Would 5 months translate to a 3 year equivalent? What about 4 months? 3 months? How about 2 weeks? What about 1 day?
If someone called you up and said...hey, I've got a guy who can invest your money and earn 20% a day! What sort of track record or history would you need to believe he/she could do that going forward for say a year?
"A dumb man never learns. A smart man learns from his own failure and success. But a wise man learns from the failure and success of others."
Well, do YOU have the answer ? Is there an objective answer to this question ? Textbooks in statistics may give some answers but if we're talking about manual/discretionary trading, it's questionable whether employing elaborate statistic analysis is helpful in this context at all.
if its 2 points or 10 points - its relevent to the time frame and swing factor that the trading strategy employes - i would suggest working on the various strtegies being presented ( if people would be open to them ) and trying to make them a possibility for everyone, maybe even automate them , lets woek together for the benafit of everyone instead of arguing with everyone for the benafit of one
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Of course it's possible, but your aim is off. You should be looking to take what the market offers you in the time frame of interest. That could be more or less than 2 points, depending on a variety of factors. You need to start by asking the right questions; specifically 'how' not 'if'.