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I am of the opinion that the Safety_Bounce screen is pretty much useless,
since it has done so very badly since it was invented.
It was my idea, so apologies all around.

But, once upon a time I tried an analogous scheme on a single stock.
Specifically, I tested the idea of holding Microsoft (which is safe but
has gone net nowhere for a long time) only if it has been within 11.5%
of its 52-week low some time in the last 25 trading days.
Here is the old post, from Feb 2005, 3.4 years ago.

How has that worked since then?
Amazingly well.

The signal has been long 56% of the time since then, with 3.2 signal changes per year.
Buy and hold total return: 1.2% CAGR
CAGR of MSFT while signal bullish: +24.8%
CAGR of MSFT while signal bearish: -22.7%

I'm not sure this should work so well. It kind of creeps me out.
But, make of it what you will. Buy value on dips.

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