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Raven and Backtesting


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Time to get down to business.  This is the point that matters most to traders.  Backtesting.

The Raven page has lots of important information.  It is worth your time to visit Rave’s page.


Time to Test It

This video can also be found on Raven’s help page.  It will help you get started with the strategy component called Raven.  Raven will help you back-test your BloodHound system.

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  • 00:32 – This workshop covers a complete overview of Raven, and includes some NinjaTrader tips for using strategies.
  • 15:36 – Adding and setting up a Time Session Solver.
  • 33:09 – The process of adding Raven to the chart.
  • 34:22 – Loading BloodHound into Raven.
  • 36:40 – Entry & Exit Logic – Note: Leaving Entry Logic set to -None- will allow you to choose your Entry Logic template from the chart’s drop-down menu. An Exit Logic must be selected in order to use the Exit Logic functionality. This was not explained in this video.
  • 38:26 – Long/Short Threshold values explanation.
  • 45:05 – Confidence Use Compare explanation.
  • 47:15 – Entry Order Options.
  • 59:06 – The difference between BloodHound and Raven.
  • 1:00:50 – Options – Note: This video was filmed before the ‘Start Auto Enabled On’ option was added.
  • 1:09:21 – Trade Management – Using an ATM.
  • 1:13:41 – Trade Management – Using the Default option.
  • 1:25:25 – Signals – Play Alert.
  • 1:26:29 – General Section – NT Standard Settings.
  • 2:41:09 – Is there a limitation to the number of charts, BloodHounds, and Ravens that can be run at the same time.
  • 2:44:16 – A quick lesson on using BloodHound in the Market Analyzer.

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