Since version 2.0 the program offers almost infinite flexibility of building blocks with custom indicators. In contrast with build-in indicators, StrategyQuant doesn’t know how to compute custom indicators; they are defined by their data. This will enable you to use virtually any of your favorite indicators in StrategyQuant. There are no real limits – you […]
StrategyQuant offers several features to make sure the strategy is robust. The basic technique is testing the strategy on previously unknown data. If the strategy is curve fitted, it will fail on the “unknown” part of data. StrategyQuant has also other features thatwill help you with robustness tests, please check our article about robustness here.
It is possible. Backtesting is not as simple as it seems, and if you don’t run for example the MetaTrader backtests in the correct environment, you might get different results every time you run it. Please read the Users Guide, there is a section addressing difference in backtest results and possible reasons and fixes.
We are continually working on adding new technical indicators and update the functionality of our program. You can suggest new indicator / feature on our forum and we’ll look at it. Please note that standard common indicators have higher priority for us than some rare indicators found in forums.
Yes, you will receive personal assistance and support using our forum. You can contact us with any program or trading related question and we will be happy to help you.
Not necessarily, if you are willing to learn. Any experience with automatic trading and strategy testing and valuation is a plus, but we cover most of the basics in the articles and Users Guide.
If you ask this question you don’t understand what StrategyQuant is about. It is not a black box or trading robot that gives some fixed income. How much money you can make depends on the strategies you’ll generate with it. There’s no guarantee of anything in trading. Trading is a zero sum game, which means […]
It is not a requirement. StrategyQuant can export the generated strategies as a MetaTrader4 EA or NinjaTrader C# strategy, so you can just take the exported strategy and run it in MetaTrader/NinjaTrader. If you trade manually, or using a different platform, you can also benefit from StrategyQuant. The strategy can be exported also to a […]
These are two very different things. MetaTrader or other trading platforms allows you to optimize only the input parameters of the strategy, and they use genetic algorithm in the process. StrategyQuant, on the other hand, can CREATE the new strategies from scratch using genetic programming and evolution.
StrategyQuant is a software program that uses machine learning techniques to generate new trading systems (trading robots, Expert Advisors). You can use it to find new and unique trading systems that can give you competitive advantage (edge) against other traders.