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Backest vs Backtest - What's the difference?

backest | backtest |

As an adjective backest

is superlative of back.

As a verb backtest is

to test a strategy, model etc. using data from a previous time.




  • (phonetics) (back)
  • Martin J. Ball and Nicole Müller (2005), Phonetics for communication disorders , p. 56:
  • :: He set up two anchor points for his system using articulatory criteria: cardinal vowel 1 was the highest, frontest vowel that one could make without the sound becoming a consonant, and cardinal vowel 5 was the lowest, backest vowel one could produce without pulling the tongue back into the pharynx.
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    (en verb)
  • To test a strategy, model etc. using data from a previous time.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2008, date=May 18, author=Mark Hulbert, title=An Alarm Is Blaring: Time to Buy, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=(Mr. Fosback has also backtested this indicator to the late 1940s, the earliest period for which data on the coincident economic indicators were available, and it performed just as well from then until the late ’70s as it did in more recent decades.) }} ----