Author Archives: george_fx_trader

Two Traders Talk – Part III – the rarity of profitable traders

Several months ago, back in April’18, a long conversation over coffee between my trader buddy and I sparked a number of ideas in my head.  We explored various aspects of our respective trading journeys, both of which were now several … Continue reading

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3-week FX trading update

Realizing it’s already been 3 weeks since my last blog post, here’s a quick update. Trading continues, though on part-time basis, mostly based on trade setups shared in a trading room.  Have been exhibiting good trading behavior.  Results are profitable.  … Continue reading

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Trading Strategy Performance Review

Time for a review of a batch of trades I completed over the last 3 months.  In this post I summarize the performance statistics, illustrate the actual equity curve and provide a Monte Carlo simulation based on the results in … Continue reading

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Trading Strategy Performance Review – Part II

In this week’s earlier post, I shared the summary statistics of the trend-following strategy that I have been trading over the last three months.  Following that I spent some time reviewing the screenshots of individual trades. In this article, I share … Continue reading

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Studying impact of new economic data on FX prices

Just over two weeks ago I listed several objectives to work on, as I set aside 5 weeks to spend on developing my trading strategies further.  As the hot weather continued in London, I sweated at my desk and made progress … Continue reading

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FX Price Data Comparison: FXCM v TradeStation

Currently comparing historical price data of several FX instruments between two of my regular brokers, FXCM and TradeStation.  The price data is the basis for the code written for generating trade signals and managing trades.  Hence the accuracy of the … Continue reading

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