23 Jun Bollinger Bands™ Love Futures
Bollinger Bands™ Love Futures
June 23, 2023
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This week we’re acting like idiots.
Instead of trying to fail fast like the uber-successful do, we’re trying to succeed.
Crazy, I know.
In our last Newsletter, we used a timeless methodology (trend following) combined with a timeless indictor (Bollinger Bands™). It worked well on a 30M chart on the GBPJPY.
Would it work in Futures?
Let’s find out.
The 30M Dow Jones (YM.D) BB Long-Only Strategy
- Long Entry: Go Long on a close above the Upper Band (20 Length/Std Dev 2.2)
- Target: $900
- Stop: $800
That seems very similar to our GJPY strategy. Did it work?
Here’s the Curve from 2002-2023 trading 1 contract each time:
Well, that doesn’t fail fast.
Does that mean we failed?
Here’s the Report:
And, just for fun, what happens if we put the exact same system on an AAPL 30M chart trading $10k of stock each time?
That didn’t fail fast either.
This whole week has been a waste of time.
Talk to you soon.
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