I thought it would be helpful to create a resource page that you can always come to for all your trading needs. I’ll add to it as I come across useful tools.
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MY MOST RECOMMENDED
If you look at nothing else on this page, these are the top top things you should know about. I find myself recommending these resources again and again. I use them because they are indispensable for testing my trading systems and because they make my life easier. I’m confident you’ll agree too.
ForexTester Historical DataAll of my historical data comes from ForexTester. It provides a source of well-known broker sources for both tick and minutely data. The data is high-quality and I have verified it myself by comparing live trading to backtests performed on their data.Try ForexTester Data!
ForexCopier 2.0To copy trades across various accounts this is truly the best. It has an intuitive interface, works out of the box, and is highly customizable. I’ve used it personally in my fund setup.
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Be it backtesting of manual rules or automated systems, a historical analysis of trading results is an absolute must! Only these results will be able to give you confidence in starting to trade your system, and give you an insight into how much to bet on every trade to gain the best possible profit out of your system. Below is a growing list of systems which I have used, and can recommend whole-heartedly. They remove the drudgery of having to code all the bare bones of any good backtester: ledgers, blotters, trade analyzers and so on. If you want to make quick and efficient progress in your trader development the tools below are indispensable.
All journeys require preparation. And it’s no different for trading. The following list of books has proven an invaluable source of information, and I consider required reading for anyone who sets out on the journey of trading Foreign Exchange, or for that matter, any other market.