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What is the win/loss ratio of your trading method ?

What is the win/loss ratio of your trading method?

Over the long term, my win/loss ratio fluctuates around 50% wins and 50% losses. However, it does vary considerably depending upon the condition of the market. So, in a bull market, or in strong uptrending sections of a bull market, it can move as high as 70% wins. By the same token, in difficult, choppy markets or bear markets, it can be as bad as only 40% wins.

What is different about my method is the way I cut back exposure to the market when conditions are unfavourable. So, I tend to do more trades in total and certainly have more money exposed to the market when the conditions are favourable. This is what I call my strategy element for dealing with market risk. I have only very rarely seen other traders and investors paying attention to this aspect. Indeed, most traders seem to ignore the condition of the market.

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