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Strategy Backtesting

What is backtesting then? To cut a long story short, all we do is load an EA in MetaTrader’s Strategy Tester window, set the trading parameters and then run it against historical price data to see how it would have performed over the period set.… Continue reading

08. Support & Discussion

Trading is a solitary task; only you can make the actual decisions on whether to trade or not – be it an individual trade, or following a signal service or automated strategy. That’s a lot of pressure! However you can make your decisions much more… Continue reading

09. Broker Accounts

For very good reasons we have covered the many other areas of trading before we look at brokers. This is a serious business involving real money and very real risks of losses; you need to understand all of this before you start trading a live… Continue reading

02. Charting Software

Timezone It is important to note that all charting software will be linked to a timezone, normally according to the broker timezone that supplied it. Without going into too much detail, it is important to make sure that you use a GMT/BST+2h setup – this… Continue reading