More aggressive Trend Strategy

The Trend_Rev strategy has been able to produce some good backtesting results, and now I am running it for AUDJPY for two different time frames, and currently optimizing on other currency pairs. When looking at EURGBP.m5 across the 2008-2009 period, I noticed a rather long trend in December 2008 where the strategy did not trade […]

First Live Trend Strategy

Ok after a lot of testing I have finally decided on a set of parameters for the TREND_REV strategy I developed. This parameter set makes money during the GFC period and the recent years. It seems to offer a good balance of trade aggressiveness and trend length. Combined with the superlong trend confirmation, and the […]

More on Trends

It seems trying to make sure we only trade in the big trends equates to longer MAs which equates to late entries and exits. Late entries = missed profit opportunities and late exits = losses at the end of the trend… In the below screenshot we can see that the trend was well established but […]

Preventing Whipsaw – Using a longer moving average?

Can we possibly utilize a third, much longer time frame MA to prevent whipsaw and loss trades? Possible ideas are Only trade in the direction of the trend indicated by the longer MA If the longer MA has a flat gradient, we are in a sideways market so avoid trading. Add envelopes to possibly switch […]