Forex auto pilot robots are advanced software programs that enter and exit trades automatically in the forex market with the intention of turning a profit. Many traders who are new to the forex market will buy these systems with hopes of having their forex account grow completely on autopilot, but they become disappointed when this does not happen, due to a major mistake that they are usually unaware of.
What is this mistake? What many traders fail to realize is that these forex robots must be optimized based on the current market conditions. A trader cannot expect for the robot to simply run month after month with no maintenance and still turn a profit. The trader needs to take the time at least once per week to make sure that the stop-loss, take-profit, and other various settings are all set correctly.
To do this, of course, requires basic knowledge of the forex market. It is encouraged that all traders running a forex robot should have basic knowledge of the market anyway. One thing that can be done is to trade the robot in a demo account and learn specifically how to optimize your robot week after week before putting it into a real account. It is said that it is better to be a specialist than to be a jack of all trades, so learning how to successfully maintain a forex robot could become something that you learn how to do. It takes a lot of long hours and hard work to become successful at trading forex, so the least you can do is to put some time into learning how to maintain and optimize the program that is going to be handling your money.