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Another day, another update for the Happy Hunter Trading System! So, how did the two Variants fare during the last trading day of the month?

Volatility finally picked up a bit on July 31 and there were even clear intraday trends.

However, volatility was still abnormally low since the day’s range on July 31 was only 99 pips. In addition, intraday price action was also a bit choppy, especially during the first half.

In other words, trading conditions were still unfavorable for the (not so) Happy Hunter.

The increase in volatility was enough for the Fixed TP Variant to pare some of its losses for the month, though. Still, it’s rather sad that the Variant closed out the month with a 2.98% loss (-3.24% previous), which is the Variant’s worst ever monthly performance and is the second losing month since forward testing began in February of this year.

The lack of strong trends, meanwhile, meant that the Trailing Variant was forced to dig a deeper hole and finished the month with a 3.62% loss (-3.31% previous), which is already disappointing enough, but becomes even more disappointing when we consider that the Variant was up by 6.20% for the month at one point. 

Anyhow, you can  check out the details by clicking on the relevant jump links below.

By the way, if you’re a first-time reader and have no idea what this is all about, then just know that I’m forward testing a purely mechanical trading system.

And if you find that interesting, then you may wanna click on the links below to read about and understand the rules of the system.

Also, if you’re wondering what the numbers on the charts are about, they refer to the trade #, based on the chronological order when the signal was generated, not necessarily when the trade was executed.

Oh, also note that you can find the details of each trade in the tables below the chart. If the table is too small to read, just remember that you can click on it to enlarge it.

The Fixed TP Variant’s Trade Details

GBP/NZD: 1-Hour Forex Chart (July 31)
GBP/NZD: 1-Hour Forex Chart (July 31)
Trade Details (Click to enlarge)

The Trailing Variant’s Trade Details

GBP/NZD: 1-Hour Forex Chart (July 31)
GBP/NZD: 1-Hour Forex Chart (July 31)
Trade Details (Click to enlarge)

The Month So Far

Equity Curve Comparison (July 2-31)
Equity Curve Comparison (July 2-31)

By the way, if you need to check out the previous weeks’ performance, then go ahead and click on any of the relevant links below.

Okay, that’s all for now. And as always, I enjoy your feedback, so if you have any questions, or if you found a possible error somewhere, or if you just want to say “hi”, then don’t be shy and write a comment down below!