Two Well-Performing Strategies on Crude Oil: $49.000 since January 2022!

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Today we want to show you two trend-following strategies that are performing very well on Crude Oil, one of the most important futures in the commodity sector.

Both strategies were developed in 2017 and together have earned $49,000 since January 2022!!

Not bad, right? Watch the video now to learn more! 😉

Enjoy! 😎



Hey everyone, and welcome back to our usual video with the strategies in our portfolio that have shown the best performance in the last period.

One of the coaches at Unger Academy here, and today we’re going to be taking a look at two strategies for Crude Oil that are performing very well.

Just think, together, they made a profit of $49,000 in 2022 alone.

If you want the rules of these two strategies, comment with the words "Crude oil," and we’ll get them to you as soon as possible.

And now, let's start.

First Trend-Following Strategy

Alright, so what we’re seeing here now is the trading performance of a strategy that we developed many years ago and which has been in the market since approximately 2017. So more or less from the point that I'm showing you.

And we see that after the strategy was launched on the market, it has performed very well, it did move sideways for a while, then it picked up strongly and it doesn’t seem to stop anymore.

Let's go through some metrics. The Average Trade is $156, so largely adequate for the instrument that we’re talking about.

And if we look at the annual report, we can see some good results from 2018 when it went to market.

It suffered some drawdown in 2019. Then it recovered well, and here we see an explosive 2022 and 2023.

I just want to remind you that we’re looking at data from a single contract in position.

What strategy are we talking about? It’s a trend-following strategy for Crude Oil with a 15-minute time frame, so this strategy tends to follow the direction of the price reached by the market.

It is essentially based on the crossing of two price averages, one short-term and one long-term.

And basically, we'll enter long when the short-term average exceeds the long-term average, and conversely, we’ll enter short when the short-term average falls below the long-term average. In short, nothing complicated.

So let's look at the chart to see how this can work.

Here we see a short trade that was stopped shortly after by a reverse, so we entered the opposite position with a long trade that continued its run and made a good profit.

Below we see a similar trade that, after entering short, changed direction with a long position, continued its run, and made another excellent profit.

Second Trend-Following Strategy

Here we see the second strategy that we’re talking about today, which was also developed around 2017. So, we start more or less from this point.

We see that the strategy has performed well, yes it went sideways a little bit too, and then really picked up again significantly.

If we turn to the metrics of the strategy, we see that the Average Trade is $213, which is an outstanding result for Crude Oil.

Let's also take a look at the annual performance. Here the data is even more evident. In 2021, there was an Average Trade of $271 and in 2022, wow, the Average Trade jumped to $420.

So, let's say in the last year, this strategy really was explosive.

Again, this is a trend-following strategy for Crude Oil, with a 5-minute time frame.

The logic is this: before going long on the market, you wait until the price has shown some strength in the last few bars, as long as there have been no solid upward movements in the previous few days.

In other words, you don't want to buy at prices that have already shown intense upward pressure.

Similarly, if prices have fallen in the last few hours, you want to go short as long as the price hasn’t fallen too much in the last few days.

Again, the logic is simple and is not complicated.

Let's also scroll through this second strategy on the chart to see how it performed.

We saw a nice trade in the second half of January that brought a target of $1,800.

And continuing into late January and early February, we see another nice profit target of another $1,800, so the strategy started the new year on the right foot.

Final Thoughts

If you want to know the rules of these strategies, please write the words "Crude oil" in the comments to this video and we’ll send you a detailed table of the main rules to replicate these two strategies.

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Andrea Unger

Andrea Unger

Andrea Unger here and I help retail traders to improve their trading, scientifically. I went from being a cog in the machine in a multinational company to the only 4-Time World Trading Champion in a little more than 10 years.

I've been a professional trader since 2001 and in 2008 I became World Champion using just 4 automated trading systems. 

In 2015 I founded Unger Academy, where I teach my method of developing effecting trading strategies: a scientific, replicable and universal method, based on numbers and statistics, not hunches, which led me and my students to become Champions again and again.

Now I'm here to help you learn how to develop your own strategies, autonomously. This channel will help you improve your trading, know the markets better, and apply the scientific method to financial markets.

Becoming a trader is harder than you think, but if you have passion, will, and sufficient capital, you'll learn how to code and develop effective strategies, manage risk, and diversify a portfolio of trading systems to greatly improve your chances of becoming successful.