Genetic options

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    Genetic options

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    when you set Build mode to Genetic evolution in What to build -> Build Mode, a new tab Genetic options will appear in the settings. There you can set up various properties of genetic evolution. Genetic options Max # of Generations number of generations for which the population will be evolved. Recommended value from 5 […]

    Ranking options

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    Ranking options

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    When the strategies are generated, every new strategy is backtested on a history data and the results of the backtest are then used to compute the Fitness (rank) of the strategy. Fitness is number from 0 to 1 and it should reflect the “quality” of the strategy according to the given criteria. In this screen […]

    Cross checks (robustness tests)

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    Cross checks (robustness tests)

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    Cross check tests are additional tests that can be applied to your strategy. The idea behind robustness testing is to verify how well the strategy will behave when there are small changes in inputs, history data or other components of the strategy. This section is described in more detail in the Advanced functionality and Cross […]

    Money management

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    Money management

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    Money management (or position sizing) specifies how many lots or shares are traded on each trade. StrategyQuant contains flexible money management options that can be used in the program and later also in real trading in MetaTrader. Brief description of different money management types: Fixed size strategy will trade with fixed number of lots. This […]

    Build mode

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    Build mode

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    Settings that affect how strategies are generated. You can choose from two options – genetic evolution or random generation.  For Random generation you only set when the build should stop. You can run it continually “forever” until it is manually stopped by you, or after databank is full, or after a certain number of strategies […]

    Building blocks

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    Building blocks

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    Building blocks are the core components that are combined to create rules and actions for every trading strategy. There are three separate panels: Entry Rules Building Blocks Entry building blocks can be divided into several parts: Indicators -RSI, CCI, Momentum, etc. Price ranges – indicaotrs like ATR, Bar Range Price values – simple price values […]

    Strategy options

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    Strategy options

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    These settings allow you to specify the properties of the generated strategies as well as testing conditions. Some of the options are displayed only for Builder, because they make no sense in Retester. Build options Build options govern some of the aspects of how new strategies are randomly built. They are: Don’t use price range […]

    Trading options

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    Trading options

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    These settings allow you to specify the properties of the generated strategies as well as testing conditions. Trading options govern behavior of the strategy in backtesting engine – for example whether all orders should be closed at the end of day, etc. Exit at end of day/end of range if selected, the strategy will close […]

    Data

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    Data

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    This is where you can configure the symbol, timeframe, and time range on which the strategies will be backtested. Trading Engine allows you to choose which of the available backtesting engines (MetaTrader4 / MetaTrader 5 etc.) should be used for testing the strategy. Backtest data settings choose the symbol, timeframe and date range on which […]

    Parts to improve

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    Parts to improve

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    This setting is visible only if you chose that you want to improve an existing strategy in What to build setting. It simply allows you to choose which parts of the strategy you want to improve. You can choose to improve Entry rule, Exit rule or Order type, and you can choose one of the […]