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This article refers to tdurai84's article:Review of Winning Strategy in Dukascopy Strategy ContestWhenever I download the strategy of a contest winner, I ask myself: Would this strategy work in the long run, and which amount of risk/leverage would be optimal?The answer to this question is what this article is about.So I plugged the strategy into the tester, using 1min bars with cubic spline interpolation on EURUSD beginning 2009. Those settings would give me enough speed for the backtest but also enough precision to be confident with the results, since the strategy uses 10min bars only and no ticks:So the strategy made 1.4 million out of 100k in three years. Not bad.Note though what would have happened if we started three months ago:We had a nice equity peak of about  $160000 but after that the account pretty much crashed and burned.So the question would be: Which risk settings would yield acceptable results without killing my account, considering there may be times that the strategy does not work well?Before we can answer let me clarify two common misconceptions about money management:Variable lot sizes are safer / yield better results than fixed lot sizesMore risk yields better …
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NagarajaAdiga avatar

I really liked your presentation style.

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AdrianWS 29 Jan.

good promising work here

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Dear Traders and
Community Members,
             I
launched ECR JForex Strategy in OCTOBER ‘2011
strategy contest. It’s been over Three Months and its Demo Performance has been
very good in spite of the hard times many forex trading strategies have been
through in STRATEGY CONTEST.
         In
this article I am going to review of very simple strategy ECR’s last three month’s
performance and also Explanation of this strategy.
                In
the last three months except NOVEMBER “ECR” gave very steady profit over the
pairs of EUR/USD and AUD/USD.
Introduction about ECR:
                In that
strategy I used three indicators to create LONG and SHORT trade.
Indicators
Are,
                Ema
– Exponential Moving Average, Time Period – 34.
                Cci
– Commodity Channel Index, Time Period – 14.
                Rsi
– relative Strength Index, Time Period – 14.
I
Used 10 mins chart for this strategy on both the pairs EUR/USD and AUD/USD.The
ECR trades are on the pairs that take about 30 pips in profit and 50 pips in
Stop loss.
                TAKE
PROFIT LEVEL = 30 PIPS,   STOP LOSS LEVEL
= 50 PIPS.
Performance of ECR:               ECR Produces
above 80% of winning trades…
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Otto12 20 Jan.

schön aufgearbeitet das thema, mehr als zwei indikatoren verwende ich nicht oder nur einfach P&F (point and figure)

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Otto12 20 Jan.

beautifully refurbished the topic, more than two indicators I use no or only simple P & F (point and figure)

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bscholes 23 Jan.

I coded a custom indicator for the strategy which gives entry/exit signals, which you can find here: https://www.dukascopy.com/fxcomm/fx-article-contest/?action=read&article=Risk-Analysis-And-Custom-Indicator&id=542

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kkforex 24 Jan.

best luck for the month.

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procur 31 Jan.

It`s a good and simple strategy. Not overloaded with indicators.

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