My name is Mark Ursell and I am an individual trader and investor. I trade forex, indices and stocks. I have been running since 2013. Since the start, this site has been providing advice and discussion on backtesting trading strategies, calculating technical indicators, automated trading and trading methods.

My own trading style is based on price and I have developed it over years of trading and ongoing market analysis. I trade a combination of trend following and mean reversion strategies. I prefer to trade the daily timeframe.

I am very interested in using backtesting to improve trading strategies and in using automated trading strategies. My particular interest is using Excel to backtest strategies and analyse the markets. I recommend that every trader uses all the available tools to test and refine their trading strategies. And I firmly believe that everyone can use these tools to improve their trading methods and confidence.

The Tradinformed Shop opened in 2015 to sell Tradinformed Backtest Models. You can find the latest models and products that are available for immediate download.

From 2017 you can now get a Tradinformed custom-designed backtest model. This model is designed to your specifications and ready for you to use. Get more information here: Custom Backtest Models.

All ideas and analysis are my own (except where stated) and are for information purposes only.


You can Contact Me Here. I am always happy to talk about any aspects of trading, backtesting or interesting projects.

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The majority of products shown on this website are made by me. These products are designed to help traders test and develop their own strategies. There are also a small number of affiliate links to other people’s products on this website (mostly trading books). This means if you decide to make a purchase, I will get a sales commission. But that does not mean my opinion is for sale. Every affiliate link is to a product that I have personally used and found useful. Please do your own research before making any purchase online.