time. symbol guide, once you configure the database (to read realtime data then all you need to do is to add the symbol via: Symbol - New menu and AmiBroker will automatically read the data for the selected symbol. To perform data analysis and display the values of chosen indicators in the customized table we can use Automatic Analysis window. These settings can be defined in: Tools - Preferences - Currencies dialog. Just enter the symbol in Interactive Brokers TWS, then change the view to Symbol mode (View - Symbol mode). Am" can download the"tions for the following currency pairs: the download process is shown in the video: ml, you need to do the following: set up database in AmiBroker (File - New Database, local database, base time interval,.g. Trading futures offers you the ability to leverage market moves both big and small. If we use: AddColumn( Close, Close,.4 then 4 decimal places will be displayed. we trade on 1 margin so deposit is 1,000 x 3 3,000 (thats expressed in Position Value ) Profit 3 * (1.2304.2154) So the profit matches the results were getting by manual calculation. There are following requirements to use currency adjustements: a) Symbol- Information, Currency field shows currency different than base currency b) Appropriate currency (defined in Symbol- Information) has matching entry in Preferences- Currencies page c) the dynamic rate FX symbol. To import"tions the most convenient is to use File - Import Wizard.
To perform a backtest its necessary to do the following: open the Formula Editor (Analysis - Formula Editor) enter the formula: Buy Cross( MA(Close, 12), MA( Close, 24) Sell Cross( MA(Close, 24), MA( Close, 12) SetPositionSize(3, spsShares ) choose: Tools - Send to Auto-analysis As a result the Automatic Analysis window will open. The trading results on the demo accounts do not include commissions, exchange fees and.F.A fees that you are going to get charged on your real account. In the AA window main screen its necessary to define the time range of the backtest and the symbols included in the test. Margin Deposit in most cases should be set to 1000 (1 margin from 100000) 1) Currencies denominated in USD Lets analyse the results generated by a simple formula (a crossover of 12- and 24-day Moving Averages of Closing price, trading 3 contracts at a time). The other important thing to remember is that the data is not avalable for downloads between 13:00 22:00 GMT time (7:00 16:00 EST) in these hours the data vendors server just rejects all the requests for intraday"s. Commodity Index djubs ).14.43 (0.53 energy Index djubsen ).51.66 (1.70). Sign up now for a 30 day, risk-free trial. Softs Index djubsso ).78.04 (0.13 grains Index djubsgr ).01 -0.14 (-0.50). Point value represents value of profit/loss by 1 full point price movement. 2) Currencies denominated in a different currency from USD (assuming that your account is in USD) AmiBroker allows you to define a base currency and exchange rates (fixed or dynamic) for different currencies, and as a result to get correct backtest. The ascii Importer available in AmiBroker is very flexible and accepts practically any standard of data.