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Strategies not busted in the crash


#21

GREGGL
17m

Mark do you hold overnight?

No, with very few exceptions, and those trades would be deep in the money; thus, a reason to take profit anyway… I am not opposed to an after hours trade here and there,… I did have a pair of 25 point NQh winners last night, but it’s a very rare occurrence… I value a good night’s sleep. Thanks


#22

Guys, please let Mark have his sleep so that he could be fresh and make us money next week.


#23

is there a place where I should formerly introduce myself?..


#24

Down the pub in 10 minutes, or you may do it here. Unless my fellow traders object to this.


#25

I haven’t mastered this site yet, it’s all new to me… I had a green light alert on “messages” but it was empty… I wouldn’t want anyone to think I was ignoring them… Thanks for understanding


#26

Mark, welcome to C2 and do not be offended by my earlier sarcasm. I could not resist in light of recent comments regarding strategies which have blown up.

You might want to begin your own thread to introduce your strategy and include a link to it as well:

Best wishes with your trading.


#27

Thank you… I haven’t read through the thread,I just thought it was an inside joke lol. My strategy survived the crash, so I posted… Have a great weekend!


#28

#29

Well, this one was profitable last month.

But it has just too many loosing trades for my taste.
Subscribers need a lot of patience until they (maybe) see profits.


#30

Dear Valued Investor,

Happy trading.


#31

early days - not much trades - expect around 50 trades per year - but not doing bad in spite of joining the party late in january. Had a good february as well.


#32

Looks like these two strategies are trading again. Both are TOS.


#33

nice find, they both look pretty good.


#34

Looks like these 2 strategies rely on a bullish market since I don’t see any shorts in their trading history. Is it robust enough to withstand a bear market?

At least for now it looks good but be careful when we are in bear market mode.


#35

If you make that much in bull markets is it such a bad thing to go to cash in bear markets? I mean we don’t have to make money every day haha.


#36

Lol…Not criticizing the strategy but I just meant it as a cautionary message.


#37

Gotcha! Always smart to proceed with caution on these systems. I just have low expectations for most strategies in bear markets. I just expect them to lose less than the market. I doubt many traders have systems that are going to actually grow in bear and bull markets.


#38

Agreed, but Smart Bull Portfolio looks very impressive. Developer looks like he closes the trades rather quickly when his trend is not developing, and rides the winners like you should.
Also I like how he waits until he has the right timing and is not forcing himself to trade 20 times a day. Hell, he went most of Jan without trading much at all.
But yes, I’ll be curious how this works with a Bear market since it is long only. So far very impressive though.
Kudos sir - :+1:


#39

I agree it looks good. Max leverage is 10 times the account size though, and he hasn’t done ten times the S&P over the same time frame. Tough to say how much of it is skill vs. margin usage. However, I guess if he keeps up the pace who cares - as long as it doesn’t blow up. Also, he of course doesn’t have 10 times the drawdown of the S&P so certainly some skill no doubt.


#40

How does different approach between this 2 models? Any insight from his subscribers or may be the developers want to explain more about this ?