Backtest results are just a proof of concept.   They are helpful to find out if something generally works.   But a backtest is different from real time trading in many ways.   The first thing is, that a backtest will not emotionally touch you.   You can do it with a demo account

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Strategy Test 2019 RSI Risk15 USDCHF

  Some indicators are more popular than others.   The RSI is one of the better known examples.   But usually it is not used to generate buy and sell signals, because it is an oscillator.   By definition an oscillator is usually used as a filter for a trend indicator, but in our case

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Strategy Test 2019 RSI Risk15 EURUSD

  Trading is not something that is very satisfying.   Either you make good profits, now you want to increase your profits to make more money.   Or you make moderate profits, now you want to know if the profits are worth the trading risk.   Or you make losses and now you want to

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Strategy Test 2019 RSI Risk25 AUDCAD

  What kind of trader are you?   There are some people who are willing to trade whatever somebody recommends.   I think that is a good way to give up responsibility, but I doubt that it is a good way to make consistent profits.   There are also traders who need to analyze everything,

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Strategy Test 2019 SAR Risk20 CHFJPY

  When I started out with algorithmic trading, my biggest problem was to create a system that could produce profits on a constant basis.   Today I can do that, actually it is not that hard to do, if you know what works and why it works.   But today I have a much bigger

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Strategy Test 2019 SAR Risk20 CADCHF

  I don’t trade the currency pair AUDNZD.   The reason is simple: I don’t get good results with my system, at least for the year 2019.   Now some people might think that an Algorithmic Trading System should be able to deal with any currency pair.   Basically that is true, but sometimes it

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Strategy Test 2019 SAR Risk20 AUDUSD

  Would you think that a $100000 drawdown is okay? Or is it too much?   I don’t think that many traders would be able to face something like that on their real account, but actually it can happen.   In this video you will see something like that and even with a big drawdown

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Strategy Test 2019 SAR Risk20 AUDCAD

  The entry signal is the Parabolic SAR indicator.   We are using an original Metaquotes Metatrader 5 demo account as you can create one with a few mouse clicks in Metatrader to compare it with your own results.   One thing that you need to consider is the maximal drawdown that you could take

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Strategy Test 2019 SAR Risk15 USDCHF

  If you have watched a few of these videos, you might have noticed that it is possible to make profits with almost every entry signal.    But that doesn’t mean that all results are equal.   For example the SAR entry doesn’t work well with GDP currency pairs.   I am lazy, so I

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Strategy Test 2019 SAR Risk15 USDCAD