Ticks

A possible issue with FXCM and Tick Data

A reader contact me after my post last week and told me two interesting pieces of information. One was that the blog comments weren’t working (so that’s why you were all so quiet! Thanks for the heads up), and the other was that they believed that FXCM deliberately throttles tick data in Trading Station when compared to MT4. The […]

Categorizing Trends

Ok so I have done a couple of days work on this trend categorizing and I am making some progress. I have put together a new indicator, currently called TrendF, that attempts to identify the trends. I thought about this a lot and tried many things. We obviously want to focus on the gradient of […]

LUA and FXCM shortcomings

Recently I have discovered a couple of shortcomings that I would like to share with you, interestingly both related to including code/resources. 1) Support to include custom common code LUA Strategies come with a file called helper.lua and helperAlert.lua that provide common helpful code. They are commonly included across many strategies and indeed are very […]