Frequently Asked Questions

Dr K Market Direction Model
The Big Picture column in Investor's Business Daily is on a buy signal, yet MDM is still on sell. Please comment.

We don't follow IBD's calls and use a different set of criteria for our signals.

The MDM is based on its own, separate criteria, hence should not be expected to "match" IBD's calls every time, and in practice we find that this happens occasionally, but we stick to our work alone. Over time, the MDM has proven to be objectively superior to IBD's market calls based on the objective results of the model.

Here is some additional discussion on the matter:

Published: Dec 21 2011