Category Archives: Testing

A trading journey into Randomness

A conversation on testing, analytical thinking and randomness with a fellow trader over a cup of coffee on Wednesday afternoon. Yesterday afternoon I had a great time catching up with a fellow trader I had met on the VTP program in … Continue reading

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Analyzing entries from systematic trading strategy

Today I analyzed 4 major instruments on the 4-hour and daily timeframe and compared hypothetical entries taken by a coded trading strategy with what I would have considered if I had been trading the same market on a discretionary basis. … Continue reading

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Trading Strategy ideas, programming & switching trading offices

My trading days continue to be filled with coding up trading strategies and then evaluating back-testing results.  As mentioned previously, I am doing this using EasyLanguage on the TradeStation platform, a US broker.

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Easy Language: Bullish and Bearish Candles

Quick illustration of systematically marking candles, using EasyLanguage, in terms of bullishness and bearishness. 

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Recent Jump to EasyLanguage coding

Holidaying in Paris (hunting street-art) on a two week break from the markets. That said, here is an update of what has been happening on my trading front.  

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Oil and Forex Trading Update II

Not sure what was more challenging last week – back-testing the trading strategies or completing 100 miles on my hybrid bike (along with 30,000 other keen Londoners!) on the Prudential100 charity ride. In any case, here’s a weekly update of … Continue reading

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