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I’ve rounded up FOUR mechanical forex strategies right here to see how they performed recently. Take a look!

I’ve got a neat systems snapshot table for their latest performance down below, but keep in mind that the time periods and some trading assumptions vary among my fellow FX-men.

HLHB Trend-Catcher System

The Huck Loves Her Bucks mechanical system uses a simple EMA cross method, combined with the RSI and ADX indicators, to catch short-term trends on the 1-hour charts of EUR/USD, GBP/USD, and USD/JPY.

In this week’s update, Huck is celebrating a win after weeks of losses. How did she gain 45 pips (+0.15%) from closing one trade? Read more.

SMA Crossover Pullback

Robopip’s newbie-friendly SMA Crossover Pullback trading system is as simple as its name suggests. This strategy features an SMA crossover method to gauge the trend and a stochastic pullback entry signal on the 1-hour charts of EUR/USD, GBP/USD, and EUR/JPY.

Things still weren’t looking any better for this mech system as it snagged more early exits but wound up with a smaller 6-pip or 0.04% loss compared to the previous weeks. Read more.

Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0

This Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0 is one of Robopip’s newest creations and is currently being tested on range-bound pairs like CAD/CHF and USD/CAD.

This strategy caught one signal each per pair, scoring a neat win on USD/CAD and a tiny loss on CAD/CHF for a total of 17 pips or a 0.34% gain. Read more.

Inside Bar Momentum Strategy 2.0

Another tried-and-tested system is Robopip’s Inside Bar Momentum Strategy 2.0 which monitors purely candlestick price action, free of any technical indicators, on the 4-hour charts of GBP/JPY and USD/JPY.

This mechanical trading system was able to snag three winning positions for the week and one loss, yielding a total of 40 pips for the pairs I’m watching. Read more.

Forex Systems Summary

Mechanical Trading System Time Period P/L in pips P/L in %
HLHB Trend-Catcher System July 1 – 5 +45 +0.15
SMA Crossover Pullback System June 25-July 2 -6 -0.04
Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0 June 28-July 4 +17 +0.34
Inside Bar Momentum Strategy June 28-July 5 +40

Check out how these trading systems fared in last week’s Forex Mechanical Systems Showcase!