Backtest

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Definition: Backtest


Backtest


Full Definition of Backtest


A system used to test a trading strategy in which a specially designed computer program is used to examine the success of a series of hypothetical trades after the fact. Backtesting programs apply user-defined entry and exit criteria to historical data and execute simulated trades from which detailed profit and loss statistics are generated.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Backtest are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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