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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 big win on Cable even as she lost pips on a fakeout or two. Which trades contributed to a net gain of 99 pips (+0.33%) last week? 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 mech system snagged a couple of early exits on new crossovers yet again, and it wound up with a 119-pip loss or 0.79% dent on the account 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.

It was a slow week for this mechanical trading system as it caught only one signal per pair. Both positions are still open, but CAD/CHF is already locking in pips along the way, with the trailing stop activated. 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.

It’s this system’s EIGHTH consecutive winning week! Granted the gains weren’t too impressive at 16 pips, it’s still a pretty impressive run for this one. Read more.

Forex Systems Summary

Mechanical Trading System Time Period P/L in pips P/L in %
HLHB Trend-Catcher System Sept. 9 – 13 +99 +0.33
SMA Crossover Pullback System Sept. 3 – 10 -119 -0.79
Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0 Sept. 5 – 12
Inside Bar Momentum Strategy Sept. 6 – 13 +16

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