Get the step-by-step guide to using MetaTrader 5 for automated backtesting. Learn how to install EAs, adjust settings, troubleshoot problems and get reports.
I did a comprehensive test of the top 7 backtesting software for manual backtesting. Find out which one was the best.
MetaTrader 5 is a good automated backtesting platform, but did you know that it’s also a good manual backtesting option? Learn how to get started with MT5 manual backtesting here.
See my complete backtesting results after I tested the RSI Divergence trading strategy on 27 currency pairs. Get the complete strategy too.
There are a lot of trading strategies on the internet. But how many of them actually have an edge? In this post, I’ll do a real test of RSI trading strategies on the EURUSD daily chart.
The results are in and they are quite good. Here are my Backtesting results from the Trending Pin Bar strategy. Get the the complete trading strategy rules and learn how I plan to optimize this strategy.
Backtesting is the first step in testing and building confidence in technical trading strategies. But it certainly has its limitations. Learn what they are so you aren’t can take advantage of the benefits of Backtesting and avoid the downsides.
When you ditched your last trading system in backtesting, did you factor compounding into the equation? It could make all the difference. In this post, I’ll show you the results of backtesting before and after compounding. I think you will agree that it’s a mistake to…
Here are the testing results for the TOB, version 1 trading strategy. I also break down each currency pair in the backtest and show you which pairs have potential and which ones are close to going in the trash.
Backtesting is THE training method that has helped the highest number of traders that I have met, go pro. But if you make these mistakes, you will have a much lower probability of success. Learn what tools to use, common mistakes and the time period that…
Backtesting is one of the most useful exercises for testing trading strategies, keeping your skills sharp and gaining confidence. This post will show you how to get started, regardless if you want to do manual or automated backtesting. Also learn about tools and websites that will make your job easier.
How many times should you backtest a system? In this post, I share with you what I think the magic number is, based on my experience. Do you agree?
This post is a follow up to my previous look at Outside Bars on the EURUSD weekly chart. Find out what my backtesting uncovered and if this is a profitable trading strategy or not.
This is an introduction to a new series that I am starting on Historical Analysis. In each study, I will provide the chart pattern or trading setup and show you every single time this setup happened in the past. But before we begin, there are a few things that we have to get straight.
It can be difficult to keep track of which markets are open when doing backtesting. Is it the Tokyo session or the New York session? Identifying this correctly can mean the difference between accurate backtesting and a waste of time. This indicator can help and the best part is that it is free.
Trading systems do not have to be complex to work well. Even a very simple Forex trading system can be profitable. But how do you know? This post will show you how to take an idea and backtest it.