Double Cross Strategy

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No Double Cross
No Double Cross

For this trading strategy, wait till the bar has closed before placing a trade, or closing a trade. This strategy doesn’t trade very often.

Setup

EMA (5)
SMA (15)
SMA (100)
SMA (200)
MACD (12, 26, 9)

No Double Cross

No Double Cross

BUY Entry

Place a buy trade when all of the conditions are met:

  • Price is higher than SMA 100 and SMA 200 by 25 pips.
  • A double cross occurs
    • MACD crosses from negative to positive.
    • EMA 5 crosses over SMA 15.
    • Both crosses do not have to occur at the same time. But they do have to cross within 5 bars of each other.

BUY Exit

Close any open BUY trades if both conditions are met:

  • MACD is negative.
  • EMA 5 is lower than SMA 15.

    double-cross-buy-signal

    double-cross-buy-signal

SELL Entry

Place a sell trade when all of the conditions are met:

  • Price is lower than SMA 100 and SMA 200 by 25 pips.
  • A double cross occurs
    • MACD crosses from positive to negative.
    • EMA 5 crosses under SMA 15.
    • Both crosses do not have to occur at the same time. But they do have to cross within 5 bars of each other.

SELL Exit

Close any open SELL trades if both conditions are met:

  • MACD is positive.
  • EMA 5 is higher than SMA 15.

    double-cross-sell-signal

    double-cross-sell-signal

Currency Pairs

GBPUSD, USDJPY, AUDUSD, GBPJPY

Time Frame

1H, or 4H

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Double Cross Strategy Backtesting

Double Cross Strategy Backtesting

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