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Where can I find the model account value? Correct me if I’m wrong, but my impression is I need that number in order to know how much to scale the recommendations to have it be appropriate for my portfolio size.
When I download the CSV file with the trade record history for a strategy, how do I interpret DD as % column if it says -1.7. My impression is that DD represents max drawdown and -1.7 means it’s either a 1.7% max drawdown or a 170% max drawdown. However, neither makes sense when I look at the trade record for the Honey Growth Fund (link below) since there’s a long trade for SQ Jan17’20 70 call that opens at 3/26/2019 2:23:08 PM with an open price of 13.84 and a close price of 11.7833 and a DD worst price of 10.46. The loss on the trade is more than 1.7% so obviously the max drawdown can’t be 1.7%. And, it’s a long position so I would think you can’t have drawdown greater than 100%, so it can’t be 170%. And based on the DD worst price, I’d think the max DD was -24% (10.46/13.84-1). Not sure how to make sense of the DD as % column.
Here’s the link to the strategy I used as an example:
Hey Buffet, you can also email or text the leader and ask him for details regarding the scale-ability and minimum capital required.
One of the issues i am experiencing right now is when my strategy was created the minimum suggested capital was set to 35K. After almost a year the capital has grown, so it’s suggested necessary allocation (90K at the time of writing). The problem is that I cannot (or couldn’t figure out how to) update or change in Strategy description to new number.
So without proper communication with strategy leader the expectation that the strategy is trade-able at 35K is false and needs to be discussed. Hope that helps to get a better compatibility with C2 strategies. Good luck trading. Andrew