Last Updated on 14 October, 2021 by Samuelsson

Trading Cacao Futures

Trading Cocoa is an excellent way of diversifying your portfolio. Here we show an edge that goes long and short in the Cocoa futures market.

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Patterns in Cacao Futures Trading Strategy

Profit Factor: 1.75

Avg. Trade: $264

Win Percent: 59%

Trades: 350

A Closer Look


Cocoa Trading

Finding things that work on cocoa can be challenging, at least compared to the most common stock indexes. Finding edges that have lasted for longer periods of time, like the one we present here, is even more challenging!

With this edge, you get a foundation to continue your research from.

The edge is composed of:

  1. A Doji 
  2. A Moving Average Filter
  3. A Price Action Filter
  4. A Time Exit

All edges come with open Tradestation code in Easy language. An ELD file and workspace.

1. A Doji

There are many price patterns and candlesticks. Here we use the Doji to find an optimal entry point.

2. A Moving Average Filter

The first of two filters is a moving average filter.

3. A Price Action Filter

This filter is used to define a price channel where we want the close to be for us to take a signal.

4. A Time Filter

A time exit is used to exit the trade.

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