//+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ //| Firebird v0.56 - MA envelope exhaustion system | //+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ #property copyright "Copyright 2005, TraderSeven" #property link "TraderSeven@gmx.net" // \\|// +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ \\|// // ( o o ) |T|r|a|d|e|r|S|e|v|e|n| ( o o ) // ~~~~oOOo~(_)~oOOo~~~~ +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ ~~~~oOOo~(_)~oOOo~~~~ // Firebird calculates a 10 day SMA and then shifts it up and down 2% to for a channel. // For the calculation of this SMA either close (more trades) or H+L (safer trades) is used. // When the price breaks a band a postion in the opposite of the current trend is taken. // If the position goes against us we simply open an extra position to average. // 50% of the trades last a day. 45% 2-6 days 5% longer or just fail. // //01010100 01110010 01100001 01100100 01100101 01110010 01010011 01100101 01110110 01100101 01101110 //----------------------- USER INPUT extern int MA_length = 10; extern int TradeOnFriday =1; // >0 trades on friday extern int MAtype=1;//0=close, 1=HL extern int slip = 100;//exits only extern int Lots = 1; extern int TakeProfit = 30; extern int Stoploss = 200;// total loss on all open positions in pips //extern double TrailingStop = 5; extern int PipStep = 30;//if position goes this amount of pips against you add another. extern double IncreasementType =0;//0=just add every PipStep, >0 =OrdersToal()^x *Pipstep double Stopper=0; double KeepStopLoss=0; double KeepAverage; double dummy; double spread=0; double CurrentPipStep; int OrderWatcher=0; //----------------------- MAIN PROGRAM LOOP int start() { double PriceTarget; double AveragePrice; int OpeningDay; //----------------------- CALCULATE THE NEW PIPSTEP CurrentPipStep=PipStep; if(IncreasementType>0) { CurrentPipStep=MathSqrt(OrdersTotal())*PipStep; CurrentPipStep=MathPow(OrdersTotal(),IncreasementType)*PipStep; } //----------------------- int Direction=0;//1=long, 11=avoid long, 2=short, 22=avoid short if (Day()!=5 || TradeOnFriday >0) { int cnt=0, total; total=OrdersTotal(); if(total==0) OpeningDay=DayOfYear(); OrderSelect(total-1, SELECT_BY_POS); double LastPrice=OrderOpenPrice(); OrderSelect(total, SELECT_BY_POS, MODE_TRADES); //----------------------- ENTER POSITION BASED ON OPEN OrderWatcher=0; if(MAtype==0) { if((iMA(NULL,0,MA_length,0,MODE_SMA,PRICE_OPEN,0)*1.02)=(LastPrice+(CurrentPipStep*Point))||total==0)) // Go SHORT -> Only sell if >= 30 pips above previous position entry { OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_SELL,Lots,Bid,slip,Bid+(Stoploss*Point),Bid-(TakeProfit*Point),0,0,Red); OrderWatcher=1; Direction=2; } if((iMA(NULL,0,MA_length,0,MODE_SMA,PRICE_OPEN,0)*0.98)>Ask && Direction!=11 && (Ask<=(LastPrice-(CurrentPipStep*Point))||total==0)) // Go LONG -> Only buy if >= 30 pips below previous position entry // if((iMA(NULL,0,MA_length,0,MODE_SMA,PRICE_OPEN,0)*0.98)>Ask && (Ask<=(LastPrice-( PipStep*Point))||total==0)) { OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_BUY,Lots,Ask,slip,Ask-(Stoploss*Point),Ask+(TakeProfit*Point),0,0,Blue); OrderWatcher=1; Direction=1; } } //----------------------- ENTER POSITION BASED ON HIGH/LOW if(MAtype==1) { if((iMA(NULL,0,MA_length,0,MODE_SMA,PRICE_HIGH,0)*1.02)=(LastPrice+(CurrentPipStep*Point))||total==0)) // Go SHORT -> Only sell if >= 30 pips above previous position entry { OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_SELL,Lots,Bid,slip,Bid+(Stoploss*Point),Bid-(TakeProfit*Point),0,0,Red); OrderWatcher=1; Direction=2; } if((iMA(NULL,0,MA_length,0,MODE_SMA,PRICE_LOW,0)*0.98)>Ask && Direction!=11 && (Ask<=(LastPrice-(CurrentPipStep*Point))||total==0)) // Go LONG -> Only buy if >= 30 pips below previous position entry // if((iMA(NULL,0,MA_length,0,MODE_SMA,PRICE_LOW,0)*0.98)>Ask && (Ask<=(LastPrice-(PipStep*Point))||total==0)) // Go LONG -> Only buy if >= 30 pips below previous position entry { OrderSend(Symbol(),OP_BUY,Lots,Ask,slip,Ask-(Stoploss*Point),Ask+(TakeProfit*Point),0,0,Blue); OrderWatcher=1; Direction=1; } } //----------------------- CALCULATE AVERAGE OPENING PRICE total=OrdersTotal(); AveragePrice=0; if(total>1 && OrderWatcher==1) { for(cnt=0;cnt1)// && OrderSymbol()==Symbol()) // Calculate profit/stop target for long { PriceTarget=AveragePrice+(TakeProfit*Point); Stopper=AveragePrice-(((Stoploss*Point)/OrdersTotal())); } if(OrderType()==OP_SELL && OrderWatcher==1 && total>1)// && OrderSymbol()==Symbol()) // Calculate profit/stop target for short { PriceTarget=AveragePrice-(TakeProfit*Point); Stopper=AveragePrice+(((Stoploss*Point)/OrdersTotal())); } //----------------------- IF NEEDED CHANGE ALL OPEN ORDERS TO THE NEWLY CALCULATED PROFIT TARGET if(OrderWatcher==1 && OrdersTotal()>1)// check if average has really changed { total=OrdersTotal(); for(cnt=0;cnt0) { OrderSelect(0, SELECT_BY_POS, MODE_TRADES); KeepStopLoss=OrderStopLoss(); KeepAverage=AveragePrice; if(OrderType()==OP_BUY) Direction=1;//long else Direction=2;//short } if(KeepStopLoss!=0) { spread=MathAbs(KeepAverage-KeepStopLoss)/2; dummy=(Bid+Ask)/2; if (KeepStopLoss<(dummy+spread) && KeepStopLoss>(dummy-spread)) { // a stoploss was hit if(Direction==1) Direction=11;// no more longs if(Direction==2) Direction=22;// no more shorts } KeepStopLoss=0; } } } //----------------------- TO DO LIST // 1st days profit target is the 30 pip line *not* 30 pips below average as usually. -----> Day() // Trailing stop -> trailing or S/R or pivot target // Realistic stop loss // Avoid overly big positions // EUR/USD 30 pips / use same value as CurrentPipStep // GBP/CHF 50 pips / use same value as CurrentPipStep // USD/CAD 35 pips / use same value as CurrentPipStep //----------------------- OBSERVATIONS // GBPUSD not suited for this system due to not reversing exhaustions. Maybe use other types of MA // EURGBP often sharp reversals-> good for trailing stops? // EURJPY deep pockets needed.