The Easiest Way to Place BUY and SELL Orders with your MetaTrader EA

James Hinton
6 min readJun 14, 2024

There comes a point in every Expert Advisors life where the decision has to be made:

Will I just be a signal, or will become an autotrading EA?

If you’ve been following my series Build Your Own AutoTrading EA on MT5 then you’ll know that in the previous article, I showed you how to convert an RSI Indicator into an RSI Signal.

In this episode, I’m going to show you how to convert this signal into an actual trade.

Read on to learn more.

MetaTrader 5

About This Series

In this series, I cover everything you need to build your own advanced Expert Advisor from scratch. I cover:

  • How to get started
  • Using built in technical indicators from MetaTrader
  • Making your EA autotrade
  • Adding some simple-yet-powerful risk management techniques to your EA
  • Backtesting and Optimizing your soon-to-be-awesome algorithm
  • Adding some advanced features

All of the code that I use is available on my public GitHub repo, and each episode contains working code snippets you can immediately use in your own trading bot.



James Hinton

Passionate algorithmic trader and Cyber Security expert. Love developing helpful content.