April 2017 Meeting

Thursday, April 13th at 7:30 PM


The Ring House
1801 East Jefferson Street
Rockville, MD 20852

Part One Presentation Speaker:

John Nelson
SMT Vice President


Trading XIV With Think Or Swim

Join us for our April meeting where we will have two member presentations.  Also note that this is the only month in 2017 when we will meet on the second Thursday of the month.  John Nelson, SMT Vice-President, will introduce the VelocityShares Daily Inverse Volatility ETN (XIV) and strategies for trading XIV on the “Think Or Swim” platform in multiple time-frames. Both simple charts and custom systems, coded in “ThinkScript” will be covered. Think Or Swim may also be of interest to members with Scott Trade accounts, since Scott Trade is merging with TDAmeritrade, and will  adopted TOS as their primary trading platform.

Part Two Presentation Speaker:

Dennis A. Kranyak
SMT President


The Basics of “Turtle Trading”

As a follow-up to our March meeting with Dr. Wish, SMT President Dennis A. Kranyak, SMT President will cover the basics of Turtle Trading which were mentioned by Dr. Wish and are covered in Curtis M. Faith’s book, Way of the Turtle.

Members are reminded dues for 2017 are due.  Still $40, we have not raised dues in over 20 years.  Members may pay dues by check or cash at the meeting ($40), by credit card at the meeting ($42 total using our mobile reader), or on the SMT web site ($42) using either a credit card or PayPal.  Web site and credit card payments are an additional $2 to cover SMT online banking costs.  Dues will increase to $45 in 2018.

Prior to the meeting, Dennis A. Kranyak, SMT President, will be on Carolann Brown’s radio show on WCRN News Talk Radio AM 830 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Thursdays, March 30th, April 13th, and April 27th, 2017. (Note: these dates and times have changed from those originally posted) For those outside the Boston area, you can listen to the show live on line by going to www.wcrnradio.com and clicking on the “Listen Live” icon on the upper right of the home page.  Be sure to allow for some time to set up your computer prior to the start of the broadcast.

 A reminder, our meeting will be held in the downstairs social hall and we will have high speed WiFi available.

If you missed any of our meetings since June 5th, 2014, members can log on to the SMT web site and view the video of the meeting presentation in addition to downloading the presentation. Go to the “Resources” menu tab, then select “Meeting Videos”

SMT logo coffee mugs will be available for purchase at the meeting, $5 for members, $7.50 for non-members.  If you are a member and have not picked up your SMT lapel pin, see Sondra Katz at the meeting. The new SMT logo Power Bricks will be available for sale to members for $15, $17.50 for non-members.

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