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Create, backtest & refine your trading strategies

TrendSpider's Strategy Tester is the industry’s easiest, fastest, simplest, and safest way to create, test, and refine trading strategies.


Instantly test any strategy on any market. No coding required.

Configure your entry and exit rules, and press go. Check the results, refine, and repeat until you have found your edge.

  • Easy to use strategy development tools. No coding required.

  • Blazing fast. Explore any trading strategy in seconds.

  • Backtest trading strategies directly on the price chart.

  • Explore the behavior of price before and after entry.

  • Track key backtesting KPIs and metrics automatically.

  • Deploy any backtested strategy into a trading bot with just one click.

  • Backtest technical, non-technical and event-based strategies.

All the benefits of trial-and-error strategy development, without the risk and frustration

You don’t have to be a bank or hedge fund to backtest trading strategies. Leverage the same technology used by professional traders to effortlessly build and test your own strategies from your TrendSpider account. Since it's fully integrated into your charts, you don’t need to buy or learn any other tools or technologies.

The most robust stock, crypto, futures and forex backtesting solution available

Hedge fund-grade backtesting software without the programming. Create and backtest strategies visually, test them long or short, mix-and-match complex technical and non-technical conditions, and improve your trading systematically. Once you find a strategy you like, quickly deploy it with just a few clicks.

Run backtests on any asset class, using robust historical data, including corporate events such as earnings, dividends and splits, plus outside events such as analyst actions and estimates.

Detailed reporting and analytics help you build and refine trading strategies easier than ever before

TrendSpider provides a robust set of statistical metrics for you to use when refining your trading strategies, including, but not limited to the net profit, the beta, the ratio of winning and losing trades, your expectancy, and much, much more. As you run your backtests, you will see how your metrics change visually, so you won't miss anything.

Price behavior explorer chart gives you a powerful, new way to visually understand the behavior of your backtested trading strategy

TrendSpider's price behavior explorer is a powerful visualization that helps you understand how your backtested strategy performs from entry through exit. Here, you can measure a wide range of statistics to understand the likely path price will take from entry, which you can use to refine your trading strategy further.

When the last trade in a backtested strategy is still open, the price behavior explorer chart will be superimposed the likely path it will take from there visually so you can have a sense for what to expect.

Turn winning backtested strategies into live trading bots without writing any code

When you find a winning backtest in the Strategy Tester, you can put it to work for you in a few different ways. For example, one way is to create "Alert Me Next Time" notifications on your entry or exit conditions. Another way is to convert the entire strategy into a fully automated Trading Bot. It's designed to be easy to use, even for people who don't have computer science degrees!

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See it in action: Creating and testing strategies

Visually develop, test, refine your own trading strategies

You used to have to be a computer science major to backtest strategies automatically. The process would involve writing code, running the test, then editing the code, and repeating - until you found something you like. No more. TrendSpider's Strategy Tester makes it easy to visually create and test strategies for anyone - even if you aren't a programmer.

Use hindsight to your advantage with 40+ years of market data

Go back in time and see what would have happened in the past if you traded a specific way WITHOUT risking a penny of your capital. Having significant historical data at your fingertips gives you an advantage few other traders have. Create, refine and compare different strategies to each other. Perfect your trading method before you risk your capital on it. It's never been easier.