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msg #41927
Ignore STACKS617
3/12/2006 12:43:00 PM

hi guys i just signed up for stockfetcher two days ago and i love it! I was just curious has anybody ever had a backtesting win percentage of over 75% i am perfecting my filters right now as we speak and the highest percentage i have gotten was 61%.....any responses would be greatly appreciated thanks and have a nice day

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msg #41936
Ignore TheRumpledOne
3/12/2006 3:15:11 PM

HI Stacks:

Welcome to the jungle!

If you post your best filter, we'll look at it and see if we can make it better.

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msg #41941
Ignore guru_trader
3/12/2006 4:32:11 PM

Sure, I have created filters with over 1700% profits, but I wouldn't trade them ... "for entertainment purposes only". Start reading the archives, you'll find a bunch of great filters.

Be careful, I have a filter that historically produces 800% ROI in backtesting, but actually loses money if you trade 0.01% of the volume of every stock ... the losing percentages had more cash attached than the winning percentages.

I always run my own analysis in Microsoft Excel using the downloaded trades.csv files.

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