Technical analysis: Backtesting the stock market
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Technical analysis: Backtesting the stock market

Backtest your technical analysis trading systems before you make losses!
2.6 (29 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
436 students enrolled
Created by Knowledge Pursue
Last updated 3/2018
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Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Appreciate the power of backtesting in reducing risk and increasing returns.
  • Understand how to judge a backtesting results
  • Define the basic concepts of trading and investing.
  • Comprehend the importance of diversification.
  • Conduct their own backtest.
  • Obtain free backtest database.
  • Psychologically prepare to trade and invest.
  • Gain some basic programming knowledge.
  • Know if the moving average cross over trading system works.
  • Know if the RSI trading system works.
  • Know if random coin toss trading system works.
  • Desire to understand the stock market.
  • Some basic knowledge on programming would be good but not compulsory.
  • Some basic knowledge on technical analysis would be good but not compulsory.

As a trader or investor, you probably have some technical analysis or risk management method that you use to trade or invest. Maybe you have a moving average system to determine when to buy or sell? Maybe you use RSI to time your entries? Or maybe you have a trailing stop loss system for risk management and profit taking?

Even though your methods are grounded on very sound principals, have you ever wondered if your method actually works? And if it has been working well for you, will it continue to work for the long run into the future? Have you actually tested them before?

How’s the performance like? What kind of draw downs will you encounter. What is your percentage win rate? Do you have any idea at all how your trading system will perform? Chances are, you probably do not know until its too late!

Think about it. You are risking your live savings into the market, and yet how can you not know whether your trading methods work or not!?

So what could the solution to all these uncertainties?

The solution is backtesting! Backtesting will test your trading method in the past to model how it may perform in the future. This will allow you to judge the performance and risk associated with your trading system before you put your life savings at risk!

We start off by learning on the basics of backtesting and how to judge the performance of a backtest.

After which we will learn how to use the backtesting software and conduct our own backtest!

This course shall be conducted by an experience instructor with many years of proven track record.

Unlike some other courses out there where you just hear instructors talking endlessly, and you only see boring text in their presentation, this course will include animations, images, charts and diagrams help you understand the various concepts.

This is also not a motivation class where I preach to you that you must work hard to succeed, or you must have discipline to profit from the market.

In this course, you will learn actionable methods and frame work.

In addition, Udemy and I promise a 30 day money back guarantee so you have absolutely no risk. If I fail to deliver up to your expectations, you can have your money back after attending the course. No questions asked.

So what are you waiting for? Its time to take action! Go ahead to click on the enrol button. I will see you at our course.

Who this course is for:
  • Folks who are interested in algorithmic trading.
  • Folks looking to learn Technical analysis.
  • Folks wondering whether technical analysis works.
  • Folks looking to learn trading.
  • Folks looking to invest.
Course content
Expand all 45 lectures 04:09:14
+ Basic Knowledge
10 lectures 51:09
Time frame – Intraday timeframe
Time frame – End of day timeframe
Testing universe
Asymmetry of returns
Some Considerations
True portfolio testing
+ Trading System Performance
6 lectures 24:38
Annualized returns
Win Rate
Consecutive wins and losses
Equity curve shape
+ Programming
8 lectures 47:56
Getting Started
+ Software and database
5 lectures 32:31
The tools we use
Required Software Amibroker
Free database update
Using Free Database
Using Shareinvestor data
+ Hands on
9 lectures 01:04:04
Getting started with backtesting-1
Getting started with backtesting-2
Getting started with backtesting-3
Moving average cross over-1
Moving average cross over-2
Relative Strength Index-1
Relative Strength Index-2
Random coin toss entry with stop-1
Random coin toss entry with stop-2