Aberration Trend Following System

 

The Aberration Trading System

A simple, proven approach to commodity trend following.

The Aberration Trading System is a long term trend following system developed by Keith Fitschen of Trade System Inc. Keith developed Aberration in 1986 and sold the first copy in 1993.

Since release, Aberration has been named “One of the Top 10 Trading Systems of All Time” by Futures Truth and remains a popular trading strategy for commodity trend following. Several enhancements have been made to the strategy over the years and include improved money management, and a dynamic portfolio selection process.

The Aberration Trading System can be applied to a static portfolio of markets, focused on a particular sector, or balanced across the various market sectors to provide broad diversification and opportunity in a wide range of supply/demand imbalances.

We provide 100% system/portfolio management, including daily execution, twice daily reconciliation, and managing contract rollovers. Portfolios can be customized to various account sizes, risk, and markets traded, and there are never any management or incentive fees.

Key Details

  • Developer: Keith Fitschen
  • Strategy type: Long Term Trend Following
  • Markets Traded: All Global Futures and Commodities
  • Commissions: $20 per trade
  • Min. Account Size: $30,000
  • Can be customized to your account size, risk, and market selection.

Trade Example

Simulated Performance

Start Date Avg. Return Max DD Longest DD Sharpe Win/Loss Rate Winning/Losing Months Trades
Jan-98 34.13% 46.1% 26.3 mths 1.12  43.8% / 56.2% 65.2% / 34.8% 837

Sample Portfolio – Simulated Performance using CSI Unfair Advantage Data.

 


 


 

 




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Disclaimers

Risk Disclosures

Commodity Trading involves high risks and you can lose a significant amount of money. Commodity trading is not suitable for many investors. Any performance results listed in all marketing materials represents simulated computer results over past historical data, and not the results of an actual account. All opinions expressed anywhere on this website are only opinions of the author. The information contained here was gathered from sources deemed reliable, however, no claim is made as to its accuracy or content. Different testing platforms can produce slightly different results. Our systems are only recommended for well capitalized and experienced futures traders.

CFTC-required risk disclosure for hypothetical results

Hypothetical performance results have many inherent limitations, some of which are described below. No representation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those shown. in fact, there are frequently sharp differences between hypothetical performance results and the actual results subsequently achieved by any particular trading program.

One of the limitations of hypothetical performance results is that they are generally prepared with the benefit of hindsight. In addition, hypothetical trading does not involve financial risk, and no hypothetical trading record can completely account for the impact of financial risk in actual trading. For example, the ability to withstand losses or to adhere to a particular trading program in spite of trading losses are material points which can also adversely affect actual trading results. There are numerous other factors related to the markets in general or to the implementation of any specific trading program which cannot be fully accounted for in the preparation of hypothetical performance results and all of which can adversely affect actual trading results.