Daveatt

BEST Trailing Take Profit Strategy

Hello traders

Hope you enjoyed your weekend on my behalf. Was staying home working ... ^^
This is my first strategy educational post I'm doing ever
While I'm generally against posting strategies because it's very easy to fake performance numbers... I cannot prevent myself from sharing a few cool strategy snippets anyway.

So from now on, I'll be sharing a few strategies also - generally not to showcase performance but only to show what pinescript can do.
As once again strategy performance can be faked is so many ways... :)

What's on the menu?

We all know what a trailing-stop is. right? right? Ok... sharing the definition here :)

A trailing stop is designed to protect gains by enabling a trade to remain open and continue to profit as long as the price is moving in the investor's favor. The order closes the trade if the price changes direction by a specified percentage or dollar amount.

But...do you know what a trailing profit is?

Short definition: Well the same but with your profit limit order.
Long definition: A trailing profit is designed to increase your gains by enabling a trade to remain open and continue to profit as long as the price is moving in the investor's favor. The order closes the trade if the price hits the trailing profit level specified percentage or dollar amount.

Some trading strategies used both a trailing stop AND trailing profit. Not making any recommendation here - only sharing what's possible in the realm of trading and pinescripting

Trigger me I'm famous

I developed many trading strategies in my career and often I've been asked to trigger a trailing-stop or trailing-profit once a certain % move has been made.
I integrated here a Take Profit trigger - once hit, it will activate the trailing profit

On the screenshot below, the TP trigger is plotted in orange. Once the price goes past that level for the first time, I'll start trailing the profit level.
In other words, when we see a price makes an interesting move in percentage value - we decide to offset the profit as we concluded that once it reached such distance - then it leads often to more profit

Of course, using only a trailing profit without stop/trailing-stop/invalidation isn't smart and the surest way to kiss goodbye a trading capital and trading and your good mood


See you tomorrow for another strategy snippet

All the BEST
Dave
Phát hành các Ghi chú: - Removed some debug plots
Phát hành các Ghi chú: - Changed the strategy position names
Gỡ bỏ khỏi Script Ưa thích Thêm vào Script Ưa thích

Bình luận

Upvoted!

The P&L chat doesn't look very appealing today in May 2020. Various strategies seem to work in certain market conditions, and then it stop working. The script seem to have worked like a charm in the first 25 trades or so, and from 510 to 525 (roughly). The rest is pretty much downhill. What's annoying is the X axis of the P&L chart only says which number of trade, with no indication of date, otherwise one could at least backcheck the market conditions. The List of Trade is broken too for some reason, nothing shows when you click on it. None of this is your problem though, these are pine script issues.
+3 Phản hồi
Can you make a study version,please? for alertcondition.
because I am a beginner.....
+3 Phản hồi
Daveatt finetime1000
@finetime1000, Will DM you
+1 Phản hồi
Hi, I don't understand what exactly Trail offset does?
+1 Phản hồi
Daveatt sam3218
@sam3218, it's a trigger basically
If I set an offset at 3% and a TP at 2% for a LONG, the strategy waits for a 3% move upwards, from here it will set a TP target 2% higher
Phản hồi
hello what are the red and green dot indicate? and what does is it mean by BEST?
+1 Phản hồi
Daveatt CryptoManiac01
@CryptoManiac01, The green and red dots are the two moving averages cross mentioned above
BEST is my brand as I'm the owner of Best Trading Indicator
I probably overuse it ^^
+3 Phản hồi
@Daveatt, Thanks
+2 Phản hồi
Trang chủ Bộ lọc cổ phiếu Bộ lọc Forex Bộ lọc Tiền điện tử Lịch kinh tế Cách thức hoạt động Tính năng Biểu đồ Trả phí Giới thiệu bạn Quy tắc Áp dụng Trung tâm Trợ giúp Giải pháp cho Website & Nhà môi giới Widget Giải pháp biểu đồ Thư viện Biểu đồ Lightweight Blog & Tin tức Twitter
Hồ sơ Tùy chỉnh Hồ sơ Tài khoản và Thanh toán Giới thiệu bạn Xu Ticket Hỗ trợ của tôi Trung tâm Trợ giúp Các ý tưởng đã đăng Người theo dõi Đang theo dõi Tin nhắn riêng Trò chuyện Đăng xuất