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Simple dual vwap with percentage based "take profit" and "stop loss"

This needs more bug-testing, but I thought other people might find it useful anyway ;)

The main feature I was working on was the take profit and stop loss, which seem to work (nearly lol).

What this means is that if an opened long position reaches a desired level of profit (as a %) it will close trading (cashing in on the profit before continuing to trade), and if the positions value declines by a set amount (again a percentage) it will also close the trade (preventing further losses).

Hope it comes in useful and feel free to post improvements! (I can count my days using python on one hand still)

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# Backtest ID: 50e870a4564b7479020fc354
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Very cool, thanks for sharing!

One thing you might want to test is if you can reduce risk by trading a portfolio (see for example the dual moving average 0.2).

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I'll have to try that =)

(Once I figure why the algorithm fudges the first trade in every backtest lol)

Thanks Adam for the idea!

I'm a bit impatient :P knowing that Apple's stock price has been steadily reducing, I decide to sell it whenever I've been holding Apple shares for 90 days.. and then the result seems not as good as expected but may be worth trying.

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Backtest from to with initial capital
Total Returns
--
Alpha
--
Beta
--
Sharpe
--
Sortino
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Information Ratio
--
Benchmark Returns
--
Volatility
--
Max Drawdown
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Returns 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Alpha 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Beta 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Sharpe 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Sortino 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Information Ratio 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Volatility 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
Max Drawdown 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
# Backtest ID: 50f6e2ee82c1d10af1643010
This backtest was created using an older version of the backtester. Please re-run this backtest to see results using the latest backtester. Learn more about the recent changes.
There was a runtime error.