@richard-o-regan Good afternoon. I just joined BackTrader. Long-time futures trader; technical. Years ago with aid of programmers created own linux-based backtesting and then real time trading. Now looking for back testing platform. Found QuantConnect on IB site, but others recommended Backtrader. I will be working with programmer, but based on number of years experience backtesting tens of thousands of iterations, what we did was to rather than merely take output, and rearrange, place all output into a large spd sheet. That included say all 500 iterations for a test, along with all the indiv vars, and columns such as you suggest, % pft tdes, etc. However, with spd sheet, could easily sort on columns, as well as sub-sorts. Regards,
Still active trader, mostly futures, for 40+ years.
With partner & several programmers, created propriety trading platform, first under DOS, then moved to Linux, & managed money as CTA only working with fiduciaries, not individuals, for few years, but stopped when business end was too much of a pain, even though very profitable.
Investigating returning to back testing optimization, first for futures, then likely include indiv stocks.
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