Markman Capital Insight

Introducing Magnitude VX

July 19th, 2015

A few days ago, we announced a change to futures system subscriptions at Markman Capital Insight. Now I would like to take a moment to explain the change in more detail.The new system generating buy and sell decisions is called Magnitude. Its origins are in earthquake science, and it leverages advanced mathematics and behavioral finance principles...

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Introducing Magnitude TY

July 19th, 2015

A few days ago, we announced a change to futures system subscriptions at Markman Capital Insight. Now I would like to take a moment to explain the change in more detail.The new system generating buy and sell decisions is called Magnitude. Its origins are in earthquake science, and it leverages advanced mathematics and behavioral finance principles...

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Introducing Magnitude TF

July 18th, 2015

A few days ago, I announced a change to futures system subscriptions at Markman Capital Insight. Now I would like to take a moment to explain the change in more detail.The new system generating buy and sell decisions is called Magnitude. Its origins are in earthquake science, and it leverages advanced mathematics and behavioral finance principles...

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Introducing Magnitude ES

July 18th, 2015

A few days ago, I announced a change to futures system subscriptions at Markman Capital Insight. Now I would like to take a moment to explain the change in more detail.The new system generating buy and sell decisions is called Magnitude. Its origins are in earthquake science, and it leverages advanced mathematics and behavioral finance principles...

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Gemini TY nails 9.7% gain shorting Treasurys

March 7th, 2015

Our bond futures programs Gemini TY completed its first sequence of the year Friday for a big $1,953.08 gross profit.The system started shorting the 10 Year Note (TY) futures  on Jan. 15, and ultimately over the course of the next 50 days traded seven contracts, as you can see in the table below.Bonds are traded in 32nds rather than decimals....

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How to Buy and Short Futures

January 6th, 2015

To buy and sell futures efficiently with the Gemini services, you will first need to open and fund an account at a futures brokerage. There are many good ones, including RJ O'Brien, AMP Futures and Think or Swim. We like Interactive Brokers because its no-nonsense software platform is easy to use, customer service is good and commissions’ charges...

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Gemini 252 snags 2.9% profit

November 12th, 2014

Our futures programs Gemini 252 grabbed another quick profit out of the recent volatility, switching back to the long side of the market after a quick foray on the short side. The system bought one S&P 500 E-mini contract into the Portugal-related weakness on July 10 and July 13, and then sold into the Monday strength for a $650 gross profit, worth...

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Gemini SGX records 10.36% profit

October 29th, 2014

Our futures program Gemini SGX completed its seventh trade sequence of the year on Monday, winning a 10.36% gain for its model $25k portfolio from the volatility of the Russell 2000 E-minis via seven contracts bought and sold over a 41-day stretch. The system is now up 58.4% this year net of subscription fee and commissions, vs. the -0.5% loss of the...

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