ZuluTrade Traders (Signal Providers) to Copy and Follow

ZuluTrade Traders to FollowHere we discuss some of the traders (signal providers) which you can follow and copy in your ZuluTrade demo account. We include these here for educational purposes only and these do not constitute in any way investment advice. We are not saying these are the best or top signal providers on ZuluTrade. What’s top or best will totally depend on your own investment goals which you need to discuss with your own independent financial advisor. We merely show how you can make an opinion of a signal provider based on some criteria you may have. In addition you may also consider having a look at our ZuluTrade Signal Provider reviews which you may find useful too.

The full thought process we go through when selecting ZuluTrade signal providers can be found in our tips section. In summary we:

  • look for Signal Providers with a proven profitable track record (ideally > 12 months)
  • traders with low historical drawdown
  • prefer traders who manually trade the market to those running an EA (automated system) and if they do, try to identify whether the trader will adjust or intercept their EA when the market requires too
  • like to look for short term strategy signal providers who manage their stop levels closely and open a limited amount of trades (which reduces drawdown)
  • have a higher preference to following ZuluTrade traders who trade with their own money
  • look for signal providers who have a clear description of their strategy and whose trades actually match their strategy. A bonus for those who actively keep their ZuluTrade followers informed on their approach and market view.

Last Updated: September 30th 2015

Absolute Piper

We wrote a full review of Absolute Piper in September 14 in which we described their performance over the last 10 months before that review as pretty good. During that period on ZuluTrade they achieved consistent profits without taking too much risk. Absolute Piper normally only opens up to 6 consecutive trades at a time (sometimes up to 7) and only trades the EURGBP pair. This reduces overall risk since this is a low volatile currency pair and daily price movements are low. E.g. their worst trade so far was -216 pips, but this trade was open for 8 days.

The first 7 months however were not that good, but the key point to note here is that Absolute Piper actually improved their performance over time. They posted excellent results from October 13 until February 2015, which is a long period to show consistency. Arguably March and April 2015 were poor for Absolute Piper’s standards though this is trading so after a long positive run some losing months are pretty much unavoidable. But the 4 months since then have been profitable again, not only clawing back those 2 months losses, but adding some profits as well.

In addition, they send their trading signals to ZuluTrade from a live trading account, so they risk their own money as well. Absolute Piper also contributed some good money to their top 5 followers (> $46,000). An average pip gain of 4.7 per trade is positive but not very large so always take into account any slippage which may/will occur (though because they trade the EUR/GBP pair slippage is normally low unless your broker has a high spread on that pair).

But, based on the last 2 years performance (and the fact that we mentioned them here for over 15 months!), certainly an interesting trader to watch.

View Absolute Piper trading history on ZuluTrade


This trader is at time of this update ranked #1 in the ZuluTrade ranking and also has the second most amount of live money following them. And a trader which has posted 12 consecutive profitable months like “rjhgbjsdb” (yes easy name!) cannot really be ignored from being mentioned here.

rjhgbjsdb describes their profit targets and money management strategy (i.e. stop levels and potential drawdown) very clearly. And looking at their ZuluTrade trading history, so far it seems the actual results match the strategy. rjhgbjsdb has posted a maximum historic open trade loss of -608 pips and their strategy mentions a target of maximum -600. The monthly profit target of 100-300 pips has also been met every month except 1.

The profit graph in rjhgbjsdb’s ZuluTrade profile also shows a nice consistent gradual increase with the maximum drawdown overall period being the -608 pips mentioned before. Overall the average profit per trade so far is almost 13 pips, which is very good. However, this takes into account November last year which was the second month of this trader on ZuluTrade and had an exceptionally good return. It’s best to ignore that month since it wasn’t repeated since then, so over the past 6 months the average pips per trade is 7.4 pips. I.e. almost half, though still reasonable. This trader mainly trades the EURUSD and GBPUSD pairs.

The main caveats to consider are that rjhgbjsdb does send their signals from a demo account – i.e. they don’t risk their own money on the trades, just their potential future earnings/commissions. And also, rjhgbjsdb has only made about $6,000 profit in total for their top 5 ZuluTrade followers. Based on the very consistent trade history this may sound a bit surprising. However some investors may feel the relative low monthly returns don’t  warrant risking high investments for the potential risk.

Nevertheless, based on a consistent 1 year trading history rjhgbjsdb is certainly one of the traders to watch at the moment.

View rjhgbjsdb full historical result here


Gece4hr has been trading on ZuluTrade since December 2013 and their overall profit graph shows a fairly gradual increase. 9 out of their past 12 months were profitable too and overall they’ve gained almost 6,500 pips to date. They’ve steadily become more popular as well and now have almost $700,000 of live money following them.

These profits were however achieved against a maximum historical drawdown of 849 pips. However, if you consider that gece4hr opens up to 18 trades at the same time, then this drawdown number is still reasonable. Stop levels are used on the individual trades to manage risk, though they’re set at arbitrary levels, which at the moment seems to be 150 pips per trade. Many top traders set their stops near different support or resistance levels. However gece4hr does on occasions close trades manually in loss before they reach the stop levels which seems to suggest that this trader watches the markets too and doesn’t just use a trading robot.

The average pips per trade profit is 6.3 pips. However because the high number of open trades and fairly high drawdown potential risk/return is something to be considered. So far gece4hr hasn’t made significant amounts of money yet for their followers, which seems to suggest followers aren’t risking large amounts in following this ZuluTrade trader. Gece4hr is sending their signals from a demo account, but is following their own signals from a live ZuluTrade account.

View gece4hr’s full historical performance on ZuluTrade here

In addition to the above more established signal providers, here are some newer ZuluTrade traders on our watchlist which we hope to review once they’ve been trading a bit longer and maintain their current performance and risk management approach:mwtechtransilvania

As mentioned above, you may want to have a look at our detailed ZuluTrade trader reviews as well. These will give you some further ideas on what to look for when you analyse the traders you consider to follow.

Please be aware that past results are not necessarily indicative of future ones. When trading on ZuluTrade (or other social trading networks) you may lose some or all of your initial investment. Never invest money you cannot afford to lose as there’s no guarantee against loss.

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  1. I agree with you and follow my self both Kama-Spot and FX Profit Runner.
    On my demo account I noticed that Saved FX had actually lower DD than Kama-Spot. That’s interesting and maybe has something to do with more trades to open before you corner yourself.

    Qurenix seems to have a bit too high risk for my appetite and EURO Scalper I has been performing poorly for the last months. I suggest the you review EURO Scalper I again to confirm its performance!

    I have found few promising and hopefully consistent low risk traders: Azar Consulting and T.C.Y.
    And here are two possible challengers for this category: EUReka V and MyEURZulu.
    All these has low DD and they try to conserve capital closing losses quickly.

    Than you for a great site and insightful reviews that have helped me a lot!

    • Social Trading Guru says:

      Many thanks for the nice feedback and for the suggestions. We’ll definitely have a look at them in the next few days and potentially do some full reviews on them as well.

      With regards to the DD difference between Saved FX and Kama-Spot it has indeed to do with the combination of the number of open trades and the market movements. Saved FX tends to open more trades than Kama-Spot, and they’re normally added to already losing positions. If the market quickly turns after the extra positions have been added, the DD of Saved FX will reduce much quicker than the one of Kama-Spot because the additional positions will become profitable and therefore help reducing the DD from the initial open trades more quicker. However … if the market didn’t turn (there’s never a guarantee) the DD of Saved FX would be increasing at a much higher pace than Kama-Spot. Hence with 11 vs 5 open trades we would still expect a higher DD for Saved FX in the future.

  2. steadyandras says:

    Hi. When I first discovered the Zulutrade website I almost fainted..The top traders are just mostly gamblers. If you see the top 10 SP’s in the amount following column, I guess only two has strict strategy. So as a trader I decided to register as an SP.I wrote down my strategy I have strict money management and I make a comment on each trade with the SL and TP levels, and I wrote down why did I opened that position. You can visit my profile at zulutrade my SP’s name is the same as my nickname here.I experienced that not only the SP’s don’t know what should they do.. I always write down my target price but the followers are afraid of losses and they close it with small profits.I don’t like small profits. I like small losses BECAUSE WE NEED SMALL LOSSES TO AVOID HUGE LOSSES and I like huge profits.I would be happy if you have questions about my strategy:) bye steadyandras

    • Social Trading Guru says:

      Hi. Thanks for the feedback. Your approach and strategy sounds good. So far there’s only 2 weeks of trading history to look at for us, but we’ll definitely keep an eye on your progress from now on. Good luck and hopefully we can feature/review you on the Social Trading Guru website in the near future.

  3. Kama is having a draw down of 650 pips right now and positions are opened 5 days. I believe he should have closed these trades and accept the losses. I hope i am wrong but seems that this trader doesn’t protect followers capital, only cares for his statistics. Rarely communicates with his followers.

  4. Thanks for the update list.
    Excellent performance for “The good life1″. I don’t like that he doesn’t communicate and I agree that strategy description is poor.

  5. Steven Kolov says:

    Hey Kurt,

    I’m Steve, ex-Trader rapidly changing in to an infopreneur & investor.

    First of all I must thank you for the great service you’ve done so far. I used to be a follower, reader or a fan of your blog for a long time. Just decided to log-in & comment about few things I’ve noticed!

    NewProfitsWave isn’t going to be a good pick at all. I myself followed him for sometime & discovered that he’s using premature intuition to take his trading decisions along with confluence from weekly charts as he updated his exponential moving average based trading strategy few days back. All of us know that weekly charts are not going to give an advantage for a signal provider unless there’s some luck come in to play. Frequent high draw-downs from weekly charts can chase away loyal follower base in few days. Current drawdown of 1000 pips makes me, duh! :D

    About niuniueurox3,
    Are they same as ejirixiantup? I havn’t followed this guy.

    Keep us posted about new opportunities too!

    Thanks again.

    • Social Trading Guru says:

      Hi Steve,

      Many thanks for the comments. Fully agree on NewProfitsWave (hence why it’s important to evaluate after 6 months and not after a few weeks :-)

      While their accounts are not linked (“also know as”) in ZuluTrade, those two traders you mention definitely look the same (and not just the pictures). Main difference is that one trades the EUR/USD pair and the other one the EUR/JPY pair (and one uses a live account and the other a demo). Since it seems they’re using an EA, it could well be the same EA being used on two different pairs. Still early days though for a full review or to make a proper opinion about either of these two providers.

  6. Excellent choices, that’s my portfolio except Newwave. Keep up the great work!

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