Multiple Time Frame Based Strategy of the MACD
Backtesting a Multiple Time Frame indicator using Thinkorswim Strategies. The MTF MACD has been revised to
make it suitable for backtesting. This video includes links to download the revised MTF MACD indicator as well as it’s Strategy counterpart. In this video you will learn two methods of multiple time frame analysis. You will understand why one method is nearly impossible to backtest, while the other method is perfectly suited for backtesting.
After a brief slide show explaining the differences, you will see how to use the MTF MACD Strategy to extract theoretical trades from Thinkorswim into a spreadsheet for analysis. Thinkorswim Strategy Guide MTF is a more advanced version of previous videos published on this topic. In order to get the most out of this video you are encouraged to also view the following videos in this series:
The original Thinkorswim Strategy Guide goes into a bit more detail on how to work with strategies and extract data.
The other video to watch is Thinkorswim Strategy Analysis
The Thinkorswim Strategy Analysis video goes into great detail showing how to extract the trade data into Excel. Step by step instructions are shown for organizing the trade data into Excel, calculating the P/L and even displaying the results in a graph.
Link to strategy file: Strat_MTF_MACD_LE_v2STRATEGY.ts
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