Monthly Archives: April 2011

What Every Trader Should Know About the Win Rate, Profit Factor and Payoff Ratio [Premium Articles]

Every trader should be aware that there is a formula that relates the win rate of a trading system, also known as percent profitability to some old-timers like me, to its profit factor and average win to average loss ratio, also known … Continue reading

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Chaos in Technical Analysis and Backtesting – Part II: More on Close vs. Adjusted Close

This is the second in a series of posts about the impact of data adjustments on technical analysis studies and backtesting, as well as, of the pitfalls of trading system development due to incompatibilities and/or conflicts between data series and analysis techniques. Use of … Continue reading

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