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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.

This week, Huck took an 81-pip hit (-0.27%) after having to close an open trade. However, she’s also optimistic that next week’s catalysts can turn things around for her trend catcher. 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.

It was yet another week of early exits for this mechanical trading system, although some of those new crossovers bagged a few pips. That didn’t stop it from ending up in the red by 6 pips or 0.05%. 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.

Range-bound conditions for both pairs worked in this system’s favor for the past week, chalking up five valid trades and a 6-pip or 0.12% gain then. 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 system saw all green for its four USD/JPY positions and mixed results on its Guppy plays, winding up with a 53-pip gain for the week. Read more.

Forex Systems Summary

Mechanical Trading System Time Period P/L in pips P/L in %
HLHB Trend-Catcher System July 22 – 26 -81 -0.27
SMA Crossover Pullback System July 17 – 23 -6 -0.05
Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0 July 18 – 25 +6 +0.12
Inside Bar Momentum Strategy July 19 – 26 +53

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