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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 lost 16 pips (-0.05%) to make way for a fresh position. She’s not too worried about the recent losses, however, since she has also locked in monster pips from a trade that looks promising for the week ahead. 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 mechanical trading system had another round of new crossovers throughout the week, leading to a bunch of early exits and a 121-pip or 0.80% loss. 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 on this system saw sideways action for the most part of the week, making plenty of bounces off the bands but only generating a single signal that led to a 50-pip or 1.00% loss. 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.

One pair had a good run for the week while the other chalked up more losses than wins. Still, the system was able to cap it off with a 35-pip gain. Read more.

Forex Systems Summary

Mechanical Trading System Time Period P/L in pips P/L in %
HLHB Trend-Catcher System Dec. 2 – 6 -16 -0.05
SMA Crossover Pullback System Nov. 26 – Dec. 3 +121 +0.80
Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0 Nov. 26 – Dec. 6 -50 -1.00
Inside Bar Momentum Strategy Nov. 28 – Dec. 5 +35

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