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So, today I loaded up a new strategy that I had tested, optimized, threw everything that I had at, and more, out into the real world for the first time.

MY little baby.

Anyway, let this be a lesson to all ye out there: Alway test your code for automated strategies on small money accounts.

My strategy was one that traded the FOREX market, so testing it on a small account that I created just for testing, was no big issue (only $100 total at risk in this micro-lot account).


How To Create And Test A Trading Strategy, Part II

by Mark Williams on January 29, 2009

In Part I of this series, we took a look at the beginning brainstorming phases of our project, to create and backtest our trading strategy. Today, we are going to take a look at fleshing out our ideas and making what we have easily available for us to code, OR have someone else code for us 😉

So, we have done our mindmap. Now, it is time to take that mindmap, and turn our idea from the abstract to the grounded — to give some order and guidance for our next step of the game.

Now, depending on the type of personality that you have you can do the following:


Great traders are MADE, not born! And if you want to be one, you have to learn to how think like one. I can hear the whining coming from you right now, about not having any time for reading, this, or you don’t read, or you hate it, but you know what? Who cares! If […]


The Inaugural Post To Get Things Started!

by Mark Williams on December 7, 2008

There is a reason that you have arrived at this site. It could be that you stumbled on to it by accident via a Google search… It could be that you were playing around in the toolbar and found this site… Or it could be that you are down and out — sick and tired […]


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