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VIVALDI Seasonal Trends Portfolio Trading System Trading System

To learn more about this system,
Call 800.669.8838/312.987.0043 or Email us» .

Developer: Ashley Howes
Vivaldi Alpha

Market Sector: Diversified / Multiple 
Markets Traded:
System Type: Long Term 
Risk per Trade: varies, usually 3% risk 
Trading Rules: Not Disclosed 
Suggested Capital: $50,000 
System Cost:  
Results Available?: Contact us for Info 
System Description: VIVALDI is designed for those who desire superior performance along with the ability to manage a diversified futures portfolio whose overall asset value is both preserved and enhanced. It is also for those who intend to follow through consistently on a plan, which is essential for long-term success. VIVALDI is the first public-domain seasonality-based futures portfolio trading system. Through intensive statistical analysis, it determines the same 'seasonal' times each year to buy or sell. It is not, therefore, 'market adaptive': on January 1st the seasonal algorithm already knows on which days it will enter long or short until December 31st. Such an inflexible approach can be profitable in back-testing over many years only if seasonal tendencies actually exist. Some of the instruments in the VIVALDI portfolio yield better than 60% profitable seasonal trades going back to the 1970s, providing a solid platform on which to mount the more flexible, market-adaptive trend-following component. Contrary to the norm regarding back-testing, with seasonals the more testing the better because here the parameters of the method are not 'bending' to fit market dynamics, rather uncovering statistically reliable times to buy or sell like clockwork each year. That said, there is an inherent weakness: only if such seasonal periods remain in place in the future will the method work.  


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Disclaimer The risk of trading can be substantial and each investor and/or trader must consider whether this is a suitable investment. Past performance, whether actual or indicated by simulated historical tests of strategies, is not necessarily indicative of future results. Striker is a member of the National Futures Association ("NFA"), the Managed Funds Association ("MFA"), and the National Introducing Broker Association ("NIBA"). Striker is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC"), and was formerly registered with the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC"). Additionally, Striker is a former member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA"), and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation ("SIPC"). FINRA is the largest non-governmental regulator for all securities business in the United States. Please read Striker Disclosure Statement for the additional disclosure.

Futures Trading Disclaimer:
Transactions in securities futures, commodity and index futures and options on futures carry a high degree of risk. The amount of initial margin is small relative to the value of the futures contract, meaning that transactions are heavily "leveraged". A relatively small market movement will have a proportionately larger impact on the funds you have deposited or will have to deposit: this may work against you as well as for you. You may sustain a total loss of initial margin funds and any additional funds deposited with the clearing firm to maintain your position. If the market moves against your position or margin levels are increased, you may be called upon to pay substantial additional funds on short notice to maintain your position. If you fail to comply with a request for additional funds within the time prescribed, your position may be liquidated at a loss and you will be liable for any resulting deficit. For accounts that are deemed abandoned or inactive, Striker may charge up to a $35.00 monthly inactivity fee, depending on the clearing firm where the account is held. If the Net Liquidity of an account reaches a Daily Loss Limit of 80%, open positions will attempt to be liquidated. Clients are responsible for monitoring their positions and are financially responsible for any losses generated by open positions in the account. Striker retains its right to liquidate positions in any account, at its sole discretion, with no forewarning.

Forex Trading Disclosure:
Trading cash Foreign Exchange ("FX") contracts carries the same high level of risk as futures trading (Futures Trading Disclaimer). However cash FX, unlike futures FX contracts that are regulated by the Commodity Trading Futures Commission, are not regulated by any governmental agency. In addition, because there is not a central clearing house for cash FX transactions, there is also a counterparty risk for each contact. For additional information please read the National Futures Association ("NFA") August 2003 "Investor Alert" found on the Striker Disclaimer Page.