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ActVAT™: Visual Algorithmic Trading
 
Overview

  • Traders can create new VAT strategies in the Visual Strategy Editor in ActTrader,
  • The strategies are based on a chart and can utilize different chart objects, such as indicators and trend lines
  • Visual strategy can automatically open or close positions, create and remove Entry, Stop, Limit orders, or send notifications to traders
  • Statistics and graphical display on the chart help you monitor VAT strategy performance
 
 
 
Create Strategy from Chart

  • Open a chart, plot a trendline on it, and create a strategy that will open a new position as soon as the market rate crosses this trendline
  • Add a condition to place Stop order on the position when the market crosses a specific rate level
  • Set a condition that will close this position at specific time in future
 
 
 
Change Order of Rules

  • Click a Number button to select a rule
  • Move the selected rule up or down the list with the Up/Down Arrows on the Toolbar
  • Add rules with the Add button on the toolbar
  • Delete the selected rule with the Delete button on the Toolbar
 
 
 
Select Event

  • Select the type of the event when the condition will be checked by the strategy
  • Select the ‘New Rate’ option for the condition to be checked at every new rate
  • Select the 'New Candle’ option for the condition to be checked when a new candle appears
 
 
 
Create Condition

  • Create conditions using objects; set or change properties of objects in your strategy
  • You can use visual elements of the chart as objects, such as indicators or trendlines
  • Click the gear icon in the Action section of the Strategy Builder table to open the Object Manager window, select and configure an object
 
 
 
Set Action

  • Specify what action should take place when a condition is met; set or change properties of actions in your strategy
  • Click the gear icon in the Action section of the Strategy Builder table to open the Action Manager window, select and configure an action in a chart
 
 
 
Run or Test Strategies

  • Save the strategy for futures use, or load a saved strategy
  • Using the Test mode, optimize and test the performance of your strategy
  • Run the strategy using the Real mode