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Diary of a Currency Trader: A simple strategy for foreign exchange trading and how it is used in practice by Samuel J. Rae

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Chapter Four: Analysis of Diary Period

This chapter can be considered a sort of post-match analysis. While I covered a lot of the trades in detail during the three months, I often gain a different perspective on my trading when I step back and take a look at it on aggregate. With this post-match analysis I hope to gain that perspective and present it to you.

Unresolved trades from the diary

Before I comment on the performance of my strategy throughout the first three months of this year there are a couple of unresolved trades I must address as these were still open when I completed my final diary entry.

The first of these was my long trade off the pin bar formed in AUD/USD on 29 March (Trade 26). On 4 April this trade was stopped out ...

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