MetaTrader 4 Guides and Tutorials

The Metaquotes Metatrader trading platform, commonly known by its release versions MT4 and MT5, is the most widely used trading platform in the world of retail forex trading. Almost every broker either offers only MT4 as a platform, or offers a choice of MT4 and other platforms. The MT4 stand-alone downloadable software platform usually runs more smoothly than alternative browser-based platforms. For these reasons, it is useful for retail traders to learn how to download the free MT4 platform and gain a working knowledge of how to operate MT4, although it is highly intuitive. You will learn how:

  • To download and install the MT4 platform
  • To set up charts and other analytical features
  • To download and install MT4 indicators and MT4 expert advisors
  • To open, close, and modify trades

Introduction To MetaTrader4

When you open a demo or live account with an online Forex broker, you will need to use a trading platform in order to execute trades with that broker. A trading platform is a piece of software that provides a mechanism for the trade execution and, almost always, includes additional tools to facilitate technical analysis, such as Japanese Candlestick charts with indicators. Many brokers offer a c…

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Using Metatrader 4: A User’s Guide

This lesson will go through the major primary functionalities of MT4 and demonstrate them using text and screenshots, providing an MT4 tutorial. Navigation Toolbars Working from the initial screen view that is presented after installation, the toolbars are located at the top of the screen, and are full of icons. Market Watch This window is located at the upper left of the screen. It shows a…

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