My current analysis platform is It’s easy to use, has every single forex pair I can think of and has incredible charting features that even the most expensive forex trading software still doesn’t have. Every week, I prepare a watchlist on tradingview and do all my chart analysis on there. Once I see a pair with a setup I want to actually trade, I move over to my other platform.
Experts say that forex is a zero-sum game. That means that someone always loses commensurate to someone else’s win — that’s how the game is played. When you add in costs and fees associated with running a forex account and making trades, you enter negative-sum territory. That said, shrewd trading moves can pay out. Substantially. If you have the time and interest required to learn to identify patterns in price fluctuations and execute far-sighted trades, you will make wins on the forex market. That said, the most thoughtful strategy is also liable to bring about loss. Don’t trade more than you can afford to lose.
The downside is that successful automated forex trading systems can be difficult to develop. While backtesting may show positive results, past performance is never a guarantee of future results and many trading systems are over optimized – or curve fit – for past results. Traders should exercise caution when buying “off the shelf” automated forex trading systems since they may be curve fit to the past and offer no or limited benefits for the future.
My current analysis platform is It’s easy to use, has every single forex pair I can think of and has incredible charting features that even the most expensive forex trading software still doesn’t have. Every week, I prepare a watchlist on tradingview and do all my chart analysis on there. Once I see a pair with a setup I want to actually trade, I move over to my other platform.
When it comes to Forex robots, there are always going to be traders who consider them a godsend, and those who consider using them is a lazy way to trade. Here at we prefer to sit on the fence. Rather than tell you they are the best thing since sliced bread, or a tool you should steer clear of, we’ll try and give you all the basic information in a unbiased and clear cut way. That way you can weigh it all up and decide for yourself whether Forex auto trading is the way for you.
Arguably, the main platform used for automated trading is MetaTrader 4 (MT4). This system can help you trade; it can also automate trading for you, and many traders place MT4 software on things called ‘virtual private servers’ that enable them to automatically trade 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can even download and install programs and scripts called ‘Expert Advisors’ (EAs) that plug into MT4 and help automate your trading even further.
However, NinjaTrader’s more advanced layout and advanced tools are not geared towards newbie traders. On the contrary, the platform’s aims at customers like the already professional trader who is well versed in trading terminology, layout and features. So if you are just starting out, NinjaTrader may be a platform to consider in the future once you’ve got some experience under your belt.
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Self-control underlies everything. You can be a genius with an indicator, but if you have no control over your emotions and psyche, you will always lose. Many traders quit because of this. The initial period of trading on a real account will be a psychological rollercoaster for you. You must learn common trading biases that influence traders' negatively.
In general, client-side platforms consist of those forex trading platform products which require that the software be downloaded onto the trader’s personal computer or onto a remote server that the trader then pays a fee to use space on and access. This term is often used to contrast such downloaded platform installations with web-based forex trading platforms.
Using Online Forex Trading software you can receive up to 50:1 leverage, the futures industry offers on average 15:1, while the Stock market typically offers 1:1 to 3:1 leverage; higher levels allows money to compound more quickly. However, a high degree of leverage can lead to larger losses as well as gains, and therefore requires additional risk management.
Rounding out the top five were FXCM, ADS Securities, and XTB. FXCM’s support had the longest average wait time of our top seven; however, reps were always professional and never had trouble answering our questions. XTB also consistently delivered on its around-the-clock service, and ADS Securities provided tailored support for us as a dedicated customer service representative is assigned to each customer for calls made during regular market hours.
You are right about the semi-automated robots that help the traders manage their positions, move the stop loss and target, hide the stop loss and target from the broker and… . They are good. In the above article I am talking about the fully automated robots that are sold over the internet. They make the novice traders lose money and get disappointed on trading.
2. Hire a programmer to code your strategy – Whilst there are plenty of skilled programmers out there that you can hire to programme your automated day trading strategies, they do come with drawbacks. Firstly, it will be expensive. Secondly, you’ll need a serious trial and error process to determine whether your strategy will yield consistent profit.
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Monitoring is still required – While it might seem ideal to just get on with your day and let the program do all your Forex trading it is not a very realistic idea. There are a number of issues that can occur such as loss of connectivity, power outage, computer crashes and system quirks that need to be watched for. Failure to pick up such anomalies may result in duplicate or missing orders, or orders that are completely wrong.
Aside from cost and sign-up bonuses, the technical elements offered by each software must be considered thoroughly. For instance, what technical indicators are built into the software? If you are a technical trader, meaning you use price-derived formulas to make actionable decisions, then having a modest set of technical indicators will play an important role in your ability to consistently follow trading rules over the long term. Most Forex trading software like MT4 and FXCM’s proprietary platform have built-in standard and custom indicators like Bollinger Bands, Moving Averages, and Stochastics. Advanced traders can even upload custom indicators they’ve made or sourced from the online community.
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