DislikedDave, GOOD! If you cannot find a winning combination with the options available, you are not going to find one at all. One cannot keep "tweaking" these indicators to get a winning strategy. All you are doing in back testing these "tweaked" parameters is to get a better curve fit for a given time period. The market does not follow any of these indicators, the indicators follow the market. Look for a strategy that gives fairly consistent results for different time periods (same time frame). It does not have to give great profits for any time period,...Ignored
So let me be sure I have this straight. You haven't yet found a consistently profitable strategy though your backtesting research using Dave's EA. Yet you know with certainty that the EA contains all the strategies and functions a trader would ever need to do just that. You encourage Dave to keep the EA simple (whatever that means) and you advise others to focus on simple strategies, yet you, yourself, have never been able to make these simple strategies turn a profit.
Personally, I try not to stick my nose in other people's business when I don't have the experience to know what I'm talking about. Suggest you do the same.