Just finished crunching the numbers for the SMA Crossover Pullback system! Did Q2 fare better than Q1 2017? Read on to find out.
|Week||P/L in Pips||P/L in %|
|April 26-May 3||0||0|
|May 31-June 7||-23||-0.15|
The SMA Crossover Pullback System was off to a solid start for the quarter as it chalked up one big win after another until the first week of May. Losses trickled in for the rest of the month, and the choppiness lasted for the most part of June before capping off the quarter with a pretty good finish.All in all, the strategy still managed to rake in a 1,190-pip gain or a 7.98% overall win on the account, thanks mostly to the strong performance in April. That’s when geopolitical risks spurred big moves on the pairs I’m watching, with the yen getting pushed around by risk flows and European currencies reacting to the U.K. elections and looming Brexit talks.
To be completely honest, I was a bit surprised that the SMA Crossover Pullback System managed to churn out good numbers for Q2 and even outperform the first three months of the year. I even thought that the long losing streak in June would be enough to put the strategy in the red for the period!
So far so good for this mech system, as the trades for the first half of the year add up to 3,453 pips or 15.13% in profits (assuming 1% risk per position).
I’ll keep trading this system for the rest of this year as it continues to rake in good gains with a solid risk management plan. Stay tuned to my usual weekly updates and don’t be shy to share any ideas on how to improve this strategy!