Multicharts .NET vs Sierra Chart: for auto-trading? - Platforms and Indicators | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading


Multicharts .NET vs Sierra Chart: for auto-trading?
Updated: Views / Replies:1,601 / 4
Created: by pedrosimao Attachments:0

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors Ė all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you donít need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 

Multicharts .NET vs Sierra Chart: for auto-trading?

  #1 (permalink)
Elite Member
Paris + France
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
Platform: Metatrader & OEC Trader
Favorite Futures: Gold GC
 
Posts: 12 since Jan 2016
Thanks: 1 given, 4 received

Multicharts .NET vs Sierra Chart: for auto-trading?

Hello,

I have been trading Forex with Metatrader 4 and 5 for a while and now I decided to move to Futures because of transparency and liquidity in certain contracts.
I will most probably open an account with AMP Futures that offers both Sierra Chart and Multicharts .NET for free.

But I know I would have to convert all my EA to each different platform.

So, I would like to ask people who have experience with one or other platform about their auto trading capabilities.
I have been playing with Multicharts Trial, and it looks nice. But I noticed the tick by tick backtest can be tricky.
For example, whenever I use Bid and Ask tick, I feel like the backtests become over pessimistic.
Also, the Portfolio Tradrer is great, but it doesn't seem to support tick by tick backtest.

How would Sierra Chart compare to this?

Also in terms of converting an EA/signal already coded in MQL4 for example, which platform language is easier and more robust? MC .NET or SC ACSIL? Which advantages do you see on those programming languages?

If you have nice comparison examples, specially concerning the auto-trading functionalities, and programming issues, it would be great to hear from you.

Best regards

Reply With Quote
 
  #2 (permalink)
Quick Summary
Quick Summary Post

Quick Summary is created and edited by users like you... Add FAQ's, Links and other Relevant Information by clicking the edit button in the lower right hand corner of this message.

 
  #3 (permalink)
Elite Member
Vancouver + Canada
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: Sierra
Favorite Futures: CL ZB GC
 
Posts: 52 since Apr 2015
Thanks: 813 given, 91 received

Multicharts is resource intensive


I have switched from Multicharts to Sierra as sierra is a less demanding program on the system.

Reply With Quote
 
  #4 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
Surrey - UK
 
Futures Experience: Intermediate
Platform: IB+SIERRA+AMIBROKER+TOS
Favorite Futures: Futures / Options
 
Posts: 41 since Sep 2015
Thanks: 12 given, 6 received

whats best ?

I'm interested to hear more about


Multicharts.net vs Sierra Chart

Any real world deep experience using both?


I use Multicharts.net but open minded what's best eg secure and fastest !

Reply With Quote
 
  #5 (permalink)
Trading Apprentice
atlanta, Ga
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: ninjatrader , Sierra, TOS
Broker/Data: Amp, IB, TDA, MBt
Favorite Futures: CL , NQ, YM, 6e
 
Posts: 2 since May 2011
Thanks: 2 given, 2 received

Sierra Chart is 100 times better than Multichart

I use both Multichart and Sierra Chart. I am a commodity day trader use CQG data feed. I donot use propitiatory indicators. I use only multichart DOM window to execute orders. But I follow sierra chart and practice replay market after hours.
The only part convinced me is the multichart DOM window. better than Sierra Chart.
(a) Sierra chart has a global crosshair option whereas Multichart offers a little insect size cross hair hard to relate data in the chart candles or bars.
(b) replay back is very fast, organized, flexible and super configurable than multichart.
(c) Multichart and ninja both uses C# language to write indicators, alerts and strategies. Ninja is much smoother than multichart. IF I have to code indicator I will invest time and learn Sierra chart C++ programming.
(d) Loading charts in sierra is lightening fast, Multichart crawls.
(e) Sierra chart supports template and copying/duplicate charts, multichart only offers template on studies.
(f) Overall Sierra chart is more object oriented, user friendly and on the other side multichart is messy and cluttered.

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to piptek for this post:

Reply



futures io > > > Multicharts .NET vs Sierra Chart: for auto-trading?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)

Jigsaw Trading: TBA

Elite only

FuturesTrader71: TBA

Elite only

NinjaTrader: TBA

Jan 18

RandBots: TBA

Jan 23

GFF Brokers & CME Group: Futures & Bitcoin

Elite only

Adam Grimes: TBA

Elite only

Ran Aroussi: TBA

Elite only
     

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sierra Chart Quoteboard net change wrong (zero's) Big Mike Sierra Chart 4 August 5th, 2015 11:35 AM
NinjaTrader and MultiCharts .NET chart add-in programming models: can you compare? GoSlow Platforms and Indicators 3 February 26th, 2014 11:15 AM
Sierra Chart auto upload screenshot to bmcharts.com Big Mike Sierra Chart 35 November 6th, 2013 09:04 PM
Paid job: Sierra Chart auto trader, simple concept Big Mike Hire a Consultant or Programmer 1 September 8th, 2013 06:54 PM
Multicharts and Sierra Chart conflict? arnie MultiCharts 6 December 9th, 2011 07:21 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:15 AM.

Copyright © 2017 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432, info@futures.io
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2017-12-17 in 0.09 seconds with 19 queries on phoenix via your IP 54.82.81.154