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Entry point issue

I have my code running now, but no trades are excuting which makes me think I have something else fundamentally wrong. There should definitely be situations where the EMA 8 is above or belowthe EMA 55 for entry. Added the backtest and an image of code.

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Hi Michael,

The reason is because the EMA constructor needs a slight adjustment. Since EMA is already a Moving Average, the constructor does not accept MovingAverageType.Simple as the third argument, so this can be deleted. Here is the reference table for the indicators.

After that, our Forex Brokers currently do not support Stop Limit Orders, so we can replace it with a Stop Order or a Limit Order.

Check out the changes in the attached backtest.

Best,
Shile Wen

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