 1.4% loss. I hope that doesn't scare you off.
I think you'll agree with me, The McMillan Portfolio is worth giving a try, at least. I would like to offer you 28 days nearly free. A trial subscription is only $4.95. After that, it's $18.95 each month until you cancel.

Mark Can Help You

Double, Even Triple

Your Account This Year

You've seen the performance numbers above. Mark HATES losing. And using his conservative trading strategy for the major indices (QQQ, SPY & DIA), he has helped his subscribers double their account every year since 2007. In the most volatile year of 2008, he nearly quadrupled his SPY trades... closing the year at a 277.63% return.

Mark is the only professional trader I know of on earth who's figured out when the market is trending or trading. He tells you what each of the major indices are doing every, single trading day.

If you trend trade the major index ETFs as he exactly prescribes, you'd get the same results he delivers.

Not only that...

What would it be worth to you... to know exactly if the market is bullish, bearing, trending or trading? How many trades did you get whipsawed out of this year? How many reversals did you miss?

Do you punish yourself by back dating trades you "could've" made? STOP. Seriously. With Mark's daily market prognosis, you'll know if it's safe or dangerous to bet on those more speculative trades you got on the side.

Listen. Mark's ETF Trend Trading advisory is worth much more than the $18.95/month we charge. But because we believe in its value, we are offering you a trial 28 days for only $4.95.

If you are not blown away at how accurate Mark's calls are over the next 30 days, cancel. No questions asked, no hassles, no harm done. You will have spent less than a Venti at Starbucks.

Get your trial 28 days of The McMillan Portfolio now...

But wait, I'd like to throw in a bonus from myself...

I'll do everything I can to promote Mark's service here. So here's what I'll include in your subscription to The McMillan Portfolio today...

Mark's Stock Market Chat Room (Value $24.95/Month): Every Trading Day - from 9 A.M. Eastern to 4 pm, Mark hops in to his online chat room for an hour and talk to whoever is there about trading methodologies, psychology, money management and trades to look out for.  He's there all day to address your questions, and talks again at the close.

It gets hot and heavy in there. Subscribers just love the energy and exchange of high value education. Will you join us?

If You Hate Losing Money,

And Want An ETF Trend Trading System

That Has At Least Doubled Every Year

For The Last Three Years...

You Need The McMillan Portfolio

Mark is on track to beating the DJI, SPX and NASD-100 again this year already. In his value portfolio, he is sitting on 187.3% of profits from trades he entered a year or so ago. He's about to call the tops on three other major indices.  Simply one of the best ETF portfolios out there.

Find out what they are so you can profit from them.  Subscribe to The McMillan Portfolio today.


Carl Adams, Publisher

P.S. Did you hear about Goldman Sachs last week? Mark's got some interesting insights that could make you a lot of money.

Before trading, consider consulting a financial planner.

Crash Alert:

I don’t use the ADX line much in individual trades but I do use it often for predicting market corrections and crashes. When the ADX line (the black line below) falls below both the directional lines (green and red), it implies that an upward trend has come to an end. A red directional line spiking also shows a potential market correction or crash. Look at how the line acted in August and compare it to today:




I am not outright predicting a crash, but I do want you to be forewarned. A bear market might be on the way. Review our bear market portfolio below and ensure you are holding onto all the positions that mesh with your trading strategy:


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Market Summary

Don’t get excited about the bullish reversal we saw last week. Below you see the Bullish Percentage Index. The pattern we are seeing us much like that in July, slightly after the birth of the bear market. Perhaps this time is a real bullish reversal, but I would hold off buying stock at the moment.

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Market Outlook

The Momentum Factor ETF (MTUM) gives us insight into the performance of stocks with high upward momentum. Clearly, the trend not upward but sideways or possibly downward. The moving averages have separated, the short-term line falling below. Also, the pattern here is much different from that of early July. In comparison, this current pattern seems to predict a lagging upward momentum in the market.

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Volatility has started to even out after a spike. This does not mean that people are gaining more confidence in the market. It mealy means that the market does not appear as chaotic now as it did in late August. Volatility is still high relative to our recent bull market. Still, at any time, volatility can spike to its high levels last month. In the market, we often see spontaneous spikes in volatility followed by more spontaneous spikes in volatility, implying that they are dependent. That is, a spike in volatility is now more likely as a result of our past spike in volatility.

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Options-based Market Analysis

Here we see the put/call ratio for index options. Clearly, the bias is toward puts. This bias is becoming stronger as more professional traders hedge against downside risk – i.e., a market crash, correction, or lasting bear market.

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The put/call ratio on equities, characteristically under 1.0, representing a general bullish bias of non-professional traders, is now starting to head toward 1.0. This means that even the average-Joe options trader is taking on a bearish viewpoint:

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Aggregating these two charts will give us a broader view of the put/call ratio. It can show us whether the professional investors’ bearish tilt overpowers the non-professionals’ bullish tilt. We see a clear preference for put options, a phenomenon that began in early August and is only fiercer today:

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Stock Market Update Sent Tuesday, September 8, 2015 View as plaintext
Good morning Traders,
This week we are featuring a report from Damon Verial – our Gap Trader discussing how he uses gaps to read the stock market.  Try Damon’s service for only $1 for 1 month by clicking the links below and using the Discount Code listed.

Market Outlook: What the Gaps Are Telling Us

I watch gaps every day for trading opportunities. I can play up gaps or down gaps. Typically, I play them 50/50 up-down. But last Friday we saw 565 stocks gap down, whereas only 4 stocks gapped up (not counting inverse ETFs).
Rarely do I care about the market as a whole when trading gaps, but the 565:4 ratio in down gaps to up gaps is pessimistic for the market as a whole. The divergence between these numbers were so strong that I’m looking at the market itself to see if a possible gap play exists on the SPY or QQQ.
However, I have not seen a playable gap in the past week on the market as a whole. Though I could have told you two weeks ago, upon witnessing the first down gap in the SPX that 2035 would have been a good value to short:
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But just looking at this chart, I can see another common pattern – one that goes hand-in-hand with gaps: the evening star. This is a very bearish pattern, as it represents a failed attempt at investors trying to “buy the dip.” It’s likely the market will fall on Tuesday.
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Then there’s the Chaikin oscillator, which has recently become one of my favorite indicators. It’s hard to understand because it’s much like a derivative of a derivative in calculus: It’s an indicator of an indicator of an indicator. But for the most part, it gives you an idea of the future of money flow into the market. In this case, we see resistance at the break-even point of 0, and the line is beginning another decent. Investors are likely to be pulling more money out of the market next week. I myself recently wrote some QQQ call options.



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Looking at individual gaps, I find many that are of interest. Let’s start with some ETFs before looking at individual stocks. I’ll offer some trading strategies for each.

Japan Hedged Equity ETF (DXJ)

This is a “hedged” fund in that it claims not to suffer from a falling exchange rate of the Yen to Dollar. So far, it has held true to this claim, climbing while the Yen has fallen. However, recently, it took a huge dive.



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I often watch the DXJ because it’s what I call a “gappy” stock. I shows gaps nearly every day. But Friday’s gap was remarkable in that it took us out of the “up area filling” pattern. That is, we have a new breakaway signal. However, because the gap was not accompanied with a large volume nor did it take us to a new low, this is not a gap to worry about. In fact, this gap is quite playable.



 Damon Verial

I predict a fall in the price of DXJ for the first couple days of the week, followed by a bullish reversal. This ETF is worth buying at the current low. After all, the portfolio of DXJ is mainly composed of value stocks, giving it a solid fundamental basis. Taken as a market statement, the Japanese market, while at a low, is positioned to bounce back, if only slightly. Set your sell limit order at $50.61.

India Earnings Fund (EPI)

India’s market looks similar to that of Japan’s on the chart.



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It’s pretty much the same play. Just realize that neither DXJ nor EPI are good investments. Play the gaps and you shall prevail; invest at this moment and you might find yourself tripping on your own feet. My advice would be to instead find a stock within the Japanese or Indian market with a similar gap and strong fundamentals; play that stock instead of the market as a whole.

Cooper (COO)

As for individual stocks, let’s start with COO. It’s now at a new low, despite the huge white candlestick the day of its gap:



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The volume on the day of the gap is large enough to allow us to suspect that the gap is a breakaway or continuation gap; that is, that the stock will continue falling. With the white candlestick, we might actually be at a relative high, giving us a strong short opportunity. I predict COO to continue to fall. Short this stock or buy a put if you’re willing to take the risk. Otherwise, wait until you see a candlestick pattern that shows a weak bull pattern followed by a strong bear pattern, such as the falling three candlestick pattern:



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If you see such a pattern, we are nearly 90% sure that we are on a downward continuation gap and can safely play puts on the stock. Because we are at a new low, we have no support in sight, so I have no way of predicting how big your ROI will be – just that it should be big if you buy ITM put options.
India’s market looks similar to that of Japan’s on the chart. It’s pretty much the same play. Just realize that neither DXJ nor EPI are good investments. Play the gaps and you shall prevail; invest at this moment and you might find yourself tripping on your own feet. My advice would be to instead find a stock within the Japanese or Indian market with a similar gap and strong fundamentals; play that stock instead of the market as a whole.

Esterline Tech (ESL)

Next is Esterline Tech, which provides products to the US military and industrial complex. This stock has dropped with a breakaway gap.



 Damon Verial

This looks like a pretty safe bear play based on its volume, its new low, and its history for having big breakaway gaps. Your best bet for this play is to wait for money to see if we are in the same region. I predict a matching low, at which point we can be very confident that we are in the beginning of a downward trend. Then it’s your chance to short (or buy put options). I might get in on this one myself.
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Good morning Traders,
Sorry for the lack of an update last week, we’ve been busy behind the scenes here with some important changes that we’ll be rolling out this summer.  That being said, the market continues its wider consolidation since the 3/2 top.  In the interim, our Price Gap Stock Trader service has produced even more gains.  We’ll have the performance update below. 
But for now, this weekend we took a seasonal view of the financial markets.  Here’s that article:
A Seasonal View4/19/2015 10:15:58 AM
Good morning Traders,
With Friday’s weakness, a down-trending consolidation is in place.  The consolidation makes it difficult to leverage at trade in the rapid 1-2 day short term moves, but at some point, the market will break in one direction or the other out of the consolidation.  So we have to be prepared to act on that break.
That being said, let’s take a seasonal look at our key vehicles:
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While I pointed the arrow lower, there’s a high likelihood of a continuation of the advance.  There hasn’t been more than one day of follow through on these large one day down moves in some time.
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Bonds are the key, but they’d have to move back and retest highs if the stock market is going to remain weak.
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I’m still leaning towards the dollar consolidating the very large recent move higher.  That will help other assets.
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But gold is done – the move should continue lower for a long time…
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Oil on the other hand, has significant potential.  It’s not always driven by production and storage levels.
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Nat Gas is relatively new for us, so we’re still looking at underlying trading patterns in the derivatives to draw more conclusive trading.  We look at about 10 variables of trading these commodities for correlative approaches to trading.  We’re not rushing it.  But we’ll periodically test our findings with trades when the opportunities arise. 
Putting it all together, the stock market could break here, but the consolidation that started with the 3/2 peak is continuing and behaves pretty normal.  I’d expect a day of weakness and a pause then another push higher to bring this 5 year rally to a more significant end…
Turning our focus back towards our Stock Trading Advice, here’s Damon’s performance Update – with a special offer to get our LPPL Report free – this report will govern the markets downturn when this 6 year bull market finally breaks. 
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Performance Report4/6/2015 9:33:38 PM

Let’s start with the most important facts:

Average return on all trades: 3%
Average win-to-loss ratio: 11:8
Average annual percent return: 139%
Average trade duration: 26.6 days
Average win: 8.2%
Average loss: 4%
Profit-to-loss ratio: 21:10
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Our gap trading portfolio beat the S&P500, allowing us to profit while the market is down overall. The key was identifying two types of gaps and profiting on them. Our area gaps helped is bring is small but reliable profits, while breakaway gaps allowed us to reap huge profits:
Area Gaps: Closed quickly for small but reliable profits
Breakaway Gaps: Riskier but allows normal stock to act like penny stock, growing quickly within a short time.
You would make more money by blindly investing in my gap trades without closing on time as well. Stocks with breakaway gaps outperform the market as a whole. Our results are the result of unique forecasting abilities that I have outlined several times: Candlesticks + Gaps + Technicals = Accurate Prediction
This month, we witnessed our best gap trade yet in EYES, giving us a 23% profit in only 2 weeks. Had you bought call options, you could have made an even higher ROI. A $100 call option, or example, would be worth almost $400 at the time of our close. My goal for April – a time that is seeing some hesitation in the market – is to play more short-term area gaps, which tend to be more reliable in a bear market. If you have any suggestions for this service, please let me know.
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