We offer 2 variants of "continuous futures data": back-adjusted and not. Discover how we do the future rollover and how we build the historical series.
Testing a trading system or Expert Advisor (EA) could be time consuming, but thanks to the Strategy Tester tool on MetaTrader, you can test a trading system using historical price data from several years ago without having to test it real time. It is called “backtesting”
Many traders are asking us how to start with backtesting. That’s why we decided to write a quick guide to help you all get started, explaining how to backtest an Expert Advisor in Metatrader 4 through a quick how-to on using the Strategy Tester
While backtesting there are some good practices to respect, first of all the consistency of your dataset and the the quality of the model. We suggest to run walk forward analysis while backtesting in order to avoid overfitting