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What Is Backtesting?
Backtesting can be an important step in optimizing how you engage with financial markets. It helps you learn whether your trading ideas and strategies make sense and if they could potentially turn a profit. But how does backtesting a simple investment strategy look like? What should you be wary of when testing trading strategies? Is backtesting similar to paper trading? We'll answer all these in this article.
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What Is Backtesting?
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Many systematic traders and investors heavily rely on backtesting for their strategies. It’s one of the essential instruments in the toolkit of any algo trader.

At the same time, interpreting backtesting results can be tricky. It’s easy to imprint your own biases into the backtesting method. Backtesting alone likely won’t create viable trading strategies, but it’ll help you test some ideas out and keep your finger on the pulse of the market.

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