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  1. Dominover

    Metastock - Anyone used this?

    Has anyone here used Metastock? I'm looking at all the trading software at the moment and have heard some good things about Metastock. I just want to trade Australian stocks and have the flexibility for market plug-ins like 'Market Profile' and others. Will need down to 1 minute live data...
  2. B

    Tradesim and Metastock issues

    I have just downloaded tradesim for my laptop, windows 8.1, i am using MS version 9. I have been using this setup for years and am very happy with it, but my desktop died taking with it my working MS and tradesim, window XP. When i load the MS and try to run an exploration i get the the...
  3. bngood

    Metastock data reading problem

    Hi, I have metastock on windows 10 with data from an external provider and it works fine. I now have a new computer - still windows 10 - and the data comes down on the new computer via the data program but Metastock won't read it. The data only shows up in Metastock as "dat" files not as the...
  4. C

    Question for someone using Norgate ASX data (Metastock format)

    Hi, I'm looking at using Norgate Premium Data for ASX. Before I do, can anyone using premium data for ASX tell me what the earliest bar date is for the stock UTR 'Ultracharge'. Thanks
  5. W

    Metastock Moving Average Problems

    Hello, I have just installed Metastock and i am having a problem that i can not for the life of me resolve. I trade Forex and i use both 10 and 20 period Exponential Moving Averages in my trading plan. I have plotted these on my charts using drag and drop from Indicator list. But then when i...
  6. A

    Approximating ASX Historical Constituents List using Metastock Database

    Time for a new thread :). This time I have written a DLL that ranks ASX securities by previous 6 month median daily turnover (daily turnover = close x volume) and writes the rank to the securities Open Interest field of a MetaStock database for the duration of the current period. The current...
  7. A

    Metastock Licence Error

    I am unable to open Metastock as I get an error messge "Filechck.dll is missing". Would greatly appreciate any help in being able to resolve this...... Thanks in advance Ashley
  8. D

    Urgent help needed in ploting Date in Metastock Exploration

    Hello everybody I am Deepak and would seek your help in creating an exploration indicator which tells the Low or High date in mm-dd-yyy format. For eg if I run an exploration of 20 stocks I would want to know in the given year say 2015 which day-month-year did it make its 52 wk low. I want...
  9. R

    Metastock on Linux

    Has anyone managed to get Metastock to run on Linux using Wine ?. I've tried a couple of times with only limited success - actually no success - could get The Downloader to open but not show any data, and couldn't get Metastock to open at all. I have Metastock 6.52 and 11, both EOD.
  10. C

    Metastock 8 + Windows XP: Unfortunately change is here

    I am happily using Metastock 8 with Windows XP but increasingly other online sites are forcing me to a higher version of Windows. I take in ASX EOD as text data from Cooltrader and use the charts on metastock which I have enhansed with some specialised DLLs and also create text data files daily...
  11. R

    Amibroker code for EMA? (or convert formula from Metastock to Amibroker?)

    Does anyone know the full AFL code to create a custom EMA? Alternatively, if somone could help me convert the following Metastock formula, it would be most appreciated! Pds:= 200; Rate:=2 / (Pds+1); M:=If(Cum(1)=1, C, PREV*(1-Rate) + C*Rate ); ValueWhen(1,Cum(1)>=Pds,M);
  12. piggybank

    Metastock Code - 52 Week Highs

    2 months ago the hard-drive in my computer died. Unfortunately piggy here forgot (or just being plain lazy) hadn't backed up his data for a while. Consequently, some of the codes I had used before have been lost. I did try yesterday (via google) try to find one for 52 week highs but all 5 of...
  13. A

    Converting Metastock EOD data to MT4 history files for MT4 charting

    Thought I'd follow up on my last thread with a similar one, which involves charting Metastock EOD data in MT4. So basically what you do is say you subscribe to an EOD data provider such as dataHQ or Premium Data etc. Once your Metastock data is downloaded/updated, you run my perl script from...
  14. A

    Converting Metastock Data to Excel 2003

    Hi, I've been working on a DLL (using the free GNU C++ (gcc) compiler and Codeblocks IDE) to read Metastock Data downloaded from a trial version of Stock Quote Data from DataHQ and are happy to upload on here for people to have a play with. Firstly, is this a forum where you can upload zip...
  15. S

    MetaStock 12 vs. Amibroker

    Hi, I'm interested to here everyone's opinion in regards to charting software, in particular Metastock 12 and Ambibroker. I am looking at short to medium term trading and will be using EOD data to test my systems. I am interested to here the pros and cons of both software packages. Which...
  16. T

    Importing Yahoo data into Metastock

    How do I download 10yrs stock data from yahoo and import into metastock ?
  17. R

    Fundamental support in Amibroker/Metastock

    Hi Like many before me I am in the decision making process of trying to evaluate amibroker vs metastock. Due to all the positive feedback from this forum and over the web I have decided to start with amibroker. It nice to see that amibroker allows the capture of fundamental information...
  18. J

    Is there a USB version of Metastock?

    Hi all, I have Metastock 10.0 EOD installed on my PC, but would like to install a version on my USB drive - is there a USB version available? I've tried to install my normal 10.0 version on my USB drive, and 10mins into it it looks ok. But it there a version specifically designed for USBs...
  19. K

    Broker's Platform or Trading Software Package?

    Can anyone tell me if there is any real advantage to using a trading software package like Metastock, EzyProfessional, or BullCharts as opposed to using the trading software platform offered by your on-line broker eg. WebIRESS, MarketMaker etc, As a beginner to share/CFD trading. trading...
  20. H

    Metastock - Converting data

    I'm trying out Metastock v10.1 at the moment as I'm looking for a new charting software (not particularly satisfied with IC-Investor) and was trying to to load up some the historical ASX prices from float.com.au (Ref: here) I'm trying to get all the stocks into a single directory. Currently...
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