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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 talks about new valid signals on EUR/USD and GBP/USD and how closing one trade led to a 22-pip loss (-0.07%) for the 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.

Thanks to the trailing stop on EUR/JPY’s long position from a few weeks back, the system was able to score a winning trade for the week.

At the same time, it caught a fresh batch of long plays on EUR/USD and GBP/USD that are still open.

The strategy was able to close out with a decent 53-pip or 0.35% gain 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.

Robopip saw all green on this mech system for the week as USD/CAD caught one big win while CAD/CHF racked up a handful of small gains.

All in all, it was able to bag 124 pips or 2.48% in winnings with one more position left open. 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.

USD/JPY snagged five valid plays, ending up with four wins and one loss. Meanwhile, Guppy was able to catch two signals, with one win and one loss.

Fortunately, GBP/JPY was still able to escape with a 5-pip gain, adding to USD/JPY’s 56-pip win for a total of 61 pips this week. Read more.

Forex Systems Summary

Mechanical Trading System Time Period P/L in pips P/L in %
HLHB Trend-Catcher System July 13 – 17 -22 -0.07
SMA Crossover Pullback System July 7 – 14 +53 +0.35
Short-Term Bollinger Reversion Strategy 2.0 July 9 – 16 +124 +2.48
Inside Bar Momentum Strategy July 10 – 17 +61

Check out how these trading systems fared in the previous Forex Mechanical Systems Showcase!