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rrochon
117 posts
msg #42961
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4/14/2006 5:19:36 PM

Is there a way that a Watchlist can be used in a backtest? Or is there a way that a watchlist can be added into a filter, so it would only pull up the stocks from a watchlist?


woodsmen63
23 posts
msg #43036
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4/18/2006 10:09:12 AM

If you have a watchlist of say,(QQQQ,DIA,SPY) this is how they would come up on its own filter. I can check performance by changing the offset, but in order to get a good backtest you must link it to any filter designed for those stocks..kapesh?.....Once you add a filter there is no need to backtest from watchlist because those are the only stocks in your filter and its watchlist

Hope this isn't oranges for apples but it helped me find something I wasn't looking for!!!

Example:watchlist of only these stocks

Fetcher[/* Market Filter */

set{xx,count(open equals ind(qqqq, open),1) * count(volume equals ind(qqqq, volume),1)}

set{xy,count(open equals ind(dia, open),1) * count(volume equals ind(dia, volume),1)}

set{xz,count(open equals ind(spy, open),1) * count(volume equals ind(spy, volume),1)}

set{yy, xx + xy}
set{yz, xz + yy}

yz equal 1

]


woodsmen63

(ie.forum search market trend,)


heyen
124 posts
msg #43037
Ignore heyen
4/18/2006 11:10:05 AM

Fetcher[
apply to watchlist(MyWatchlist)
]




woodsmen63
23 posts
msg #43042
Ignore woodsmen63
4/18/2006 2:23:52 PM

Fetcher[mywatchlist
apply to watchlist(mywatchlist)
]



exactly.. my approach was intended to add a filter for those particular stocks
had I read your post before posting mine I may have had a different outlook about the question... right on heyen


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