Smart Algo Trader, analysis from start until Swiss Franc (CHF) crisis, January 15, 2015

SmartAlgoTrader Before and After Swiss Franc CHF crisis Jan 15 2015. ALGO TRADING SOFTWARE. ALGORITHMIC TRADING SOFTWARE. Algorithmic currency trading. Actions, positions, design, articles and further analysis.

On January 2015, the Swiss bank made a move that shocked the currency markets, resulting in bankruptcy of traders, and even some brokerages did not escape this major event harmful consequence.

SmartAlgoTrader Before and After Swiss Franc crisis Banner Jan 15 2015

This event affected the Smart Algo Trader as well. We will observe the behaviour of the SmartAlgoTrader (trading algorithm) behaviour, before and after this occasion.

At the chart we can see that until that point, The trading algorithm Advanced to more than 118% gain (5.34% per month), profit factor of 4.82 and Expectancy of 10.3 pips win for every trade in average.

Please observe [B], where a big amount was forced to be sold in order to maintain a healthy portfolio balance. No actual harm was done to the account growth in the long run.

Before and after crisis

SmartAlgoTrader Before and After Swiss Franc crisis Jan 15 2015

Please observe [C], Before the crisis, the Profit factor was 4.56, and after that it is about 1.52 (per month). This parameter is able to show market conditions and nothing more.
However, the Expectancy for profit per trade maintain an approximate average of 9 pips. The trading algorithm maintains its basic behaviour [D] and not being forced to take drastic measures on any direction (profit/loss).

SmartAlgoTrader Before and After Swiss Franc crisis Jan 15 2015

Will the trading algorithm be able to maintain an approximate average of 9 pips per trade, or even improve it in the future? [B] and [D] points did not harm it, but just slowed down the progress.
We will keep tracking it and see the progress from time to time.

June 22, 2015

Further reading

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