Buy and Hold Returns

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Buy and Hold Returns

Postby TraderWalrus » 23 Feb 2017

Normally the chart of the instrument looks identical to the Buy & Hold returns as they are displayed in the Strategy Performance Report.

I found out this is not the case with AUDCAD. There is a very big difference between the chart of this pair and the Buy and Hold returns.

I started a new simple strategy to test it. The only code in the strategy is:

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if marketposition(0) = 0 then
buy next bar at market;
This should simulate buy and hold.

I attach Chart, Equity Curve (those two look the same, as expected), Buy & Hold Return (looks significantly skewed downward for some reason) and settings.
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Re: Buy and Hold Returns

Postby Angelina MultiСharts » 23 Feb 2017

Hello TraderWalrus,

We haven't been able to reproduce this issue on our end. Please send us your workspace to

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