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    Why Designing Your Algorithm is Important

    So you have a great idea for an Automated Strategy and you understanding coding.

    Buying an Automated Strategy

    Do not be focused on the profits, look at the drawdown of the account, this is your risk and gambling factor.

    Yearly Results Expected for Conservative Trading

    Draw-down: 1-5%

    Profit: 7-10% 

    A more aggressive trading style will expect a higher draw-down and profit together with an increased gam...

    VPS Server CPU High

    If you are running your trading platform like cTrader or NinjaTrader on a Virtual server and your CPU is too excessive then the chances are that it is not the platform that is eating up all your CPU, but the automating downloads that are configured in the operating system.

    If you log in to your vir...

    How-To Use Visual Studio 2015 with cTrader

    Currently Spotware who developed the cTrader and cAlgo trading platform only support Visual Studio 2013 with an extension for integrating the IDE with their API, but by simply modifying the VSExtension.vsix file you can also use Visual Studio 2015.

    To get it to work you just download the ready-made...

    How-To Remove NinjaTrader Warnings in Visual Studio

    The following instructions will remove the irritating warning messages that you get when you open a project in Visual Studio from NinjaTrader 8.

    1. Open Visual Studio
    2. Right click mouse on the NinjaTrade.Custom project and select properties
    3. Choose the build option
    4. Under Errors and warnings add thi...