I have assigned my funds to an expert trader who claimed to have more than 10 years of trading experience.
However the recent detailed report results made me very worried, can any kind soul please advice me based on the results? (2 weeks ago and today)
Purpose and functions of the indicator
The indicator determines and marks the moments of trend change on a chart based on the theory of fractal levels breakdown on any time frames. If a breakdown based on all rules is real, the horizontal lines will appear on the chart with corresponding color. If there is an up trend, the line will be blue. In the descending trend the line will be red. The blue line is a strong support level, the trader should look for buying opportunities above this line. The
The indicator is intended for determining the spread and swap size, the distance for setting stop orders and stop losses from the current price allowed and the risk per 1 point in the deposit currency.
The indicator informs a trader about possible additional expenses and profits connected with transferring a position to the next trade session of the financial instrument. It also informs about the spread size and the distance of pending orders, stop loss and trailing from the current price. In a
The script allows users to easily close positions if their profit/loss reaches or exceeds a value specified in pips.
Please set slippage value first. Sometimes some positions do not close due to high volatility of the market. Please set larger slippage or restart the script.
VirtualTradePad is a panel for managing main orders in МetaТrader 5: Buy, Sell, Buy Stop, Buy Limit, Sell Stop, Sell Limit, Close, Delete, Modify, Trailing Stop.
This version is for informational purposes. Analyzing the main trade strategies using 10 indicators and 8 timeframes, the panel draws signal direction.
This pane is a part of the VirtualTradePad series that took 2-nd place in the Best Graphic Panel.
A free of charge demo version - VirtualTradePad Lite.
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SafeZone is a method for setting stops on the basis of recent volatility, outside the level of market noise. It is described in "Come into my Trading Room" book.
In a downtrend, SafeZone defines noise as the portion of the current bar that extends above the high of the previous bar, against the downtrend. It averages the noise level over a period of time and multiplies it by a trader-selected factor.
For short trades, it adds the average noise level, multiplied by a factor, to the latest hig
FourAverage: A Breakthrough in Trend Identification
With evolving information technology and increasing number of market participants, financial markets get less and less analyzable using good old indicators. Common technical analysis tools, such as Moving Average or Stochastic alone, are not capable of identifying the trend direction or reversal.
Can a single indicator show the right direction of the future price, without changing its parameters over 14 years' history, while at the same time
This software has no equals in the world and represents a universal trade "console" covering trading signals, automated market entry, setting of Stop Loss and Take Profit, as well as Trailing Profit for multiple trades at the same time in a single open window. Intuitive control of the Expert Advisor in "three clicks" ensures a comprehensive use of all its functions on different computers, including tablets PCs.
Interacting with additional signal indicators that mark the chart to give a real mar
The indicator calculates the actual status of your position on FORTS market. Since your position is re-calculated after each clearing on FORTS and other futures markets, you can see the status of your position on the chart and in the "Profit" section only starting from the last re-opening (clearing). The indicator solves this issue by displaying the level of the very first deal opening, the actual profit, swaps, and commissions. The product is most useful for mid-term and long-term deals on FORT
PipTick VSA is based on the original Volume Spread Analysis method. It was designed for quick and easy recognition of VSA patterns. Even though this indicator looks very simple, it is the most sophisticated tool that we've ever made. PipTick VSA indicator is a really powerful analytical tool that generates very reliable trading signals. Because it is very user friendly and understandable, it is suitable for every type of trader, regardless of his experience.
What is VSA?
VSA - Volume Spread An
Third bar trading.
Open_Type — direction of the trade: 0 - Buy only, 1 - Sell only, 2 - both directions. FixLot — fixed lot. MarginLot — lot calculation according to the specified margin rate. MarginPercentLot — lot calculation according to % of the deposit for the margin rate. Risk — lot calculation according to stop loss and risk per one trade in % of the deposit. MarginPercentMax — maximum allowed margin for the EA as % of deposit. SL_ — stop loss in points. SL_Bar — stop
Scalper with Automatic Parameter Setting
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This is an utility for automatic scaling of a chart and making at least 140 bars visible in it. This is necessary for a correct wave analysis according to the Bill Williams' strategy "Trading Chaos". The utility can be used on any timeframe available in МetaТrader 5.
It draws a vertical line through the first bar the calculation starts from. This line allows you to see the probable starting point of the wave sequence along with a sufficient number of bars displayed in the chart. It also makes t
The Expert Advisor implements the classic "triangular arbitrage", which is successfully used by hedge funds.
Arbitrage refers to a class of neutral-market strategies, in which the profit or loss of open positions does not depend on the direction of the market movement as a whole.
In order to take profit, the EA exploits a weak spot of market makers - it utilizes the difficulty of combining cross rates of individual currency pairs.
The advantages of the strategy are the following:
The main purpose of the indicator is to determine and mark trade signals on the histogram of the Accelerator Oscillator, which were described by Bill Williams in his book "New Trading Dimensions". The list of signals:
The buy signal when the indicator histogram is below the zero line. The sell signal when the indicator histogram is below the zero line.The sell signal when the indicator histogram is above the zero line. The buy signal when the indicator histogram is above the zero line. The
Exp COPYLOT CLIENT for MT5 is a copier for the МetaТrader 5 platform. It copies forex trades from any accounts. Including those from terminals МТ5 and МТ4.
Install the Expert Advisor in the terminal where you want to copy trades. Specify any text label name as pathRead, for example, "COPY". This should match the master terminal (to bind the two terminals). To copy trades, you need to install the free Master copier in the terminal from where you want to copy the trades: COPYLOT
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.
Run the script on a chart.
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
Cluster analysis is now available in MetaTrader 5!
YuСlusters indicator builds a cluster graph based on tick data. For exchange instruments it is the volume and the last deal price, for Forex instruments it is the real or tick volume (depends on broker) and selectable type of the current price: Bid, Ask or (Bid+Ask)/2.
There are 5 criteria of cluster generation: Time interval, the criterion is set in seconds. Price range, the criterion is set in points. The current cluster is closed when the
The script is intended for automatic placing of Buy Stop pending orders, Stop Losses and Take Profits on the user specified levels.
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 market in
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Trend Laser with Volt Impulse
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Trading Chaos Expert Lite is a light version of Trading Chaos Expert. In the Lite version it is not possible to receive the table of trading signals, automatically place pending orders based on them and maintain open positions for multiple symbols at the same time in one window. Only the Current Chart mode is available. In all other features the panel is fully consistent with the basic version of the Expert Advisor.
This is, rather, a well thought out trader's assistant which is not easy to do
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qAutoActivation indicator is one of the main components of Trading Chaos Expert trading expert panel. The indicator displays the current trend on the current timeframe. This is the first indicator that is attached to the chart and saved in the trading complex template. It defines what trading signals from the expert panel should be automated for market entry (bullish or bearish ones).
When the trend changes, the indicator changes the line color and, at the same time, highlights the trading pane
Does not support hedging orders on a single symbol on MT5
MultiMTCopier MT5Receiver - new and improved multi-terminal positions copier for your real/demo account, works faster, requires less, flexible in managing and upgrading, new information support. This Expert Advisor is designed for the MetaTrader 5 terminal, trades will be copied into this terminal.
The EA will copy all positions without delays Additionally integrated notification in situations requiring user attention
The main purpose of the indicator is to detect and mark trade signals on the histogram of the Awesome Oscillator according to the strategies "Trading Chaos, second edition" and "New Trading Dimensions".
The indicator detects and marks the following trade signals:
"Two peaks" - Divergence. The signal "Second wise-man" - third consequent bar of the Awesome Oscillator after its color is changed. The histogram crosses the zero line. The signal "Saucer".The indicator includes a signal block th
The trade strategy is based on three moving averages. To determine the trend, it uses three exponentially smoothed moving averages: FastEMA, MediumEMA and SlowEMA.
Buy signal: FastEMA>MediumEMA>SlowEMA (upward trend).Sell signal: FastEMA<MediumEMA<SlowEMA (downward trend).Input parameters:
Inp_Signal_ThreeEMA_FastPeriod = 8;Inp_Signal_ThreeEMA_MediumPeriod = 38;Inp_Signal_ThreeEMA_SlowPeriod = 48;Inp_Signal_ThreeEMA_StopLoss = 400;Inp_Signal_ThreeEMA_TakeProfit = 900;Inp_Money
The script is intended for automatic placing of Sell Stop pending orders, Stop Losses and Take Profits on the user specified levels. This script is not that useful as "Virtual pending buy stop", since short positions are opened as Bid price crosses the levels. Thus spread widening is not dangerous. Nevertheless, you need to have this script to prevent unwanted hitting of the Stop Loss levels.
Automation of the process of placing the Sell Stop pending orders, Stop Losses and T
The indicator has standard settings. The new modification of indicator provides special marking of the segment when the moving averages begin to form a cross in one direction or another. The Alligator`s cross indicates that the trend is about to change. Modified Alligator helps traders to determine a trend on a particular timeframe even if the averages are intertwined and have a shift in the future. Direction of a trend is determined by a cross of the averages with a specified marking area on th
Does not support hedging orders on a single symbol on MT5
MultiMTCopier MT5Source - new and improved multi-terminal positions copier for your real / demo account, works faster, requires less, flexible in managing and upgrading, new information support. This expert is designed for terminal MetaTrader5 from which the position will be copied.
The EA will copy all positions without delays Additionally integrated notification in situations requiring user attention Buttons for re
Safe Automatic is a safe MetaТrader 5 trading robot working autonomously on a VPS server. The good results are achieved on EURUSD.
The EA applies modified versions of a trend-following strategy, half-pyramiding, scalping, Elliott Wave method and speculating trading with a deposit protection. The EA switches the strategies automatically. The program also takes the news calendar into account: the robot does not enter the market in a 10-minute interval before and after a news rel
TTMM – "Time To Make Money" – Time When Traders Makes Money on the Stock Exchanges
The ТТММ trade sessions indicator displays the following information:
Trade sessions: American, European, Asian and Pacific. (Note: Sessions are displayed on the previous five days and the current day only. The number of days may change depending on the holidays - they are not displayed in the terminals. The sessions are also not displayed on Saturday and Sunday).
The main trading hours of
This is what I see based on the figures you have quoted above. For closed trades, the commission paid is higher than the profit. So at one glance it appears that all the profit made flows into the commission column.I have also labelled 1)-5) on my answers to your queries.1) Yes, you are right about the sentiments of gold. Technically speaking gold has started to turn bullish since beginning of the year and it is in the news as well.If you have short positions in a bullish market, you will lose money - regardless if it is just a short lived one or for long term.2) Safe trading involves risk management, money management, exposure, technical analysis skills etc.For open trades on 21/1/16, it is considered a net short 1 open position. If you have short 44 positions, in order to reduce the exposure, you should just close 43 short positions, and not open another 43 long positions.By not closing the existing 43 short positions, you are only paying extra swap fees and commissions for no reason, without any improvement to the trading performance. Eventually you will still have to pay extra commissions to close all these extra positions you have opened. 2b) Max drawdown is an indicator of the risk of a portfolio chosen based on a certain strategy. It measures the largest single drop from peak to bottom in the value of a portfolio (before a new peak is achieved). This metric is good for identifying funds that preserve wealth by minimizing drawdowns throughout up/down cycles, and gives an analyst a good indication of the possible losses that this fund can experience at any given point in time. Quote from http://www.styleadvisor.com/resources/statfacts/maximum-drawdown"One would hope that the maximum drawdown would be as small as possible. If an investment never lost a penny, the maximum drawdown would be zero. The worst possible maximum drawdown would be 100%, meaning the investment is completely worthless. Most maximum drawdowns will fall somewhere between these two extremes." Based on your figures, the trading strategy used is extrememly risky. The figures also reveals that the opened positions would have already wipe out everything and beyond at 100%. So it appears that there must be a top up to your account before to salvage the situation from a complete loss, thus it reflects a scenario of Max DD beyond 100%?3) Hedging is usually used if you are unable to liquidate your existing positions (as a shareholder you can't liquidate your shares, as a fund manager you can't have 0% investments and 100% cash), hence you use another higher leverage vehicle to hedge or preserve your capital value. It would be foolish to incur more new opposite positions in order to neutralise your trades, when there is no advantage by doing so.If you feel that your right hand is overloaded and you are tilting to one side, will you let go some weight on the right, or continue to carry more on the left so as to achieve balance?4) "Paper loss is not a loss" explanation only makes sense on less volatile vehicles such as stocks (still volatile, just lesser than futures) as there is value creation (business growth etc). It cannot go to zero or negative at 5pm today, and then back up to 200% in the next few days.This explanation is not applicable to risky and volatile instruments such as futures & commodities, where it can wipe you out in a period of 2 hours, and then swing back up to 200% profit after you are entire wiped out. The paper loss is "the damage already done, reflected under a different section". It is "not considered a loss" ONLY IF you have made an equivalent floating profit, so that your floating P/L becomes 0 again. Otherwise the figure is showing the money that is already not in your account anymore.If it is "normal" like what he said and the money is still yours, try closing all the positions and reopen all the exact same positions again, and the truth will be obvious to all. Otherwise it is a clear cut manipulation of the situation as you have a contract agreement with him.Based on the 2nd report, within 2 weeks the bleeding doubled. If he were to think the opposite way within this 2 weeks, your bleeding would be healed by now. It also means he could have continue doing the same thing and you will be wiped out in no time.5) If you found more and more worms growing in your apple basket, what will you do?Any sound trader will reduce positions to preserve unneccessary commission and swap charges in your current situation. If anyone wants to short the market, they will logically reduce the opened long positions, instead of creating new short positions that does more damage to your portfolio.An upright money manager will make his profit from the market (out of the pie), but an unscrupulous one will just focus within the pie that he is sharing with.
I hope this is helpful enough for you to get out of your situation soon!All the bestRobert
Your true value during performance evaluation is the "Equity".
This is how periodic performance is measured without interfering fund managers activities.
It is measured using "Equity/Balance x100" over a specific period of time.