1. ezraluandre

    Virtual hosting failed while running MT5 from command prompt

    Hi, I'm experiencing an error when I want to run MT5 from command prompt. I build an EA that will automatically do optimization, it will launch a second MT5 (MT5 tester) to do the optimization. When I run the optimization for 28 currency pair for some reason at random currency pair the MT5...
  2. ezraluandre

    Backtest or forward test value to use in Re-optimization?

    Hi, I'd like to ask about backtest and forward test optimization. I understand the general idea about backtest and forward test but kind of confuse with which value should be used. Let's say from backtest optimization I fount that OptimizeA as the winner but at the forward optimization the best...
  3. ezraluandre

    zero trade when do optimization

    Hi, I'm experiencing a problem when optimizing my EA. For some reason all of the combination returns with 0 trade. QS 0 18:00:06.798 Tester "Master\EA Master.ex5" 64 bit RR 1 18:00:06.897 Tester genetic mode turned off due to 56 passes, to use it increase amount of...
  4. Juliana1996FX

    Trading Gold with an Expert Advisor

    Hi traders, I am a new trader who is extremely interested in gold trading, I find it much easier to follow and learn unlike the other forex currencies, do you guys recommend me using a small trading expert advisor with let's say 1 micro lot volume size? I am planning to invest $1000 and to...
  5. Enivid

    MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal Build 2690

    Build 2690 of MetaTrader 5 platform has been released yesterday (on November 13). Most traders won't notice any big differences with the previous versions, but the new build offers some great improvements to the code profiler and MQL5 Editor. Among other changes, it offers the following...
  6. nadia


    Attemtping the fastest MT4 backtest possible; what are your recommendations? Thought about building a gaming PC without the graphics card; is this approach OK?
  7. Enivid

    MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal Build 2340

    On February 21, an new major update to MetaTrader 5 platform has been released - Build 2340. It focuses on three areas - SQLite Databases, Python integration, and finer tuning of Strategy Tester settings. The list of the most important changes is provided below: Working with SQLite databases...
  8. P

    MT4 Strategy Tester - the numbers, what do they mean?

    Can someone here help by explaining what the numbers mean when running optimisations in the strategy tester? When I start an optimisation I see a series of numbers next to the upper left of the ‘progress bar’, like this: ‘16 / 10 496 (67 108 864)’ From experience I can see that 16 = current...
  9. Enivid

    MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal Build 1860

    Yesterday, on June 15, a new version of MetaTrader 5 platform has been released after a week of public beta-test - Build 1860. It is a major upgrade to MT5 software, which brings lots of new stuff to the platform and its MQL5 Editor: Redesigned account opening interface, which includes broker...
  10. Enivid

    MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal Build 1100

    The new version of MetaTrader 5 has been released yesterday. The build 1100 increases the speed of the Strategy Tester and applies some user interface improvements. The list of changes includes: Status of the local tester agents is now shown in the Agents Manager when trying to sell your...
  11. Enivid

    MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal Build 684

    MetaQuotes has updated the MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal to Build 684 today and you can already run your MT5 to get the auto-update installed. Apart from numerous bug-fixes (important and not), there were following nice updates: DLLs created using .NET can now be used within .ex5 files...
  12. Enivid

    MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal Build 674

    MetaTrader 5 Client Terminal Build 674 has been released today and is available through your platform's auto-update feature. The most important changes are the following: An option for automatic posting of screenshot to MQL5.com when saving it. OnTradeTransaction program entry point to...