Strategy Details

Overview of the Strategy Details page. What can you find there and what is it for?

The creator of a strategy should use the About section to describe it in detail and provide as much information as they can to help followers choose wisely. You can explore how a strategy performs on a live market (or markets, in the case of a MMS) and examine backtesting results, along with other statistics, to advise your decision.

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Basic information

On the left side of the strategy details page, you will find some basic information about the strategy and its author. All strategies in the marketplace have been created by another user or one of the Signals team.

You can sort strategies by the name of the strategy, it's author, or the rating it has been awarded by other followers.

A strategy called Bollinger Bands, created by the Signals team, with an average vote of 3.6/5.

Time since deployment

The Live section shows the time elapsed since the moment the strategy was deployed to Signals' server farm and began executing signals based on real-time data from exchanges.

Strategy was deployed 7 months ago.

Type of the strategy

With Signals, you can define two types of strategies - Single Market Strategy (SMS) for trading on single asset pair, or Multi Market Strategy (MMS) for more complex strategies trading on a range of asset pairings at the same time.

A Single Market Strategy only processes data from one market.

Strategy description

A short description created by the author to give hints about the way the strategy operates. This should ideally outline the general design and what market conditions it is best suited for.

A strategy description.

Strategy rules

The author of the strategy might also choose to publish a simplified description about the strategy's operational logic.

Rules of strategy operation.

Live Market(s) and Total Performance

In the case of a Single Market Strategy, this section shows the exchange and the asset pairing on which the strategy is deployed and operates on in paper trading mode. For a Multi Market Strategy, it lists all markets which the strategy operates across. Next to each market pair, you can see how the strategy has performed since its deployment.

This strategy runs on Poloniex's BTC/USDT market, with an overall performance of +59.78%.

Alternative Markets

The Alternative Markets section shows which markets the strategy can be used with.

Backtested Markets

This is a list of all backtests which have been run for various configurations of each strategy. It displays the market pair data which was used to perform the test, as well as the overall performance which the strategy delivered. You can choose to navigate to see more backtest details by clicking the Show button.

Single backtest on BTC/USDT market with an overall performance of +2.74%.


All indicators used in creating the strategy are listed in this section. Different types of indicators are used to deliver better results, depending on various market conditions. Learn more about how each type of indicator works in our guide to technical indicators.

Bollinger Bands and Average True Range indicators are in use here.


Performance Chart

Every closed position has an impact on the overall strategy performance. On this chart you can find a historical representation of how the strategy performance has changed over time, since being deployed.

Total strategy performance on June 22, 2019 was +41.21%.

Trade Chart

On the Trade chart, you can explore all signals which have been emitted, mapped to the actual price movement chart (in the form of bars in this case), for time they at which they were triggered.

The closing position on June 26 at 8:30pm had a positive impact on the strategy performance, at +9.72%.