17.08.2016

Walk-Forward Analysis: Using MATLAB to backtest your trading strategy

Location: WEB

Language: English

Time: 16:00

Price: FREE

Many traders, fund managers, or investors may find that they run into limitation to backtest their trading ideas. Or the existing backtesting frameworks cannot be used to fully test their trading ideas. An increasing complexity in market data, trading strategies, and backtesting frameworks is a challenging issue. In this webinar, you will learn how MATLAB can support the prototyping and development of walk-forward analysis in order to backtest your trading ideas, starting from getting market data, implement trading strategy, testing framework, and performance analytics. You will see how MATLAB provides a single platform that allows the efficient solution of walk-forward analysis.
With MATLAB, you can efficiently explore, analyze, and visualize your data. Through this webinar, you will learn:
  • The challenging issues on developing trading strategies
  • Different types of backtesting framework
  • Different types of optimization method that can be used for optimizing trading parameters
  • The basic pair trading strategy based on Bollinger Band
  • The calculation of technical indicators and performance metric
  • The important of parallel computing for scalability
This webinar is for financial professionals, quantitative researchers and analysts, traders, and portfolio managers whose focus is quantitative analysis, trading strategy development, or equity research.