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EdL
2013-02-10 20:33:17


Hi,

I have created a new Trading System and under "Symbols and Dates" and I have selected a a "Period" From 1/1/2009 to 12/31/2009.
However, the system only seems to start trading as of 1/2/2009 and the chart only shows bars and trades from this date onwards. The 1/1/2009 has not been included.
To include the 1/1/2009 I have had to alter the start date to 12/31/2008.

Is this desired behaviour or should the start date be included?

Personally I think the start date should be included in the range i.e. it should run from 00:00 on 1/1/2009 (or form the first available bar on that date) through to 23:59:59 on 31/12/2009 (or to the last available bar on that date)



clonex
2013-02-10 22:26:33

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first day of year is not trading day


EdL
2013-02-10 22:57:30

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That is normally the case with most equity and futures markets, but Forex can still be traded. The historical data I have for 1/1/2009 has minute bars throughout the day indicating that it was a trading day. My point is that if the start of the range is 12/31/2008, then trade signals are present on 1/1/2009, but if the range starts on 1/1/2009 then for some reason it is not included.




EdL
2013-02-15 12:00:15

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Best Answer
I emailed QuantShare Support and they respponded with the following:

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Hi Ed,

This default behaviour will be changed for the next release.
Thanks for pointing this.

Regards,
The QuantShare Team



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