FOMC Meetings [Rev.C] by Eugene

The strategy buys 2 days before a FOMC meetings and exits 2 days after.

Note: Switch parameter slider from "FOMC" (default, since 2013) to "FRED" for the complete history of meetings going back to the 1930s.

FED Announcement dates are obtained from one of these web page:

http://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/fomccalendars.htm

https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/677

This is an illustration of utilizing assorted C# 4.0 features like LINQ and anonymous types - with added convenience of using XPath and LINQ-to-HTML with HtmlAgilityPack library.

Prerequisites:

Installed Community Components (because it includes the required HtmlAgilityPack.dll)

You're all set.

 

Author: Eugene
Category: Fundamentals
Creation Date: 1/23/2018
Licence: Freeware
Availability: Globally
Instructions for Script Download
  1. In Wealth-Lab client software, open the Strategy Explorer (Ctrl+O)
  2. Click the "Download..." button
  3. Click "Begin Download"