October 29, 2007
An unsorted, unqualified list of FAQ’s relating to anything and everything to do with Forex data.
The list is dynamic and subject to change without notice.
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Q2. I can’t find much information on Forex trading with AmiBroker in the Help Manual. Are there any instructions on the subject anywhere else?
A2. Yes. Here is an article that tells you everything you need to know about using AmiBroker for trading FOREX markets: http://www.amibroker.com/kb/2006/08/09/amibroker-for-forex/
There’s also an article on how to connect to FXCM (Forex broker) to get their real-time quotes. Also included is small example database (1 day worth of 1 minute data) and all required programs: http://www.amibroker.com/kb/2007/01/05/setting-up-with-fxcm-forex-broker/
Q1. Where can I get Forex data?
A1. Forex can be easily imported using MetaTrader: http://www.metaquotes.net/
Prasanth – AmiBrokerYahooGroup message#116545 “Questions Regarding AmiBroker” http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/amibroker/message/116545