This is a post to inform users that they should AVOID John Clayburg and his strategies. Simply put, Clayburg uses the inherent back testing weakness in Tradestation to generate beautiful hypothetical equity curves that do NOT hold up during real-time trading. In fact, I would suggest that ALL system traders stay away from auto strategies that use intra bar order generation (IOG), since this logic CANNOT be properly back tested or optimized currently with either TS or Multicharts - despite what the platform developers may advertise. I have not seen the back testing flaw really properly addressed, so I wanted to sound the warning...
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