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  Swing Trading ideas  (121   1 2 3 4 5 ... 12 13)
thread rules only daily charts any currency must Sl and TP try to explain trade reason No bickering
  Traders Joking  (10096   1 2 3 4 5 ... 1009 1010)
Do you have interest or hobby outside trading ?, or some jokes and humor for other forumer ? or maybe something else ?, Well, why don't show it here. Life is NOT all about trading or programming, and so is this topic, and you must participate in this topic ;D.
  Spread trade question?  (15   1 2)
As a fresh trader, i have a simple question which hurts my head. I have noticed in my ECN Account that EURUSD Spread goes 0 pipes many times. What happens if i open simultaneously BUY/SELL trade when spread is 0 and friday night the spread goes 4 pipes?
Hi, What is the utility of the mode parameter if a list is always sorted in ascending mode? https://www.mql5.com/en/docs/standardlibrary/datastructures/clist/clistsort SortSorts a list.void  Sort(    int  mode      // sorting mode    )Parametersmode[in] Sorting mode.Return ValueNo.NoteThe list is...
  Figure out a strategy  (15   1 2)
How to figure out a strategy from a set of indicators and their logics, does a probability matrix exists that can test 10 logics in 5 indicators with all the parameters? i tried to test a couple of indicators in MT4 and came up with billions of possibilities and quarter a million hours of testing
I'd like to test a strategy to run only at 6 every morning. I think I can do it with the timer OK, but it's still incredibly slow to test, maybe half an hour to do a month.. Can I do something to speed it up? Here's the code I have: int OnInit()   { //--- create timer        MqlDateTime hari;...
  GBP/USD forecast  (736   1 2 3 4 5 ... 73 74)
I’m having a little loss right now, but I think I’ll close the deal with profit.  
Some of the traders may choose ADX to determine whether the current market situation is ranging or trending, but ADX seems ineffective in predicting the ranging? Is there any indicator which can be used for predicting the ranging? Therefore, we can make the preparation for it. Thx
  Eurusd/gbpusd  (22880   1 2 3 4 5 ... 2287 2288)
This thread is all about trading the euro and GBP/USDU using Metatrader indicators, Neural Net and general technical analysis. This site is rich with indicators and systems so let's work together to make more pips using our accumulated expertise. Notch aka Firscall P.S. Feel free to post!
  Press review  (5849   1 2 3 4 5 ... 584 585)
This link provided to me by RaptorUK, give me the idea that it would be interesting to have a place here on the site to share such links. So I opened a new topic, it will be moderated to follow the rules as usual, but also about the content. Everyone can post but have to provide a quote and the...
This is on Metatrader 5. I entered a position today at 2394 and placed a limit to close at 2292.75. The price hit my limit but my order was filled at 2393.25. I was watching DOM and saw other orders being filled at 2392.75 so I know there was plenty of volume at that level. Is this common on MT5? I...
  USD/JPY Analysis  (445   1 2 3 4 5 ... 44 45)
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 =) 
  USD/CAD close to visiting resistance  (421   1 2 3 4 5 ... 42 43)
The USD/CAD keeps its bullish trend, the next resistance may be the 1.3458 level and from there the price may try to stall or even break to the downside, but if oil keeps dropping, then we may see a breakout of that level. A breakdown of the bullish trendline may indicate a change in direction, but...
  USDCHF  (70   1 2 3 4 5 6 7)
The pair made a substantial rally going from close to 1.0400 to below parity in just a few days. Let's see how the Trump Presidency rolls out and if the pair would continue trading to the downside.
All lessons of Codersguru: https://www.mql5.com/en/forum/175653 Mql - Metatrader Development Course | www.metatrader.info https://www.mql5.com/en/forum/172885 All Codersguru lessons + questions/replies and so on are on this section Metatrader 4 mql 4 - Development course - Forex-TSD Book: https...
Well from my point of view day trading can be risky and can make a millionaire too. All depends upon your working strategy. 
  Trading System by Xard777  (3860   1 2 3 4 5 ... 385 386)
Here is a suggestion for a possible trading system... System one is MT4-Xard777.rar and System two is XARD-BOX.rar Enjoy... All the best Xard777
Hello,  From my research and reading, I have read that one trading systems do not work for all market conditions.  Questions: 1. Should a system trader have multiple trading systems for different market conditions?  2. If yes, do you recommend system traders keep all their systems running in sim...
  There certainly is a Holy Grail!  (94   1 2 3 4 5 ... 9 10)
It is generally accepted in the trading community that there is no Holy Grail.  That is a very human and absolutely normal way of dealing with the subject.  As many of us know, there are a number of fundamental items in the economy that are fundamentally wrong, but, the human race developed the...
Hi, I want to backtest EAs and find their best settings. What affordable servers can you suggest? Regards
Hi there, I would like to export numerical data from mt4 indicator for calculation, any easy way that i can export the data? Thanks
  Advice please  (2)
Hello , can someone suggest advisor/anything similar for mt4 which can help with opening of new orders ( I mean: I will select the opening points myself, but it needs to estabilish the t/p and s/l , i will preearange them myself)   ! it is a way too time consuming to write t/p and s/l when there are...
Trading and training video (from youtube for example) about forex and financial market in general.  thread for April 2013 - look at this thread,  thread for May 2013 - look at here,for June 2013 is here.July thread 2013 is hereAugust thread 2013 is this oneSeptember thread 2013 is hereOctober thread...
Hello, Considering Metatrader 5 - Book Bullet (DOM Buy and Sell)  Is that possible to set different values by asset for VOL, SL and TP ?  Actually I would like to have the last VOL, SL and TP used for each asset and NOT a global VOL, SL and TP for all assets.  Regards, Leo
Hi to everyone, first of all, I'm sorry if my english or terminology could cause any misunderstanding, I will try to be as clear as possible. For an EA that I'm developing, I would like to cancel the StopLoss and replace it with a Trailing Stop when a Take Profit is reached. For example: EURUSD, 5...
Hey. I made a successful bitcoin trading bot. Bot has earned me about 16 btc in fees during last 8 months, but it requires many external dlls, so I cant sell it normally on the market. (it trades btc against all avaliable altcoins on Poloniex or Bittrex, that meet certain conditions) Would it be...
  "No loss" recovery hedging system  (75   1 2 3 4 5 ... 7 8)
Question: Would you be willing to trade any system or strategy you want on your $10000 account and turn every trade you take into a win trade (of $200 or $20) or a breakeven trade and have only a small theoretical chance of losing let's say $600 in worst case scenario? Some traders would probably...
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does anyone know which type of indicator it is? Price Action Monitor? Ranges from 0 to 100 .its changes color from red to green when there is price change or reversal.looks promising .Anyone?  
  Expert  (31   1 2 3 4)
What features should be a good expert ?
  Forecast and levels for S&P 500  (235   1 2 3 4 5 ... 23 24)
S&P 500 January-March 2017 Forecast: long-term bullish ranging within the narrow s/r levels for direction W1 price is located far above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price is on ranging within the following narrow support/resistance levels for the bullish trend to be resumed...
Bitcoin vs USD January-March 2017 Forecast: key resistance level at 850.15 to be broken for the bullish trend to be continuing Weekly (W1) price is located above Ichimoku cloud in the bullish area of the chart. The price is on ranging within the following support/resistance levels: 850.15...
Stock Market A To Z: 26 Names, Themes And Trends To Watch (based on the article) A is for Apple "The stock trailed the broader market in 2016, but there may be tailwinds in 2017. Tax reform may include a provision that incentivizes the company to deploy its billions in foreign cash back to...
Bovespa Index Technical Analysis 2016, 10.04 - 17.04: branging bullish with ascending triangle pattern to be formed for the bullish trend to be continuing Daily price is located above 100-day SMA (100 SMA) and 200-day SMA (200 SMA) for the bullish market condition with the ranging within the...
Last Friday, the new MetaTrader 5 trading platform build 1375 with the Time & Sales option was officially released. The Time & Sales feature in the Market Depth window enables users to view the real-time list of all exchange transactions. The Time & Sales list provides...
The Best Stocks Of 2016: Nvidia (based on the article) The price was increased by 10% just for December only!
Is there any good forex manual trader who has good risk management and good profit every month? If you are a good forex trader, I am glad to cooperate with you.
  Bermaui Analysis  (37   1 2 3 4)
A Bullish RSI14 Reversal Signal for Dow Jones Industrial.
Can anyone help me find a broker that fits my requirements? Best regards.
Is It possible trade these instruments with a low spread (10 or minuns) and volume (0.01)?
MetaQuotes Software and oneZero Financial Systems announce a new connectivity gateway for integration with Interactive Brokers Group, Inc., available through the oneZero Hub product. The gateway provides the possibility to trade stocks, futures and other exchange traded instruments on the largest...
Good day everyone, I am new to this business of Forex and Binary and in a short time I have incurred some losses and currently looking for the best approach to this market. I am particularly interested in Binary Tick Trade. Does anyone here know if there is any indicator or strategy applicable to...
You must be willing to be open to a good working relationship. I am still somewhat a novice trader but I have two years experience. I'm self taught so just hmu with your cool with this.
I have a concern that the higher volatility, the more pay out for binary option? please advise me this matter? Thanks all
  McDonald's  (10)
The weekly share price stopped the bearish reversal and it was bounced from 110.32 support level to above to came back to Ichimoku cloud to the ranging market condition. Fow now, the price is on testing 121.85 resistance level to above for the reversal to the trendy primary bullish market condition...
Hi, I try to increase my variable secondCounter in every second, does my code here work? And both of these function still won't work in Strategy Tester, am I right? int secondCounter = 0;int OnInit(){   EventSetTimer(1);   return(INIT_SUCCEEDED);}void OnTimer(){   secondCounter++;} Thanks.
  mt editor sl tp problems  (24   1 2 3)
ive figured out how to add indicators to mt editor but I cant figure out how to set sl etc also I cant set the TP and its well up there is there something I need to down load to do all of this any help please ? :/
  Margin % mql4  (1)
How do i get the value of margin percentage(at symbol properties window) in mql4 code?
I hav been using trailing stoploss coded into the EA. Works fine. The only catch is that if  contact is lost it does not work. The trailing stoploss can also be set manually on the terminal. As I understand it it is then handled by the server, which means it will work even if contact is lost witht...
  OBJ_EDIT focus  (4)
Hello, I have two similar questions related to OBJ_EDIT: 1) Can I find out if the object (OBJ_EDIT) has focus (the cursor blinks inside the box) in MQL? 2) Can I set focus to an object (OBJ_EDIT) in MQL?
  Requests & Ideas (MQL5 only!)  (393   1 2 3 4 5 ... 39 40)
Terms and Conditions: You describe (you provide) the idea, I place an open MQL5 code in this branch, I place this code in a CodeBase. &nbsp, I specify the author of the idea and the author of a MQL5 code in a code, The coding services are provided "as is" and you use them at your own risk. List of...
I've developed an expert which I have tried to optimize as much I can to allow as accurate backtesting as possible.  But now I realize that much of the overall time spent is actually spent between returning from my expert and before I get the next tick. I'm using M1, backtesting 10y. I'm recording...
  Help with pseudo multi inheritance  (43   1 2 3 4 5)
I've built a pseudo inheritance since mql doesn't allow this, here's what i did. //+------------------------------------------------------------------+//|                                                                  |//+------------------------------------------------------------------+class...
I am porting my code to MQL5 I have a requirement to access the brokers group name (System type or the category that a symbol belongs to). The code below works in MT4 - I found it on the web.  Anybody know how to get the same information in MQL5?...
Hi, I am developing an EA where I use technical indicators to generate signals... But meanwhile, I am thinking about getting some external signals to receive somehow in digital form and then use them in my EA. Is it possible to receive such signals from some (free) signal providers in a digital...
  Observer Pattern  (27   1 2 3)
Hello everyone, i'm tryng to implement the Observer Pattern as described here (https://www.tutorialspoint.com/design_pattern/observer_pattern.htm) but i'm failing really hard. This is what i coded #include <Object.mqh>#include "Subject...
I´m trying to integrate MT5 with an external Named Pipe Server application written in C# through named pipes. The problem is the app requires a Asyncronous named pipe, and I can´t find a way to connect to it from MT5. I´m using the example from&nbsp;https://www.mql5.com/en/articles/503: void...
Hi, How Can I create a Move Average with levels ? I need to add two level to MA... like this sample.     //+------------------------------------------------------------------+ //|                                                           MA.mq5 | //|...
  iMFI with iMA  (10)
Hi,   I'm trying to code a iMFI that has a iMA inside it... the iMA will get the "first indicator's data". but I cann't find any sample to understand how I could code this... I tried to code it my self , but isn't working... the iMA is not getting data correctly.  http://pastebin.com/vpPmg2MY
Hi, I'm trying to use partialclose but it's not working, I think that this mt5 is only for hedgeing Could someone show me a similar function/code for partialclose that works with netting mode? I  buy 2 and to partialclose 1 contract. I  sell 2 and to partialclose 1 contract. thanks
[Help] I created Custom RSI indicator manually but it's don't work. How to calculate Average Gains/Loses?? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relative_strength_index#Calculation I'm using MQL4. There's no built-in function for Average Gains/Loses. If you know how to code that average gains/loses, please...
Hello Guys, I have an issue, I can not solve for quite a lot of hours now. I did my research, debugged a lot, but still have no clue what causes the problem. That's why I am here to ask for some help from more skilled veterans! I have 2 indicators: A and B A is averaging two iMA values and creates a...
Hello, I saw that the below code prints 2 different values. Question is why? Is it correct that Spread[] contains spread values at open time? and MarketInfo contains current spread value? int OnCalculate(const int rates_total,                const int prev_calculated,                const datetime...
I have a list of the buy volume size and the involved order count. Now i'd like to calculate an index for the current buy pressure for each row to reflect the increase or decrease of the activity. The list itself will be updated with additional rows on each tick....
Equidistant ChannelStandard Deviations ChannelLinear Regression ChannelAndrew's Pitchfork (let it be too)Another channel. Will write about it in the commentsNoneI do not have an opinion on the topicI just want to see the answer
Hello Guys, I coded a bunch of custom indicators, but I have an issue, I can not solve myself. Hope You can help me out with some info about this. The indicator I am working on has a custom buffer, and I would like to apply DEMA or TEMA on that buffer's data. I am looking for a way to do that like...
Hello, can anypne explain it?  I tried to use ObjectGetValueByTime() by giving it last candle's time, but it return 0 or last high/low, or anything but not fibo level price
Hello, I recently downloaded a SVM indicator from https://www.mql5.com/en/code/1437 along with the required library but I am having problems with the indicator updating while the chart is live. Unfortunately, the developer has not been active for quite a few years so I am hoping someone here is able...
How to do this in Mql5 In mql4 val1 = iFractals(NULL, 0, MODE_UPPER, i); val2 = iFractals(NULL, 0, MODE_LOWER, i);
Hi all, I am having issue in using iFractals indicator. The problem is that I am always getting same value for iFractals  buffers i.e. fractal_up[0]: 1.797693134862316e+308 fractal_down[0]: 1.797693134862316e+308 following is my code: int    handle_fractal;              //--- for fractal...
Hi, im not sure if i have posted in the right place. This lot size calculator has 2 inputs, one for stop loss and one for risk which is fine and it shows you lot size based on that on screen. What im looking for is to be able to see multiple stoploss and lots size on screen.
  % Forex  (4)
Hi, I'm not an expert on the subject, I would like to know, how do you calculate the percentage change on the forex?
  Elite indicators :)  (15007   1 2 3 4 5 ... 1500 1501)
Hello, Does anyone know where I can find an indicator that takes in price values, which when reached or surpassed will cause the indicator to send a sound alert?
  ATR  (1)
Does anyone know if the attached indicator is available in MT5?
  Multi Timeframe Indicators  (12125   1 2 3 4 5 ... 1212 1213)
Hi all, I've been wanting to have the ability to plot indicators from different timeframes on my chart, but MT doesn't have this capability built in. (Does anyone know of any charting programs that do this natively?) As an example, if you're following the IWCR system, it'd be nice to be able to...
Simple Pip Value Calculator: "How much is a 1 pip movement on EURUSD (or any pair) worth in my currency???" It's a question we see asked frequently on the MQL forums and other forex websites. Knowing how much a 1 pip or 1 point move on a currency is going to make you (or cost you) is one of the...
New article Trade Operations in MQL5 - It's Easy is published: Almost all traders come to market to make money but some traders also enjoy the process itself. However, it is not only manual trading that can provide you with an exciting experience. Automated trading systems development can also be...
Is It possible check 99% of quality for backtest on hitorical data?
Averages MTF: Averages indicator, which contains 18 types of averages available. Author: Mladen Rakic
  Experts: VFX London Breakout  (123   1 2 3 4 5 ... 12 13)
VFX London Breakout: Expert Advisor which trades breakouts in several pairs during the London Session. Author: Vinicius de Oliveira
New article MetaQuotes ID in MetaTrader Mobile Terminal is published: Android and iOS powered devices offer us many features we do not even know about. One of these features is push notifications allowing us to receive personal messages, regardless of our phone number or mobile network operator....
Alert Crossing Moving Average Nth Bar: An alert (an audio alert, email and push notification) is generated when the iMA (Moving Average, MA) indicator crosses the bar with index N. Author: Vladimir Karputov
RSI with divergency: RSI modified to show the excess of the market (more than 70 and less than 30), and show you the divergency with the price. Regular RSI, but it will show the divergency or the convergency between the 2 last peaks. You can choose the icon's size as well as the excess...
New article Cross-Platform Expert Advisor: The CExpertAdvisor and CExpertAdvisors Classes has been published: This article deals primarily with the classes CExpertAdvisor and CExpertAdvisors, which serve as the container for all the other components described in this article-series regarding...
Four clicks to draw an arc-shaped channel: A quick way to draw an arc-shaped channel using four mouse clicks. Author: Nikolai Semko
New article Price Action. Automating the Engulfing Pattern Trading Strategy has been published: This article describes a process of creating an Expert Advisor for MetaTrader 4 based on the Engulfing pattern, as well as the pattern recognition principle, rules of setting pending orders and stop...
Signal for Trend: The indicator shows trade signals using combined Stohastic with breaking of High/Low by Moving Average. The idea is to combine trend and when to open the market using Stohastic 14,3,3 and price break Moving Average 5 shift 2 typical and ADX to see the trend. Author: reza rahmad
SAR trading v2.0: Trading signals are generated based on a comparison of two trend indicators: iMA (Moving Average, MA) and iSAR (Parabolic SAR). The EA works on the zero bar, only one position can be open. Trailing stop is used. Author: Vladimir Karputov
  Libraries: Clock  (1)
Clock: A library for creating analog clocks using MetaTrader 4/5 graphical resources. Author: fxsaber
DojiTrader: The Expert Advisor trades using the "Japanese Doji Candlestick" pattern. Author: Vladimir Karputov
Dear Programmers, I would like to ask your help about sending an e-mail. I went to the e-mail settings (MetaTrader-->Tools-->Options-->Email) and filled out the datas: SMTP server: mail.t-online.hu:25 SMTP login: login_name SMTP password: login_password When I push the Test button, I get the...
Help! I'm new to MT4 and have been looking on the net for any information to help me get started writing EAs and indicators, etc, and I can't find much in these more advanced areas. Can I ask everybody out there ... how did you get started in MT4? Did you come from a computer programming...
Hello Traders, I am new to mt4. my mt4 software doesn't show me the commission or swap for the live trades. every time I open a trade I have to go to account history to check my commission. check the picture below. please help me with this issue. Thank You. happy trading.
Hi, My custom RSI indicator with divergency freeze, and I don't know why. It freezes when you change timeframe or when you change profiles... Please find the file attached.
hello everybody I need a code which close all buy orders and then close the remain of the close buy s.... Can anyone help me?
I have an Indicator that displays some information panes on the Chart window and one of them is at the right top side of the chart. The problem is that when someone will attach an expert to this Chart, the Expert name and its smiley are appearing right there. So, I need one of this two options: 1....
Hi everyone, I know most traders have mode than just one monitor to trade, in my case i have 3 monitors to a laptop, this way i can see clearly multiple time frames (15,H1,H4) The thing is, if i get an alert on any of the terminals (example: EURUSD H1) it would be great to go to that chart and when...
Hy guys... There is a way to initialize an external datetime variable with the current time ?   I'm try something like this:  extern datetime fundamental = TimeCurrent();   But returns me the following error: 'TimeCurrent' - constant expected   I need to show the current time, not  1790.01.01 00:00
  custom indicator editing  (11   1 2)
Hello to you all ! I am in the middle of developing a trading strategy that uses this wonderful MT4 platform. I am by no stretch of the imagination any type of programmer but can understand a little about the basic meta-editor. I have a question that I am hoping you may be able to help me with. I...
[Help] My force index formula didn't match MQL Force Index Indicator line I tried to experimented many indicators formula but when I created force index without using iForce function the indicator line is not same as the original MQL Force Index indicator.    int limit;   int...
It occurs when I call EventSetMillisecondTimer() and once it happens, the whole EA goes down. The only official documentation I found is this: https://docs.mql4.com/eventfunctions/eventsetmillisecondtimer. There's, however, no detailed description of a proper usage of this function nor how to...
Dear Friends, can someone help me to create an EA based on Lindecourt Custom Indicator. I just want the EA to open buy/sell position as soon as the indicator dispays the Arrows (Green/Red) on the chart. I mean I want the EA to simultaneously open positions as soon as the Alert and Arrows apear....
Dimi.A
Hi Mladen and friends, Just sharing an interesting indicator I've been using to trade reversals on the 15 minute charts called Vertex. The reversals are pretty spot on so far but the "TMA bands" repaint. I think there's a lot of potential in this indicator, it just needs some polishing up. Mladen,...
I'd like to make option levels indicator for MT4. My Russian version of topic is at https://www.mql5.com/ru/forum/224805 Here it is my idea. According to one theory (Ildar Nurgaliev, Russian  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClZo081odiV1tVTnXPLY13w?app=desktop) price moves from volume to volume. The...
Hey all, I use my EA to draw a line called "Trigger" on the chart upon the first tick which I then move to a support/resistance area i want to wait for a signal from to take a trade, I have then also programmed it to delete this line when the EA takes a trade to avoid opening multiple trades for the...