When I take a new strategy live, I like to review the performance on an ongoing basis, to make sure things are going more or less as expected. For my euro day and night strategy, which I started live trading in late August 2013, here are my real-time updates every three to four weeks of trading it, for the first four months, along with a discussion of a few interesting events that came up along the way.
Week 4 of trading the euro day and night system with actual money is now complete. For the first few months of live trading, every four weeks or so, I review the current performance of the system as shown in Figure 24.1, and answer some standard questions. This information may be useful should the performance of the system become erratic—maybe there was something I could have seen earlier, or something I just plain out missed.