Equity Curve Straigthness Optimization with Metatrader

An underrated feature of Metatrader's Backtester is its ability to define a custom fitness function for the genetic optimization process. We will try to optimize the equity curve for straightness.

By |May 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |14 Comments

The Quick Metatrader4 vs Metatrader5 Roundup 2018

Metaquotes has been trying for a couple of years to replace Metatrader 4 with the new and allegedly improved version 5. In this post, I will try to shed some light on the reasons why this has failed so far and how the two versions compare to one another now.

By |March 28th, 2018|Categories: Metatrader|Tags: , , , , , |7 Comments

Importing your own Tickdata into Metatrader 5

In July 2017 Metaquotes introduced the capability to create custom symbols including the possibility to import your own price data. Time to take a look how it's actually working.

By |March 12th, 2018|Categories: Code, Metatrader|Tags: , , , , |7 Comments

MQL Order Class

In this article we are trying to overcome a shortcoming of the MQL programing language by introducing an object oriented way of order handling and offering methods for filtering and sorting a selection of MT4 orders.
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By |September 9th, 2016|Categories: Code|Tags: , , , , , |16 Comments