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How (not) to Search for Profitable Commodity Spreads

2014-08-17_17-21-56

The vast majority of traders focus on searching for spreads with 100% profitability in a given historical period. However, they intend to forget, that the strategy is listed as profitable even if the profit in a given year was only $ 1. The overall strategy performance may provide a high …

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How (not) to Search for Profitable Commodity Spreads

2014-08-17_17-21-56

In our courses of Working with SeasonAlgo platform we always focus a lot on practical search and filtering of spread strategies that have a high winning and profitability potential. These search and filtering criteria get explained and demonstrated in different sections of Strategies module as well as in Backtest and …

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Watch the New Video on Backtests and Simulated Trading in Sierra Chart Software!

2014-06-28_13-53-192

Watch the new video explaining step by step how to use Replay function in Sierra Chart software! Team TradeandFinance.eu (c) TradeandFinance.eu

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Backtest

Backtest is a system used to test a trading strategy on historical data. The aim of this methodology is to evaluate whether a given trading strategy has a potential for live trading.  Backtests enable to learn trading without a risk of losing capital. There are 2 main types of backtests: …

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Drawdown

Drawdown can be expressed as an amount of money or as a percentage of the largest decline in capital through our live trading or historical backtest. Its value or a multiple of this value is often used to determine the initial capital of trading account for live trading as well as …

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