2 days buy and hold SP500

2 days buy and hold SP500

I found the baseline of this long only code online and did a few small changes to it.

It works as follow:

Entry rules:

  1. 2 periods moving average 1 day ago is greater than moving average of today.
  2. 2 periods moving average 10  days ago is greater than 11 days ago.
  3. Close above 7 periods moving average

Exit rule:

When the first entry rule is no longer true; exit.

 

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  1. Nicolas • 305 days ago #

    Thank you Victor, I added a full ‘buy and hold’ chart comparison as an attached file.

  2. victormork • 305 days ago #

    Thanks for the comparsion. This code would need some additional money management to take advantage of the steady equity curve in order to make sense. The selection of number of days to use for entry signal can also be optimised for a better return.

  3. Gertrade • 305 days ago #

    Hi victor, below “Buy Sell and Hold” code optimized with money management on DAX 4h. Thank’s

    DEFPARAM CumulateOrders = False
    DEFPARAM PreloadBars = 200

    // Money Management
    Equity = 500+(StrategyProfit*3)
    Risk = 0.1
    n = Max(1,Equity*Risk/51/PipValue)

    // ————
    Losses = positionperf(38)>0
    Wins = positionperf(38)ma1[0]
    b1 = b1 and ma1[10]>ma1[11]
    b1 = b1 and close > ma2

    b3 = ma1[1]<ma1[0]
    b3 = b3 and ma1[10]<ma1[11]
    b3 = b3 and close < ma2

    // Entry
    if b1 then
    buy positionsize contracts at market
    endif

    if b3 then
    sellshort positionsize contracts at market
    endif

    // Exit
    e1 = ma1[1]ma1[0]

    if e1 and longonmarket then
    sell at market
    endif

    if e3 and shortonmarket then
    exitshort at market
    endif

    // Stoploss and Profit
    set stop %loss sl
    set target %profit tp

    • victormork • 305 days ago #

      thanks! works alright but I think something when wrong in the last part of the code you attached (from “b3” and down)? There is no command for entry.

  4. Gertrade • 305 days ago #

    thanks victor! below the original code modified with no errors.
    //————————————————————————-
    // Code principal : buy sell and hold DAX 4h
    //————————————————————————-
    DEFPARAM CumulateOrders = False
    DEFPARAM PreloadBars = 200

    // Money Management
    Equity = 500+(StrategyProfit*3)
    Risk = 0.1
    n = Max(1,Equity*Risk/51/PipValue)

    // ————
    Losses = positionperf(38)>0
    Wins = positionperf(38)ma1[0]
    b1 = b1 and ma1[10]>ma1[11]
    b1 = b1 and close > ma2

    b3 = ma1[1]<ma1[0]
    b3 = b3 and ma1[10]<ma1[11]
    b3 = b3 and close < ma2

    // Entry
    if b1 then
    buy positionsize contracts at market
    endif

    if b3 then
    sellshort positionsize contracts at market
    endif

    // Exit
    e1 = ma1[1]ma1[0]

    if e1 and longonmarket then
    sell at market
    endif

    if e3 and shortonmarket then
    exitshort at market
    endif

    // Stoploss and Profit
    set stop %loss sl
    set target %profit tp

  5. victormork • 305 days ago #

    Hi! it’s still incorrect. There’s something wrong when you copy codes to this comment section. I’ve had this problem here too. If you don’t mind could you pls put the code in a new forum topic?

  6. Gertrade • 305 days ago #

    Hi! replace the code at the line 43 by the code below. Thank’s
    b3 = ma1[1]<ma1[0]
    b3 = b3 and ma1[10]<ma1[11]
    b3 = b3 and close < ma2

    // Entry
    if b1 then
    buy positionsize contracts at market
    endif

    if b3 then
    sellshort positionsize contracts at market
    endif

    // Exit
    e1 = ma1[1]ma1[0]

  7. victormork • 305 days ago #

    @Nicolas do you think you can solve the issue with copy paste code into this comment field? Thanks

  8. Gertrade • 304 days ago #

    I’m sorry but it impossible to post the original true code. May be, Nicolas can solve this problem.

    • Nicolas • 304 days ago #

      I’m aware of this comment engine issue. Would you mind send me the code as I could try to fix the problem, probably due to the codes’characters.. Please use the contact form: https://www.prorealcode.com/contact/
      Thanks a lot for your help!

  9. Gertrade • 304 days ago #

    I don’t send the original code by the contact form:https://www.prorealcode.com/contact/. The contact form don’t run when i push on the button “send”.

    • Nicolas • 304 days ago #

      Send me the code with email: nicolas[at]prorealcode.com

  10. stockdemon • 300 days ago #

    The problem is that the markup is assuming you’re writing. markup 🙂

    Try the code tags, might do the trick, e.g.

    b3 = ma1[1]<ma1[0]

    • stockdemon • 300 days ago #

      Well that didn’t work. Next attempt:
      b3 = ma1[1]<ma1[0]

      https://www.freeformatter.com/html-escape.html#ad-output (Try this site)

    • Nicolas • 299 days ago #

      Sorry for the problem. It should be fixed now. Post code and refresh the page, then codes should no longer been truncated.

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