From what I understand, to trade my FXCM brokerage account using MT4, a VPN is really required so that the conditions remain in place when I turn the computer off and am not connected to the market. However, that is not an option at the moment, at least for testing purposes.
I like the idea of trading one minute charts and saw this EA http://www.fxcmapps.com/metatrader-4-category/expert-advisors/?sortby=price among the free EAs. It does not appear to be profitable in my time frame. What can I do to that one to improve profitability?