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#1 Posted : Tuesday, November 5, 2019 6:20:13 PM(UTC)
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Anthony Garner's article, “Backtesting a Mean-Reversion Strategy in Python” presented a trading system and the code to backtest it using the Python language. The code to test the system in MetaStock is provided here.

General tab:

Name: Mean-Reversion Strategy

Notes:

Based on code provided by Anthony Garner

Buy Order tab:

Formula:

Code:
length:= 10;
sma:= mov(c,length, S);
lma:= mov(c, length*10, s);
dev:= std(c, length);
z:= (C - sma)/dev;
(z < -1) AND (sma > lma)

Sell Order tab:

Formula:

Code:
length:= 10;
sma:= mov(c,length, S);
lma:= mov(c, length*10, s);
dev:= std(c, length);
z:= (C - sma)/dev;
z > -0.5

Sell Short Order tab:

Formula:

Code:
length:= 10;
sma:= mov(c,length, S);
lma:= mov(c, length*10, s);
dev:= std(c, length);
z:= (C - sma)/dev;
(z > 1) AND (sma < lma)

Buy To Cover Order tab:

Formula:

Code:
length:= 10;
sma:= mov(c,length, S);
lma:= mov(c, length*10, s);
dev:= std(c, length);
z:= (C - sma)/dev;
z < 0.5

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