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Since you are comparing return, please don't forget to add dividends or interest paid out [if holding bonds or bondETFs]...most websites give price only returns and the differential can really be significant especially for high dividend stocks or sectors ... such as DVY, XLU , or for Bond ETFs... recently a few apps seem to do this Total Return comparison ...


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I would definitely want to mark to market, instead of reporting realized + open p&l. Because the time ordering doesn't really affect the p&l, just the breakdown between realized and open. Which I don't think matters to most people. To do this you need a market price, to mark your open position at. In an intraday context you could use the last traded ...


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You are doing it right. The differences are rounding issues and can be safely ignored for any practical purpose.


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One workaround for this is to add to the cumulative profit and loss the initial equity and transform the points gained in cash. Here is what i usually do. I trade forex. dollarPerPip = contracts * 100; % Here i calculate how much a pip worth in dollar, this value is true for EURUSD forex cpnl = cumsum(pnl); cpnl = (cpnl * dollarperPip) % Here transform ...



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