Can a good strategy make 1000USD to 1 billion USD in 5 years? - page 4

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Indanguang Samrow Panmei
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Indanguang Samrow Panmei  
definithly possible only if you can double your money every month
Tan Phan Ngoc
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Tan Phan Ngoc  
Indanguang Samrow Panmei:
definithly possible only if you can double your money every month
Double account each 3 month you will reach 1 billion USD from 1000USD in 5 years.
Indanguang Samrow Panmei
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Indanguang Samrow Panmei  
Tan Phan Ngoc:
Double account each 3 month you will reach 1 billion USD from 1000USD in 5 years.
not exactly calculated.you may be right and that's more easy n comfortable...n lotsizing will be an important factor
Isauro Martinez Tamez
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Isauro Martinez Tamez  
Then your strategy is around 3 times better than mine, with 1000USD initial at the end of 5 years I'd have made 307,630,000USD although the max drawdown on my account would be of 10% that's something you need to keep in mind.
Marco vd Heijden
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Marco vd Heijden  
1.1000
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4.8000 

5.16000
6.32000
7.64000

8.128000 

9.256000
10.512000
11.1024000

12.2048000 

13.4096000
14.8192000
15.16384000

16.32768000 

17.65536000
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Indanguang Samrow Panmei
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Indanguang Samrow Panmei  
Irwan Adnan:

we can simply do the Math.

runtime: 5 Years, or 1.305 Trading Days (assumed no holidays).

start: 1000 $

stop: 1.000.000.000 $ 

using geometric growth formula (compound interest), 

r = (xt/x0)(1/t) - 1 

 =(1000000000/1000)^(1/1305) - 1

 =1000000^(1/1305) - 1

 =  0.010643 

or 1.07%

For Tan Phan Ngoc to reach 1.000.000.000 in 5 years, 

He has to make profit 1.07% of account balance every day (assume no limit of lots).

day 1 -> 1,000 he should made the balance to be 1,010.7 

day 2 -> 1,010.7 he should made the balance to be 1,021.5

... till day 1305.

Does this 1.07% make sense? It is your discretion. 

what is the calculation if he doubles account every month?...long time forgot the math!
Abdullah Al Main
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Abdullah Al Main  
Hi, 

I do believe this is possible. If u have good ea
mohammad shafiq
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mohammad shafiq  

In theory Yes

In Practice No


As you make more money you will need to increase lot size and the bigger the lot size the more the price will distort against you when you get in and when you get out of market- especially with an EA this is not possible. It is possible only with long term trading long term trands- You only need to look at the big money to see that the bigger money pot you have the harder it is to get high returns- and the number of strategies for profitable trading reduces. You can not for example try to scalp with a billion dollar account

Ex Ovo Omnia
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Ex Ovo Omnia  
Market is not geometry. When anyone wants to sell or buy, he needs a counterpart order. While with 1 lot trading his market share is negligible, with 1000 lots trading he is already in troubles to get filled. Then he needs quite different strategies, as whatever he does, it spoils his entry&close price.
omsairam23
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omsairam23  
Tan Phan Ngoc:
Many traders think that it is difficult to do this but my strategy can do.
Good Luck
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