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why doesnt this simple loop work?

for( int n=0; n<total; n++ ){      if( !OrderSelect(n,SELECT_BY_POS,MODE_TRADES) )      if(OrderMagicNumber()!=333 && number_of_buys == 7) OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_SELL,50,Bid,3,0,0,"hedged",333,0,clrRed);      if(OrderMagicNumber()!=334 && number_of_sells == 7) OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_BUY,50,Ask,3,0,0...

Discussion of article "How to Order an Expert Advisor and Obtain the Desired Result"

New article How to Order an Expert Advisor and Obtain the Desired Result is published: How to write correctly the Requirement Specifications? What should and should not be expected from a programmer when ordering an Expert Advisor or an indicator? How to keep a dialog, what moments to pay special...

Discussion of article "MetaTrader 5 features hedging position accounting system"

New article MetaTrader 5 features hedging position accounting system has been published: The MetaTrader 5 platform was originally designed for trading within the netting position accounting system. The netting system allows having only one position per financial instrument meaning that all further...

How to save a value of an indicator in a file, next to values from history center?

I need to study historical values of many indicators from metatrader. Is the a way to save for example in 1 minute interval , similar to format like in History center? Thanks for help.

Suggestion on CPU for a new Pc

Hi everyone, I wanted to build a new pc for real-time trading but I'm really undecided on which cpu to take for my use. I premise that the idea would also be to keep the PC for 7/8 years and the main use at the time I would do would be to run 10/12 MT4 (no backtesting,10 to 50 open real time charts...

Fund Withdraw Question

My friend deposits $18 via credit card for test use, she wants to withdraw $18 but she can't find a way to withdraw it. Only two options (Webmoney & Paypal) are available but can't proceed. Could you do me a favor?

push notification not working

Is there a problem with android app mt4 and mt5 with push notifications? I will only receive the notifications when i open the app. Anyone having problems?

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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.

Practical Use of Kohonen Neural Networks in Algorithmic Trading. Part I. Tools

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Separate optimization of a strategy on trend and flat conditions

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Selection and navigation utility in MQL5 and MQL4: Adding "homework" tabs and saving graphical objects

In this article, we are going to expand the capabilities of the previously created utility by adding tabs for selecting the symbols we need. We will also learn how to save graphical objects we have created on the specific symbol chart, so that we do not have to constantly create them again. Besides, we will find out how to work only with symbols that have been preliminarily selected using a specific website.

How to create and test custom MOEX symbols in MetaTrader 5

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Applying the probability theory to trading gaps

In this article, we will apply the probability theory and mathematical statistics methods to creating and testing trading strategies. We will also look for optimal trading risk using the differences between the price and the random walk. It is proved that if prices behave like a zero-drift random walk (with no directional trend), then profitable trading is impossible.

Developing the symbol selection and navigation utility in MQL5 and MQL4

Experienced traders are well aware of the fact that most time-consuming things in trading are not opening and tracking positions but selecting symbols and looking for entry points. In this article, we will develop an EA simplifying the search for entry points on trading instruments provided by your broker.

Using OpenCL to test candlestick patterns

The article describes the algorithm for implementing the OpenCL candlestick patterns tester in the "1 minute OHLC" mode. We will also compare its speed with the built-in strategy tester launched in the fast and slow optimization modes.

DIY multi-threaded asynchronous MQL5 WebRequest

The article describes the library allowing you to increase the efficiency of working with HTTP requests in MQL5. Execution of WebRequest in non-blocking mode is implemented in additional threads that use auxiliary charts and Expert Advisors, exchanging custom events and reading shared resources. The source codes are applied as well.

Reversing: Formalizing the entry point and developing a manual trading algorithm

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Add new indicator and strategy to current EA on MT4

Hello developers! I want to add some new indicators and strategies to the current EA. 1. Add indicator showing spread, news ... to EA. For example, if there is no news immediately displayed in green, the news is displayed in red and the strategy is displayed (strategy 1,2,3,4 ...).2. Add a...

An Expert Advisor for Straddle Trades, Basket Trades, and Grid Trades in MT4

Hello, how are you today? I hope all is well. I'm in need of a programmer/developer to create a stable MT4 EA for Forex. I would like the EA to perform the following: 1) Straddle Trading with OCO (order cancels other) - https://www.investopedia.com/terms/s/straddle.asp. In Forex, Straddle...

Renko Chart

I need an efficient renko chart generator to creat renko charts as custom symbols. If you have any solution, please contact me. I will need the source code to use in the future.

Create a simple EA based on the indicator color change!

Hello, I would like the EA to be created as described below:* The EA open purchase and sale orders from the "change of colors" of the HMA indicator (can activate externally the options to buy or sell);* I have a copy of the source code;* Enable magic number;* Enable sound alerts and messages for...

Automated Trading System: Renko chart, Vdub Renko Sniper VX1 v1

I am looking for an automated trading system for auto trading. I have the concept of the platform. Just want to use my technique and trading patten on auto to save time.  Key features required: Renko chart Vdub Renko Sniper VX1 v1  (indicator)Auto entry and exit trade.This system...

Converting Indicator to EA AutoTrader

I need the coding of an Indicator to an automatic Trading EA: Outline: 1. Only the Fracture_3 and Swing_3 would be coded for the Auto-trading. 2. The EA should be able to trade on all 4Hrs and D1 TF. 3. The Momentum of Chart Indicator would serve as a confirmatory Signal 4. Note, EA coded...

Small martingala stop and reverse with prefixed sl and tp.

Hi, I would like an automatic trading system with following parameters. Possibility to set for all major currencies pair. Possibility to set the time from start and finish like 8 am to 8 pm in a day. Entry position has to be manual like 1,12222 with possibility to set a manual start depending on...

Converting and modifying a latency sensitive EA to MQl5

Convert Simple EA from MQ4 to MQ5. The original EA was developed with speed as  a primary priority, trade functions must follow the time checking code exactly as the  original MT4 EA, and wherever possible use  asynchronous trade function to further improve latency.There are two...

Harmonic Pattern Scanner EA (Gartley & Butterfly) For Now

Need a proficient user in harmonic patterns The Pattern will be confirmed by a custom indicator for entry Note developer will be working on all patterns namely Gartley, Butterfly, Bat, Cipher, Crab etc The development will be modular that is each pattern will be created as a separate...

ROBOT DETECT

I want someone serious who understands my project, because several times developper say me ok, and after abandon. I want a robot that simultaneously opens 2 positions (one for purchase and one for sale). when the value varies from 300 points minimum in  60 minutes maximum, the robot closes...

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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

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Easy Order

Easy Order is an Expert Advisor allowing you to enter any type of trade with one click based on your RISK preferences. You can choose to enter a trade and automatically calculate your lot size based on how much of your account you want to risk. Risk is calculated based on your Stop Loss placement. You can use a fixed lot size if you don't want to use risk based calculation of lot size. Your previous setting of risk based or fixed lot size remains saved for your next use of this Expert Advi

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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, default settings reccomend for eurusd m5 gmt +2. Please use max spread

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

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

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

VR Smart Grid

The VR Smart Grid Expert Advisor is a professional tool for trading grids of orders on financial instruments. The algorithm of the program is arranged in such a way that the EA uses signals based not on the current price, but on the price of the channel. A special algorithm calculates the channel and the price range similar to the Donchian channel and uses it to generate signals. A special code processes the channel plotted using the Highs and Lows for the last several periods to identify the

Quatron

This robot is designed for major currency pairs and trades several strategies.It uses the algorithm for analysis of price data and finds the best parameters. Trades are filtered by results of analysis of daily and monthly chart for the last 12 periods. This is not a scalping robot. It will be traded at all brokers with quotes accurate to points. Your broker must allow hedging. Default settings can be used for EURUSD,

The Beauty and the Beast

Version 1.6 is Live! Please follow the comments section to get new updates This EA using a powerful AI algorithm which trying to simulate a human trader behavior. For more than 24 months, all trading operations performed by a human trader have been introduced into the algorithm in order to identify repetitive patterns , whether it is a trade setup or managing the risks of an existing trade. After thousands of iterations , the algorithm was able to identify patterns and setups that were repe

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