Faculty Advisor

Hakim, Hossein

Faculty Advisor

Ludwig, Reinhold


This project uses information of corporations, financial markets and price chart indicators to develop a stock and forex markets trading strategy which is tested and modified to achieve maximum profitability. Types of corporation and the relation between its financial situation and performance in stock markets are studied and summarized; stock price indicators are studied and selected to be used. This project utilizes TradeStation platform to trade with simulated money and real-time data to test and optimize developed trading plan. A profitable trading plan is successfully established and thirty percent profit is achieved by the end of the project.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2011

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project



Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering