US treasury yields are probably the most important cog in the entire global financial system. They affect the level of interest rates within the economy and so impact organisations and businesses at every level.
Because of this, US treasury yields often act as leading indicators and can be utilised to great effect by discretionary and systematic traders.
In this PDF report, we present an interesting mean reversion strategy that looks at US treasury yields (specifically five year and ten year yields) in order to trade a watch list of five purposely selected ETFs.
The result is a system that shows a win rate of over 75% and a profit factor over 3 in historical simulations.
Not only that, but this system made money every year we tested between 2007 and 2017!
Based on a sample of 236 trades over 10 years of historical data this system has two other significant factors in its favour.
First, the system is based on a concept that makes sound economic sense.
Second, the system operates in an area that very few people are looking at.
Both of these two factors lend extra credibility and robustness to the model and increase its chances of success.
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Joe Marwood is an independent trader and investor specialising in financial market analysis and trading systems. He worked as a professional futures trader for a trading firm in London and now works through his own private company.
He started his career as a day trader and worked right through the financial crisis of 2008/2009. He has a passion for building mechanical trading strategies and uses a blend of fundamental and technical analysis to find low-risk investment opportunities.
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