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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 back-to-back win after one closed trade yielded a cool +204 pips (+0.68%) pips. Can you guess which pair yielded the profits? 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.

This system seems to be off to a rough start for this quarter as it snagged another set of early exits on new crossovers, ending up with a 95-pip or 0.63% loss for the week. 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.

Both pairs I’m watching caught a couple of valid signals, with USD/CAD scoring two wins and CAD/CHF having two losses. Still, the strategy was able to scrape by with an 11-pip or 0.22% 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 mech system didn’t exactly have the best of weeks as it capped off an earlier winning streak with three losses that yielded a 50-pip loss. Read more.

Forex Systems Summary

Mechanical Trading System Time Period P/L in pips P/L in %
HLHB Trend-Catcher System July 8 – 12 +204 +0.68
SMA Crossover Pullback System July 2 – 9 -95 -0.63
Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0 July 4 – 11 +11 +0.22
Inside Bar Momentum Strategy July 5 – 12 -50

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