After Two Days


The sections below should be used after your search has been running for two full days:

Step 1: Reviewing Your Results

Step 2: Things You Can Do With StrataSearch

Step 3: While You Wait...




Step 1: Reviewing Your Results


Has your search been running for two full days? If so, you're ready for another look. Follow the instructions from After One Day to examine your results again. If all has gone well, you'll likely see some significant improvements, such as higher returns, smaller drawdowns, higher percentage of profitability, and greater consistency over time.

Why do the Annual Returns sometimes decrease during a search?  If the system is improving, shouldn't the Annual Returns always increase?   Well, there's much more to a winning system than just Annual Returns.  Drawdowns, holding periods, trade consistency and many other factors play an integral role in a truly winning system.  The scoring algorithm in a OneClick Search can evaluate many performance metrics at once, sometimes favoring a lower Annual Return for the benefit of decreased drawdowns or greater consistency of trades.  You can certainly create a OneClick Search that looks at nothing but Annual Returns, but such a system might not perform as well into the future as it did in the back test.



Step 2: Things You Can Do With StrataSearch


How does StrataSearch do all of this?  To be honest, StrataSearch uses nothing more than a set of configurations that you control. Did you know that you can...




Step 3: While You Wait...


By now, you're hopefully beginning to understand the power of StrataSearch. There are 24 hours left, and you'll likely see even more improvement in that period.

In the meantime, you may want to have a look at the Daily Signals Listing. When you're ready to start trading a system, you can begin producing daily buy and sell signals. These signals will be available for viewing in the Daily Signals Listing. To enhance your trading experience, this listing also gives you single-click access to charts, fundamentals, broker recommendations, estimates, and news stories. You'll also have access to listings of recent trades made by your trading system, and be given an area for making notes. And the Portfolio Manager may be the best in the business. To open the Daily Signals Listing, select the Display > Daily Signals menu, or visit the Daily Signals help.

After another 24 hours, you'll move onto the final step. See After Three Days.