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Signal providors falsifying results ?

Why are signal providers allowed to deposit money on their account so often ? This is corrupting the curve ?  MQL5 should allow deposits only as an extreme measure of rescuing the account. And this should be mentioned on the chart with a RED vertical line, because it artificialy pimps the result. 

MQL5 Getting the price coordinate of a vertical line?

Hi, I'm new to MQL5 and I dind't find a solution to this problem that I think is simple. In MQL4 it is simple to get the price of a vertical line.. but I don't know how to get it in MQL5. Thanks Piero

Check order status

Hello to everybody, I have a little problem, because of my little knowledge of MQL5 language... Once I open an order, using OrderOpen() of Ctrade class, now I want to know to check its status at every tick; i.e. I want to know if it is still opened or instead closed because of TakeProfit or StopLoss...

StringToShortArray() issue

It took me a while to figure out the bug in my code, but it boils down to StringToShortArray() function this is the test: void test_strings(){    ushort a[];    int alen = 0;    string s = "michael";    StringToShortArray(s, a);    printf("string '%s' has len %i    array a has len %i", s,...

Traders joking, the beginning

They say that an average trader can work for about twothree years. Then he has enough money to buy Ferrari and spend the rest of the money on psychoanalyst and antidepressants. Well, drive your Ferrari and save the rest of the money by reading our next column. Making money is one of the funniest...

Traders Joking

Do you have interest or hobby outside trading ?, or some jokes and humor for other forumer ? or maybe something else ?, Well, why don't show it here. Life is NOT all about trading or programming, and so is this topic, and you must participate in this topic ;D.

FileWrite warning

Hi i want Create a file but my parameters is to much and I'm faced with this warning : FileWrite - wrong parameters count I want all the parameters to be written horizontally How can I fix this warning?

All (not yet) about Strategy Tester, Optimization and Cloud

A must ! Before using it or asking any question : please read the Online Help  (Also accessible by F1 on your MT5 platform) Strategy Tester For Traders General overview of the possibilities. Overview of results : Visualize a Strategy in the MetaTrader 5 Tester  , The general information about...

MQL5 cloud does not work over one week

MQL 5 cloud service can not work since last week,I charge 200 dollars ,and now i need it to work seriously,what is the problem?

VPS

When can I close my online platform after lunch VPS (and getting synchronized) . And when I again lunch my PC platform, must I synchronize it with VPS, to view  my stats on VPS ? Thanks.

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The power of ZigZag (part II). Examples of receiving, processing and displaying data

In the first part of the article, I have described a modified ZigZag indicator and a class for receiving data of that type of indicators. Here, I will show how to develop indicators based on these tools and write an EA for tests that features making deals according to signals formed by ZigZag indicator. As an addition, the article will introduce a new version of the EasyAndFast library for developing graphical user interfaces.

Studying candlestick analysis techniques (part I): Checking existing patterns

In this article, we will consider popular candlestick patterns and will try to find out if they are still relevant and effective in today's markets. Candlestick analysis appeared more than 20 years ago and has since become quite popular. Many traders consider Japanese candlesticks the most convenient and easily understandable asset price visualization form.

The power of ZigZag (part I). Developing the base class of the indicator

Many researchers do not pay enough attention to determining the price behavior. At the same time, complex methods are used, which very often are simply “black boxes”, such as machine learning or neural networks. The most important question arising in that case is what data to submit for training a particular model.

Practical application of correlations in trading

In this article, we will analyze the concept of correlation between variables, as well as methods for the calculation of correlation coefficients and their practical use in trading. Correlation is a statistical relationship between two or more random variables (or quantities which can be considered random with some acceptable degree of accuracy). Changes in one ore more variables lead to systematic changes of other related variables.

Applying Monte Carlo method in reinforcement learning

In the article, we will apply Reinforcement learning to develop self-learning Expert Advisors. In the previous article, we considered the Random Decision Forest algorithm and wrote a simple self-learning EA based on Reinforcement learning. The main advantages of such an approach (trading algorithm development simplicity and high "training" speed) were outlined. Reinforcement learning (RL) is easily incorporated into any trading EA and speeds up its optimization.

Practical Use of Kohonen Neural Networks in Algorithmic Trading. Part II. Optimizing and forecasting

Based on universal tools designed for working with Kohonen networks, we construct the system of analyzing and selecting the optimal EA parameters and consider forecasting time series. In Part I, we corrected and improved the publicly available neural network classes, having added necessary algorithms. Now, it is time to apply them to practice.

Martingale as the basis for a long-term trading strategy

In this article we will consider in detail the martingale system. We will review whether this system can be applied in trading and how to use it in order to minimize risks. The main disadvantage of this simple system is the probability of losing the entire deposit. This fact must be taken into account, if you decide to trade using the martingale technique.

Horizontal diagrams on MеtaTrader 5 charts

Horizontal diagrams are not a common occurrence on the terminal charts but they can still be of use in a number of tasks, for example when developing indicators displaying volume or price distribution for a certain period, when creating various market depth versions, etc. The article considers constructing and managing horizontal diagrams as arrays of graphical primitives.

Analyzing trading results using HTML reports

The MetaTrader 5 platform features functionality for saving trading reports, as well as Expert Advisor testing and optimization reports. Trading and testing reports can be saved in two formats: XLSX and HTML, while the optimization report can be saved in XML. In this article we consider the HTML testing report, the XML optimization report and the HTML trading history report.

Selection and navigation utility in MQL5 and MQL4: Adding auto search for patterns and displaying detected symbols

In this article, we continue expanding the features of the utility for collecting and navigating through symbols. This time, we will create new tabs displaying only the symbols that satisfy some of the necessary parameters and find out how to easily add custom tabs with the necessary sorting rules.

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Modify EA

i need help, i have lost my MQL4 EA and i have only ex4 file it possible a way  someone Can u decompile  my Ea in MQL4 .for more informations please contact me my skype name chedly16 , many thanks

Simple EA development by using RSI and MACD

Looking for the simple EA develpment by using both RSI and MACD indicators. Red-coloured value is variable to be set by the user. Default value for RSI is (14) and for MACD is (12, 26, 1) Development background :  The purpose of this EA is to open BUY at the very lowest point of MACD...

An Simple EA required for executing orders automatically.

i have a strategy based on two custom indicatorsi need ea to be designed in such a way that i should be able to sale and  rent it (means along with the controlling codes)and copywrite should be in my name i need a robot trading system for MT4  on jobwork basis. interested can...

NEED EA IF YOU ARE EXPERT

I will buy a profitable MT4 expert that does not use risky strategies such as martingale, grid, arbitrage or piping. No trades staying open long time, but ideally hours, 1-2 days maximum. Min. deposit $200 working on any broker. Max draw down 20% per month. Profit from 20% per month.Please provide...

Highly profitable EA with real accounts

Hello, I am looking for profitable EAs with live profitable history. And I need the mq4 source code. //I was cheated in the last project by a curve-fitting EA with 'misdirection' technique in the conversation of 'Philipp Negreshniy'. No more fake EA please. Please create and submit a demo of...

Expert Advisor(EA) needed to create Text file in (TXT file format) by reading alerts and save it to MQL4 local directory as specification provided

Functionality Required: (1) This EA takes alert of the specific Symbol/ticker and create file format in .TXT format with name format of “Symbol_Signal” (Example: EURCHF_Signal)   (2) In the TXT file, it should write below info. in customized...

Combination of 2 indicators to make an alert/

Hi, Please see the attached indicators But the arrows on the CAP Channel have been changed to black colour to hide, and the arrows are made from the Bollinger Band indicator.  Can you make an alert when the BB arrow, appears outside the channel? Or is this too had because both indicator's...

Protection and License Management System for mt4 and mt5

need you to setup a licensing system on the EA (Teach me how generate/copy & protect): Protection must be include : 1.Protect file with ID account number and with "expiration date" or "life time" 2.Protect file with only use demo account and with "expiration date" or "life time" 3.Protect EA...

ولا اي حاجه

حدد مواصفات الخاصة بك هنا نقطة تلو الأخرى. تجربة وصفك لفترة وجيزة.سيؤدي الوصف السيئ أو العام لتجاهل الطلب ، أو ستقضيتذكر: منتذكر: من تذكر:Remember: من الأفضل أن تنفق ثلاثين دقيقة لإعداد نص جيد من لانقاص ساعات وأيام لحل سوء الفهم بعد إبرام الاتفاق أو عند قبول نتائج تنفيذ الأوامر. It is better to...

Scroll Down Market Watch and Chart or Multiple Chart Load

Hi, Is it possible to scroll down the Market Watch, using the arrow keys on a keyboard and the then the chart or multiple charts load WITHOUT HAVING TO DRAG AND DROP

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CreateGridOrdersTune

A script for opening a grid of orders If you need to quickly open several pending orders (Buy Limit, Sell Limit, Buy Stop, Sell Stop) on a certain distance from the current price, this script will do all the routine for you! Allow AutoTrading before running the script. Usage: Run the script on a chart. Input Parameters: Language of messages displayed (EN, RU, DE, FR, ES) - language of the output messages (English, Russian, German, French, Spanish). Price for open - open price. If set to

The One MT5

Search no more. This is The One! The One is based on Patterns Recognition and statistical / probabilistic approach to their outcome. This is not just the EA but rather a complex research project with the ultimate goal to create a perfect trading robot. So, this is not a closed project and there will be updates / developments and improvements. Every trade has fixed Stop Loss and Take Profit. NO Martingale / Grid involved. The EA trades with Multiple Orders. This is the way the EA accumulates

Neural Hunter MT5

The multi-currency advisor Neural Hunter trades according to signals generated by an advanced system of indicators. The advisor also relies on a robust neural network that filters false signals. By default the Neural Hunter advisor has been trained to trade the following symbols: AUDUSD, EURUSD, GBPUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, USDCHF, and USDJPY. The Neural Hunter advisor is ready for the fully automated trading with these symbols. This is a link for general discussion of the advisor: https://www.mql5.

Fast Copy MT5

The program allows to copy trades between different MetaTrader 5 and MetaTrader 4 accounts in any direction and amount quickly and easily. Any type of copying is available MT4 → MT5 MT4 → MT4 MT5 → MT5 MT5 → MT4 * full description How the program works The program copies transactions between two or more terminals installed on one "PC" or "VPS". You need to install the program in the "MASTER" mode on one terminal, it can be a terminal with a trading password or an investor pass

Grid King MT5

!! PROMO -> ONLY 3 COPIES LEFT AT 350$ !!  NEXT PRICE: 400$ Grid King is a revolution in grid trading.  The main focus when developing the EA was safety, by eliminating the margin-call risk which is usually associated with most grid systems on the market.  It also strives to achieve much higher returns than the average grid system, by spreading risk amongst multiple pairs and strategies which all have a limited effect on the account-equity.  Where almost all grid systems will blow your account

Max Mixed Hedging DC

Attention!!! Do not try to test an Expert Advisor in Tester, this is simply impossible and meaningless, since the principle is based on multi-currency trading, that is, the robot opens several positions at once on different instruments. The tester is able to test only one pair. Therefore, a separate real account is attached to the product, where you can constantly monitor all trading results: https://www.mql5.com/en/signals/491068, which is much more convincing and weightier than any tests, and

Bruces Price Predictor

This is an arrow indicator that shows precise price reversals. A great arsenal to add to any chart. Bruce's Price Predictor points price reversals with high degree of accuracy and it is great for scalping on the 1min time frame, Or swing trading on the 1hr time frame. Buy and sell arrows are shown on the chart as for entry signals. They do not repaint but confirmation entries with ALERTS are formed after the close of the candle or bar close. *Great For Scalping *Great For Swing Trading *For

Scalping Indicator Pro mt4

Scalping Indicator Pro is a powerful indicator that works in trend as well as non trending market conditions. This indicator is perfect for scalp trades as well as swing trades. Scalping Indicator Pro is not just an indicator, but a trading strategy itself. It doesn't requires any additional indicators for the trading setup. Check out the indicator in action. [Video demonstration below] Why use Scalping Indicator Pro? Great for novice traders as well as experienced traders.Low risk entries.Do

AW Recovery System

Advisor is designed to reduce drawdown on the account. The author's algorithm locks the unprofitable position, splits it into many separate parts, and closes each of them separately. It is the use of closing losses by parts to reduce losses with a smaller deposit load, which ensures a safer operation with losses, in contrast to the grid strategies of closing orders only in whole groups. How is the restoration of orders The Expert Advisor closes the other windows of the selected tool in order

Price Action Diver Power

PRICEACTION DIVER POWER is a ready-made trading system which independently analyzesthe market and determines the key moments of price reversal and rollbackaccording to the rules of Divergence and Convergence. Theindicator gives clear signals about opening and closing trades, as well asshows the levels for placing Take Profit. All tradealerts duplicate in the form of PUSH-notifications. You can place a tradingplatform with indicator PRICE ACTION DIVER POWER on the VPS-server, receive trading si

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Subscribers
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Weeks
46
Trades
281
Win
63%
Profit Factor
2.08
Max DD
13%
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Weeks
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Trades
392
Win
64%
Profit Factor
1.41
Max DD
12%
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Subscribers
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Weeks
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Trades
451
Win
74%
Profit Factor
6.53
Max DD
45%
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Trades
182
Win
60%
Profit Factor
2.40
Max DD
3%
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Trades
602
Win
100%
Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Trades
1140
Win
76%
Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Trades
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77%
Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Max DD
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