Chris Vermeulen

Chris Vermeulen, founder of AlgoTrades Systems., is an internationally recognized market technical analyst and trader. Involved in the markets since 1997.  Chris’ mission is to help his clients boost their investment performance while reducing market exposure and portfolio volatility. Chris is also the founder of TheGoldAndOilGuy.com, a financial education and investment newsletter service. Chris is responsible for market research and trade alerts for of its newsletter publication. Through years of research, trading and helping thousands of individual investors around the world. He designed an automated algorithmic trading system for the S&P500 index, which solves his client’s biggest problem related to investing in the stock market: the ability to profit in both a rising and falling market. He is the author of the popular book “Technical Trading Mastery – 7 Steps To Win With Logic”. He has also been featured on the cover of AmalgaTrader Magazine, Futures Magazine, Gold-Eagle, Safe Haven,The Street, Kitco, Financial Sense, Dick Davis Investment Digest and dozens of other financial websites. Chris is a graduate of Seneca College where he specialized in business operations management.

Articles by Chris Vermeulen

The loss of the leadership in the banking and financial sector (BKX ETF) is now a major warning signal, which is what is required in order to move the SPX much HIGHER at this time!  



The divergence which is currently being seen...
Delinquency rates in Single Family Residential Mortgages and other Consumer Loans began to climb through the latter half of 2016 and early 2017.  The timing of this delinquency rate increase coincided almost identically with the Fed...
My analysis of the recent VIX action is clearly warning of a potentially massive price volatility increase in the US and global markets. Many traders use and trade the VIX as a measurement of volatility. The VIX is a measurement of the...
Currently, US debt stands at a mammoth $19.8 trillion and will continue to increase under President-elect Trump considering his lenient tax cuts and plans for infrastructure spending: (http://www.usdebtclock.org/).

The proposed tax cuts...
A financial system stability assessment report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), about one bank in Europe identified Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB) as the TOP bank that poses the greatest systemic risk to the global financial system...
Nature functions in cycles: Each 24-hour period can be divided into smaller cycles of morning, afternoon, evening and night. The whole year can be divided into seasonal cycles. Similarly, one's life can also be divided into cycles. Cycles...
In the week beginning April 18th, 2016, silver was on fire, rising sharply and forcing ‘Wall Street’ to take note of its move.  And even though many investors believe that gold and silver are one and the same, one can hold either in...
What was once the darling of yesterday, the “poor man’s gold” is now a forgotten commodity. Although similar to gold, you do not hear any experts discussing silver purchases!

Bottoms are formed when market participants have little, or...
Currently, we are experiencing the SPX500 topping formation. Again, it is dangerously overextended. The SPX500 staged a strong rally due to the repeated actions of Central Bankers, during the month of February 2016.



Presently, we...
The rise of the 'dollar store business model' caters to a disappearing 'middle class' who are incurring shrinking incomes. This has made 'dollar stores' prosper, in the last decade. Dollar stores, for most Americans, have carried an odd...

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The symbol for silver ‘AG’ comes from the Latin word ‘agentum’ meaning silver.