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Strategy Tester: Modes of Modeling during Testing

Strategy Tester: Modes of Modeling during Testing

Many programs of technical analysis allow to test trading strategies on history data. In the most cases, the testing is conducted on already completed data without any attempts to model the trends within a price bar. It was made quickly, but not precisely. It is important to choose a relevant way of modeling price bars to make a quality testing of a trading strategy. Indeed, there cannot exist an ideal situation when there is a full tick history for an extremely accurate testing.

Testing Features and Limits in MetaTrader 4

Testing Features and Limits in MetaTrader 4

This article allows to find out more about features and limits of Strategy Tester in MetaTrader 4. Special Features of Testing Strategies on History Data: Some functions are processed/passed without output.  

What the Numbers in the Expert Testing Report Mean

What the Numbers in the Expert Testing Report Mean

Any expert can be tested on history data. After the expert has been tested, the summarized expert testing results and some key characteristics are displayed in the "Report" tab. Reports allow comparing to each other both various experts and the working results of the same expert with different inputs working.  

testing Expert Advisors in the MetaTrader 4 Client Terminal: An Outward Glance

Testing of Expert Advisors in the MetaTrader 4 Client Terminal: An Outward Glance

What happens after you have clicked on the "Start" button? The article answers this and many other questions. To perform a test, you have to open the "Tester" window if it has not opened yet. This can be done in several ways: go to "View-Strategy Tester" in the main menu, press Ctrl+R, click on the "Strategy Tester" in the toolbar, use the context menu of the chart.

Tester in the Terminal MetaTrader 4: It Should Be Known

Tester in the Terminal MetaTrader 4: It Should Be Known

The elaborate interface of the terminal MetaTrader 4 is a forefront, but beside this the terminal includes a deep-laid tester of strategies. And while the worth of MetaTrader 4 as a trading terminal is obvious, the quality of the tester's strategy testing can be assessed only in practice. This article shows the advantages and conveniences of testing in MetaTrader 4. Working in financial markets is impossible without a trading system.