99% of the EAs are crap, or they are OK but work only under certain market conditions. So maybe you find an EA that might be good, but because you don't trust EAs anymore after many fails. But you get to know a lot about the market with EAs plus they are a lot of entertainment. They are a very good start into the market, especially if you have a day job. Important: If you see an EA with a good forward test of maybe 3 month, don't get greedy. Just wait another 6 month and the chances are good that the EA fails -> Money and time saved. Even you have a lot of action with EAs, you need patience!