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US FX Performance Update

1 Aug 2020
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This is a monthly update of our FX Strategy. All performance information is taken from a live model account that follows all advice as per the strategy but doesn't include brokerage.

Year to Date Returns

2020
Total Number of Trades 33
# trades closed at profit 11
# trades closed at loss 22
Avrg. Profit Size  $ 1,050
Avrg. Loss Size  $ 332
Win Ratio 33 %
win/loss ratio $ 3.1 to $ 1

 

A trader that has around $25,000 in their account and follow the recommendations with $500 risk on each trade would have $4233 profit since 1st Jan 2020.

Annual Returns

2019 2018 2017 2016
Total Number of Trades 81 151 152 107
# trades closed at profit 31 67 67 42
# trades closed at loss 50 84 85 65
Avrg. Profit Size  $ 664  $ 577  $ 472  $ 585
Avrg. Loss Size  $ 384  $ 462  $ 405  $ 305
Win Ratio 38% 44% 44% 39%
win/loss ratio $1.72 to $1 $1.24 to $1 $1.16 to $1 $1.91 to $1

*For returns longer than 12 months, figures have been compiled from closed trade data that has been adjusted to be consistent with a $25,000 account.

Important Notice:

Performance data shown represents past performance. Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. Trading FX carries significant risk and is not suitable for all investors. You may lose more than you invest, and you do not own, or have any interest in, the underlining asset. Please make sure you fully understand the risks involved before entering any transaction.

In our calculation, we are using 50 bps as cost of trading.  Depending on the product and the provider your actual trading costs can be higher or lower than this.  Please check your trading costs with your provider.

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Scott Kidman K.

It would be interesting to see what the real loss would be when taking into account position holdings costs..

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