Market Data Unfair Advantage Posting Status Robert 2016


Set up CSI’s Unfair Advantage with Amibroker

  • CSI’s Unfair Advantage version 2.10.7 or greater
  • Amibroker version 4.8 or greater
Amibroker Info:
  • If AmiBroker doesn’t open, it is probably because you are not running in an Administrator account.
  • AmiBroker must be run at least one time in an Administrator account in order for UA to find it.
  • Doing this may require rebooting in Safe Mode. Please contact AmiBroker’s Technical Support if you need assistance.
  1. Click on “My Computer” on your desktop and go the folder C:\ua.
    Select the “” file.
    [Note: If you can’t locate the “” file on your hard drive, right click here and choose “Save Link/Target as…” to save the file to your hard drive.]
    Right click the file and select “Copy” from the menu.
  2. Go to the default folder of Amibroker (i.e. C:\Amibroker).
    Right click into the folder and select “Paste” from the menu.
  3. Go to your Desktop and double click Amibroker.
    Select “File” from the main menu and go down to “New database…”.
  4. To create a Database Folder, type in a folder location (i.e. C:\Amibroker\CSIdata) and click the “Create” button.
  5. Change the ‘Number or bars’ and click the “OK” button.
  6.  While still in Amibroker, click the Tools menu and select Preferences. Click the Data tab and change the In-memory cache size value to 20000:

    This will allow AB to handle all the symbols you import.
    Click OK.
  7. Minimize the Amibroker window.
    Go to your Desktop and double click “Launch UA”.
    Select “Preferences” from the main menu.
  8. Select “Amibroker” from the left hand side menu.
    Check the box “Export daily updates to Amibroker”.
    Select the created Database Folder (step 8).
    Check the box “Portfolio ( stocks & futures).
    Click on the “OK” button.
  9. Click in the Unfair Advantage interface on “Download Data”.
    You should see UA exporting the data to Amibroker.
  10. Amibroker displays the charts.