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Alerts in your MT4 Platform

Alerts in your MT4 Platform

In this article we will show you how to add alerts to your MT4 platform. It will help you to get immediate feedback about any important change in currency markets so you don't waste your time waiting in front of your computer all day!

The first step is to open the alert's chart in the inferior part of your screen.

Now right click on the chart so you can create a new alert. You will see in your screen the following message. (More...)

The Accumulation-Distribution line was created to evaluate the cumulative flow of money

The Accumulation-Distribution line was created to evaluate the cumulative flow of money

The Accumulation-Distribution Line was created by Marc Chaikin to evaluate the cumulative flow of money into and out of a security. It created a positive reputation in Currency traders and nowadays it is a common indicator used in your Forex trading platform.

Accumulation-Distribution is a leading indicator of price movements that predicts trends in bullish (which are accumulating currencies) and bearish (which are distributing currencies). (More...)

Accelerator Oscillator: the speed of convergence

Accelerator Oscillator: the speed of convergence

Accelerator Oscillator is a leading indicator available in your Metatrader 4 trading platform, that measures the speed of convergence on each change of trend in Forex trading. This indicator uses moving averages to predict changes in Forex trends; it gives you a prediction of a change from a Bullish market to a Bearish one or a change between Bearish market to a Bullish one. (More...)

Williams' Percent Range

Williams' Percent Range

Williams' Percent Range is a leading indicator, as we mentioned in a previous article, a leading indicator predicts future values of the price taking all the information contained until the last period of time. This technical Indicator tries to predict when the market is overbought or oversold. Described on the article "The philosophical concept behind stochastic oscillator" another technical indicator called stochastic oscillator, as we will see this indicator is close related with the Williams' Percent Range. (More...)

Expert Advisors Trends and MetaTrader 5

Expert Advisors Trends and MetaTrader 5

Forex trading is becoming more and more popular every day and this financial market changes to adapt new trends in customers. Recently, Forex traders had begun to use automated trading techniques according to their experience and preferences. An automated trading technique or "Experts Advisor" is the use of programming language to create trading orders with the computer algorithm deciding the determinants of the order such as the timing, price and quantity. (More...)

Aggregated Value, Keynes and Currency Trading

Aggregated Value, Keynes and Currency Trading

One of the most popular critiques to Forex Trading, used by Economists from many countries across the world, is based on this question: Is Forex economic wealth?

The economic argument that supports this critique is that Forex trading is a Zero sum game, so there is not aggregated value in this market. Economists quantify the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), as the total sum of the aggregated value of one year in a specific country. (More...)

Simple and Exponential Moving Averages

Simple and Exponential Moving Averages

Simple and exponential moving averages are two mathematical tools used in Technical Analysis for Currency Trading with the purpose of predicting future values of Forex prices.

A simple moving average is the sum of past values of a specific currency pair, divided in the amount of prices used; each trader chooses the appropriate number of prices to be included in the algorithm. (More...)

Technical and Fundamental Analysis

Technical and Fundamental Analysis

Technical and Fundamental analysis are two types of Forex trading types. Learning how to use these types of trading is a necessary step for any Forex Trader. In this article we will present a description of each one, we want to open a door for future research on your schedule.

Technical analysis is a discipline dedicated to predict future currency prices based on information contained from the past market data. (More...)

Leading and Lagging Indicators in Forex Trading

<Leading and Lagging Indicators in Forex Trading

There are two groups of technical indicators available in your MetaTrader 4 trading platform: Leading and lagging indicators. In this article we will present to you a brief description of these technical trading tools.

A Lagging indicator is the graphical representation of a mathematical expression that generates signs of a new currency price tendency according to information received in the past. (More...)

MetaTrader 5 - Changes & Updates

MetaTrader 5 - Changes & Updates

In the world of Forex, say the word "MetaTrader", and anyone who has been trading for any length of time immediately knows exactly what you're talking about. Over the past few years, MetaTrader 4 has become one of the world's most popular Forex trading platforms, and for good reason. The sort of features one looks for in any piece of software exists in this program: flexibility, ease of use, and the ability to upgrade. (More...)