When trading on Bollinger bands, most of the time safer bet is to use fakeout instead of breakout as an entry signal. Various tests are clearly showing that using BB boundaries as an alternative to find price high/low within the trend simply works.
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This expert advisor therefore uses MACD to identify major trend and bollinger bands to find suitable entry point at relatively high/low price.
This expert advisor works with wide range of settings, and different calculation periods for both BB and MACD that can be applied across all currency pairs and timeframes. Additional settings as signal candle width and break even conditions are also available. This expert advisor can help you to rapidly test your ideas for bollinger bands strategies and help you find statistically most reliable entry. Various settings allow this expert to work as scalping strategy or day trading tool.
Used forex indicators:
Candle filter:Entry is additionally filtered by signal candle (bullish candle for short, bearish candle for long entry). Candle size can be adjusted in inputs and can increase signal accuracy tremendously.
MACD (moving average convergence divergence). Trend is identified by MACD histogram. Signal line is not included in calculations of this expert.
Notes to input:
Take profit points : Take profit for orders
Stop loss points : Stop Loss for orders
Lotsper1000: When automatic money managem
Break even after profit: Set up profit in points after which SL will move to breakeven
Lotsper1000. Position size used for 1000 USD of equity.
UseMM: True setting will ulock automatic money management.
Lots: Position size: Manual setting when UseMM is disabled
BB period: Calculation period for signal Bollinger bands
BB deviation: Deviation setting for BB indicator.
MACD slow EMA: Calculation period for slower of the two EMA creating MACD histogram
MACD fast EMA: Calculation period for faster of the two EMA creating MACD histogram
Max: Maximum size of signal candle (in points)
Min: Minimum size of signal candle (in points)
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