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## calculating stop loss

 3 pietp 2015.03.26 02:47   Hey, I want to ask your help with a problem i have, I build an ea who is only trading short i am done setting my take profit.but i need to set my stop loss at exact the same distance to the bid as the take profit   So here is an example : Sell order : actual price is 100Take profit is : 80 Stop loss need to be : 120 Hope i explained it well,Thanks in advance Piet.
 Moderator3407 GumRai 2015.03.26 04:09 #   Do it the same way as you have set the TP except SL will be higher than the entry price
 3 pietp 2015.03.26 08:34 #   GumRai: Do it the same way as you have set the TP except SL will be higher than the entry price Is set the take profit with an iLowest statement but i dont want the stop loss to be iHighest but on the same distance As the take profit line
 Moderator3407 GumRai 2015.03.26 08:53 #   pietp: Is set the take profit with an iLowest statement but i dont want the stop loss to be iHighest but on the same distance As the take profit lineWhatever your TP, calculate the difference between the TP and the entry price. SL will be entry price + the difference.
 250 ffoorr 2015.03.26 09:32 #   Once you have set your SL, then calculates your TPif the SL is a iHighest, then  TP  will be TP= Bid- (iHighest - Bid);  // (plus or minus the spread (?) )Inject that to your order : OrderSend( ........, SL, TP, ,...  );
 3 pietp 2015.03.26 09:48 #   ffoorr: Once you have set your SL, then calculates your TPif the SL is a iHighest, then  TP  will be TP= Bid- (iHighest - Bid);  // (plus or minus the spread (?) )Inject that to your order : OrderSend( ........, SL, TP, ,...  );Thanks for your tip my TP is An variable ILowest iTS An close short condition i use the option or (||) to set my SL and TP so i gonna try SL is : (Bid +(lowest  variabele - bid)) Thx hope it works