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Do Trend Following Strategies Work When Day Trading Futures?

Originally published at: https://optimusfutures.com/tradeblog/archives/trend-following-strategies/%20

This article on trend following strategies is the opinion of Optimus Futures. Trend following is one of the simplest and (at times) most effective strategies to follow. It’s also one of the hardest and most misunderstood approaches, despite its potential simplicity. Many traders following a trend following strategy are often confused as they don’t adequately understand the nature of the trend itself. What Is A Trend Following Strategy And How Does It Work We’ve all heard the maxim “the trend is your friend,” and for good reason. There’s an entire group of traders and money managers who swear by the…