I recently purchased http://www.amazon.com/Evidence-Based-Technical-Analysis-Scientific-Statistical/dp/0470008741

Is there an open source repository that contains (or contains as close as possible):

  • the code used

  • the data used?

The main thing is that -- reading is great, but playing with data is even more fun.


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    $\begingroup$ Why not contact the author? His email address is on his firm's website. $\endgroup$ Sep 20, 2012 at 2:00
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    $\begingroup$ @user2936: You can accept one of the answers if you are satisfied by it :-) $\endgroup$
    – vonjd
    Jan 28, 2013 at 16:20

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The companion website to the book here has a PDF download ("Monte Carlo Permutation Evaluation of Trading Systems") on pages 18-20 of which there is C++ code for the permutation routine. Code for White's Reality Check test is available from the ttrTests package for R.


The Automated Trading System-blog has a few posts about the book with a helpful tool at the end:

and here the conclusion with the free tool for the bootstrap-test:


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