Category Archives: Trend-Following Strategy

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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100 trades done & development work is cut out for next 4-5 weeks

The past two months have been a hectic time for me – continuing my trading efforts whilst having another, non-trading project, on the go.  However most of the time I have been able to monitor the market for setups and … Continue reading

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Long Japanese Yen & Nikkei trade signals

Today my automated strategy code fired off some trading signals.  A quick discussion of how I reviewed and analysed the signals, and details of some additional code I created to make the process more streamlined and to provide with more … Continue reading

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Newsflash: +10R trading week

Never thought I would be able to use such a heading. An exceptional week in terms of results.  With 4 trades (out of the 22 I took) still open, it does indeed look as if the net profit for the … Continue reading

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Coded Trading Strategy 1 – Human Trader 0

This afternoon I got a first-hand experience of how beneficial it can be to incorporate computer code in my trading routines, even if it leads only to partial automation.  This came about by a trading signal that my code generated … Continue reading

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