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spear 2007.12.28 23:14
 

For several days now my Strategy Tester does not work in MetaTrader. I have researched the problem and it seems that the data from the server is the problem so I have downloaded the history again and I get the same problems. The statements below are from the Strategy Tester's journal. Also when I look at the other tabs like Optimization Results and Optimization Graph I do not see anything.

2007.12.28 15:01:58 There were 1 passes done during optimization, 1 results have been discarded as insignificant
2007.12.28 15:01:58 Moving Average: optimization stopped
2007.12.28 15:01:53 Moving Average: optimization started
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 64 at 2007. 12.26 20:30 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 142 at 2007. 12.21 20:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 24 at 2007. 12.20 03:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 32 at 2007. 12.20 02:00 exceeded)

What are possible solutions to this problem?

 
Back To The Future: Part III

Back To The Future: Part III

"Synchronize your watches. The future’s coming back..." This is the third post in the series about future prediction on the markets. In the first two posts several relevant indicators were described (you may find details in the Part I and Part II). This time the story is about yet another indicator which may be useful for the topic. And it should not be a surprise that the underlying methods are still statistical. First let us consider the WPR (Williams Percent Range) indicator. I'm sure everyone is familiar with it, but in case you don't - here is its description and source code. Basically it shows "overbought" or "oversold" states calculated from highs and lows of quotes in the past. What if the same WPR algorithm would be applied in reverse direction for quotes in the future?

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FXIA 2008.01.05 02:50 #
 
Same problems for me also, metaquotes don't care one bit. They ignore all my emails. Keep that market maker $$$ rolling in though ;) That's the way and their only customers! Just remember that. I have not had history center or backtester working as it should for months now and no longer able to download M1 data from metaquotes.

There was/is an EA that collects tick data - I think it then may allow backtesting in a more accurate and working way but not really sure.

'Break Through The Strategy Tester Limit On Testing Hedge EA'

I have the EA somewhere here and should still be on codebase...I think...
 
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FXIA 2008.01.05 02:52 #
 
volume limit error is likely to be with the EA though I think. I was having many different errors I never had before but when I have no errors I am still having poor backtest results of 25% modelling quality when I've downloaded updates from the metaquotes history center.
 
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sarc007 2008.01.08 14:12 #
 
spear wrote:

For several days now my Strategy Tester does not work in MetaTrader. I have researched the problem and it seems that the data from the server is the problem so I have downloaded the history again and I get the same problems. The statements below are from the Strategy Tester's journal. Also when I look at the other tabs like Optimization Results and Optimization Graph I do not see anything.

2007.12.28 15:01:58 There were 1 passes done during optimization, 1 results have been discarded as insignificant
2007.12.28 15:01:58 Moving Average: optimization stopped
2007.12.28 15:01:53 Moving Average: optimization started
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 64 at 2007. 12.26 20:30 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 142 at 2007. 12.21 20:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 24 at 2007. 12.20 03:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 32 at 2007. 12.20 02:00 exceeded)

What are possible solutions to this problem?


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jlpi 2008.01.08 14:53 #
 
spear wrote:

For several days now my Strategy Tester does not work in MetaTrader. I have researched the problem and it seems that the data from the server is the problem so I have downloaded the history again and I get the same problems. The statements below are from the Strategy Tester's journal. Also when I look at the other tabs like Optimization Results and Optimization Graph I do not see anything.

2007.12.28 15:01:58 There were 1 passes done during optimization, 1 results have been discarded as insignificant
2007.12.28 15:01:58 Moving Average: optimization stopped
2007.12.28 15:01:53 Moving Average: optimization started
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 64 at 2007. 12.26 20:30 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 142 at 2007. 12.21 20:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 24 at 2007. 12.20 03:00 exceeded)
2007.12.28 15:01:53 TestGenerator: unmatched data error (volume limit 32 at 2007. 12.20 02:00 exceeded)

What are possible solutions to this problem?


Did that happened after you downloaded new history?

It happened also to me. For me it looks like it is better not to download history from the download center at all.

 
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