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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is MAPsignals research for?

Our research can be used by anyone interested in the markets. We have unique research used by hedge funds, financial advisors, and everyday people that enjoy markets and growth stocks.

Do you offer free trials?

From time to time we may offer free trials that convert to paid subscriptions after the trial period ends. In general, free trials are part of promotions that may or may not happen in the future.

However, we do offer a monthly subscription that can be cancelled at anytime. This is a great option for those who are looking to test our research out and not pay for a full year up front.

How do I use MAPsignals research?

Our research is very unique and is used in different ways depending on the individual. We take a top down approach to the market by measuring big money trading on thousands of stocks each day. From there, we showcase where the big money is moving by sector and the market in general. Our research has pinpointed market tops and bottoms based around this unique approach. Watch videos of our research here.

When you rank thousands of stocks each day, you learn a thing or two. We isolate outlier stocks… i.e., the best in class being bought up by big institutions. Most of our readers are most interested in our top ranked stocks.

What does UI mean?

UI stands for unusual institutional. This is our unique Big Money signal that reveals outlier stocks. This is our proprietary method that we created over many years sitting on trading desks handling very large order-flow. This signal is our strong indication that an institution is likely getting involved in the stock.

What is the Big Money Index?

The Big Money Index is our index tracking a moving average of buys and sells in the market. It is a moving average of our powerful big money signals.

In general, when the index is rising we expect higher market prices. When this happens, buyers outnumber sellers. When the index is falling, we expect the market will fall because sellers outnumber buyers.

There are overbought and oversold levels in this index. Those are some of our most powerful market signals.

Have you backtested your results?

Yes! We have many white papers showcasing how powerful our method is. Over time we’ve found that the best stocks keep heading higher. These are the outliers. This is where we spend our time and energy.

What makes MAPsignals unique?

We are unique in that we look at big unusual trading in stocks. We do this on a very large scale and extract information not seen by looking at charts alone. This gives us a perspective unlike anyone else.

Our founders collectively spent decades trading billions of dollars of shares…sometimes in a day. They handled some of the largest orders on Wall Street. They took that education and created a cutting edge research company.

Do you trade your own stocks?

We love what we do. We practice what we preach. Our founders do hold positions in many stocks that are included in our research. They are not day-traders, rather they look for the best companies out there. They hold them for years.

Why does the MAP Top 20 single out the top 5 stocks? What does “stocks we like” mean?

Our research is designed to find the best stocks likely being bought by institutions. We’ve done this for years. What we have learned is that the top 5 ranked stocks usually include outliers.

Being that we’ve been doing this for so long, we’ve learned a few things about stocks. “Stocks we like” are those that continue to show up in our research. Those tend to be the outliers…the best in class. We make note of them to help our readers see the trends in our core names.

What is the difference between the Top 20 report and the MAP 50?

Our platinum subscription gets everything that we offer. With it, you will receive our top 20 report each Tuesday (52 reports per year).

If an investor wants a steady stream of ideas each week, then the platinum is the way to go. However, some investors are happy with just one report each month. The MAP 50 is perfect for that.

Something to keep in mind – if the market or a sector has a sudden move in the middle of the month, the Top 20 will likely show that movement. The MAP 50 is constructed by taking the prior 6 months of Top 20 reports to weed out the noise. For this reason, the MAP 50 may miss a large rotation.

Do you have white papers?

All of our white papers can be found here. Our white papers are based around our stock selection methodology and performance.

Do you have videos and webinars?

Our videos and webinars can be found here.

Do you have performance numbers?

Our performance for stocks and options can be found here.

How can I upgrade, downgrade, or cancel my subscription?

You can upgrade, downgrade, or cancel your subscription at anytime by heading to

Can I source charts from MAPsignals?

Yes! You can source any of our free charts/content as long as you source “MAPsignals.”