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ADX test pattern forex strategy

Today, we will show you one very nice and profitable strategy. It was tested on multiple time frames, currency pairs and with over 1000 different settings' variation. It simply works. It must work as it is based on one of the most powerful, yet basic market formations. Money making maneuver of market makers, known as test pattern.

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Test pattern simply shows, that general public interest in trend continuation was tested. If the test result is positive – trend is more likely to continue. To be able to further improve the test formation capacity. We use additional tool ADX forex indicator with momentum setting included.

For this forex strategy, break even is included in free expert, to protect the profits in volatile market. Use it only with trusted ECN/STP brokers that can provide you with accurate tick volume, as the expert uses volumes in its calculation.

Used forex tools and indicators

Average directional movement index (ADX 50). This period resulted in best EA performance over the course of 2013 -2016 in our tests. We are certain there are many other viable settings that can be applied across all currency pairs and time frames. Value of 10 is applied in the indicator window. Main ADX line must trend above 10value line to confirm the trend.

DI+ line above DI- line: long trade only.

DI+ line below DI- line: short trade only.

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Test candle formation: Candle with wick 5x taller than its body (input : wick multiplier). It is followed by candle that closes above/below test candle in the direction of trend.

Break even condition: Once the position reaches profit of 20 pips, stop loss is moved to break even position.

Those are the setting we have used to test the strategy in 1H chart, modify them to use across all time frames.

Forex strategy rules


DI+ line below DI- line. Main line trending above 10 value. Downtrend with sufficient momentum.

Test formation: Candle with upper wick at least 5x the size of its body. It is followed by strong bearish candle, closing below its low. We enter the trade immediately on its close.

  • Take profit: 40 pips

  • Stop loss:60 pips

  • Break even after: 20 pips.


DI+ line above DI- line. Main line trending above 10 value. Uptrend with sufficient momentum.

Test formation: Candle with bottom wick at least 5x the size of its body. It is followed by strong bullish candle, closing above its high. We enter the trade immediately on its close.

  • Take profit: 40 pips

  • Stop loss:60 pips

  • Break even after: 20 pips.

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Disclaimer: Expert advisor was tested for profitability on historical data. All screen shots provided are displaying real results of the test. However past data will never guarantee future success. Every expert advisor needs to be tested properly on demo account. LIVE use only on your own risk. Read full disclaimer. TheForexKings Team does not give any financial advice. TheForexKings does not take any responsibility for any user’s investments and investment decisions. All rights reserved. Strictly for personal use.



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