Below is a performance summary for our Merlin trading strategy for the month of January 2020, net of transaction costs. To learn more about the strategy and to follow along in real-time with its trading signals, please visit the Merlin strategy page.
Merlin Performance for January
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Note: The performance numbers above are mark-to-market based on live trading with an Interactive Brokers Pro account. This includes 0.05c per share commissions, margin borrow costs when applicable, and impact from slippage. Strategy returns include open trades that have not yet closed out or become realized gains or losses. Please remember, past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results, please review our disclaimer and performance disclosures.
Merlin Closed Trades in January
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It was another great month for subscribers of Merlin as we outperformed our benchmark in live trading for the third month in a row. We closed out a total of 12 trades in the month of January, 11 winners, and 1 losing trade. The three month Margin Portfolio strategy performance (November through January) is now +17.90%.
Heading into February Merlin is still positioned fairly aggressively at approximately 75% invested and still accumulating equity exposure when new setups present themselves.
If you’re looking for an evidence based strategy for swing trading individual stocks and ETFs on an end of day closing basis, check out the details behind Merlin here.