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Forex ema crossover algo (py)

hi everyone

 

i just joined, zero coding exp, and i'm trying to do up a standard EMA crossover strategy for forex (buys when fast ema crossover slow, shorts when slow ema cross fast) along w your standard TP, SL, TSL.

i just want to ask if anyone would be willing to share a sample code tt does what i descibed above. i'm going thru the different sample algos i see and is trying to see if i can piece things together myself (in python), but what i am trying to do seems pretty normal (i think?) and it would be helpful if i can refer to some codes of what already works instead of trying to reinvent the wheel on my own.

thanks for reading and thanks lots in adv!

 

 

#forex #ema

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Welcome to the community! At QuantConnect there is a lot of documentation and code to help get you started. Here is a sample EMA crossover strategy that QuantConnect has. While this is a long-only strategy, the syntax is clear and the logic will just need to be extended to cover the short case of your strategy. With regards to setting orders, see the documentation here. The SetHoldings() method provides users with an easy way of setting positions but market orders and limit orders can easily be implemented as well. 

To become more familiar with QuantConnects API, I suggest starting Bootcamp and doing the tutorials on algorithmic trading with equities and forex. The practice will make it easier to implement all QuantConnect has to offer.

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