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SwissCannon EA

SwissCannon EA is an advanced type of mean-reversion scalper that trades for 6 hours each night 5 days a week. It has 4 built-in core set files and is already fully optimized for multi-currency pairs trading.

The core strategy logic is based on the concept of finding the highest peaks in price action on the 1 minute bar. Momentum is filtered out for optimal mean-reversion. Exit mechanism is dynamical and stop losses are always used for every trade (set at 100 pips).

This system does not use hedging, martingale, grids, or other similar toxic methods of trading. 

Pairs + Timeframes

This system operates on 17 pairs: AUDCAD, AUDCHF, AUDNZD, AUDSGD, CADCHF, CHFJPY, CHFSGD, EURAUD, EURCHF, EURGBP, EURNZD, GBPAUD, GBPCAD, GBPCHF, GBPNZD, GBPSGD, and NZDCHF on the M1 timeframe.

Recommendations

    1. Test with minimal risk first on an ECN account
    2. Use VPS for minimal network latency to the broker's server
    3. Use a leverage of 1:100 or more
    4. Low spread + low commission + low slippage is advisable
    5. Minimum balance best above $500

Parameters

----------Main Settings----------
    • MagicNumber - Must be an integer i.e. "222"
    • TradeComment - To add to EA Comment i.e. "SWISSCANNON"
    • Leverage - The default account leverage i.e. input "500" if leverage is 1:500
    • MaxSpread - Must be a value greater than average spread. Default = 2.0 pips
    • ShowPanel - Set to true to show panel information on the chart.
    • DeleteObjects - Deletes objects on the main chart. Useful to improve performance during live trading
----------Money Management----------
    • MaxLots - Set the broker's maximum allowable lot size limit
    • UseMM - Set to true to use Money Management based on risk size. Set to false to use fixed lots
    • Risk - Risk size amount
    • FixedLots - Set a fixed lot size amount if UseMM = false
----------Exit Strategy----------
    • StopLoss - Set the strategy stop loss in points. Default = 1000 points
----------Time Filter----------
    • GMTHourOffset - Allows for manually shifting start and end hour to adjust for summer/winter time changes

Final Notes

  • EA can be backtested using Open Prices
  • No set files needed
  • Parameters window is kept simplified for ease of use


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Version 1.8 2019.04.28
Fixed a panel error.
Version 1.7 2019.04.27
Streamlined the code.
Version 1.6 2019.04.26
Fixed a bug with magic number recognition.
Version 1.5 2019.04.24
Streamlined the code.
Version 1.4 2019.04.24
Fixed up the time filter.
Version 1.3 2019.04.22
Corrected a calculation
Version 1.2 2019.04.20
Updated the screen panel info.
Version 1.1 2019.04.18
Fixed some of the code on order timing.