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What are the advantages of your systems?

They are constructed around simple and reliable models that have been tested for a long period of time - 16 years!

 

 

Are your systems suitable for beginners?

Yes. The systems are easy for trading and do not require prior experience.

 

 

Are your systems suitable for professionals?

Yes. Our systems can be ideal for diversification of already profitable systems.

 

 

On which platforms your systems can be traded?

Practically on all. The most popular of them are TradeStation, TradeNavigator, NunjaTrader, MultiCharts, Metastock and MetaTrader.

 

 

Why Forex?

Because Forex is the most liquid market in the world with over 5 trillion dollars of daily turnover.

 

 

Is there a dependence of the broker on your systems?

No, there is no dependence.

 

 

What is the minimum deposit that you recommend?

If your broker allows trading with micro lots, one can start with $ 1,000.

 

 

Are there additional payments after the initial payment?

No, the payment is only once!

 

Do you provide Expert Advisors for MetaTrader 4?

Yes, we provide .ex4 files for automated trading on MT4 which are designed to work on eur-usd . 

 

 

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Risks Associated with Forex Trading

Trading foreign currencies can be a challenging and potentially profitable opportunity for investors. However, before deciding to participate in the Forex market, you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. Most importantly, do not invest money you cannot afford to lose.

 

There is considerable exposure to risk in any foreign exchange transaction. Any transaction involving currencies involves risks including, but not limited to, the potential for changing political and/or economic conditions that may substantially affect the price or liquidity of a currency. Investments in foreign exchange speculation may also be susceptible to sharp rises and falls as the relevant market values fluctuate. The leveraged nature of Forex trading means that any market movement will have an equally proportional effect on your deposited funds. This may work against you as well as for you. Not only may investors get back less than they invested, but in the case of higher risk strategies, investors may lose the entirety of their investment. It is for this reason that when speculating in such markets it is advisable to use only risk capital.

 

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Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to invest in foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts.

 

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Sharing Knowledge

Changing the settings doesn’t matter at all!

23 May 2016

When you evaluate whether an automated Forex system is good enough to trade it on  a real account, one of the best tools you can use is to change the strategy inputs and to observe how the equity curve would change. It is called a stress test or robustness check.

If by changing the settings of a system the mechanical strategy would change a lot its cumulative chart, then we are dealing with a classical example of over optimization and we are prone to equity deterioration when begin trading live with the system.

Over optimization is Curve fitting a system which result in unstable future results because we have made the equity curve to look good only for the past, not for the future.

A really robust system is the one built around a valid market model – some kind of market repetitive pattern. This model should work with different variation and for a long time of backtesting. The longer the backtest and the greater the variations, the better the system in real time trading will be.

I want to show you what I`ve done with one of our systems which trades is kind of Forex breakout trading strategy. I`ve changed the input which governs the entry condition form very narrow to very wide. I won’t disclose the actual input meaning but let’s say we use 7 in our demonstration account. What will happen if we trade with 5 or 11? Below equity curves are eye opening:

 

Entry input=5                                                              

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Entry input=7, which we use in real trading

Input=7.png


Entry Input=9

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Entry Input=11

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So, we have changed the entry input by 220% - form 5 to 11 and as you can see the algorithmic strategy remains profitable and the graphs remain stable and very good looking.

It is visible that drawdowns are occurring at the same time and also the most profitable times match along the charts. The conclusion is that we haven’t curvefitted the system and we have every sign form this test we can commit real money trading it.

Usually this kind of robustness test can be only passed by really simple algo strategies which have max 2 inputs for entry and just one setting for the exit part. Systems with 6 inputs would fail such test because the variation is great among the inputs. 

It is a difficult task for any mechanical system to pass such a stress test. Most of the systems won`t but it is worth doing it because you could filter the best systems out there.

Once the above described robustness test has been passed, it means that others test for quality such as out of sample testing and walk-forward testing would be also conquered by the strategy because they are not that hard to the systems.

Let`s examine the out of sample testing option. If the test period is divided in two equal periods, then it is visible that whatever setting we choose form the first part (in sample) would be profitable just as the other variations in the second part (out of sample). Between the curves there is no discrepancy and there is not losing second part in any of the charts.

The second robustness test is the walk-forward one. Here again is visible that if we choose the best setting form a 3- month period and the trading the system for the next 3 months time span, the results would stay very similar. Why? Because all variations of the equity curves are parallel and all of them are similar profit wise. There are no periods when a particular setting makes a lot of money and the other are losing. Changing the inputs won`t change how the charts will be looking.

Learn more about what makes an automated Forex  system a profitable trading candidate. I hope that the article was helpful for you. I wish you a profitable trading and if you have any questions, just drop us an email.

 


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