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Channel Trading Strategy

This EA takes as a channel between your resistance and support trend lines that you draw on your graphic, and when the price reaches your support-resistance trend lines EA automatically open or close your position.

You must draw two trend line with same color for EA to work, not equidistant channel line. and this color must be specified in ChannelColor parameter


Features available for the money management

  • You can put limit on the number of positions that are closed with Loss. So EA doesn't open a new position.
  • You can define fixed lot size for all positions
  • or if you choose risk percentage, you can automatically calculate the lot size for all positions


Notes

  • It is working without problem in the all periods, but we recommend that you use hourly or 4-hours periods
  • It is working without problem in the 3, 4 or 5 digit pricing (Stop-Loss, Take-Profit, Trailing-Stop value in all parity must be entered as 4 digits. 1 pip = 0,0001)


Advisor Parameters

  • Strategy - The choice of strategy, The OutsideChannel was chosen as the default strategy
  • ChannelColor - The color of the channel trend lines that you draw. The two trend lines should be the same color. Default value - Orange
  • BuyPosition - If this option is off, the advisor does not open buy position
  • SellPosition - If this option is off, the advisor does not open sell position
  • AutoCalc_SL - If this option is true Stop-Loss value will be calculated automatically "Stop-Loss(pip) = 1/3 of the channel-length(pip)", If you choose false you can enter manually. Default value - true
  • StopLoss - Manually entered value for Stop-Loss
  • AutoCalc_TP - If this option is true Take-Profit value will be calculated automatically "Take-Profit(pip) = channel-length(pip)", If you choose false you can enter manually. Default value - true
  • Take-Profit - Manually entered value for Take-Profit
  • Auto_TSL - If this option is true Trailing-Stop value will be calculated automatically "Trailing-Stop(pip) = Take-Profit(pip)", If you choose false you can enter manually. Default value - true
  • Trailing-Stop - Manually entered value for Trailing-Stop. You must enter a value less than Take-Profit to activate Trailing-Stop
  • Money_Management - If this option is true, you can use the following parameters and money management features. Default value - true
  • LossOrderLimit - if the Consecutive Loss Position Number is bigger than this number EA will stop opening position. Default value - 3
  • LossOrderLimit_Start - EA will start to count the Loss Position Number after that date.
  • Risk_Percentage - If Money_Management option is true, lot automatically calculated according to the values you enter. Default value - 5%

Example (EUR/USD)

Free Margin Price Calculated Max Lot Size(Free Margin) Risk Percentage Calculated Lot Size(Order)
9.500 USD 1.13720 19.89 5% 0.99




  • Lot_Size - Manually entered value for fixed lot size

You can choose two different strategies:

  1. Inside Channel Strategy - If the price is between the channel trend lines , EA opens position
    • If the price reaches the support line EA will open a position, and when the price reaches the resistance line EA will close the opened position automatically.
    • If the price reaches the resistance line EA will open a position, and when the price reaches the support line EA will close the opened position automatically.
    • Take-Profit - When the price changes, EA calculates a new Take-Profit value automatically and changes position's Take-Profit Price
  2. Outside Channel Strategy - If the price is out of the channel (resistance or support line is passed), EA opens a position in the same direction

* Before using, i recommend that you try the demo account

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Version 1.1 - 2016.04.22
- Some bugs fixed