Please help me understand Algorithmic trading systems selection for NinjaTrader, how do i choose the right robot there is so many to choose from the MTDS, MTNTF, MTU7. PLEASE ADVISE!
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What is the Right Algorithmic Trading System Robot for me?
Over time – The right robot is one you have selected based on your direct experience and understanding:
You would have backtested, out of sample tested, traded in pre-production and selected for your style/ availability & capital
And you will have tracked all your systems/tests and collated all the data at all stages with notes so you understand what you tested in the past and why you arrived to the present – you will know which robot works when and why and you can match it to the current market phases and decide if its tenable to use etc
you will correlate it to market ranges/ volume/ trends and price cycles so you will know why and when to use it and when not to and you can have several – for example a breakout or a trend model and or mean reversions
The Tools are here for that: Automated trading
you will want data too: tickdata
we suggest starting with a simple robot – such as the MTDS SDK USAR – and understanding all the basic parameters – then moving to a MTu7 if required – MTU7 is a combination of MTDS7 + MTNTF7 signals indicators
GET STARTED with MTDS7
MTDS7 USAR Trader Modes:
There is a section for templates, tools and bars downloads – They are called just Uni Renko or Super Renko
MTu7 – Structured learning approach – after MTDS7 mastery
Resources & TIPS
New Market Wizards
Way of the Turtle –
Mechanical trading systems – Earik Beann
Mechanical Trading Systems – Pairing Trader Psychology with Technical Analysis – RICHARD L. WEISSMAN
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