Universe Warmup?

Can anyone tell me what's the best approach to warmup indicators for a universe selection function? When adding the universe, the indicators are declared in the scope of the function so presumably won't respond to SetWarmup(). Can I just call History<T>() in the selection function and manually update the indicators?

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SetWarmup will not work in your case. I have been messing around with this for quite a while now and calling History in the selection function was the easiest way to achieve this. The problem you will run into is with manually updating the indicators of all 9000 symbols in the coarse universe is a pretty big undertaking. In order to avoid the massive memory and time requirements to cycle throughthe entire coarse universe, I found it best to apply a simple filter or two (i used volume) to trim down the universe prior to using your selection functon and inficator filter. See attached example...


Thanks, this is what I expected. You're right: the key here is the coarse fundamental selection. It would also make sense to me to have an event pipeline within the selection function to structure the Initialize and Update etc. Such a sub-algorithm might be more amenable to warmup. I suppose someone is free to do that themselves in the SelectionData class.


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