The automated trading software (EA) introduced here is based on our trading strategy found here:
This trading strategy is a trend-following technique that combines the powerful MACD and PSAR indicators. Therefore, it is especially recommended for those who like trend-following methods and this robot will enable them to automate some of their daily tasks.
Results of optimization and backtesting. USDJPY hourly chart. “Period used to calculate MACD short-term moving average line = 8”, “Period used to calculate MACD long-term moving average line = 28”, “Period used to calculate short-term moving average line of signal = 13”, “Step = 0.06 "and" Maximum = 0.1 "apply. Other parameters are standard values. The test period is from September 1, 2016 to September 1, 2019
This EA will place a buy order if the following conditions are met (for sell orders, it’s the opposite).
This entry logic is only confirmed when a new candlestick is created.
This EA puts a stop loss in the PSAR when placing an order. Also, if the PSAR is reversed after placing an order, the trade will be closed.
In addition, the take profit can be provided and ATR stop loss can be used.
It is difficult to win with the MACD alone, but this EA supplements the MACD with the Parabolic SAR. It may be said that it is an EA which judges the trend with the MACD and determines the timing of entry with the PSAR. Another advantage is that there is a stop loss based on the PSAR. This makes it very clear for where the stop is placed and it is not a stop too wide usually
Note: Backtest results may be optimized. Also, the backtest results may differ from the trade results when using a live trading account. Please keep this in mind when using the EA.
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