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Wisdom State of Trend Following

December 2015 Trend Following: DOWN  -2.44%  /  YTD: +7.29%


Happy New Year to all our readers! We look back at the performance of our trend following index over last year. Despite closing on a low for the month, the strategy's performance was positive for 2015.

Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month.
Performance is hypothetical.

Chart for December:

Wisdom State of Trend Following - November 2015
 

And the 12-month chart:

 
Wisdom State of Trend Following

Mid-December 2015 Trend Following: UP  +0.54%  /  YTD: +10.57%


The end of the year is near.

Before the holidays kick in, we wanted to run an update to take a sneak peek at our State of Trend Following index to get an idea of where trend following stood just before closing 2015. As the chart below shows, the year has been positive and apart from an exceptional negative run in the next couple of weeks, the strategy should post gains for 2015.

Below is the State of Trend Following index chart for 2015 (as of December 17th).
Performance is hypothetical.

WSTF-Dec-17-620
 
Wisdom State of Trend Following

November 2015 Trend Following: UP  +6.06%  /  YTD: +9.86%


The Wisdom trend following index gradually made its way up last month to post a strong result for November, and recover a large part of the losses occurred in October. This helped cement the YTD number further in the black. Now nearly in double-digit territory, there is a strong chance that trend following will end 2015 positive. Stay tuned next month.

Trading Systems Introduction

In this month's report, we would like to introduce our new range of trading systems. Whether you're looking for a trend following system or an alternative strategy to complement your portfolio, check the new trading systems we offer.

All these systems can be automatically traded in your futures account by Wisdom Trading's system management team. Each day we'll monitor the systems and execute the trading signals on your behalf, making it easy for you to follow along.

We will be sending more information in the following weeks. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

State of Trend Following Report

Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month.
Performance is hypothetical.

Chart for November:

Wisdom State of Trend Following - November 2015
 

And the 12-month chart:

 
Wisdom State of Trend Following

October 2015: Trend Following DOWN -9.19% — YTD: +3.36%


A strong downward move at the beginning of the month weighed heavily on the index, which did not recover and went on to post its worst return of the year. The YTD performance is still in the black.

Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month.
Performance is hypothetical.

Chart for October:

Wisdom State of Trend Following - October 2015
 

And the 12-month chart:

 
Wisdom State of Trend Following

September 2015: Trend Following UP +4.64% — YTD: +13.98%


Third month in a row of the index producing a positive return. The YTD and 12-month figures — well in the black (over 10% and 35% respectively) — show that trend following has been a good strategy to invest or trade in these past market conditions.

Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month.
Performance is hypothetical.

Chart for September:

Wisdom State of Trend Following - September 2015
 

And the 12-month chart: