v1.5 Released!

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v1.5 Released!

Postby tickstory » Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:15 pm

Hi all,

Tickstory v1.5 is now available! Included in this release is access to Dukascopy historical tick data for commodities and indices including:

Commodities
Brent Crude Oil
WTI Light Crude Oil
Copper
Gold
Silver
Palladium
Platinum

Indices
S&P/ASX 200 (Australia)
Brazil Index
Swiss Market Index (SMI 20)
DAX 30 (German)
IBEX 35 (Spain)
EuroStoxx 50
CAC 40 (France)
FTSE 100 (London)
Hong Kong Hang Seng
FTSE MIB 40 (Italy)
Nikkei 225
AEX 25 (Netherlands)
Dow Jones 30
S&P 500
NASDAQ Composite
S&P 500 Major Index
NASDAQ 100 Technical Index

The latest version can be downloaded on the Tickstory home page: http://www.tickstory.com

Feedback welcome ... and happy back-testing! ;)
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby radu » Wed Apr 30, 2014 4:17 pm

Tickstory, this release made my day. Thank you very much!

The Hungarian version of the news available here.
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby Zerit0 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 10:28 pm

Nice work Tickstory team!

I think indexes and commodities open a wide range of possibilities to this tool.

I am not getting 99.90% backtests in DAX index though. juts 40% and 25%. I am using Admiral Markets broker with 4 digit and the name of the index is [DAX3]. Do you know how could I get better results?

Thanks in advance!
Regards
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby tickstory » Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:41 pm

Hi Radu - great to hear! Thanks as always for your feedback.

Hi Zerit0, You will need to use the 'Maps To' field to ensure the data is mapped accordingly to your MT4 symbol name. You can find an example of how to do this here:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=435&p=1919

and you can also consult the user manual for further information.

Regards.
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby iwillsurvive » Fri May 02, 2014 6:05 am

Amazing! keep up the good work!
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby Zerit0 » Fri May 02, 2014 7:50 pm

Hi Tickstory,

Thanks a lot for your reply.

I populated the Map to field as [DAX30] but at the time of running the tester I receive a message:

"Robot name:Tester cannot calculate prices"

I supposed It was something related to the currency and I changed it in the Metatrader Info tab --> Currency, I probed with both EUR and USD and it is still rising this error.

Do you know how to solve this?

Thanks a lot in advance and for your support in the forum ;)
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby tickstory » Fri May 02, 2014 10:17 pm

Hi Zerit0,

We're not sure why this issue is occurring at the moment. The current thread discussing the error is here:

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=450

If you have any further information about this error, appreciate if you could let us know!

Thanks.
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby writegvf » Sat May 03, 2014 9:25 am

WTI-data wrong ?

After downloading the wti data and backtesting it I got some strange results.
The MT4 is working with prices around 1010-1020, which is obviously not correct.
Has anybody an idea what is going wrong there ?

Thanks for your support- Thomas.
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby writegvf » Sat May 03, 2014 12:27 pm

Hi Zerit0,

I also cannot backtest DAX30 data on the 1minute-timeframe.
But it works very well on the timeframes above. In my view the MT4 cannot
handle a backtest when there is 0-data as it happens sometimes on the 1minute-chart.
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Re: v1.5 Released!

Postby tickstory » Mon May 05, 2014 11:40 am

Hi Writegvf,

Could you please download and try the updated version here:

http://www.tickstory.com/files/tickstor ... .1.5.1.zip

It seems that (specifically) the WTI Light Crude was out by a factor of 10.

Please let us know how you go - if all is well, the fix will be available to the general public shortly.

Thanks.
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