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Trade with the Odds: How To Construct Market-Beating Trading Systems, + Website by Anthony Trongone, PHD, CFP, CTA

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Chapter 4

Extracting Performance Results

There are three classes of people: Those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.

—Leonardo da Vinci

In this chapter, we explore two ways to assess the probability of participating in a profitable trading environment. The easiest way to extract statistics from a given worksheet is to use the filter command; however, another alternative is to run the logical functions in Excel. Although the learning process takes longer, its construction furnishes the user with infinitely more possibilities.

Besides providing instruction on how to use these two procedures, this chapter contains some interesting studies. Later in the chapter, we begin to tackle the =IF(AND) function, together with ...

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