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Bollinger bands breakout - FOREX expert advisor

Breakout expert advisor drawing bollinger bands tunnel with custom settings. Breakout candle size can be filtered out, enabling us to look for statistically best possible breakout entry. Expert advisor uses trailing stop instead of predetermined take profit and stop loss.

Bollinger bands breakout - FOREX expert advisor

This expert advisor has a lot of adjustable features enabling us to use it to test various breakout approaches, across all currency pairs and timeframes. It can be used both as a scalping forex strategy but also for swing forex strategies.

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Bollinger bands breakout - FOREX expert advisor

Used forex indicators and features

Bollinger bands breakout - FOREX expert advisor
  • Bollinger bands. It is possible to adjust calculation period and deviation of volatility dependent tunnel. Breakout is done on candle with specific size closing outside of tunnel boundaries (entry on new candle open). This type of breakout is considered to be a signal in many bollinger bands bases forex strategies.

  • Signal candle size can be adjusted and filtered (min, max inputs). Statistically , less frequent, tall candles provide better entry than narrow candles.

Bollinger bands breakout - FOREX expert advisor

  • Trailing stop loss. Initial stop loss is placed above / below the breakout candle. Trailing stop is then adjusted after each candle close. Distance between the candle and stop loss can be adjusted (trail stop extra deviation).

Notes to input:

Bollinger bands breakout - FOREX expert advisor
  • BB period: calculation period for bollinger bands indicator

  • bb dev: deviation setting for bollinger bands forex indicatoer

  • Take profit: Take profit in points for each postion

  • trailstop deviation: distance between last closed candle high/low and trailstop

  • max: specify maximum signal candle body size

  • min: specify minimum signal candle body size


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