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by WHS Wouter
15 Feb 2016 13:16
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Trading with multiple stops and targets
Replies: 5
Views: 5831

Multiple stops and targets - a trading strategy example

In T-Line Scalping, after the second target has been reached, traders will often slide the stop order to their entry price. Now the trader can no longer lose. Forum_series_multiple_04.png The market turns and moves up. The stop is reached and the position is closed. The two remaining targets are can...
by WHS Wouter
15 Feb 2016 13:13
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Trading with multiple stops and targets
Replies: 5
Views: 5831

Multiple stops and targets - a trading strategy example

A trading strategy using multiple targets and stops The T-Line Scalping strategy is available for free in the NanoTrader platform (found in the WHS Strategies folder in NanoTrader Full). The strategy uses multiple targets (2 or 4) and a single stop. Interestingly the strategy uses the average true ...
by WHS Wouter
11 Feb 2016 09:40
Forum: WHS NANOTRADER - EXPRESS PROGRAMMING
Topic: Removing price data - sunday candle
Replies: 4
Views: 2554

Re: Removing price data - sunday candle

Hello, It is not necessary to write code to do this. Right-click on an instrument in your Account bar and select "Symbol details" like so: Rep02.png In the window that appears you can deactivate the weekends by ticking the box "ignore Weekends". Rep01.png Note: you can also filter specific times out...
by WHS Wouter
10 Feb 2016 10:11
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Trading with multiple stops and targets
Replies: 5
Views: 5831

Trading with multiple stops and targets

A practical example In this example the trader has a position of 3 lots. He has 3 targets and 2 stops. The closest stop is for 2 lots and the remaining stop for 1 lot. Forum_series_multiple_stops_targets_03.png The stop was hit and 2 lots were sold. The TradeGuard cancelled the two closest target o...
by WHS Wouter
10 Feb 2016 10:08
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Trading with multiple stops and targets
Replies: 5
Views: 5831

Trading with multiple stops and targets

Activating multiple stops and targets Like any other (semi-)automated instruction in the NanoTrader platform, multiple stops and targets will only be placed automatically when you open your position if you activated the TradeGuard in the chart: Forum_series_multiple_stops_targets_tradeguard.png Tip...
by WHS Wouter
10 Feb 2016 10:06
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Trading with multiple stops and targets
Replies: 5
Views: 5831

Trading with multiple stops and targets

Setting up multiple stops and targets Multiple stops and targets can be set up via the Designer window or via the chart. Click the “Add indicator” icon and add as many click stops and click targets as you need. They will appear in the Designer window and in the chart like so: Forum_series_multiple_...
by WHS Wouter
10 Feb 2016 10:02
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Trading with multiple stops and targets
Replies: 5
Views: 5831

Trading with multiple stops and targets

Multiple targets and stops The NanoTrader trading platform is without equal when it comes to handling multiple stops and targets (also called fade in - fade out): • There is no limit on the number of stops and targets that can be combined. • The intelligence managing the stops and targets is remark...
by WHS Wouter
09 Feb 2016 09:20
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Hedging
Replies: 4
Views: 5212

Hedging: an example of a partially hedged position

In this example the trader is not yet (partially) hedged. He has a long position (+3 DAX CFD) and used the automatic TradeGuard to protect his position with a target and a stop. Forum_series_hedging_2_04.png The trader now sells -1 DAX CFD and selects “Force open”. The combined net position is thus ...
by WHS Wouter
09 Feb 2016 09:16
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Hedging
Replies: 4
Views: 5212

Partially hedged positions

Partially hedged positions A position is said to be only partially hedged when the long position and the short position do not have the same size. The P&L of the combined net position will still evolve. Let’s look at a few partially hedged positions including how the TradeGuard manages the bracket ...
by WHS Wouter
08 Feb 2016 15:52
Forum: WHS NanoTrader
Topic: Hedging
Replies: 4
Views: 5212

Hedging

Forum_series_hedging_05.png The trader now closes the short position (e.g. by clicking Exit behind it), effectively removing the hedge. Given that the trader is again at risk, the TradeGuard places bracket orders. Tip : it is possible to grab these orders and slide them to another price level. Foru...

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