I want to do a lot of reps before I start trading live. I’m trying to find a platform that has the following features:
Allows me to place trades while I step through historical data. I don’t want just a back-tester that runs in the background. I want to be able to see and study the charts.
Has a Gartley/harmonics scanner. I want one that will automatically identify the patterns in replay mode.
What I have found so far:
The best option I have found so far is MotiveWave. It meets the above criteria quite nicely. Its harmonics scanner works beautifully. Unfortunately, their only product that includes the scanner is their Ultimate Edition, which costs $1600 USD. I’m hoping to find something more reasonable until I can make enough profits to buy it.
I’m also looking at MT4. I found a Gartley scanner Expert Advisor for around $300. However, it looks like their replay mode is only a background backtester. I don’t know if I would be able to use the Gartley scanner and manually enter trades. Does anyone know?
NinjaTrader has a historical mode, but I can’t seem to get it to work. Can I trade during replay? If so, I might be able to find a Gartley scanner.
Ensign Software has a tradeable replay mode. They have manual Gartley tools, but not a harmonics scanner.
Do any of you have a setup like I’m looking for? What do you recommend? I don’t mind spending a few hundred dollars if I need to. I’m just trying to avoid having to drop $1600 on MotiveWave.