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Trade initiated on Live account is not also initiated on Strategy tester

Hi, While reviewing the trades executed last week I've noticed that (apparently) one of my EAs initiated a trade on the Live account (at hours 3.00 on 12.07.18)  but it didn't also re-initiated it on the Strategy tester (that I ran today 15.07.18). It seems that one of the criteria was met on the...

excessive consumption of resources in MT5, is not reduced

Good gentlemen of MQL5 regards I want to ask why MT5 increases its consumption, but does not lower it, install custom indicators in a couple of pairs, I generate a lot of consumption, because they read a lot of data, but what I want to ask and / or report is that after I eliminate the indicators, I...

Best way to mine tick data from 70+ instruments simultaneously?

What is the best (no chokes 28 simultaneous forever) way to mine both the Bid and Ask data provided by my broker on MT4 and store it in a file for further analysis? I don't need timestamps (are a plus though if possible with not lagging the thing to not working status) or anything that has to do...

There is an important snake-like pattern in the markets

It works even with simple and common indicators, you just have to think in the movements like up, down, up, down, like a snake ... The advantage is that you always have a trade and know the direction of the trade. This picture bellow prove that markets behave like waves

ArraySort() in MQL5 - sorts in Descending order and not Ascending as documented?

I have probably misunderstood the documention for the ArraySort() function in MQL5.  https://www.mql5.com/en/docs/array/arraysort states "Sorts the values in the first dimension of a multidimensional numeric array in the ascending order". When I use this function, my arrays are sorted with Array[0]...

USD/JPY Analysis

Well, the asset moves as I’ve predicted. I think that I can earn even more on USD/JPY! Definitely, the show must go on =) 

Question About Global(scope) Variables of indicators

In EA when I make a Variable in the Global Scope it is Initialize only once at the beginning of the program. And it doesn't get reinitialize/its value change to the original value when Time Frames change. But when I try the same concept on an Indicator, I found that the variables in the global scope...

I need a indicator that gives 100% buy and sell signals

Hello I need a indicator that gives 100% buy and sell signals

WebRequest broken in build 1860?

Hello, I have been using WebRequest function to send/receive data to a server and all was running perfectly before updating to MT5 build 1860. After the update the function somehow stopped working. Does anyone have the the same error ? Can anyone please confirm this? Regards, Malacarne

"Not all control paths return a value" error

Hello, I am trying to code my system however after compiling it returns the "not all control paths return a value" and when I double click it shows its in the following block, could someone please point out the problem. Thank you in advance bool CalculateCurrentSellOrders(string symbol)  {   int...

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Processing optimization results using the graphical interface

This is a continuation of the idea of processing and analysis of optimization results. This time, our purpose is to select the 100 best optimization results and display them in a GUI table. The user will be able to select a row in the optimization results table and receive a multi-symbol balance and drawdown graph on separate charts.

Random Decision Forest in Reinforcement learning

Random Forest (RF) with the use of bagging is one of the most powerful machine learning methods, which is slightly inferior to gradient boosting. This article attempts to develop a self-learning trading system that makes decisions based on the experience gained from interaction with the market.

Developing multi-module Expert Advisors

MQL programming language allows implementing the concept of modular development of trading strategies. The article shows an example of developing a multi-module Expert Advisor consisting of separately compiled file modules.

ZUP - Universal ZigZag with Pesavento patterns. Search for patterns

The ZUP indicator platform allows searching for multiple known patterns, parameters for which have already been set. These parameters can be edited to suit your requirements. You can also create new patterns using the ZUP graphical interfaces and save their parameters to a file. After that you can quickly check, whether these new patterns can be found on charts.

Synchronizing several same-symbol charts on different timeframes

When making trading decisions, we often have to analyze charts on several timeframes. At the same time, these charts often contain graphical objects. Applying the same objects to all charts is inconvenient. In this article, I propose to automate cloning of objects to be displayed on charts.

Multi-symbol balance graph in MetaTrader 5

The article provides an example of an MQL application with its graphical interface featuring multi-symbol balance and deposit drawdown graphs based on the last test results.

Deep Neural Networks (Part V). Bayesian optimization of DNN hyperparameters

The article considers the possibility to apply Bayesian optimization to hyperparameters of deep neural networks, obtained by various training variants. The classification quality of a DNN with the optimal hyperparameters in different training variants is compared. Depth of effectiveness of the DNN optimal hyperparameters has been checked in forward tests. The possible directions for improving the classification quality have been determined.

Comparing speeds of self-caching indicators

The article compares the classic MQL5 access to indicators with alternative MQL4-style methods. Several varieties of MQL4-style access to indicators are considered: with and without the indicator handles caching. Considering the indicator handles inside the MQL5 core is analyzed as well.

How to create a graphical panel of any complexity level

The article features a detailed explanation of how to create a panel on the basis of the CAppDialog class and how to add controls to the panel. It provides the description of the panel structure and a scheme, which shows the inheritance of objects. From this article, you will also learn how events are handled and how they are delivered to dependent controls. Additional examples show how to edit panel parameters, such as the size and the background color.

Visualizing trading strategy optimization in MetaTrader 5

The article implements an MQL application with a graphical interface for extended visualization of the optimization process. The graphical interface applies the last version of EasyAndFast library. Many users may ask why they need graphical interfaces in MQL applications. This article demonstrates one of multiple cases where they can be useful for traders.

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Basic Indicator to Ea

https://www.mql5.com/en/market/product/24792 Developer will create ea for this indicator. It about smooth stochastic indicator. I need ; - Filter Signals Between 20-80 (editable) - Close, opened Positions with new signal. (enabled/disbaled) - Reverse signals. (reversing system. When come...

Script for Fibo Channel Tool

I need a script for the fibo channel tool that will work manually .... This script should enable functions in the fibo channel tool, such as:Enable the modification of the colors and thicknesses of the lines individually /Allow alerts when there are touches on the lines, also individually /Allow you...

AN expert advisor on breakout of cadle stick.

1. pending buy and sell orders was open on closing of the bar  (pendign orders were open on high/low of the bar/any given period) 2. dynamic lot calculationa) as percent of Account Balanceb) as percent of Accout Equityc) as percent of Account FreeMargin3. trailing stop option 4. Trade time to...

Simple job for an EA for the popular Pipfinite trend pro indicator

Hello programmers i need an Ea to be made for the pipfiite trend pro indicator only entering trades on when Rate is 70 percent or if possible i can set my own prameters. Feel free to nbox me for further info.

Divergence based indicator and scanner (semi-auto) EA required

DIVERGENCE TRADING BASED + MULTI TIME FRAME SCANNER:M1 TO H4INDICATORS TO BE USED FOR REGULAR DIVERGENCE:MACD (HISTODOT)RSIAOCCISTOCHTRADE ENTRIES BASED ON ABC PATTERN (AS SHOWN IN PICTURES)B (BREAK OUT) POINT IS THE HIGH/LOW BETWEEN A AND C POINTS.IF C POINT IS BROKEN / PRICE MAKES NEW HIGHS OR...

Indicator based on macd histogram needed

i would like someone to develope an indicator based on macd histogram within a day or two.should give buy sell signals based on macd histogram and calculate profit and put stoploss

S+R base EA

Hi  I want to build an EA on the base of this attached indicator. But before defining all Details I must be sure the the indi is nat repainting too much. an occasional  repaint on the higher TF of min 30 min can be managed with SL). So pleas ckeck before entering a commitment. Thanks

Trading robot based on two moving averages applied to RSI

Hi there, I need to get a trading robot to be based on 2 moving averages and applied to RSI as "Previous indicator's data". As seen in attached pictures, when slower moving average (for example 10 period linear weighted MA, shown with green color line) crosses faster moving average (for example 4...

EA to Turn Off/On Trading of Other EA

I need a simple EA to do this.  I have an EA called Scalper. I need a new ea by the name of Controller.  Scalper will open a trade. Controller should identify the new trade and find it's relevant chart and turn off Scalper's happy face on that chart only. After x-minutes Controller will...

Binary Options Indicator Development

Hello! I want to create a no delay, non lagging binary indicator in combining from Bollinger Band, ADX and Stochastics indicator.( Note: All settings of Bollinger Band, ADX and Stochastics indicator can be edited ).The requested for indicator as follow: A) For buy and sell condition  1...

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Synchronized Charts

The Synchronized Charts script allows comparing bars of different symbols or different periods of the same symbol. Attach the script to a chart and move bars or change the scale, all opened chart will move synchronously with the current one. The bars on different charts aligned to the border according to their open time.

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

VR Watch list and Linker MT5

Create your own list of trading instruments Watch list* and combine it with several open charts Link **. Using this program, a user can create fully-fledged Watch lists, create and delete trading instruments and move through the list. A selected symbol shows charts in linked windows. Linked windows can have different periods, indicators, experts, trading panels, etc... Moving through his/her Watch list, a trader an see the full image of his/her strategy in all windows. A lot of traders use 1

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

Ticks Thermometer

Do you know how frequent the ticks beating? "Ticks Thermometer" can help you! It is useful to find out which symbol is more active. Put it to each chart which you are watching. The color indicator from left to right corresponding green to red. Green block means "cool" since the tick is quiet, and red block means "hot" since the ticks is violent.

TwilightTrade PRO

TWILIGHTTRADE PRO is an intelligent automated Expert Advisor. It is included with many smart strategies and works without any complicated setting. Just add this EA on GBPUSD M15 and choose any strategy, and the system will start trading as a very professional trader. This EA has passed ALL years backtest FROM 1970 TO 2018 and works on my live signals accounts. You can look at my real signals at MQL5 site via https://www.mql5.com/en/users/twilighttrade Requirements and recommendations Please

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

Wolfgrid EA

Wolf Grid EA is an expert advisor using customized indicators to identify trend reversals. The entries are usually accurate and in case if the trend reverse with a delay the positions will be managed by a smart grid system. This system uses a grid of orders which increases lot size after the stop loss is reached. The grid size is limited for more safety. It includes a security filter which prevent the possibility of getting into an unexpected trend without rollback caused by a new release. Si

AI Generate Trading System

AI Generate Trading System is an Expert Adviser generated by AI application. For the last three years, I had been struggling with finding a good EA, which is able to generate consistent profit, robust, and able to survive the back-testing of ten year period. Since I could not find one, I developed the system myself. As of now, AI Generate Trading System consists of eight strategies, and the number is adding up as the EA is continuously maintained and developed. It will be updated every three mo

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 featu

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