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A Look back at Trend Following in 2010

January 26th, 2011 · 22 Comments · the State of Trend Following, Trend Following, Trend Following Wizards

2010 was a good year for Trend Following. The year closed on a high for both Trend Following Wizards and the Trend Following index of the simple strategies I track in the State of Trend Following report. Now that all results are in, it is a good time to look back at the results, crunch […]

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R Code for Walk-Forward LSPM

December 23rd, 2010 · 8 Comments · Code

At the same time as Josh Ulrich was making some very good points on why to use R, over on his FOSS Trading blog, I was coming to the same realisation that it is a very neat, useful tool indeed. In this post, I’ll present the code I used for the last post on running […]

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How to decide on a Backtesting and Trading Platform

November 23rd, 2009 · 9 Comments · Backtest, Software

As an automated trader you probably need the following components: Broker Account – The starting point to trade in the markets Live Market Data – To feed to your trading robot so that it can generate trading signals. Most brokers provide market data with proprietary or third-party technology- although market data can also be obtained […]

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