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About Rob Hanna

Rob Hanna is a full-time market professional. He has served as president of Hanna Capital Management, LLC since 2001. From 2003 to 2007 his column “Rob Hanna’s Putting It All Together” could be found twice a week on TradingMarkets.com.

In January of 2008 Rob began Quantifiable EdgesQuantifiable Edges. The blog and subscriber letters focus on assessing market action through indicators and history. Rob looks at price, volume, breadth and sentiment indicators. Some are well known and publicly available and others are proprietary. The frequent market studies he publishes in both his blog and newsletters help to provide a foundation for his market analysis and trading bias.

In August of 2012 Rob began Overnight Edges, the first quantitatively-oriented site dedicated entirely to taking advantage of overnight market movements.

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A Simple Reversal From Lows Pattern With A Good Success History

During long-term uptrends, reversals from 20-day lows like we saw on Thursday often succeed in delivering further gains.  This can be seen in the study below. Results here seem to ...

How the Market has Historically Reacted to Very Bad Fridays (Updated)

The study below is one I last showed in the October 22, 2012 blog.  It examines large drops on Fridays.  Both the Crash of ’29 and the Crash of ’87 happened on Monday.  The Crash ...

Good Seasonality Gone Bad?

The week of Memorial Day has shown some bullish seasonal tendencies over the years.  But it has certainly faltered the last few. The chart below is from this weekend’s subscriber ...

This 3-Day Pattern Is Suggesting Caution For Today

After Wednesday’s move to a new high, Thursday put in an inside day.  With Friday closing at another new high the study below triggered, which I have only previously shared in the ...

Revisiting Consistently Strong Closes

The market has seen a lot of finishes near the top of its daily range lately.  When the market consistently closes near the high of the day it suggests optimism on the part of traders. ...

What Monday’s Weak Breadth Could Foreshadow

Monday’s weak breadth could imply negative ramifications over the next few days.  In the past I looked at instances where the SPX closed higher while the NYSE Up Issues % came in ...

This Pattern Suggests We Could See More Upside In The Next Few Days

Short-term strength is often followed by short-term weakness, but when that short-term strength is unusually impressive, it can create a situation where that extreme strength will beget ...

What Happens After 6 Months Of Gains

April marked the 6th month in a row that SPX has managed a positive close.  I have seen many analysts suggest this means the market is overextended and due to correct in the coming ...

The Impact Of A Breakaway Gap

In the 9/7/12 blog I looked at the short-term importance of an unfilled upside gap accompanying a breakout.  With yesterday’s breakout to a new closing high occurring along with ...

A Fed Day Setup That Has Seen SPX Higher 3 Days Later Every Time Since 1982

Tuesday’s decline was the 3rd down day in a row.  Many people are now aware that Fed Days have historically had a bullish tilt.  So 3-day selloffs leading up to Fed Days have been ...