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Use our backtesting engine to test your ideas before live trading them.
Test different combinations of position or portfolio allocations to optimize strategies.
Quickly update, tweak, or change anything inside your backtest in seconds.
Our crowdsourced strategy performance rankings help you find new ideas.
Backtest your strategies
- Multiple testing durations
- Exit ahead of expiration
- Adjust trade frequency
- Avoid earnings reports
- Profit & stop-loss targets
- Set custom allocations
Analyze performance stats
- Performance ratios
- Position averages
- Win/loss metrics
- Expected holding period
- Typical trade size
- View entire trade history
Compare multiple strategies
- Adjust starting capital
- Side-by-side results
- Test multiple allocations
- Percentages or dollars
- Vary position sizing
- Re-run strategies easily
Discover top backtests
- Percentage returns
- Profit factors
- Max drawdowns
- Win rates
- Consistency metrics
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You have complete control and can see everything single trade in a backtest.
Test different overall capital allocations to find optimal performance.
Limit tested position sizes to analyze the impact trade risk.
Let us handle the massive databases required to run historical backtests.
Use simple, natural language decision recipes to tell your bot what to do.
Use all available data for each ticker you test as far back as 2007 in most cases.
Edit and re-run tests changing portfolio allocations with just a few clicks.
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