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A Complete Guide to Amibroker Articles

What Is Amibroker?
Amibroker is one of the most powerful trading software available for portfolio level backtesting of your trading systems. Amibroker can backtest single instrument trading systems or portfolio trading systems such as stock trend following systems which may hold dozens of simultaneous positions. Amibroker is extremely fast, and can backtest a portfolio system over the entire stock market (thousands of stocks) over the last 30 years, it will complete this backtest in just less than a minute!

I have put together a collection of Amibroker Tutorials from a combination of my own videos and some of the most useful free online Amibroker content.

If you really want to learn to backtest your trading systems with Amibroker then consider joining the Trader Success System which will show you an in depth process from start to finish to build absolute confidence in your trading system with Amibroker.

The Amibroker tutorials and articles below will help you get started quickly and demonstrate how powerful Amibroker is for your backtesting, scanning, charting and managing your stock trading systems.

For other posts you might be interested in, here are other Amibroker related content:

How To Minimize Trading Slippage

How To Minimize Trading Slippage

If you got your trade tracking spreadsheet, you'll know if you're getting lots of slippage or not. If you're getting lots of slippage, then think about using limit orders. Thus, you'll know, for your account size, for the stocks you're trading, for the systems you're...

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How to Set Up Norgate Data with Amibroker

How to Set Up Norgate Data with Amibroker

Choosing Norgate data for your End of Day trading system development is one of the best choices you can make if you are a systematic stock trader. When you trade systematically, you need three things: 1. Trading Software - To test your systems and generate your...

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Amibroker Tips: Stop The Price Data Window Disappearing

Amibroker Tips: Stop The Price Data Window Disappearing

Amibroker is a fantastic trading software package for backtesting and analysing trading system performance. But like all trading software there are some quirks that can be frustrating until you work out how to eliminate them. This video explains an ultra simple fix...

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The Ultimate Free Amibroker Tutorial Guide

The Ultimate Free Amibroker Tutorial Guide

Why Use AmiBroker? AmibrokerĀ is an extremely powerful trading software for backtesting, trading system development, system optimisation, Monte Carlo simulations, explorations, position sizing and even automation. It is extremely powerful and outstanding value for...

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Visualise Amibroker Optimization Results – 3D Optimization Chart

Visualise Amibroker Optimization Results – 3D Optimization Chart

Backtesting the most common position size models explained by Van Tharp in “Trade Your Way To Financial Freedom” and “The Definitive Guide To Position Sizing” is easy in Amibroker.
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In this video I explain how to write the most common position sizing models in Amibroker Formula Language and backtest your trading system with them Amibroker.

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How to use the Amibroker backtest report for your trading system

How to use the Amibroker backtest report for your trading system

Backtesting is one of the most powerful tools stock traders have to evaluate the performance of their trading strategies, trading ideas and entry and exit signals.
Manual backtesting or paper trading is just not sufficient to get a real understanding of how a system performs and is way too time consuming. Automated backtesting using Amibroker is extremely fast, allows you to generate thousands of trades over decades of market history quickly and easily. Plus Amibroker provides a comprehensive performance report with statistics and graphical outputs to help you understand the performance of your trading system.

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Position Sizing In Amibroker With SetPositionSize Function

Position Sizing In Amibroker With SetPositionSize Function

Backtesting the most common position size models explained by Van Tharp in “Trade Your Way To Financial Freedom” and “The Definitive Guide To Position Sizing” is easy in Amibroker.
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In this video I explain how to write the most common position sizing models in Amibroker Formula Language and backtest your trading system with them Amibroker.

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How to deal with outlier trades in Amibroker Backtesting

How to deal with outlier trades in Amibroker Backtesting

When backtesting and optimizing your trading system using Amibroker, or any other trading software, you need to be careful how you deal with outlier trades. If you include all outlier trades when you optimize you run a very high risk of curve-fitting your trading system to a small number of the biggest winning trades.

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