#### Topic: Optimization: EURUSD 1H Profit 2580 Drawdown 220

This is an optimization of the Karl Marks' strategy.

My goal was Min Drawdown.

Two new filters have been added:

Momentum - The Momentum value is rising. - The trend is gaining power.

ADX - The ADX value is lower than Level. - The trend is nod exhausted.

**Forex Strategy Builder V 2.3.1.0 Beta**

Strategy name: **EURUSD 1H Profit 2580 Drawdown 220**

Exported on: 1/19/2007 5:12:45 PM

Market: EURUSD 1 Hour

Spread: 4 pips

Swap Number: 1 pips

Balance: **2584** pips

Min account: 0 pips

Max drawdown: 219 pips

Time in position: 36 %

**The same dirrection signal** - *does Nothing***The opposite dirrection signal** - *does Nothing*

**[Open]** *Price Open*

**[Filter]** *MACD*

**Logic** *The MACD Line crosses the zero line from below.*

**Smoothing Method** *Exponential*

**Base Price** *Close*

**Period Slow Line** *27*

**Period Fast Line** *11*

**Period Signal Line** *9*

**Use previous bar value** *True*

**[Filter]** *Momentum*

**Logic** *The Momentum value is rising.*

**Smoothing Method** *Simple*

**Base Price** *Close*

**Period** *21*

**Smoothing Period** *16*

**Level** *0*

**Use previous bar value** *True*

**[Filter]** *ADX*

**Logic** *The ADX value is lower than Level.*

**Smoothing Method** *Exponential*

**Period** *15*

**Level** *36*

**Use previous bar value** *True*

**[Close]** *Bollinger Bands*

**Logic** *The Price Open is lower than the Up Band.*

**Smoothing Method** *Smoothed*

**Base Price** *Median*

**Period** *30*

**Multiplier** *2*

**Use previous bar value** *True*