Last week saw liquidity come back into the market after a quiet Christmas break. As ever with the first week of the month it was non-Farm Payrolls on Friday which although was strong the other data from the US was on the weaker side leading to a USD sell off.
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When the USDJPY is looked at statistically, its volatility has increased 300+% from 2021. Underlying why this year was such a difficult market for many.
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It has been mentioned often by market commentators about the difficult & volatile trading conditions in 2022. This is how the 2022 market looked graphically.
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November Trading Results: In November we finished with a closed trade result of -0.31% for the month with a 1.31% drawdown. If accounting for open positions at the end of November the trading month finished with a positive return of 0.52%.
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Last week we looked at how the return to drawdown statistic can be used to compare different trading systems. This week real investment account performances will be used to compare their results with bMAMS.
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Last week we looked at the drawdown statistic, which effectively tells us the risk a system takes when trading. Here we will combine this risk statistic with the return on investment statistic…
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The drawdown statistic is one of the most important values to consider when judging a system and comparing it with others.
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We returned +1.08% for the month of October on a drawdown of 2.5%. The return of 1.08% graphically over the month of October looked like this…
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Hello friends – today I’m going to talk to you about creating our portfolio and how we take our individual systems and combine them together to create an overall portfolio. It is a synergy of all the systems which create a lower risk and higher return over the long term. Watch the video Here is…
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Last week US inflation data came in higher than expected which moved USD stronger once again. With the Fed looking at the data the market is predicting where the terminal rate will be. The US Dollar would have ended higher but for Friday’s reversal. The DXY ended the week 0.6% higher at 109.64. Euro…Read More
We extend our sincerest condolences to members of the Royal Family and we join the nation in mourning this immeasurable loss. Last week saw central banks continue their hawkish rate rising. The ECB rose rates by 75bps followed by the RBA and BoC. The market is looking for the inflection point where rates peak and…Read More
Last week the USD continued its role as the markets favourite currency as it posted another positive week. The US economy continues to show strong economic signs with the market continuing to look for further Fed tightening in the coming months. Euro ended the week flat as despite USD strength the single currency held…Read More
Last week the USD consolidated its dominance as Powell speaking at the Jackson Hole symposium reiterated policy to reduce inflation and cautioned against switching to an accommodative stance too early. Risk assets fell as a result of the more hawkish stance than expected. Euro continued to trade in a lowering range during the week. The…Read More
Last week the US Dollar closed significantly stronger as the previous weeks risk on rally lost its steam and yields rose once again. US Dollar surged as investors adjusted their expectations. With much more data releases before the next FOMC meeting expectations of continued rate rises once again took the fore. Both the GBP and…Read More
Last week the US CPI print gave the market reason to react that the Fed may change tact on rate rises. The last meeting saw the Fed state they would be more data driven and that is exactly what we got. The US Dollar didn’t like the weak CPI number and lost ground all week.…Read More
Last week saw the Bank of England raise rates by 0.5% to 1.75%. This is the biggest rise in 27 years and the highest rates have been since 2008. Strong payrolls later in the week gave the US Dollar a lift after last weeks announcement that the Fed will be looking more at the data…Read More
Last week saw the FED rise interest rates by the expected 75bps. The big surprise was the comments post meeting. The markets had priced in further interest rates through to end of 2022. The comments coming out where that the Fed will be more data driven potentially signalling a slow in rate rises. Euro failed…Read More
Last week saw the US Dollar finally move lower after several strong weeks. With inflation remaining high and mixed economic data markets saw no clear path for accelerated tightening by the Fed in the upcoming meeting. Euro moved higher and away from parity as the ECB surprised the market with a 50bps rate hike.…Read More