Chapter 7 Quantmod
Quantmod stands for ``quantitative financial modelling framework’’. It has three main functions:
- download data,
- charting, and
- technical indicator.
Then we can conduct simple test on trading strategies. We will learn how to test more complicated strategies.
Before we start, let us use the following code install and load quantmod.
Use quantmod package to download stock prices
create chart of stock prices and add technical indicators
construct simple trading indicator and apply it into trading
evaluate the performance of a trading rule based on return data