Backtesting to Build Confidence

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.

Deciding to go Long, Short … or Both

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.