Tag Archives: Optimisation

Optimisation vs Curve-Fitting

Analysing past data for patterns to find the probability of them repeating It is actually quite easy to make any strategy look good by over-optimising it. All you need to do is run enough optimisation tests in MetaTrader and then only show the profitable results… Continue reading

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