Some claim! yes you heard it all before and you should be skeptical and use evidence based decision making not emotion- let us substantiated the facts below…
- Firstly, get a pedigree of who we are view about Algo Trading Systems, this is about real deal traders with real deal systems designed, invented and developed in house using decades of professional trading and institutional grade quantitative development and knowledge.
- Secondly, this is not a 1 trick pony and has many algos and billions of permutations for all different styles of trading real swing intermediate position trading and day trading, fully auto, semi auto and manual with automated exits fault tolerant and even better this is brought to retail so you may try them out free forever and decide if its for you or not…
- Thirdly, lets look at the technical specs and understand why NinjaTrader’s open architecture allows us to create the best and most advanced system for retail trading check out the developer our sister company MicroTrends Ltd across the pond – the pioneer and inventor of hybrid trading with a quick history of NinjaTrader algorithmic trading systems see how they put the other vendors in top place with their white-label systems but this one is only available direct from the source!
10 quick points of the best trading system features
AFT8 Resolves all the challenges for automated trading fully and semi auto hybrid which the other systems in retail cannot do.
AFT8 Proprietary trade engine Features
- Manual, Semi or fully automated trading system
- Interactive realtime controls to set algos
- on/off –
- Long/short set bias
- Semi Auto 1 trade and stop
- Fully auto trade as per configured rules
- Trader override and guidance and interaction with algo/trade man controller UI
- Stop and start NT – the system will autostart when the workspaces is opened and data is connected –
- can start waiting for trader to put on for auto
- can start in fully auto mode
- Allows position compounding -adding to the same position or taking off the system will adjust the stops and targets as required.
- Allows trader to close positions and cancel orders adjust without stopping the system
- allows restart of the NT system – will continue and work with orders and positions
- Fault tolerance allows the system to de tangle orders and positions on a restart or in a fast market – if all orders cancelled it will put order back on not leaving an unguarded position.
- true day trading, swing and intermediate swing trading over the weekend for up to 3 months of a position – no matter how long you stop and start it for AFt8 will wake up and know what to do and continue onwards with your trading as long as there is a valid connection.
- Memory Persisted state between stops and starts so that the system can keep track of trades per day per session and money management goals – this is a vital element which other systems do not do – meaning you could blow your trade plan rules – AFT8 wont let you… you can bypass the fail safes and reset the memory – transparent data folder access or controls.
- automatic Data Lag control will detect when market is too fast and NT8 is lagging behind real-time data and prevent trading signals and executions of signal entry’s to prevent loss on slippage – news times, distance latency and so on – Data Lagging will be flagged visually in the market analyzers… and can be set to 0.25s to 30s sensitivity… etc – this is a vital element to stop trading during price shocks, news releases and other scenarios which would enter with bad slippage and could blow your account- AFT8 safe guards trading against slippage and price shocks.,
Plug and Play Turnkey Workspaces for day trading and swing trading
- Turnkey baseline systems are made available for install, connect and trading on sim
- Designed for hybrid trading modes man and machine for realtime interaction
- Baselines can be traded in fully automated mode to test and tweak to suit a trader
- Session Breakout/Day trading/Swing
- Trend Trading/ Scalping
- Range Trading/Mean Reversion
- Off-Piste a trader can user their imagination and experiment and build their own rules using the algo building blocks inside the system and even codes their own in too.!
unrivalled trading Flexibility
- MultiTime Frame, Mutli Algo
- Multiple algos on the same account
- Mutliple Advanced trade Managers on the same account
- Asymetrical bars for entry and exits
- Can combine or pause and enable with real-time controls to suit the conditions on the day
Cloud Multi-Time Frame Filter System -AlphaWebTrader Trendometer API –
- Futures, Stocks, ETF aggregated amalgamated horizontal and vertical trend correlations
- Cloud API Non Lagging for CPU, disk and data NT8 will not go down and data lag/render delay
- Aggregated data is read by AFT8 from the AWT.Desktop in realtime with no lagging or overhead
- Vertical trend correlation up to 24 time Frames per instrument
- Horizontal trend correlation futures, Stock, ETF for bias
- Group Strength and weakness
- Order flow by market ATR speed, volume and trend efficiency
- Signal Flow – order flow is good but signal flow is a step above history and realtime
- HTF Structure, gaps, levels and more.
- See AlphaWebTrader for more details
Battle Tested Trading Systems on real money with a real fund
AFT8 desktop Comes from real live money trading of a 5mil hedge fund account in 2017 onwards to 2022 on trade sizes up to 1% or $50KUSD stop loss risk… Clear Point Capital. 2023 due to a lack of time and dev obligations to the fund when we decide to release it to retail and cut it down from swing to day trade and make a desktop version of it… for NT8. to allow the most advanced system for NT8 every – we chose that route instead of migrating AFT7 – but AFT7 parts and components are being added in over time.
Not a one trick pony
- TimeTesting Approaches – evolved
- Session Breakout – daily,weekly.monthly – custom breakout
- Trend Trading – USAR/Dynamic trend
- Range Trading – MeanReversion fibGrid Bands
- News Trader – pending needs awt api
- Multitime Frame Trend systems – AWT Api Trendo etc
- Many programmable systems available or even can add own code rules and compile into the system and use your rules and algo with the full off the shelf features
Build your own – bring your own algo
ATS& NT8 allows you to build your own and test for strategies and also for integration into AFT8 algos… and leverage all the off the shelf features
AFT8 versus traditional NT8 Strategies
NT Strategies do not provide this level of interaction and flexibility and cannot swing trade or self recover they require manual resolution of positions and orders to make safer before starting… AFT can start and resolve it all itself. NT Strategies don’t allow a trader to close positions and cancel orders without halting the strategy. AFT will also ship in the future with a strategy for backtesting, optimizing and if preferred for trading and the most advanced ever built for NinjaTrader 8 Powered by ATS QuadroBase, this will be open source in the strategy to allow you to combine 3rd party and create your own algos combined with AFT8 sealed indicator components- with script dev support in the discord trading group
Money management – challenges
Static or fixed fractional position sizing based on volatility stoploss – fixed fractional or professional mode fund of funds position sizing and money management.
- off a users defined amount
- off the account
- or weighted balanced per asset stream – different values
Systematic Trading Systems – Trade Signal Generation & Execution
The systems does all you need for manual, semi or fully automated signal execution
- entry signal types
- stops and targets
Web Algo Trading Remote Control
- on/off of algos
- long/short bias
- monitor interact
There’s a lot more to come and we don’t want to give it all away before we roll it out.
Note: unlike our other white-label technologies used by well known vendors in the ecosystem we don’t license this to anyone else to re-sale!