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How can I get other Symbol Rates inside OnCalculate()?

How can I get other Symbol Rates inside OnCalculate()? Thank you

All about Calendar tab and Macro Economic Events.

For traders MT5 user interface If you can't view the calendar tab, probably it's a choice a your broker : This tab may be missing if the economic calendar is disabled on a trade server. Video : How to delete Calendar Events from charts ? Video : How to disable Calendar Events from charts ? Video...

Experts: TryME

TryME: try me... Author: Antonis Michos

How to Start with MT5, a summary !

How to start with MT5 platform : summary. As our topic about "How to start with Metatrader 5" is going to be huge, here you find a summary, with main links. A very good article to learn how to use this site. How to start with MetaTrader and forex, the beginningFor a general overview of changements...

How to Start with Metatrader 5

I decided to create this thread to help to myself and to the others to start with Metatrader 5. I am experienced in MT4 and in forex in general (i hope : ) but we traders really need to collect all the information about it in one place. I will make some posts about 'how I am starting with MT5'....

Indicators: Bollinger bands - squeeze

Bollinger bands - squeeze: Bollinger bands - squeeze Author: Mladen Rakic

Indonesian Member

I want to know how many people from Indonesia is joining this forum. If you're from Indonesia, please comment this topic..Thank you..

MQL5 - CArray sorts only once

This isn't really a question per se. It's more of a comment on something that tripped me up for a bit. I found a work around, but maybe you can comment on a better work around. So, CArray has a Sort() method that looks like this: void CArray::Sort(const int mode)  {//--- check...

Please help with FANN neuro network

Hi all, i made this ea which based on FANN neuro, i had created the network file and trained it with FANN Tool then i tried to create the neuro network by calling function: ann = f2M_create_from_file("Close.net");  and every time i got the same error (FANN_DOUBLE_ERROR) so always the output...

How to close two orders of different pairs with the same magic number at a certain profit without touching the other orders?

Hello, I develop a simple little strategy that consists of opening 6 orders at a time from different pairs, and I want that when two pairs with the same magic number reach a certain profit on money together they close without touching the 4 remaining orders, after closing both first i also want them...

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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.

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

The present article develops the idea of using Kohonen Maps in MetaTrader 5, covered in some previous publications. The improved and enhanced classes provide tools to solve application tasks.

Separate optimization of a strategy on trend and flat conditions

The article considers applying the separate optimization method during various market conditions. Separate optimization means defining trading system's optimal parameters by optimizing for an uptrend and downtrend separately. To reduce the effect of false signals and improve profitability, the systems are made flexible, meaning they have some specific set of settings or input data, which is justified because the market behavior is constantly changing.

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

The article describes the creation of a custom exchange symbol using the MQL5 language. In particular, it considers the use of exchange quotes from the popular Finam website. Another option considered in this article is the possibility to work with an arbitrary format of text files used in the creation of the custom symbol. This allows working with any financial symbols and data sources. After creating a custom symbol, we can use all the capabilities of the MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester to test trading algorithms for exchange instruments.

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.

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Converting a simple indicator from MT4 to MT5

Hi, I need someone to convert the following indicator from MT4 to MT5. I want to get the exact same functionalities. The indicator shows NR7 and NR7/ID bars with a star and a horizontal line at high and low of the bars. It is on daily charts. For lower timeframes, the NR7, NR7/ID bars are...

EA required for existing indicator system

I recently brought the Russ horn growth code and wondered if it is capable of running an EA. The system uses moving averages, parabolic, MACD and ADX. Realitivly straight forward but I simply haven't the time to look at charts all day to execute. Files can be attached to get a better understanding...

Create a simple EA based on the indicator color change!

Hello, I would like the EA to be created as described below: * EA should open live buy and sell orders "quickly and accurately" from the "color change" of the "Hull Moving Average" code (it can externally activate buy or sell options); * I need the source code; * Activate the magic number; *...

Expert Advisor on Mean Reversion/Inverted Correlation

Mean Reversion System   Main Idea: The main idea is to trade on the cross between a symbol and its mirror image (invert correlation). The system uses mean reversion which at the time of crossing the price reverts to the mean...

Development of robot ( ATS) based on trend lines & patterns - 1st part

The  EA is a robot based mostly on false break outs & bounces of trend lines ( next just TLs)   The first step is to choose if the EA will be done in MQL4 or MQL5 . In the robot will use just one indicator -ATR - Average True Range, mostly from 10 bars (number in bracket)...

Advanced asian session scalper EA

Advanced Asian session scalper EA. The EA should trade in Asian session trading. The EA comment should be xxxxxx yyyyyy. Please contact for more details. It's should be advanced algorithms. Thank you

I want my mt4 indicator to come one candle earlier

hello , i want someone that can make my mt4 indicator show arrows by one candle earlier instead of coming late and want the original features of my indicator like sound alert to remain intact. just only the arrow coming out one candle early is all i want ,

I want profitable ea even if spread is high

Hello developer, simply I want you to write me an ea with high-profit factor, profitable even spread is high. I want the source code of ea. If you have it before please send me details of backtesting result, and if you can send me ex4 file to test in backtest. (you can limit your ea just...

Modification to an existing hedge/martingale EA

I would like to make one modification and one development in my EA. Modification - The EA, when against the market will start opening trades. I want to add the variable that from the eighth position, the EA just will open a new position if we have at least 12 pips difference in relation to the...

Create Dashboard Template

Good day fellow coders! I need a developer that can code a DASHBOARD ROBOT EA.  Please read the following document and apply afterwards if you can manage it. Development is rather easy. i can code an ea for this strategy withing a day. however, i lack the knowledge to code a dashboard /...

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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

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

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

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,

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

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Subscribers
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Weeks
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Trades
434
Win
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Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Subscribers
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Trades
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Win
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Max DD
10%
Growth
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Subscribers
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Trades
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Win
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Max DD
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Trades
245
Win
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Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Trades
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Trades
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