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- Mon Aug 16, 2010 8:07 am
- Forum: Data Providers and other non testing software
- Topic: First Strike, open times and EOD data
- Replies: 3
- Views: 2483
Hi Daedalus, You can get intraday prices going back ten years for free by opening a demo account with FXCM or Alpari. You then download their version of MetaTrader 4 from which you can download the prices (in a variety of timeframes). I cannot vouch for their accuracy as I use a paid data service. A...
A related interesting question would be, what makes you think that your system has "blown up"? Has it left without enough money to take the next trade, exceeded your personal max drawdown, or simply left you unable to trust it's trading style? This is further complicated by trading multiple systems ...
- Fri Jul 08, 2005 2:01 pm
- Forum: Testing and Simulation
- Topic: Recent vs. Distant Results
- Replies: 17
- Views: 10572
Going back to the original question (namely when do you start to worry that your system doesn't work anymore, vs. has merely hit a rough patch), this reminds me of a comment in Alexander Elder's book "Come into my trading room" - there he states that only experts can trade using automated systems as...