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Amibroker e-ratio code

November 9th, 2009 · 32 Comments · Code, Development, Software

I recently posted about the e-ratio as a tool to measure parts of a trading system (the code files to compute the e-ratio in TradersStudio and Excel are also available). The e-ratio is supposed to be a quick tool to check how signals might add some edge to a trading system. However computing the e-ratio […]

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e-ratio calculation in TradersStudio and Excel

November 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Backtest, Code, Development, Software

Here is one method to implement an e-ratio calculation. As we say in developerspeak, the following is a quick and dirty approach to calculating the e-ratio. But as far as I am concerned, it does the job! It can probably be programmed more elegantly in TradersStudio but I still have to climb some of that […]

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e-ratio: How to measure your trading edge in 4 easy steps

October 30th, 2009 · 19 Comments · Backtest

e-ratio is a metrics that measures the edge of a trading system component. For example, we could use it to quantify the edge gained from a donchian channel breakout entry signal. The concept The e-ratio quantifies the edge by calculating the overall amount trades go in your favor versus the overall amount trades go against […]

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