Walk-Forward Optimizer®

The TradeStation┬« Walk-Forward Optimizer┬« (WFO) is a tool that runs outside of the TradeStation platform. It allows you to automate the complex, multi-step task of carrying out the statistical walk-forward testing of a trading strategy's optimized inputs.   

In addition, TradeStation WFO includes an integrated help system that can be accessed from clicking the ? icon at upper right of any page.

To access the Walk-Forward Optimizer from the TradeStation Platform:

  • Use the menu bar View > Walk-Forward Optimizer menu sequence.
  • From the TradingApps window, click the Walk-Forward Optimizer icon.

 See the TradeStation Walk-Forward Optimizer help for information about using this tool.