What happened to EA Analyzer?

What happened to EA Analyzer?

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There were two changes: in version 4 the program was renamed from EA Analyzer to Quant Analyzer we no longer offer free version of EA Analyzer   If you use free version of EA Analyzer 3 you can continue to use it for free forever, but this version doesn’t come with any support or future […]

Starting StrategyQuant with more memory

Starting StrategyQuant with more memory

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The maximum memory used by StrategyQuant is determined automatically during start depending on the size of your RAM.If you want to run SQ with more memory you can start it with command line option: StrategyQuant64.exe -J-Xmx512m      <- for 512 MBStrategyQuant64.exe -J-Xmx1g      <- for 1 GBStrategyQuant64.exe -J-Xmx2g      <- for 2 GBStrategyQuant64.exe -J-Xmx4g      <- for 4 GB The […]

Will MetaTrader 5 be supported ?

Will MetaTrader 5 be supported ?

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Situation around MetaTrader5 is unclear right now, it doesn’t have big customer base and majority of brokers are still not offering it. MetaQuotes (company behind MetaTrader) finally seems to accept that EAs should be backwards compatible, and in the newest MT4 build 600+ they introduced a mixed approach, where it offers new MQL language features from […]

How is the algorithm in StrategyQuant different from genetic optimization of parameters?

How is the algorithm in StrategyQuant different from genetic optimization of parameters?

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These are two very different things. MetaTrader or other trading platforms allows you to optimize only the input parameters of the strategy, and they use genetic algorithm in the process. StrategyQuant, on the other hand, can CREATE the new strategies from scratch using genetic programming and evolution.

I’m missing my favorite indicator

I’m missing my favorite indicator

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We are continually working on adding new technical indicators and update the functionality of our program.You can suggest new indicator / feature on our forum and we’ll look at it. Please note that standard common indicators have higher priority for us than some rare indicators found in forums. Also, from version 4 it will be […]

Do I need to have any prior experience in trading to use StrategyQuant?

Do I need to have any prior experience in trading to use StrategyQuant?

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Not necessarily, if you are willing to learn.Any experience with automatic trading and strategy testing and valuation is a plus, but we cover most of the basics in the articles and Users Guide. There is also a lot of knowledge on our forum, where other users are sharing their experience and ideas.

How much money can I really make?

How much money can I really make?

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If you ask this question you don’t understand what StrategyQuant is about. It is not a black box or trading robot that gives some fixed income.The amount of  money you can make depends on the strategies you’ll generate AND the way you’ll trade it. There’s no guarantee of anything in trading. Trading is a zero sum […]

My backtesting results in MetaTrader/NinjaTrader/Tradestation are different than in StrategyQuant

My backtesting results in MetaTrader/NinjaTrader/Tradestation are different than in StrategyQuant

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It is possible and it might not be a bug. Backtesting is not as simple as it seems, and if you don’t run for example the MetaTrader backtests in the correct environment, you might get different results every time you run it. Usually the reason for differences in results is difference in either history data […]

How do I know the trading strategies produced by SQ will be profitable in real trading?

How do I know the trading strategies produced by SQ will be profitable in real trading?

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StrategyQuant offers several features to make sure the strategy is robust. The basic technique is testing the strategy on previously unknown data.If the strategy is curve fitted, it will fail on the “unknown” part of data.StrategyQuant has also other features thatwill help you with robustness tests, please check our article about robustness here.

Can I use my own custom indicators in EA Wizard?

Can I use my own custom indicators in EA Wizard?

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yes, it is very simple. If you have source code of your indicator then EA Wizard is able to recognize all inputs and outputs automatically. Learn more about this in EA Wizard tutorial.