Tag Archives: EA

Advanced Chart Setups

Systematic chart analysis As you may have already guessed, the standard indicators supplied with MetaTrader do not provide the kind of information we like to analyse and find high-probablility trade setups. So, we took our experience with EA analysis of price-action and candle-patterns to find… Continue reading

Clean Charts

What does it do? This template sets the chart properties with a consistent look – removing the grid lines, candle colours and using various zoom levels to help analyse price-action movements on the available screen area. If you want to make your own customised versions… Continue reading


MetaTrader Templates Getting to know MetaTrader and its features will save you a lot of time in your chart setup – that you can then use to concentrate on looking for the best quality trade set-ups. We recommend that you get confident with managing your… Continue reading


MetaTrader Profiles Profiles are one of many valuable time-saving features in MetaTrader – they will help you save screen-space, enabling you to track and manage many different chart setups on one monitor or laptop that some people might otherwise use many monitors for. All changes… Continue reading

Optimisation vs Curve-Fitting

Analysing past data for patterns to find the probability of them repeating It is actually quite easy to make any strategy look good by over-optimising it. All you need to do is run enough optimisation tests in MetaTrader and then only show the profitable results… Continue reading

Strategy Backtesting

What is backtesting then? To cut a long story short, all we do is load an EA in MetaTrader’s Strategy Tester window, set the trading parameters and then run it against historical price data to see how it would have performed over the period set.… Continue reading

Automated Trading

What is automated or algorithmic trading? It is the programming of a set of rules to open and close trades of specified amounts using various trading platforms. The platform we use for this is MetaTrader 4. In MetaTrader these automated trading programs are called Expert… Continue reading

Advanced Analytics

Advanced analytics takes a lot more time and technical confidence than the average person cares to get involved in – which is where we are here help. It is well worth learning more if you are looking to gain an advanced trading edge. The end… Continue reading