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Backtesting without programming knowledge

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crystalball View Post
wealthlab looks really good but it says fidelity members only

One idea for those without any coding clue (and fidelity account) is to paper back test. Set up a statistical table in excel and then manually scroll forward on the chart looking for the set-up and then record the entry/exit/result. I got this idea from Adam H Grimes course and I tried it. Its not 100% accurate because "seepage" happens, i.e. seeing the "future" on the right side and its time consuming (it took me about 40 hours to find 200 set ups), but it gives you a good idea if the system has an edge.

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