A recent exchange:
I back tested a version of Donchian channel trading with parameters 20/20 weekly (only going long) on some Brazilian stocks, mid caps.
I ended up loosing (in the test) during all 2018 and was told that I needed to be comfortable with that. While I know that not every trade might be a winner, I believe the majority should be, at least 60%. For me it’s not acceptable to lose a whole year which was a bad performing year. A system must work in up- and downwards markets which this system naturally doesn’t (it only goes long).
I have not yet found a system that provides positive returns on a regular basis. This is my challenge.
1. Too short term.
2. Diversification not there.
3. Risk management?
Thanks for your short assessment. Point 2, I understand fully. To bet on Brazilian stocks only is silly as they tend to go quite uniformly, right? Point 1, I do not understand. As I read, Turtle, the original, is [this wise?].
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