What is Backtesting?
Investopedia defines backtesting as “The process of testing a trading strategy on prior time periods. Instead of applying a strategy for the time period forward, which could take years, a trader can do a simulation of his or her trading strategy on relevant past data in order to gauge the its effectiveness”
In today’s tutorial we will expand on this definition. We will explore the different types of backtesting and I will show you why backtests are so valuable, how they can save you time and make your add certainty to your Forex algo-trading.
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