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Getting Started With MT4 Platform - Learn MetaTrader 4 Software

The following tutorials explain how to use the MetaTrader 4 platform, each tutorial is accompanied by numerous screen shots so as to help traders to understand the concepts explained and make it easier to learn about this online Indices trading platform.







Window Menu

Help Menu

Tool Bars

Advanced Topics

Pip Value Calculator and Margin Calculator

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How To Place Indicators

The most popular search is how to save a work space in MetaTrader 4, or how to save a system/template. Before starting the tutorial, the screen shot below shows how to save a template or a trading system and also how to save a work space. The same buttons are also used to load the template on another separate chart. (click on these buttons to get options on your MetaTrader 4 platform)

Save a Work Space in MetaTrader 4, Save a Trading System Template

How to Save a Work Space, How to Save a Template - Stock Indices Trading Platform Tutorials

The MetaTrader 4 is part of the online indices trading market. The MetaTrader 4 software is installed on a client's computer.

The screenshot below shows the user interface of the MT4.

Learn MT4 Platform Tutorial - MetaTrader 4 Tools and Charts

MT4 platform Workspace

According to Indices trading platforms reviews, MetaTrader 4 is the most widely used Indices trading platform. This is because it is easy to learn and can do the following tasks.

The MetaTrader 4 Indices trading software is installed on a trader's computer and it is intended to do the following:

  • Plot graphical Information about exchange rates in the form of a grid/chart
  • Receive streaming exchange quotes from the Indices trading brokers
  • Perform indices trading transaction operations: buying and selling
  • Show the open indices trading transactions and orders within the Indices trading platform workspace
  • Perform technical analysis
  • Testing of strategies on practice demo accounts
  • Programming of custom indicators and EAs for the purpose of automated trading.
  • Provide statements of transaction history and a summary of profits/losses.

The MT4 online Indices trading platform which is also known as MT4, is designed to provide technical tools that can be used by traders to make buy or sell decisions. This Indices trading platform provides online exchange quotes and streaming data about indices price movement drawn in the form of indices charts. This information is delivered directly to the MetaTrader 4 platform interface. This information that is delivered in the form of real time quotes is then analyzed using the technical tools provided for within this online trading platform.

This is a free Indices trading software that is provided for by online Indices trading brokers. You can download the platform from online brokers websites, once you download it, you should then install the platform on a computer that has an internet connection and then connect to your broker and start receiving streaming quotes.

The MetaTrader 4 has different windows and chart panels, each designed to deliver a different type of market information, starting with the exchange rate quotes used to draw indices trading graphs to the indices market data window, tool bars for attaching technical indicators and the main menu bar used to navigate the platform.


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