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Would you run this strategy? 10 year DAX backtest results attached.What do you think?

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rlstreet View Post
So my advice: don't take it just works for an answer, but try to come up with a mini theory why something is working, by doing some research. Imo this way you really learn and develop the skills for an algo trader.

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Hello rlstreet,

what you are said make sense and I perfectly understant what do you mean. BUT this strategy is designed with pure price action around 3 level of price ( VAH , VAL and POC ..all from the previous day and calculated in the cash session). It just analize what the prices are doing around those levels and react accordingly to my rules. The systems doesn't care what is happening in the world. All that matters are those 3 levels and what prices are doing near them and what patterns the X previous candles are designing.

After all you post this morning I double checked if entries are correctly made at the level (price) that I want and I printed for debug all levels and entry/exit prices and they are matching perfectly.

So for sure I'll add this Systems live on MC with the datafeed to see how entries are performed in the upcoming months and let's see if they're going to match the backtest.
In the meantime I'll try to convert this strategy for the MINIDAX and it is not so fast because , due to the difference of volume mainly, I cannot simply apply it to the minidax chart but I have to rewrite the strategy using minidax as DATA1 and DAX al DATA2 and then only refer to the minidax for the buys and sells.


Anyway none of you has commented the fact that the system has been tested over untouched data from 2008 to 2013. I know that usually out of the sample data are the last year or six months till today .. but even if those data are in the past they were still untouched and the system perfermed as it should also in those years. Don't you think this is a plus value? Or at least those 5 years have the same values of a more recent year of out of sample datas?

Regards,

David

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