I think in certain market conditions having both long and short with different lots size can work, and have to change the positions dynamically..
can also use (trade) SPY front month options, up buy call, down buy put, in this case you hdon't need margin and have much better leverage, round...
I like to know which brokers to choose.
I also like to find out the best brokers using x-trader. Please recommend.
Which brokers (with X-Trader) do you recommend?
found it: http://www.nfa.futures.org/basicnet/Details.aspx?entityid=0317696&rn=Y
What is the meaning of "Doing Business As"?
Something else: luck, fate, destine, how much you can earn and when it happen is more or less fixed, regardless of trading or other things you do :D
My TWS is running continuously round the clock Sunday to Friday non-stop:D
Initially I looked around and tried many similar sw but only openquant work very well for me using Interactive Broker. I am not programmer but...
Usually they are serving institutions.
QuantHouse (SmartQuant's parent company) also serve institution. It is lucky that smartquant come out with...
there is another version of using 2 accounts.
I like this joke:D
Every thing can be seen from many angles:p
For testing automatic trading ideas, smartquant is simply execellent:)
I think if using smartquant such program can be done in few hours, and then take few days of real time testing to iron out.
see this thread:
can you explain this last step "... When it retrace to the average of the original losing side, square off both sides"....
showing N/4 steps.
work out the spread sheet below, but don't quite understand how the N/4 retracement take profit work, and how to roll....:confused:
I think your 2 accounts method can be easily automated by smartquant through some simple network programming in exchanging two...
can try IB with smartquant automatic trading system:D
may be you want to consider to convert some of the promising strategies in MT4 language ( http://www.forex-tsd.com ) into smartquant C# (...
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