System Optimization Techniques by David S. Nicol
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...System Optimization Techniques
by David S. Nicol
What is system optimization and is it good or bad? It's a little of both, system designers will tell you.
David Nicol explains the whys and wherefores.
System optimization is a controversial subject among market analysts, but it is also misunderstood by
analysts and traders. So what is system optimization? When designing a technical trading system, the
designer must use a mathematical formula or algorithm of some kind to produce trading signals. This is
usually referred to as an indicator and can be as simple as a single moving average or as c...