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My Best Forex Futures Trading System

Posted by David Bean on

Cobra Euro Currency II is my best forex futures trading system. It didn't trade much the last two years and the results are breakeven since 2016. I've taken a look at some adjustments to get this strategy to trade more and to give us more opportunities in the market. The new strategy is Cobra Euro IV. In 2017 and 2018, this strategy took, on average, one trade per day, or about 250 trades per year with a nice average trade profit. We go over the results in the video. As we introduce this strategy, I have a special offer for the...

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Cobra III E-mini Nasdaq Three Consecutive Losers

Posted by David Bean on

Drawdowns and losing streaks are a very normal and regular part of systematic day trading. Cobra III is a day trade trend strategy so when the market goes sideways and trades in narrower ranges, a strategy can go through a drawdown. Trend and counter trend cycles are normal and are correlated with winning and losing streaks.  We welcome the opportunity to time our strategies and either start again or increase contracts after a series of losers.

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Algorithmic Trading Systems E-Book Strategy Update in MultiCharts

Posted by David Bean on

I released my Algorithmic Trading Systems E-Book in 2015. I show you the latest out of sample performance for Crude Oil and an potential coding update. The video includes the code. We demonstrate this in MultiCharts.

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Rule 13 Money Management Algorithms Cobra III E-mini Nasdaq in Tradestation

Posted by David Bean on

The Money Management Algorithms aka Equity Curve Algorithms are "a trading system for your trading system". You can run your original strategy in one chart (in SIM mode) while in another chart, the Equity Curve Algorithms can apply a specific set of rules to the Equity Curve of your original strategy and only take the trades in the original strategy if the equity curve criteria/technical analysis of the equity curve also meet your criteria. This is a trading system for your trading system. In the video below, we discuss Rule 13.

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TopStep Trader Strategies in NinjaTrader 8 (and Tradestation)

Posted by David Bean on

I was recently asked about the TopStep Trader combine in several emails. It's a competition that I had not heard about until recently. The parameters for the competition are very strict and the odds of getting "funded" and staying "funded" long term are very challenging and are "stacked" against you. Most good trading systems have at least a 5k per contract drawdown over time. A 5K drawdown would break the combine rules. If you want to participate in this type of competition, you need a strategy that has good profit potential with a cyclical drawdown so that you can "time it". A...

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