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How to Create and Backtest Trading Strategies in Thinkorswim

 

 

http://thinkorswim.net — More of Josiah’s TOS trading resources New thinkorswim tutorial on how to program your own stock, futures, or forex trading strategy and then backtest it using thinkorswim. The thinkorswim platform by TD Ameritrade provides some great scripting capabilities for indicators, custom quote columns, scans, and even full forex trading strategies. In this video, Josiah creates a simple think or swim strategy that can be applied to forex, futures, or stocks, and shows you step-by-step how to start from scratch and implement your own algorithmic trading strategy in thinkorswim. This thinkorswim tutorial is applicable to forex trading strategies as well as stocks, ETFs, and futures trading systems. In this tutorial video, Josiah starts with a blank slate and adds inputs, variables, explains buy conditions, how to reference studies and indicators, and how to setup and use orders in TOS. To find out more about how to maximize your ThinkOrSwim platform, check out my website at http://thinkorswim.net

 

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