**RECOMMENDED BACKTESTING RANGE DATES**

5 YEAR TESTING = 2013.01.01 to 2018.01.01

Pre-load to 2012.01.01 for indicator/support and resistance reference

10 YEAR TESTING = 2008.01.01 to 2018.01.01

Pre-load to 2007.03.30 for indicator/support and resistance reference

**RECOMMENDED BACKTESTING METHOD BASED ON DATA AVAILABILITY ON TICKSTORY**

Trading strategy executions on M1

• Backtest chosen instruments for 3 Months

Trading strategy executions on M5

• Backtest chosen instruments for 6 Months

Trading strategy executions on M15

• Backtest chosen instruments for 1 Year

Trading strategy executions on M30

• Backtest chosen instruments for 3 Years

Trading strategy executions on H1

• Backtest chosen instruments for 5 years

Trading strategy executions on H4

• Backtest major pairs, gold, and silver for 10 years, and other instruments for 5 years

Trading strategy executions on D1

• Backtest major pairs, gold, and silver for 10 years, and other instruments for 5 years

NOTE: This is only a recommendation. if you have an EA that trade M1, feel free to test for 10 years, but if you are a discretionary trader I highly recommend you follow the one above