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closing ripple trading

Hi I just received an email from AVATRADE stating that they are closing ripple trading at 2400 hrs tonight what does this mean? thanks and what should I do! just ride it out until they close it? or close it myself now?

Possible to run 64 bit mql5 tester agent on Linux?

I would like to know if this possible, thank you.

Discussion of article "Cross-Platform Expert Advisor: Orders"

New article Cross-Platform Expert Advisor: Orders has been published: MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 uses different conventions in processing trade requests. This article discusses the possibility of using a class object that can be used to represent the trades processed by the server, in order for...

Opinion about this EA

Hello guys I would like some if your opinions about an EA for a system that I have developed. This are the results: Total Trades: 2391 (2013-2017) Profit factor: 2.29 Drawdown: 15% Risk per trade: 0.1% What do you think of those numbers? Does it has a chance to make it on a real account? Thanks!

Tester: What the Numbers in the Expert Testing Report Mean

New article What the Numbers in the Expert Testing Report Mean has been published: Article explains how to read testing reports and to interpret the obtained results properly. Author: MetaQuotes Software Corp.

ObjectSet changes not appearing on chart

Hello, I'm attempting to get my advisor to draws its technical analysis on the chart in real time. When I use ObjectSet to change parameters that would otherwise change the shape and size of the object, the changes are not being updated on the chart. In the code that draws prices from the technical...

Forecast and levels for S&P 500

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...

How To Include Calendar Days?

Are there indicator or script to showing the calendar days (Saturday & Sunday) as an empty candle or empty space into MT4? Thanks in advanced.

Looking for an MT4 tool similar to this one for FXCM's trading station. Any help is appreciated!

Hello! I'm not sure if this goes in this section, but it seems like the best categorization to put it under. I'm looking for a tool similar to FXCM's proprietary "Zone Trader" located here: https://www.fxcmapps.com/apps/zone-trader/ So far, I've searched Google and the Market only to find EAs that...

Traders Joking

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.

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Resolving entries into indicators

Different situations happen in trader’s life. Often, the history of successful trades allows us to restore a strategy, while looking at a loss history we try to develop and improve it. In both cases, we compare trades with known indicators. This article suggests methods of batch comparison of trades with a number of indicators.

Using the Kalman Filter for price direction prediction

For successful trading, we almost always need indicators that can separate the main price movement from noise fluctuations. In this article, we consider one of the most promising digital filters, the Kalman filter. The article provides the description of how to draw and use the filter.

How to trade on an external cryptocurrency exchange via MetaTrader 5

The MQL5 functionality has been supplemented with a new feature — ability to develop custom symbols and charts. The article considers using this feature for trading on an external cryptocurrency exchange via MetaTrader 5.

R-squared as an estimation of quality of the strategy balance curve

This article describes the construction of the custom optimization criterion R-squared. This criterion can be used to estimate the quality of a strategy's balance curve and to select the most smoothly growing and stable strategies. The work discusses the principles of its construction and statistical methods used in estimation of properties and quality of this metric.

Comparing different types of moving averages in trading

This article deals with seven types of moving averages (MA) and a trading strategy to work with them. We also test and compare various MAs at a single trading strategy and evaluate the efficiency of each moving average compared to others.

Triangular arbitrage

The article deals with the popular trading method - triangular arbitrage. Here we analyze the topic in as much detail as possible, consider the positive and negative aspects of the strategy and develop the ready-made Expert Advisor code.

Mini Market Emulator or Manual Strategy Tester

Mini Market Emulator is an indicator designed for partial emulation of work in the terminal. Presumably, it can be used to test "manual" strategies of market analysis and trading.

Fuzzy Logic in trading strategies

The article considers an example of applying the fuzzy logic to build a simple trading system, using the Fuzzy library. Variants for improving the system by combining fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms and neural networks are proposed.

A New Approach to Interpreting Classical and Hidden Divergence

The article considers the classical method for divergence construction and provides an additional divergence interpretation method. A trading strategy was developed based on this new interpretation method. This strategy is also described in the article.

Optimizing a strategy using balance graph and comparing results with "Balance + max Sharpe Ratio" criterion

In this article, we consider yet another custom trading strategy optimization criterion based on the balance graph analysis. The linear regression is calculated using the function from the ALGLIB library.

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Debug and modify my EA

Hi coders, I have an EA which needs some debugging and then some modifications.   The EA currently has about 600 rows and uses different formulas for trade entries and exits. If you're experienced in the skills I've tagged, and can work with me over the long term at short notice, please...

An indicator based on supply and demand

I need the indicator to have an option to ONLY show fresh supply and demand levels on the chart as well as untouched levels.I need the supply and demand indicator to send custom alerts to a mobile device when a level has been touched.I need the supply and demand levels to be removed from the chart...

Convert my mq4 EA to Ninjatrader

Hello, I need someone to convert my news straddle EA to Ninjatrader. It's a very simple EA. My EA places buy stop and sell stop orders a few seconds to the news release time. I need to be able to do this on Ninjatrader platform.

An indicator based on ZigZag and 2 trendlines with alerts

Hello, I would like an indicator on timeframe 1H based on zigzag and 2 trenlines.The main function is to draw trendlines between the last 2 high points and last 2 low points of the zig zag that has next characteristic (Depth 5, Deviation 1, Backstep 3). It should keep drawing on the last 2...

Code Conversion from MQL4 to MQL5

Please find attached the file to convert from mql4 to mql5.. Also I want this in all time frames.. The strategy is based on renko charting.. The long entry strategy is after 2 green bricks and exit after one red brick.. The enter short strategy is 2 red bricks and exit at 1 green brick. 

Expert Advisor Required For an indicator Based on RSI and MACD

time farme:  anybuy signal* price above sma (can i key in value?)* rsi above 50 line* macd above 0 line* lot size 0.01* take profit 300 pips* logic to prevent additional trades in the same direction.*sell signal will be the opposite.* price below ma (can i key in value?)* rsi below 50 line*...

Developing an expert on renko trading and moving average strategy in mql5 for metatrader 5

;          please find the link above for trading strategy.. It shows the trading strategy using renko charts and simple moving average.. The long and short strategy are also discussed.. Please make this expert in mql5 for metatrader 5.. 

Fix EMA EA

Morning Chaps,My main developer is away, but I need this EA updated as soon as possible please hence this request. EA Summary; It’s basically an EMA based EA. 1. The EA essentially either opens a trade if the current bar is above/below the set EMA across multiple time frames, or it will...

I NEED MT4 TO ActTrader (PC) TRADE COPIER

Hello Programmers,I dont know if possible,but does anyone have a trade copier for MT4 TO ActTrader PC Trading platform.I will appreciate if anyone has this.Thank youJerry

Modification for mt4 existing code

I have an existing martingale EA and with mql4 code which is running perfectly. Now, I want to make some modification for the existing EA so that it makes my entry is much safer.The main challenge is to understand the coding itself and then once you undertsand it, you will be able to make...

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Synchronized Charts

The Synchronized Charts script allows comparing bars of different symbols or different periods of the same symbol. Attach the script to a chart and move bars or change the scale, all opened chart will move synchronously with the current one. The bars on different charts aligned to the border according to their open time.

Virtual pending buy stop order

The script is intended for automatic placing of Buy Stop pending orders, Stop Losses and Take Profits on the user specified levels. Main Purposes Avoiding unwanted entering a long position in case of false hitting the level as a result of widening of the spread by a dealing center. Avoiding unwanted triggering of a Stop Loss in case a quote pierces a significant level (fractal) without further confirmation with the close price. Setting a necessary virtual order and entering the marke

MA on Realtime Deals

This script help user record the value of Moving Average and OHLC at the moment once deals happen. The datas save as .CSV format file so you can quantitative analysis someone's trading. Please input value of MA's parameters you like. It tells you the path of data file when script is stopped.

HedgeTerminalApi

Trade in the opposite directions with HedgeTerminalApi library! HedgeTerminalApi is a program interface allowing you to use HedgeTerminal virtualization technologies in your robots and scripts. With HedgeTerminalApi, you are able to trade in the opposite directions when two or more trading algorithms occupy opposite positions on a single symbol. The library allows robots to track their positions even if these positions overlap entirely or partially. Moreover, with this library, you are able to

CreateGridOrdersTune

A script for opening a grid of orders If you need to quickly open several pending orders (Buy Limit, Sell Limit, Buy Stop, Sell Stop) on a certain distance from the current price, this script will do all the routine for you! Allow AutoTrading before running the script. Usage: Run the script on a chart. Input Parameters: Language of messages displayed (EN, RU, DE, FR, ES) - language of the output messages (English, Russian, German, French, Spanish). Price for open - open price. If set to

Momentum EA

MOMENTUM EA is a price action swing system which does 2 things: First strategy will hunt down strong price movements. It will then start opening multiple trades in the direction of that trend. The trades will either hit Take profit or Stop loss, or the EA will close the group of trades when it exceeds a certain profit. It is NOT a grid system and will only place extra trades if the momentum of the trend is continuing. If there is a reversal in the trend, it will not add extra trades. Sec

Cortex

Cortex is a fully automated scalper EA which trades the key levels of the price chart. Each open position is managed by an advanced modification algorithm and protected by a tight hidden stop order to minimize possible drawdown. Profit is taken using a smart multistage strategy allowing to significantly increase the trading profitability. The Expert Advisor supports trading with a fixed lot, and also includes the money management unit for automatic lot calculation based on the preset risk per tr

Advanced Dashboard for Currency Strength and Speed

This dashboard software is working on 28 currency pairs. It is based on 2 of our main indicators (Advanced Currency Strength 28 and Advanced Currency Impulse). It gives a great overview of the entire Forex market. It shows Advanced Currency Strength values, currency speed of movement and signals for 28 Forex pairs in all (9) timeframes. Imagine how your trading will improve when you can watch the entire market using a single indicator on your chart to pinpoint trends and or scalping opportunitie

SFE Price Action

SFE Price Action is an Expert Advisor with a great diversification of operations and different systems working in 15 pairs and 4 timeframes. This increases the chances of sustained growth and reduces exposure to a single pair or individual operations. The risk is very controlled. Based on own price action rules, no hedge, martingale, grid or any other type of dangerous practices are used, such as not closing failed operations. You do not need any knowledge, the configuration is very easy and y

EvoNightEA

EvoNightEA is a fully automated Expert Advisor, based on the principle of scalping at night time. The EA is based entirely on the principle of technical analysis and includes a number of developments that have been successfully applied in other robots! The EA can be used on most of the available trading instruments, and its installation takes only a few minutes. Distinctive features It does not use "toxic" trading methods (martingale, averaging, etc.). It uses fixed Stop Loss orders pro

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Subscribers
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Weeks
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Trades
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Win
81%
Profit Factor
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Max DD
22%
Growth
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Trades
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Win
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Max DD
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Subscribers
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Trades
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Win
93%
Profit Factor
1.62
Max DD
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Trades
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Win
79%
Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Trades
132
Win
99%
Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Subscribers
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Weeks
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Trades
1530
Win
79%
Profit Factor
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Max DD
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Trades
1578
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Trades
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