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- | ==== Max./Min. Average position length ==== | + | ==== Min. / Max. Average position length ==== |

Average position length where is expressed in bars. | Average position length where is expressed in bars. | ||

- | ==== Max./Min. Bars in trade % ==== | + | ==== Min. / Max. Bars in trade % ==== |

Bars in trade where is expressed as percentage. | Bars in trade where is expressed as percentage. | ||

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How many consecutive losing trades can the strategy have. | How many consecutive losing trades can the strategy have. | ||

- | ==== Max./Min. Count of trades ==== | + | ==== Min. / Max. Count of trades ==== |

Set the maximal number of trades to make sure the strategy is not over-optimized or to trade less often to avoid losing money on the spread. | Set the maximal number of trades to make sure the strategy is not over-optimized or to trade less often to avoid losing money on the spread. | ||

This is important for the Generator and Optimizer in order for their backtest results to be trustworthy. If there are too few trades, the parameters below might have good-looking values, but in the same time harm your profits. For example if you have a win/loss ratio of 1.0, it is great, but if the trade count is only one, this strategy not one you can rely on. | This is important for the Generator and Optimizer in order for their backtest results to be trustworthy. If there are too few trades, the parameters below might have good-looking values, but in the same time harm your profits. For example if you have a win/loss ratio of 1.0, it is great, but if the trade count is only one, this strategy not one you can rely on. | ||

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==== Min. R - Squared ==== | ==== Min. R - Squared ==== | ||

- | The strategy should have at least this this [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coefficient_of_determination|profit/Coefficient of determination article]] r squared value. | + | The strategy should have at least this this R - Squared value. You can read more about this performance metric at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coefficient_of_determination|Coefficient of determination article.]] |

==== Min. Return / Drawdown ==== | ==== Min. Return / Drawdown ==== | ||

The strategy should have at least this this [[https://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/return-over-maximum-drawdown-romad.asp|profit/drawdown]] ratio. | The strategy should have at least this this [[https://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/return-over-maximum-drawdown-romad.asp|profit/drawdown]] ratio. | ||

- | ==== min. Sharpe ratio ==== | + | ==== Min. Sharpe ratio ==== |

The strategy should have this or a higher [[http://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/sharperatio.asp|Sharpe ratio]]. | The strategy should have this or a higher [[http://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/sharperatio.asp|Sharpe ratio]]. | ||

- | ==== min. system quality number ==== | + | ==== Min. system quality number ==== |

The strategy should have this or a higher [[http://www.vantharp.com/tharp-concepts/sqn.asp|System Quality Number]]. | The strategy should have this or a higher [[http://www.vantharp.com/tharp-concepts/sqn.asp|System Quality Number]]. | ||

- | ==== min. win / loss ratio ==== | + | ==== Min. Win / Loss ratio ==== |

The win/loss ratio is: | The win/loss ratio is: |

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