Bundle 1 trades SPY (you can also use @ES), while the Short Bundle trades SPY, XLP, and SMH.
- Strategy Bundle 1 Updated With Charts And Metrics: +18% In 2022
- 3 Short Selling Strategies (Trading Strategy Bundles)
We make a backtest with the following trading rules:
- We allocate 100% of the equity to each trade.
- Thus, some overlapping trades won’t be triggered.
SPY has long and short trades, while XLP and SMH only have short trades.
If we combine the strategies, we get the following equity curve (we start in 2002 to get all the ETFs included):
Annual returns are an impressive 25%, but the best period was before 2010. This is the curve from 2010:
From 2010 CAGR dropped to 15%.
Long and short performance metrics: