Trend Following Scalper 3 Time Framse

Do you think it is a good idea to use the Stochastic / MACD / EMA and cross check THREE timeframes to detect a new trend?

If you think that it would be a good idea, this is the script that you are looking for.

The Trend Following Scalper (3 Time Frames) script has been developed to automate the trading activity by detecting a new trend and by scalping a fixed amount of pips each trade. That is why it is called Trend Following Scalper.

How does the script detect the new trend?

The beginning of the new trend is detected on the lower timeframe (1H is the suggested one) by joining the information of the Stochastic , MACD and Exponential Moving Average .

Once a potential trade has been detected on lower timeframe, the script confirms it by looking the upper timeframe (e.g. Daily + H4) by gathering the same indicator / parameter information.

If the threes timeframes are moving in the same direction, the script open a new trade.

Why do we need to merge lower and higher timeframe before open the trade?

The lower timeframe shows a shorter Price Action context. The short price action context has a short life! By looking at the higher time frames context the script tries to exclude the short life counter-trend moves. At the end, a new trade is open only if the higher timeframe context supports the lower timeframe indication.

What about the Risk-Reward (following RR) ratio?

The RR is set by default as 1.6 (stop loss 25 pips and take profit 40 pips).
This configuration has been heavily tested on multiple crosses and it has shown a good Equity Line with a low Drawdown.
(Note: the stop loss and take profit can be changed by the user via the parameter pages. Suggest RR > 1.5)

What about the accuracy of the Script?

The average script accuracy is > 55% on the H1 time frame (tested with various crosses).
With this accuracy, and by risking 0.6% of the capital each trade, your capital will grow > 25% every 100 trades.

What about the drawdown?

It depends on the capital and the size of the position used on each trade.
For example, with an initial capital of 1000 Euros and by risking 0.6% of the capital each trade, the drawdown is close to 3%.

(The strategy tester result has been calculated starting from January 2017. The strategy produced 527E (i.e. 52% gain) starting from a 1000E capital and risking 0.5% each trade)

Do you want to try the script? Please write me!
Do you have some question? Please write me!
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hi can i have the accesses on trial basis
claudino80 ashishpurohit
@ashishpurohit, it is not for free. If you are interested write me a private message and I will send you the detail.
Is your back-testing done in Pine version 2 or 3? Version 2 is bugged.
claudino80 jggrow0
@jggrow0, v.2. Which bug are you referring? Do you know where the v3 release note is?
jggrow0 claudino80
@claudino80, Version 2 has a backtesting bug that allows scripts to pull data from future candles. It allows certain scripts to have unrealistic win percentages. You're win rate looks pretty reasonable, so you're probably good. You might want to try backtesting with version 3 though just to see if it changes your results.
claudino80 jggrow0
@jggrow0, yes why not. Thanks for sharing the info.
You strategy looks very interesting to using lower time frame to detect the trend. Could I have a try and modify your source code? I want to play with different timeframe and equity.
claudino80 TradingJJ
@TradingJJ, it is not for free. If you are interested write me a private message and I will send you the detail.
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