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    cTrader MACD with Alerts

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    The cTrader MACD Auto-Trader will notify you when any number of bullish or bearish conditions occur with the MACD crossover indicator via instant messages with an SMS, Telegram, Email or a simple Pop-up window. It will also enter a trade by opening a buy or sell position automatically for you.
    Type: cTrader cBot
    Current version: 2.0.0
    Requires: Windows 7, 10, 11
    Updated: 21 December 2021

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    With the cTrader MACD Auto-Trader & Instant Alert system, you can let the robot do the repetitive work of watching the charts for the trade signals and just be informed with an instant message, it also gives you the option to automatically open a position with a set volume, stop loss and take profit.


    What Type of Alerts Are There?

    We have included all the required alerts for a MACD crossover with a histogram indicator that comes with cTrader.

    • The signal is above or below the zero lines.
    • MACD is rising or falling
    • MACD is above or below the zero line
    • The histogram is above or below the zero line, this is the same as Histogram is less than or greater than zero.


    Every time "MACD IS LESS THEN SIGNAL" it necessarily means "HISTOGRAM IS LESS THAN ZERO" and visa versa.


    Now You Can Scan Find The Perfect Trade Entry


    cTrader MACD Auto-Trader Control Panel


    Auto-Trading Feature Included

    The main purpose of the software is to inform you the moment it happens when the MACD indicator triggers a bullish or bearish signal, you can also configure the system to automatically open a buy or sell position as well as get an instant message alert.


    Single Symbol Alert & Trading System

    When you start the cBot you will be able to receive alerts for this symbol only, if you wish to run multiple alert systems you will need to start additional cBots each with a different symbol and alert settings.


    What Instant Messages Does It Offer?

    The moment one of the alert conditions above occur that have been set as active you will receive any one of the following message events.



    This is the simplest instant message event where a simple pop-up window will be displayed on your desktop together with an audible sound.


    cTrader MACD Alert Popup



    This is the fastest method to get an instant alert using your mobile phone in the form of an SMS message.  We also cut out the middleman and offer Low-Cost SMS Messages Directly From The Supplier.



    Instant Telegram Messages on Your Mobile Phone

    Pure instant FREE messaging - simple, fast, secure, and synced across all your devices. Over 100 million active users in two and a half years.

    FAST: Telegram is the fastest messaging app on the market, connecting people via a unique, distributed network of data centres around the globe.


    Download Telegram from Google Play

    You can download the app for your mobile phone for free at the Google Play store.



    This option will send you an email whenever an alert event occurs, again you can modify the actual alert message in the configuration panels.


    How Do You Change The MACD Parameters?

    When you drag the cBot onto the chart, you just double click left of the start button to view the parameters, you should see a window like the one below. This will allow you to configure your MACD alert indicator values before you start the cBot which will open the widget.


    ctrader macd adjustable parameters


    How Do You Set-Up The Alerts?

    Setting up the alerts is simple, you just click on one of the icon buttons from the MACD Alert Panel and you will see the alert configuration panel, from here you can set the alert condition, what message you want to have sent and the type of message to use. Re-Arm Alerts: When the alert condition occurs, you do not want to have multiple messages each time an alert event occurs.


    cTrader MACD AlertscTrader MACD Bearish Alerts


    Auto-Trading Feature

    You have the option to also open a buy or sell position when the MACD conditions for a signal occur, it will allow you to set the volume, stop loss and take profit. Another useful feature is the ability to only open a position only once per signal or a maximum number of times each time the alert system is re-armed.


    * The primary purpose of this product is to provide alerts, you will not be able to backtest this cBot, to test the auto-trade feature you will need to run forward tests.


    What Does The Re-Arming Feature Do?

    The MACD may signal a bullish or bearish signal many times over a period of time, so to prevent you from receiving multiple alerts or opening many positions, you can set a time delay to wait until it starts to monitor for signals again.


    Multi-Timeframe MACD Alerts

    You can run multiple MACD widgets at the same time with different symbols, timeframes and indicator settings.


    Multi-Symbol Multi-Timeframe Alerts

    You can run multiple MACD widgets each with different symbols, periods and timeframes to get a full picture of what is happening in the markets within seconds of it happens, no more flicking through the charts every few minutes looking at the different symbols.


    Message Settings Panel

    The settings panel allows you to configure and test your Telegram, SMS and email service to make sure they are set up correctly.


    ctrader message settings


    Settings Panel Video Tutorial's

    All the information you need to configure the message settings for this product can be found below.

    How To Set-Up The Telegram Service

    How To Configure and Test Email Settings

    How To Set-Up The SMS Service


    Watch a Video Demonstration

    The video has been uploaded to 1080p High Quality, so do not forget to set your U-Tube video quality to 1080p HD. 

    Duration: 22 minutes


    cTrader MACD Alerts Video


    How To Install

    First, make sure you have the cTrader trading platform installed and then simply unzip the file and double-click on it to automatically install it onto the platform.


    Instant Chat Support

    If you want a speedy reply to your questions just post your questions on our Telegram chat group.

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