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Backtesting

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Backtesting lets you test pre-built trading strategies under historical market conditions to determine whether certain scenarios would have worked well in the past. The idea is that if a trading strategy would have performed well previously, it may be worth considering today.

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Backtesting on Fidelity.com is provided for educational purposes and as examples only, and should not be used or relied upon to make decisions about your individual situation. You should not assume that Backtesting of a trading strategy will provide any indication of how your portfolio of securities, or a new portfolio of securities, might perform over time. You should choose your own trading strategies based on your particular objectives and risk tolerances. Be sure to review your decisions periodically to make sure they are still consistent with your goals.   
Past performance is no guarantee of future results

Charts, screenshots, company stock symbols and examples contained in this module are for illustrative purposes only.
1. Active Trader Services are available to investors in households that place 120 or more stock, bond, or options trades in a rolling twelve-month period and maintain $25K in assets across their eligible Fidelity brokerage accounts.
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