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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.

Buying a Expert Advisor

Hi everyone, I'm new to this, so here is my question. If you buy a expert advisor only comes with the ex4 or it also comes with the scrips, so that you can change or add more code?

Type() method of CObject derivatives in Standard library, always return 0 when casting to CObject.

There is no clean way to detect the object type of the CObject derivatives, this is highly needed when iterating through items of a CObject array or a CArrayObj instance. The "Type(void)" public method is defined virtually in the base class CObject. class CObject  {public:   //--- method of...

Indicators: Leader EMA

Leader EMA: Leader EMA Author: Mladen Rakic

Can Identical Settings Provide Different Backtesting Results?

Assuming that the backtesting is done at a fixed spread, from date X to date Y, with tick data, and that the platform is not connected to the internet from the start to the end of the tests (to avoid the quote currency exchange rate differential at different points of the test), is there any reason...

Wrong description in documentation about multidimensional arrays

Hi The article about multidimensional arrays has a mistake. https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/567 It should be the other way around. The first index contains the number of ROWS. The second index contains the number of COLUMNS. double Variable[10][3] ==> double Variable[3][10]

Indicator help

Hello, At times, the attached indicator does not change color according to the MA cross. For the correct color to appear, I have to change the time frame of the chart and bring it back to the relevant time frame. Appreciate it if someone could have a look at it and make the necessary...

Open=Low and Open=High Scanner

I am new to MT4, Is there a way to create a scanner to list all the stocks from the watchlist where Open=Low and Open=High.If there is a ready MQL4, that will really help. Also I am looking forward to start learning MT4 and MQL, so what is the best learning point.

Daily Vertical Lines in MT5

Hello altogether, I used to trade via MT4 (that was a while back). Now I wanted to start trading again and installed the MT5 Software. Back in my MT4 times I used this indicator --> https://www.mql5.com/de/code/12266 <-- to display certain times in my chart, which was (and hopefully will be again)...

Ho to insert in the stone a order SL?

Is there a code to insert an SL order into the stone after executing the sales or purchase order? I using the Trade.mqh in my expert code.

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MQL5 Cookbook: Getting properties of an open hedge position

MetaTrader 5 is a multi-asset platform. Moreover, it supports different position management systems. Such opportunities provide significantly expanded options for the implementation and formalization of trading ideas. In this article, we discuss methods of handling and accounting of position properties in the hedging mode. The article features a derived class, as well as examples showing how to get and process the properties of a hedge position.

Automated Optimization of an EA for MetaTrader 5

This article describes the implementation of a self-optimization mechanism under MetaTrader 5.

Elder-Ray (Bulls Power and Bears Power)

The article dwells on Elder-Ray trading system based on Bulls Power, Bears Power and Moving Average indicators (EMA — exponential averaging). This system was described by Alexander Elder in his book "Trading for a Living".

50,000 completed orders in the MQL5.com Freelance service

Members of the official MetaTrader Freelance service have completed more than 50,000 orders as at October 2018. This is the world's largest Freelance site for MQL programmers: more than a thousand developers, dozens of new orders daily and 7 languages localization.

Combining trend and flat strategies

There are numerous trading strategies out there. Some of them look for a trend, while others define ranges of price fluctuations to trade within them. Is it possible to combine these two approaches to increase profitability?

Deep Neural Networks (Part VIII). Increasing the classification quality of bagging ensembles

The article considers three methods which can be used to increase the classification quality of bagging ensembles, and their efficiency is estimated. The effects of optimization of the ELM neural network hyperparameters and postprocessing parameters are evaluated.

PairPlot graph based on CGraphic for analyzing correlations between data arrays (time series)

Comparing several time series during a technical analysis is a quite common task that requires appropriate tools. In this article, I suggest developing a tool for graphical analysis and detecting correlations between two or more time series.

950 websites broadcast the Economic Calendar from MetaQuotes

The widget provides websites with a detailed release schedule of 500 indicators and indices, of the world's largest economies. Thus, traders quickly receive up-to-date information on all important events with explanations and graphs in addition to the main website content.

Developing stock indicators featuring volume control through the example of the delta indicator

The article deals with the algorithm of developing stock indicators based on real volumes using the CopyTicks() and CopyTicksRange() functions. Some subtle aspects of developing such indicators, as well as their operation in real time and in the strategy tester are also described.

Universal RSI indicator for working in two directions simultaneously

When developing trading algorithms, we often encounter a problem: how to determine where a trend/flat begins and ends? In this article, we try to create a universal indicator, in which we try to combine signals for different types of strategies. We will try to simplify the process of obtaining trade signals in an expert as much as possible. An example of combining several indicators in one will be given.

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ZigZag support/resistence graphics and buffer output Trader

I need a modification of the default Zig Zag indicator. I want horizontal lines like the attached Screenshot . If a support or resistance is broken the line ends when the new support or resistance line appears. I need the indicator to output 2 buffers: high price...

A Simple Marty EA

Variable in need are : lotspipstep (in point) --> range between ordertakeprofit (in point)multiplyfirstprofit (in point) --> profit for the first buy/sell order only. OP_Buy1 = firstprofit (set of profit) OP_Buy2 = takeprofit Trigger for OP: if there is no buy then order buyif...

Indikator zur Anzeige des Volumens in einem ausgewählten Zeitfenster

Brauche einen Indikator der mir im Chart das Volumen anzeigt (in der Form siehe Screen), inkl. der Möglichkeit über einen Button "ON Histogramm" der "OFF Histogramm" diesen ein- und auszuschalten: Der Indikator soll das "Tick-Volumen" für jede Preisstufe in einem ausgewählten Bereich kalkulieren...

London Session Trading system

Dear Coders/Traders,  I want to give you a task to create an EA for me which only trades during London Session (even 1-3 hours) profitably. I want The EA to be meeting the following criteria:  1) Trade any major pair with a SL/TP with one or a maximum of 2 trades in the same direction at...

Need to add email and push notification to my indicators

Hi, I need to add these functions to my indicators. Need to send email and  push after signal will appear. Can you help me ? I need it as soon as possible :-)

Need copy trading software

Hi, i need a copy trading solution for both, MT4 and MT5. A webserver will be in between the provider and the client ea for the communication. i will give the detailed requirements when u apply for the job. thanks! 

Error in EA

I have an error in attached EA Please see explanation Picture 1- After installation of EA an buy and sell order will be opend. This is correct EA should only be always open an buy and sell order.   Picture 2 - if now one of each order is closed (becaus of TP, SL or market) -...

Development of a Scalper. Professional Programmer needed

First there will be no outline or detail description of the strategy  I am looking to hire someone that has years in experience in quant trading and will be able to design and program a low risk scalping ea from the ground up.  The Ea cant be resold commercially, etc.   Must be...

Updates to existing EA - ability to scale in

Hi there - I would like to get a few amendments to an existing EA:  1. Currently the EA adds positions when the trade goes against the initial position (based on a set number of pips - the variable grid). I'd like to add an input True or False function for this - so this is turned off when...

Modify and existing EA with a tweaked set of rules: Avoitenko

il lavoro è limitare la perdita massima per singolo ordine, voglio dire che lo stop loss del sistema è eccessivo e causa una discreta perdita di denaro. Voglio:1) che EA integri l'indicatore progettato da Voitenko (https://www.mql5.com/en/code/1497); consulente esperto deve utilizzare questo...

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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

Virtual pending buy stop order

The script is intended for automatic placing of Buy Stop pending orders, Stop Losses and Take Profits on the user specified levels. Main Purposes Avoiding unwanted entering a long position in case of false hitting the level as a result of widening of the spread by a dealing center. Avoiding unwanted triggering of a Stop Loss in case a quote pierces a significant level (fractal) without further confirmation with the close price. Setting a necessary virtual order and entering the marke

AccountQuickReport

The script creates account summary report in a separate window. The report can be created for all deals and on deals for selected financial instruments. It is possible to specify a time interval of calculation and save report to htm-file. The script creates account summary report in a separate window. The report can be created for all deals and for deals of the selected financial instruments. It is possible to specify a time interval of calculation and save report to htm-file. Input par

Ninja Route MT5

Next Update is 2018/11/01 (Every Month) Ninja Route MT5 is a combination of numerous strategies that develop during long processes of machine learning using historical data of major currency pairs. Each strategy involves a unique set of sophisticated price actions that optimized to manage decision under various conditions of the market. Connecting all the strategies into one complete system provides a significant advantage on the overall performance and enhances long-term safety. Machine lea

Hamster Scalping mt5

Hamster Scalping is a fully automated Expert Advisor with no use of martingale. Night scalping strategy. The RSI indicator and an ATR-based filter are used for entries. The advisor needs a hedging account type Real operation monitoring as well as my other products can be found here: https://www.mql5.com/en/users/mechanic/seller General Recommendations The minimum deposit is $100, use an ECN account with the minimum spread. Input parameters The product works both on 4 and 5-digit quotes. Spe

Grid Hero

Grid Hero is a fully automated EA that uses a revolutionary Grid algorithm (P.A.M.A.) together with a signature synergy of Price Action trading and an Artificial Instinct Self-Adaptive Processing Unit. Grid Hero was strictly developed, tested and optimized using the "Reversed Sampling" development methodology based on "In-Sample" phase (2012 to 2017) and "Out-Of-Sample" phase (2004 to 2011). It has passed 13 years back test of real tick data and real variable spread (with commission) from 2004

StoneBreaker

【Please do not trust any Backtest result from our EA 】5000CAD daily profit Every second is money , stonebreaker would never waste the momentum from the market . Make 100% as soon as possible and never be stressed . EA StoneBreaker is an Expert Advisor with a great diversification of operations and portion of lots . It will start with Scalping Strategy . Based on hedging price action orders starts ,the following protection orders with martingale。 90% of the market is doing Range or Swing . St

Real

This EA has Lite version for 99 USD Real is an automatic robot that trades independently determining the most important resistance and support levels. Real will trade on any charts: DAX30, SPX500, Bitcoin, EURUSD, Cotton, Brent OIL and so on. Martingale, averaging and other dangerous strategies are NOT used. Real is full compliance with the FIFO method. Real is suitable for both experienced traders and beginners, more below. The main features of the apparent superiority of Real over other

Hamster Scalping

Hamster Scalping is a fully automated Expert Advisor with no use of martingale. Night scalping strategy. The RSI indicator and an ATR-based filter are used for entries. Real operation monitoring as well as my other products can be found here: https://www.mql5.com/en/users/mechanic/seller General Recommendations The minimum deposit is 100 USD, the recommended timeframe is M1. Use a broker with good execution and with a spread of 2-5 points. A very fast VPS is required, preferably with a latenc

PipFinite Trend PRO

Breakthrough Solution For Trend Trading And Filtering With All Important Features Built Inside One Tool! Trend Pro's smart algorithm detects the trend, filters out market noise and gives entry signals with exit levels. The new features with enhanced rules for statistical calculation improved the overall performance of this indicator. Important Information Revealed Maximize the potential of Trend Pro, please visit -> www.mql5.com/en/blogs/post/713938 Test the demo version and explore its fe

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