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Closed Feature request MC-1378

Market Order Slippage and/or spread for trade cost

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Description

Our newer commission settings are nice. However, I think it would make sense to implement a market order slippage/cost exclusive to back-tested market orders. I've used this feature in another platform and it was pretty handy.

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user-offline.png  MAtricks (MAtricks)
Jun 27, 2013 - 08:30

I guess I didn't do that correctly :)

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user-offline.png  MAtricks (MAtricks)
Jun 27, 2013 - 08:30

This would allow you to back-test a limit order strategy with a market order stop and in your back-tests you wouldn't have to manually calculate the 1 tick cost of all market orders that were simulated.

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user-offline.png  Alex MultiCharts (Alex MultiCharts)
Apr 03, 2017 - 08:55
You can set commission and slippage in Strategy Properties -> Properties tab. It is applied to backtesting and to stop and market orders (except stop-limit, limit orders are not supported).
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