Friday the 13th performance on “All Ords” index
“Friday the 13th” ( a.k.a Paraskevidekatriaphobia) trading strategy rules
1) buy on close one trading day before , Friday the 13th ( i.e 12 Jan 2012 , in this case)
2) exit on close on Friday the 13th
here is the back test performance summary for the “Friday the 13th” trading strategy , since Jan 1985 till date
note that during the same period the average one day gain of ” All Ords” stands at 0.03 % , and the “Friday the 13th” trading pattern fares much better, with an average one day gain of 0.35% , thus it seems “All Ords” index has no fear of Friday the 13th
for those interested below table with the details of All Ords index on prior Friday the 13th’s since Jan 1985.
ps; for those suffering from friggatriskaidekaphobia, hey, tomorrow is Saturday.