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It’s long been said, “Where Systems Fail, Methods prevail.”  This phrase has long been the standing order of business here at Gecko Software, so why now would we change our thoughts on this matter, and come out with a System Execution Autopilot Package?

Very simply put, our Autopilot is more than just a simple trading system, it was developed with the individual trader in mind, and with the mindset that trading methods are more powerful and more profitable than trading systems alone.

Traditionally speaking, a trading system has been a mechanically computerized method of buying and selling each time you receive a signal from an indicator.  Most “systems” are designed around a traditional indicator and are as simple as buying each time you receive a buy signal and selling each time you receive a sell signal.  This style of system trading has, in the past, proven to be the downfall of many otherwise would-be successful traders.  Simply jumping into a market each time you get a buy signal and jumping back out each time you get a sell signal is a sure fire way of giving up your holdings to someone else.

It is for this purpose that we here at Gecko Software have created the Autopilot system trading platform in such a fashion that we integrate the advantages of system trading, with the advantages of method trading, allowing the Track ‘n Trade Autopilot to automatically execute your own personal trading methodology, not just a simple trading system.

If you are new to the Autopilot, it is recommended that you utilize this manual in conjunction with the Autopilot Educational Videos online.

How to Start Trading

After you have set your preferences, find the green Start Trading button near the top of the Accounting/Autopilot Control Panel in the upper-left corner. Clicking on the Start Trading button will begin Autopilot trading. Trades will be placed based on the preferences you have chosen, and the buy/sell signals of the indicator(s) you have selected within the Autopilot.

Start Trading Button

Once the Start Trading button has been selected it will change to a Stop Trading button that can be used to stop your trading through the Autopilot anytime you want.

Stop Trading Button

Note: After the Start Trading button has been selected, the Autopilot Tab system settings will be locked into place and you will not be able to change any Autopilot settings until after you select the Stop Trading button.