System: Trend Following
Description: Trend following all markets with unlimited upside and limited downside.
Type of Trading: Real
Started: Oct 20, 2010
Tracking: 3 users
Currency Pairs: AUDJPY, AUDNZD, AUDUSD, BCOUSD, CADCHF, CADJPY, CORNUSD, DE10YBEUR, EU50EUR, EURAUD, EURCHF, EURGBP, EURJPY, EURNZD, EURUSD, GBPAUD, GBPCAD, GBPNZD, GBPUSD, NAS100USD, NATGASUSD, NL25EUR, NZDUSD, SOYBNUSD, SUGARUSD, USB30YUSD, USDCAD, USDCNH, USDCZK, USDDKK, USDHUF, USDJPY, USDMXN, USDNOK, USDZAR, WHEATUSD, WTICOUSD, XAGUSD, XAUUSD, XCUUSD, XPDUSD
Essentials: The Trend Following system has made 186 trades with an average winning trade of 2510.99 pips / , the average losing trade around -4810.46 pips / and an average trade length of 17d.
The best trade it ever had was (Apr 30) 89470.0 in pips and the worst trade was (Jan 06) -365000.0 in pips.
It has won (15/54) 27% of its attempted buys and (43/132) 32% of its attempted sells.
Pros & Cons
- Its average win is larger than 10 pips which is usually a good thing.
- Drawdown has been kept under 30% which is good.
- Uses a potentially huge and dangerous stop loss.