What is Algorithmic Trading?
Algorithmic trading is the automation of specific trading strategies. It typically involves the application of a set of criteria, for example indicators and instructions, which can be programmed to a trading account, known as Expert Advisors. This allows a trader to identify and manage multiple transactions, in turn maximising opportunities whilst minimising involvement.
ADS Securities London account holders, have direct access to a FREE Algo Builder. The Algo Builder is extremely easy to use, even for complete beginners. Simply determine your own criteria in a visual environment and create your own unique Expert Advisor.
Algo Trading benefits
- Drag and drop functionality – No coding or development required
- Eradicate human emotion from interfering with long term strategies
- Keep your trading strategies private – no need to share your ideas with programmers or developers
- Execute and manage multiple transactions simultaneously
- Simple to use system and user-friendly experience
- Pick from or combine over 30 different indicators
- Configure alerts and notifications
- Saves time and effort
- Free for all live ADS London accounts
Build Algorithmic Trading strategies in minutes
A custom-built Expert Advisor can be created in minutes when you use the ADS Algo Builder and your strategies will not be shared with anyone else. The ADS Algo Builder operates in a unique, visual interface, rather than requiring complex and time-consuming coding. The “drag and drop” functionality allows you to select from 30+ integral indicators, with the option to import others, or even to create your own Algorithmic Trading strategies.
Advantages of building your own Expert Advisor
An Expert Advisor (EA) can be configured to trigger alerts or notifications and to place trades on your behalf. This saves time and effort, allowing you to concentrate on your strategies.
Algo Trading typically involves the application of a set of criteria (e.g. moving average cross) to identify trading opportunities, with automatic execution/action on your behalf when pre-determined criteria are met.
“Alert or Trade” feature
Configure your Algo Builder to trigger alerts/notifications to you or place trades on your behalf, saving you time and effort and allowing you to concentrate on your trading strategies.
Remember you need the MT4 trading platform to be installed on your computer prior to installing the Algobuilder.