Find out what I really think of Forex Tester 4. See the good, the bad and what I would love to see in a future version. Also see the cheap hardware add-on that I use to speed up backtesting.
Visual Strategy Builder is a product that is built by Forex Tester and it allows traders to build MetaTrader EAs and indicators, without knowing how to code. I built my first EA on this platform and I’ll show you what I thought of it.
One of the most glaring things that is missing in Forex Tester is the ability to automatically calculate lot size, based on percentage risk. Here’s how to fix that.
I have been using Forex Tester for a long time, but I have never used History Mode. One day, I finally decided to sit down and figure out if it was useful or not. This is what I discovered.
Metatrader and Forex Tester 2 are great programs, but there is only one problem with them. They were built to only run on Windows. Unfortunately, Windows is a terrible primary operating system. However, Linux can be a good alternative for some people. Learn how to run these programs on Linux instead.
Getting started with Forex Tester 2 can be a little confusing. Loading data and setting up your first test isn’t too intuitive. Once you figure it out however, it is really easy to do tests. Many of the Pro Traders that I have interviewed on the podcast say that backtesting is one of the biggest […]
Don’t think that you can run Metatrader on Mac? Think again. This demonstration video will show you how easy it is to run Metatrader as a window on your Mac. All of the benefits of the super stable OS X Mac operating system with the ability to run programs like Forex Tester 2 and Metatrader.
A couple of Newsletter subscribers asked about installing automated backtesting strategies in Forex Tester 2, So I decided to make a video. I believe that FT2 is the best manual forex backtesting software out there, but it can be used to test automated strategies as well. Here is how you do it: Click here for […]
I had a question from a reader about how to change the leverage that is used during backtesting. This is a great question and I don’t think they go over it in their instructional videos. The leverage does not need to be exact to the penny, but it must give an accurate representation of actual […]
I have been doing a lot of backtesting with an automated testing script in Forex Tester 2. At certain points however, I was getting errors and I was not able to continue testing. This was pretty frustrating and I tried reloading the data and building the ticks again. That didn’t work and I tried restarting […]
This is a great feature in Forex Tester 2 that you may not have known about. I only just started using it recently and it allows me to see where my system stops working and how volatile it is. These are two metrics that are not immediately evident when looking at the final testing results. […]