Temporarily stopped due to execution problems (see the statement - the broker wasn't placing TP's and didn't close some orders in time which caused excessive losses). We will run it again as soon as it is resolved (will probably start a new account)
You can check in the statement that what I am saying is true. There are ignored takeprofits for some reason (but EC can usually deal with that by closing 'manually') but more importantly, last trade lasted more that 10 hours, because it wasn't closed in profit (should've been closed in about 4-5 pips profit, but even the close command was ignored). ATCBrokers also publicly reported execution issues that day to everyone who has an account with them.
I have a real account at ATC Brokers and can confirm they issued an alert that day, called 'order process delays - euro web conditions'. It says there were issues 'especially on CHF related pairs', but I believe Martin that GBP was affected as well.
I was trading EURClimber at the time, and saw the spread widening on EURCHF all the way up to 9.1 pips). Here is the report, for reference:
<i> Please be aware ATC and FXCM are encountering fill delays on CHF positiions at this time, we believe correlates with severe web conditions occurring in the European cooridor at this time. We have seen similar waves of packet loss and latency over the last two days in the US, Europe and Asia at various times, far greater than normal. Traders would be advised to trade conservatively at this time and watch for delayed fills or delays in SL/TP modifies, especially on CHF related pairs.
Alright, the account recovered from the issues now, starting date set to 22nd Jan 2011 (21st Jan was the last issue). Will publish it on the website if I find a way to verify ATC Brokers account (they are blocking MyFXBook servers for some reason, but I contacted them and they told me there should be a solution soon).
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