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About strategy builder

The strategy builder for futures markets enables you to create and personalize your trading strategy by providing a vast range of options. You have the flexibility to choose any two methods as the primary triggers to go long or short.

Additionally, there are several modules that allow you to extend your strategy functionality beyond the criteria for the primary order triggers: in categories such as Balance, Indicator, TrailMe, DCA, Confirming indicators, Stop loss, and Misc.


A builder strategy is a set of conditions that must all be met before a trade is executed. For example, if the buy method criteria are satisfied, the strategy will not execute a trade until all other specified conditions, such as confirmation from an indicator or additional trailing requirements, are also met simultaneously.

Available buy and sell methods

MethodDescription (short)
adxuses the ADX indicator to trade only when trends are strong enough.
atrtsuses the ATR indicator to measure volatility changes and trade on a trailing stop.
bbbuy and sell at configurable points between the lower and upper Bollinger Bands.
bbtabuy and sell after a reentry at configurable points between the lower and upper Bollinger Bands.
emaspreaduses the spread between slow and fast EMA to trade when price direction changes.
gainbuy at a percentage below EMA, sell when your set gain is reached.
ichimokutrading algorithm based on the Ichimoku cloud indicator.
macduses the MACD indicator to trade when momentum changes.
macdhuses the MACD histogram to trade when momentum changes.
ppset a fixed buy and sell price, perfect for coins that stay within a predictable price range.
smacrossuses crossings of fast and slow SMA to trade when price direction changes.
supportresistancebuy at support, sell at resistance.
tsatries to predict future prices and trades on predicted trend reversals.
tssluses a moving range around market prices for buying and selling, trailing optimal buy and sell levels.

Keep in mind that not all combinations of buy/sell methods are a good match to use together with trailing or certain confirming indicators.

For example using macd, which triggers only in cycles where the MACD line crosses the signal line, together with Stochastic as confirming indicator (in cross mode, which also only triggers in cycles with an indicator cross) is a bad combination because both MACD and Stochastic must cross in the same cycle - very much reducing your opportunities for a trade.

Common building blocks

The following building blocks are available to every futures builder strategy.