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EAs do not work for me! Its much better to do manual trades.

vontogr (togr)
Dec 10 2014 at 16:25
4862 posts
ForexAssistant posted:
“If you cannot create EA then you ask someone who can:) “

If only it were that easy. I got to see that situation from both sides. It can be very difficult to get the programmer to understand what you want the system to do and most people are extremely poor at articulating just what their brains are thinking. So it can take several tries to get it right but who pays for those extra man hours?

My friend wrote programs for the government on the state level and I was doing some new type of optimized investing, we teamed up and almost ruined our friendship. We found out first hand how difficult communications can be between two people trying to make EAs.

My advice is to either buy one already made and working or learn to program, that is what I did, it wasn't all that difficult but it is time consuming. If you are into research and learning new ways to do things, learn to program, if you just want to make some money, do yourself a favor and buy a program already doing what you want it to do.

Manual trading like manual labor is a time consuming and labor intensive way to do something that a machine could do better. Manual anything cost you your freedom and time, you may not see the cost that you pay but its there. It seems to me the price of an EA or learning to program one would be a lot less than the price paid for manual (Fill in the blank). Automation is freedom in a box.

Bob


You can always draw a diagram when to enter the trade and when to exit it.
Good programmer can help you to specify what you need

Furax
Dec 10 2014 at 17:28
92 posts
Anyway, do what you want but be efficiant before all :




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Burdy
Dec 10 2014 at 18:05
3 posts
I think If you want to trade manually - do it. If you can create EA that will follow your trading system - create it and go to sleep - let EA trade. You just have to do not forget about SL levels.

expert2trade
Dec 10 2014 at 18:05
37 posts
I have yet to see an EA work under all conditions :-)

If I have to keep monitoring the EA at all times during sudden events, its a lot easier to do that with manual trades.

Most of the EAs work during certain phases, yes it automates but it causes losses too! 😄

Yes! with the right skill....its possible to make 40% a day in Forex.
MOMAFOREX (FERMONZOR)
Dec 10 2014 at 18:05
135 posts
ForexAssistant posted:
“If you cannot create EA then you ask someone who can:) “

If only it were that easy. I got to see that situation from both sides. It can be very difficult to get the programmer to understand what you want the system to do and most people are extremely poor at articulating just what their brains are thinking. So it can take several tries to get it right but who pays for those extra man hours?

My friend wrote programs for the government on the state level and I was doing some new type of optimized investing, we teamed up and almost ruined our friendship. We found out first hand how difficult communications can be between two people trying to make EAs.

My advice is to either buy one already made and working or learn to program, that is what I did, it wasn't all that difficult but it is time consuming. If you are into research and learning new ways to do things, learn to program, if you just want to make some money, do yourself a favor and buy a program already doing what you want it to do.

Manual trading like manual labor is a time consuming and labor intensive way to do something that a machine could do better. Manual anything cost you your freedom and time, you may not see the cost that you pay but its there. It seems to me the price of an EA or learning to program one would be a lot less than the price paid for manual (Fill in the blank). Automation is freedom in a box.

Bob


Bob, I agree on your comments if you see Forex as a way to make some extra money, but if you see Forex as a way of living and with the goal of creating wealth in the long term , then i think Forex has to be seen as a full time job

THIS IS A MARATHON, NOT A SPRINT.
vontogr (togr)
Dec 10 2014 at 20:08
4862 posts
Furax posted:
Anyway, do what you want but be efficiant before all :





yes be efficient
thus do not waste your time with 90% backtesting:)

vontogr (togr)
Dec 10 2014 at 20:09
4862 posts
expert2trade posted:
I have yet to see an EA work under all conditions :-)

If I have to keep monitoring the EA at all times during sudden events, its a lot easier to do that with manual trades.

Most of the EAs work during certain phases, yes it automates but it causes losses too! 😄


On contrary have you seen a human working under all conditions?

MOMAFOREX (FERMONZOR)
Dec 10 2014 at 20:55
135 posts
Furax posted:
Anyway, do what you want but be efficiant before all :





Nice Results Furax, however i would love to see this backtesting become a reality on a real account! 😉

THIS IS A MARATHON, NOT A SPRINT.
CrazyTraderfx (CrazyTrader)
Dec 10 2014 at 21:51
1718 posts
backtest is the most rubbish stuff on Forex.... even with 99% so 90% is just Lol.

Furax
Dec 10 2014 at 23:41
92 posts
CrazyTrader posted:
backtest is the most rubbish stuff on Forex.... even with 99% so 90% is just Lol.


Yes just a lol, because the most important thing is not the results of the backtests but how to optimize an EA with MT4.

Do you mean the optimizations are ' lol ' ' too ? lol

One strange thing is nobody never speak about optimization on the forums.




Live demo is a 'lol' first step to begin to confirm this strategy.

Another way to increase a new strategy CrazyTrader ? because there is nothing else to begin to make an EA efficiant at my owne point of view. We need to start somewhere, isn't it ?
Tell us how to proced with something different if you have a great 'lol' experience with some nice results to show .

https://www.myfxbook.com/members/Furax/ultimate-tendancy-v100-usdjpy-100/1095292



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