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Appearance of the Expert Advisor cs2011 by Igor Korepin (Xupypr) at the very top of the Automated Trading Championship 2011 was really impressive - its balance was almost twice that of the EA featured on the second place. However, despite such a sound breakaway, the Expert Advisor could not stay long on the first line. Igor frankly said that he relied much on a lucky start of his trading robot in the competition. We'll see if luck helps this simple EA to take the lead in the ATC 2011 race again.
The Expert Advisor uses Stochastic indicator on M5, M15 and M30 timeframes, fixed StopLoss, TakeProfit and Lots. Optimized 1 year on backtest, the best result on 1 month forward test: Stoploss : 1 -200, step 1;TakeProfit : 1 - 200, step 1 ;Km5 : 6 - 60, step 1;Lm5 : 3 - 30, step 1;Dm5 : 3 - 30, step 1;Km15 : 6 - 60, step 1;Lm15 : 3 - 30, step 1;Dm15 : 3 - 30, step 1;Km30 : 6 - 60, step 1;Lm30 : 3 - 30, step 1;Dm30 : 3 - 3,0 step 1.You can see the Strategy Tester Report at www.rmatrading.com.
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EA Tree is the first drag and drop MetaTrader MQL5 Expert Advisor builder. You can create complex MQL5 using a very easy to use graphical user interface. In EA Tree, Expert Advisors are created by connecting boxes together. Boxes may contain MQL5 functions, technical indicators, custom indicators, or values. Using the "tree of boxes", EA Tree generates the MQL5 code of the Expert Advisor.
A student from Germany Tim Fass (Tim) is participating in the Automated Trading Championship for the first time. Nevertheless, his Expert Advisor The_Wild_13 already got featured at the very top of the Championship rating and seems to be holding his position in the top ten. Tim told us about his Expert Advisor, his faith in the success of simple strategies and his wildest dreams.
Interview with Olexandr Topchylo (Better) is the second publication within the "ATC Champions League" project. Having won the Automated Trading Championship 2007, this professional trader caught the attention of investors. Olexandr says that his first place in the ATC 2007 is one of the major events of his trading experience. However, later on this popularity helped him discover the biggest disappointment - it is so easy to lose investors after the first drawdown on an investor account.
What is common between skydiving, Futures, Hawaii, translations and spies? We didn't know it until we've managed to communicate with disqualified participant Atsushi Yamanaka (alohafx). His has a creed "Life is Good!", and one can hardly doubt that. It was interesting to know that distances between the continents are not an obstacle for communication among our Championship's participants.
Forex Strategy Momentum Pinball - another strategy by Linda Raschke. This strategy is simple and it's not long-term strategy, but nevertheless allows to make a profit on the FOREX market. Although just want to warn that the deals are not so often (because the signals are based on Daily interval). This is the modified version of this strategy. Strategy Momentum Pinball - multi-currency (ie, suitable for any currency pair), it trade using the signals of 2 intervals: D1 and H1. To trade on it,
Momentum Pinball indicator helps to determine a day for trading. The trading strategy depends on values of Momentum Pinball indicator (at the moment, when daily bar is completed). Usage: If Momentum Pinball>70, it is recommended to open short positions only;If Momentum Pinball<30, it is recommended to open long positions only; Momentum Pinball indicator is based on Momentum (the difference between the today's and yesterday' close price). It uses the Relative Strength Index (RSI) indicator (
Ukrainian programmer Andrei Moraru (enivid) is an active participant of the Automated Trading Championship beginning from 2007. Andrei had already come in our view at that time and now we have decided to find out if there occured any changes in his attitude towards trading and selection of trading strategies for the past four years, and also to know about his new Expert Advisor.
In the second week of the competition, the Expert Advisor of Sergey Nikitin (VNIK) trading on two currency pairs EURUSD and EURJPY got featured on the very top drawing away from the rest. Multicurrency Expert Advisors always attract attention in the Championship, especially those that show good results. We talked with Sergey about the role of luck in a trader's life and his way of trading.