Date/Time: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:04:48 +0000
MARKET IF TOUCHED OCO
|User28317 - Posts: 58|
I have a study that places automated OCO Trades. Target Order should be set to Limit, Stop to Market If Touched. The orders are placed mostly correctly with the exception of the Stop order, which is placed as Limit. I tried to force the Market If touched type, and explicitely set all Stop Order Groups to Merket If touched, but it doesn't change anything.
The relevant code is:
// Setting price for entry, target and stop
order.AttachedOrderTarget1Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_LIMIT;
order.AttachedOrderStop1Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_MARKET_IF_TOUCHED;
order.AttachedOrderTarget2Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_LIMIT;
order.AttachedOrderStop2Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_MARKET_IF_TOUCHED;
order.AttachedOrderTarget3Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_LIMIT;
order.AttachedOrderStop3Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_MARKET_IF_TOUCHED;
order.AttachedOrderTarget4Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_LIMIT;
order.AttachedOrderStop4Type = SCT_ORDERTYPE_MARKET_IF_TOUCHED;
order.AttachedOrderStopAllType = SCT_ORDERTYPE_MARKET_IF_TOUCHED;
order.OCOGroup1Quantity = 1;
order.OrderQuantity = t.amount_;
if (sc.BuyEntry(order) < 0)
sc.AddMessageToLog("Failed to submit order to the trading service.", 0);
What exactly am I doing wrong?
Sierra Chart Engineering - Posts: 56380
You cannot use a market if touched order as a stop. You must use a Stop type.
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