Bollinger Bands EA
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About the Bollinger Bands
The Bollinger Bands indicator was invented by John Bollinger in the 1980s. The Bollinger Bands consist of a Moving Average, an Upper and a Lower Band and is included in Metatrader 4 and 5. The default settings are 20 for the period and 2 for the deviation.
Trade logic of this forex robot
The Bollinger Bands EA is a forex robot which uses Bollinger Bands to enter a trade. It has 2 different entry strategies.
BreakOut: If the last bar closes above the upper band it enters a Sell Order. If the close of the last bar is below the lower band a Buy Order is generated.
BreakIn: If the last bar crosses the upper band from above it enters a Sell Order. If the last bar crosses the lower band from below a Buy Order is generated.
Exit strategies (only MT4 Advanced and MT4 Pro)
The Bollinger Bands EA has 2 different exit strategies.
- Close on middle Band: The trade will be closed if the middle Bollinger Band gets crossed.
- Close on opposite Band: The trade will be closed if a candle closes below/above the opposite Band.
Parameters for the Bollinger Bands EA
Timeframe = The timeframe on which the EA should work regardless of what timeframe your chart is set to.
Averaging Period = Averaging period to calculate the main line (default is 20)
Standard Deviation = Deviation from the main line (default is 2)
Bands Shift = The indicator shift relative to the chart (default is 0)
Applied Price = The price values on which calculations will be performed
|Trade on new Bar|
|MA Trend Filter|
|Trade max. once per Bar|
|2 exit strategies|
|Reverse on Opposite Signal|
More about this Expert Advisor
- You can install this Metatrader Expert Advisor on limitless demo and live accounts.
- Note that this Expert Advisor does not draw any indicator on the chart.
- You do not understand all the functions? Take a look at our function glossary.
- The license of every Expert Advisor you download is time limited, but you can re-download newer versions any time in your purchase history.
- MT4 Basic v1.05
- MT4 Advanced v1.06
- MT4 Pro v1.06
Apr 11, 2016
- Added: BreakIn strategy
Jan 13, 2016
- Minor updates and fixes in all MT4 versions
Nov 17, 2015
- Added: ATR Trail (MT4 Pro)
- Added: Reverse on opposite signal (MT4 Pro)
- Added: 2 exit strategies (only MT4 Advanced and MT4 Pro)
Mar 17, 2015
- Initial release MT4 Pro
Apr 11, 2015
- Some improvements in all MT4 versions
- Added “Max once per Bar” function to all MT4 Advanced and Pro versions
Feb 07, 2015
- Initial release MT4/MT5 Basic and Advanced