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5% average monthly profit for at least 2 years (with less than 25% max. DD)

togr (togr)
Oct 21 2015 at 18:17
4862 posts
zarni posted:
FxMasterGuru posted:
zarni posted:
FxMasterGuru posted:
zarni posted:
'Trade history is hidden... How would I know that XAU is traded..???'

then don't make assumptions. you think i'd be dumb enough to trade my own funds 250k worth on martingale??

Anyway if you knew anything about myfxbook bugs you would know. but since you don't you make bogus comments with no backing.

'In general: positive profits with pip loss = MartiGrid'

Um no .....and obviously you proved my point. but i give up explaining things to you.


OK, then. You are the 'Master of the Unviverse'... 'King of the World'... the 'Materialized Wisdom'... the 'Best of the Best'!

Happy...????


it's not about ego my friend. you seem to equate everything to that. when you are successful ego is irrelevant.
just be more careful with accusations based on nothing in future as it may come back to bite you in the end.


For me what you show here IS a MARTIGRID (based on negative pips with plus profits) UNTIL PROVEN OTHERWISE.

That it is. Like it or not...

It is your turn to prove that it were NOT a MartiGrid. Reveal trade history... Prove that you trade on a 250k account.

In other words: WALK THE TALK!!

P.S. I am not your 'friend'... Probably you have already noticed that...


'friend' if you did not notice was used sarcastically but i guess most things go over your head. i am quite aware you are not and do not need friends like these.
if i reveal the trade history will you make an official apology?


That could be actually very interesting ;)

FFxCondor
Oct 22 2015 at 05:55
13 posts
zarni posted:

if you average in using multiple small positions and lose on that and then trade one big position equal in size to the aggregate small ones and win much more you will show negative pip count. which is what happened to me. XAU magnifies that because of the way myfxbook treats XAU (which they are fixing now based on my suggestions). nothing to do with martingale.


Actually what you do is the definition of a martingale technique, which is adding to a losing position and increasing the size of the previous trades.

Rome wasn't built in a day
FxMasterGuru (FxMasterGuru)
Oct 22 2015 at 09:26
1607 posts
FFxCondor posted:
zarni posted:

if you average in using multiple small positions and lose on that and then trade one big position equal in size to the aggregate small ones and win much more you will show negative pip count. which is what happened to me. XAU magnifies that because of the way myfxbook treats XAU (which they are fixing now based on my suggestions). nothing to do with martingale.


Actually what you do is the definition of a martingale technique, which is adding to a losing position and increasing the size of the previous trades.


Well said. Apparently and admittedly it IS a MARTIGRID strategy... ('average in using multiple small positions and lose on that and then trade one BIG position...')

As suspected... Cost averaging, i.e. adding to losing positions even larger position(s) IS MARTIGRID by definition and it is a very risky business. It is good until it is not good...

Just look at VONTOGR's, alias Tomas' famous (or infamous) Caesar strategy. It was a Superstar until the moment it has become a Falling Star, costing many-many people a lot of money by losing their funds, plus the generous fees paid to Mr. Tomas. And it was not even MartiGrid, 'just' a simple Grid.

No SERIOUS investor would consider a MARTIGRID strategy suitable for SERIOUS funds. Period.

@zarni

After admitting 'cost averaging' with larger and larger position sizes, i.e. using MARTIGRID, I don't care about Trade History. And nobody else should care about it. You said: 'you think i'd be dumb enough to trade my own funds 250k worth on martingale??'

Well, yes, apparently you are dumb enough doing just that.

Actually after lying about the nature of the strategy (i.e. not being MARTIGRID) and 'lecturing' me about the opposite, YOU should be the one coming with a HUGE APOLOGY.

If not, then F*CK OFF! PLEASE...

Please click "Vouch" if you liked my post. If not, just put me on your Blocked list. :o)
zarni
Oct 22 2015 at 09:45
29 posts
FxMasterGuru posted:
FFxCondor posted:
zarni posted:

if you average in using multiple small positions and lose on that and then trade one big position equal in size to the aggregate small ones and win much more you will show negative pip count. which is what happened to me. XAU magnifies that because of the way myfxbook treats XAU (which they are fixing now based on my suggestions). nothing to do with martingale.


Actually what you do is the definition of a martingale technique, which is adding to a losing position and increasing the size of the previous trades.


Well said. Apparently and admittedly it IS a MARTIGRID strategy... As suspected... Cost averaging, i.e. adding to losing positions even larger positions IS MARTIGRID and it is a very risky business. It is good until it is not good...

Just look at VONTOGR's, alias Tomas' famous (or infamous) Caesar strategy. It was a Superstar until the moment it has become a Falling Star, costing many-many people a lot of money by losing their funds, plus the generous fees paid to Mr. Tomas.

No SERIOUS investor would consider a MARTIGRID strategy suitable for SERIOUS funds. Period.

@zarni

After admitting 'cost averaging' with larger and larger position sizes, I don't care about Trade History. And nobody else should care about it. You said: 'you think i'd be dumb enough to trade my own funds 250k worth on martingale??'

Well, yes, apparently you are dumb enough doing just that.

Actually after lying about the nature of the strategy (i.e. not being MARTIGRID) and 'lecturing' me about the opposite, YOU should be the one coming with a HUGE APOLOGY.

If not, then F*CK OFF! PLEASE...


wow you are a moron arent' you. where did i say i average in 'larger'. actually it was smaller and smaller. it's called averaging in. the bigger trade was a reopening of the closed multiple trades which i explained before.
you seem to have comprehension issues.
And for your information it wasn't even closed per se. As i trade on api the short term system netted that position out when i traded short term system and then reopened it at the same aggregate size when i exited my short term. Just the side effect of trading 2 platforms on one account.
The long term trade itself was profitable however the multiple small manually opened positions when closed created a greater pip loss then than the close of the aggregate could net out. i.e. 20x -10 pips ( 1 lot trades) vs 1 +20 pips (2mil) as an example

Anyway I would look up definition of martingale before you make yourself look even dumber than you have already shown yourself to be here. Seems like you are one very very bitter and angry individual.

By the way the question still remains unanswered from above. Show history for apology.
And now I expect a double apology and admittance on your part to being a moron.

zarni
Oct 22 2015 at 09:51
29 posts
FFxCondor posted:
zarni posted:

if you average in using multiple small positions and lose on that and then trade one big position equal in size to the aggregate small ones and win much more you will show negative pip count. which is what happened to me. XAU magnifies that because of the way myfxbook treats XAU (which they are fixing now based on my suggestions). nothing to do with martingale.


Actually what you do is the definition of a martingale technique, which is adding to a losing position and increasing the size of the previous trades.


um no condor. that is averaging. and i didn't say i increase when averaging.
look up martingale please.

togr (togr)
Oct 22 2015 at 09:53
4862 posts
@FxMasterGuru
Dear,

you are not right.

Caesar is still superstar https://www.myfxbook.com/members/togr/fxprimusc21/1364505
It actually fit the criteria of profit, max DD and age.:)

zarni
Oct 22 2015 at 09:57
29 posts
togr posted:
@FxMasterGuru
Dear,

you are not right.

Caesar is still superstar https://www.myfxbook.com/members/togr/fxprimusc21/1364505
It actually fit the criteria of profit, max DD and age.:)


would caution you to make any conclusions on a tiny account like that.
it's quite easy to do that on 1k. not same on 250k

togr (togr)
Oct 22 2015 at 09:58
4862 posts
zarni posted:
togr posted:
@FxMasterGuru
Dear,

you are not right.

Caesar is still superstar https://www.myfxbook.com/members/togr/fxprimusc21/1364505
It actually fit the criteria of profit, max DD and age.:)


would caution you to make any conclusions on a tiny account like that.
it's quite easy to do that on 1k. not same on 250k


The same results were duplicated to many accounts, even 100k

VPTrader
Oct 22 2015 at 10:00
34 posts
Please understand everyone, just like @zarni says it doesn´t need to be a mart/grid simply beacuse there is a net pips loss on the acc. Trading doesn´t come down to how many pips you make, but rather the position size you use for the 'winning pips'. Let´s say ju trade small (0,01 lots) all day an lose money (-50 pips alltogether) and then you make money on the last trade for the day, and this times you trade with 1 lot (100 times bigger pos. size) but only make + 20 pips. Then you will still have neg. pips for the day, but have made money in total. I have seen this many times, so it doesn´t need to be a mart or grid simply because there is a neg. pip balance. I could have to to with how you positions size in your trading.

zarni
Oct 22 2015 at 10:00
29 posts
togr posted:
zarni posted:
togr posted:
@FxMasterGuru
Dear,

you are not right.

Caesar is still superstar https://www.myfxbook.com/members/togr/fxprimusc21/1364505
It actually fit the criteria of profit, max DD and age.:)


would caution you to make any conclusions on a tiny account like that.
it's quite easy to do that on 1k. not same on 250k


The same results were duplicated to many accounts, even 100k


where?
also looking at the PF that is not a great win loss ratio.

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