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214: Swing Trading Algorithm: How We Built & Made It Profitable!

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Swing Trading Algorithm: How We Built & Made It Profitable!

In episode 214 of the Desire To Trade Podcast, I sit down with Alejandro to talk about the story and process we went through developing our algorithmic trading portfolio and more specifically the Bollinger Bands Reversal strategy algorithm.

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In This Episode, You'll Learn…

Topic intro 00:22
  • Why Etienne needed an algo 01:10
  • How we got to work together 04:51
  • Story of the Trading Assistant development 08:09
  • Difficulties and issues we found along the way 10:04
  • SPONSOR: Soft4FX (manual backtesting software for MT4) 17:05
  • How we determined that something worked or not in the algo18:15
  • How to make sure your algo is trading as it should 20:26
  • The importance in testing and letting go when developing a strategy 25:00
  • Learn from the masters and then make it yours 26:54
  • How Alejandro learned to code for himself 28:28
  • Mixing Human discretion with Algo trading (this is what top prop firms are doing) 35:13
  • Example results from the BB Reversal algo portfolio  42:27
  • The value of compounding in a portfolio 46:07
  • And much more!

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Resources Mentioned

Charts and Images discussed

Telegram Alerts (discussed around 9:00 )
Telegram Alert Example 8:40

BB R Algo Portfolio Backtest Results

BB R Algo Portfolio Backtest Results 42:27

BB R Algo Portfolio Compounding Backtest

BB R Algo Portfolio Compounding Backtest 46:07

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