To make the trade or not to make the trade? That feeling of indecision before enacting a trading strategy can paralyze some traders, but fortunately, backtesting offers an excellent way to build confidence about a trade’s statistical chances.
crossways with the larger flow of money in or out of that market, your subsequent losses will feel very “wrong.”
Making money’s easy when a market is rocketing skyward with consistent and appreciable gains. Or at least, it always seems like it was easy when you look back on it.