How to allow longs and shorts concurrently

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How to allow longs and shorts concurrently

Postby ClarkFX » 10 Oct 2012


I've been working with MultiCharts.NET and coding some signals.

One of my signals right now, I have allowed to have a maximum of 5 trades open at once. What I want is for the long and shorts to be open at the same time to reach their respective targets or stops.

Right now it seems like I can have multiple trades open in the same direction, but when a new set up forms in the opposite direction, the trades are all closed and a new one in the other direction is opened. (Even though there were only 3 trades open prior).

From the help, it seems that "SellShort" and "Buy" automatically closes all the trades in the opposite direction. Is there any way to get around this?

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: How to allow longs and shorts concurrently

Postby Henry MultiСharts » 11 Oct 2012

Hello ClarkFX,

This article describes how to trade into multiple directions on the same symbol.

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