Excel based backtesting?

Discussion in 'Automated Trading' started by Scaramanga, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. Hello,

    Are there any good excel-based programs for strategy building and back-testing? Even better would be automated trading that interfaces with popular brokers api?

  2. excel is not particularly well suited for backtesting performance wise.

    you may want to check out tradelink:
    * open source/free
    * works with 12+ different brokers
    * super-fast tick-based backtesting
    * supports both completely and partially automated strategies
    * works with equities/forex/futures/options
    * supports any .net programming language (if you can program in excel you can use tradelink