Futures Micro and Mini Portfolios Weekly Update
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One of the great weeks of all-time for our algorithm in terms of total equity gain. Actually- hard to believe. Those of you that know anything about system performance, should know that there is nothing on this earth (that we know of) that can produce what the algorithm does.
Historic high equity was achieved in five of the Model Portfolios and especially staggering gains in the 72k. Since the end of the drawdown in May, the 72k has gained almost $79,000.00. If you follow the rules, you make the money.
There are ten (10) Mega-Trades in progress right now which is about as high as it goes showing you the power of riding moves until they are over. Losing traders are quick to take profits and slow to exit losing trades. We do the opposite.
Trading is mostly about psychology- not indicators and fundamentals, etc. Winning trend traders have willingly surrendered to the market to make money and have left their egos, opinions and analysis behind.
We make money by surrendering to what the market is doing- if we are in an uptrend we are long and if we are in a downtrend we are short. How simple a concept- yet 97% of all traders are unable or unwilling to grasp it.
The algorithm does not pick “turning points” per se, but it does get aboard a new trend quickly because that is what it was designed to do. Remember, we are trying to “mirror the market” and we do that by doing what the market is doing. If we are long and the market is going down, at some point, we will get short, etc. You may not like the fact that at times it seems we are late to the party, but that is a misperception and all I can say to that is: stay disciplined and follow the rules.
Our performance is not based on “forecasting” or “analysis” but rather what a price of a commodity is doing right now. The words “too high” or “two low” are not in our dictionary because no one knows what “too high” or “too low” is in trading- although the multitude of foolish losing traders think they do.
We make big money by being long term position trend traders- nothing more-nothing less. You need to be 100% disciplined to replicate the Model Portfolios and the more you deviate from full discipline, the worse your performance.
***New Trade Alert***
Trades can be entered during the electronic night session or in the morning. There is some flexibility in terms of when you enter a new trade and this is because our profits are not marginal. Trade prices shown on the Model Portfolio spreadsheet are what I get for my own trades. Yours can be better or worse.
Don’t be shortsighted and look at one day or one week, this is about the long run, our returns are the best in the industry, history tells us if we follow the model and the rules we make lots of money.