By AC TurkmenI will not start this article by pretending that I’m an expert quant. All I am, an analytics expert whose day job is on a different research field but applies the same logic and principles to a moonlighting passion: currency trading.This article assumes elementary knowledge of quantitative trading and trading algorithm development (JForex development) concepts, and will try to introduce some analytical insight to Forex strategy development.Where It All BeginsThe only thing for certain with quantitative trading is that it is still one big question mark. A lot of the lore on developing the cutting-edge trading machine or the Holy Grail of statistical arbitrage seems to be either extremely well-guarded or merely a legend. Nevertheless, one could easily spot that many financial institutions are relying heavily on quantitative researchers, even with their secrets behind high walls.Without proper tools and training, many passionate personal traders online will teach themselves statistics, some software development, and technical analysis to pull together a strategy, which is then tested on demo accounts / small-cap accounts in order to prove their concept.Trading strategy co…