If there is one aspect of trading that many traders seem to spend much less time on than they should, it is in the objective evaluation of their trading system performance. It seems to be an activity that often gets brushed aside. However, I cannot overemphasize the importance of tracking and monitoring your performance. This article will highlight five key performance metrics that every trader should start paying more attention to as it pertains to their own trading program.
An expert advisor can be described as the ultimate trading robot, which continuously monitors markets and makes series of trading decisions for the trader. A legit Forex EA will yield a lot of money for the trader, while fake EAs will plunge him/her into financial ruin. There are many strategists who are building their special EAs that perform special trading tricks to yield results that may look good when they are actually fake. There are various ways of spotting fake expert advisors. This article will extensively look at them.
Have you ever wonder how all the Forex robots are created? There are so many Forex robots online, but not so many actually work and generate profits. There are many ways to create profitable trading strategies, automated and manual, but most of these methods are incorrect. Over the last few years, I have created thousands of Forex bots and quite many of them actually make money on live accounts. If you are into creating your own automated trading systems then you are on the right page. Today, I will give you 5 untold tricks to creating better and profitable Forex robots (a.k.a. Expert Advisors).
Not all backtests are accurate. The only sure way of knowing whether a backtest is done correctly is to do it yourself and compare. Unfortunately, this is usually not possible and not many people know how to backtest Forex robots correctly. When you run repeat the backtest of any EA and do it correctly it becomes easy to know if any given backtest is fabricated or not. When investigating backtest report a special attention should be paid to the type of Spread, modeling quality, modeling type, and the graph.
This article was written to help you tell differences between fabricated and genuine backtesting results.
The forex market trades about 1 trillion dollars a day. With this kind of money floating in a market that is not very well regulated, forex scams are all over.
Most of the popular scams have ceased to exist thanks to the enforcement of rules by bodies such as the FCA. Today more advanced scams exist in the name of forex signal service. Don’t get me wrong, not every signal service is a scam. There are some good reliable signal services and all you need to do is identify them.
Forex signal providers may be an individual or retail firm that promises to trade your account or give you signals to enable you to make a kill out of the market. Some of them will tout their experience and back it up with a few testimonies.
Signal providers will give you entry and exit signals but remember you have no idea how they came up with the entry and exit points, all you have to do is follow. With all these promises, you will be tempted to subscribe. That is the moment it will dawn on you that whatever you have subscribed to is a pack of lies.
In this article, you will be shown how well to distinguish bad from good forex signals, and at the same time know what to look for when buying signals.
With the modern technology in place, the world is more connected and smaller. Communication around the globe is simpler today thanks to the robust growth in the information sector. Forex trading has not been left behind. Today, accounts managers are able to operate several accounts from a single master account.
Don’t confuse trade copier software with a signal service which operates using a trade copier. Let me explain everything you need to know about trade copiers.
A trade copier will copy trades executed in the master account to several slave accounts as shown below.
Many forex traders make use of technical indicators to guide them in predicting and making the right trading decision. In some cases, a good number of these traders end up using indicators that instead mislead them.
In this information age, scammers are all over the internet preying on unsuspecting buyers of their products. A lot of forex indicators are on sale, promising to give unmatched results only to turn out to be scams.
This article focus is on repainting indicators. The concept of repainting has been used by a number of scammers. Repainting makes indicators so appealing when assessed on historical charts but not the case in real time trading. To break it down we differentiate between repainting and non-repainting indicators.