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MT4 Trading & Education

How To Trade The Parabolic SAR in MT4

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this 3 minute video, I’m going to introduce you to the Parabolic SAR indicator for MetaTrader 4. If you don’t already have a demo account, you can follow along for free with an OANDA account by clicking the link below this video.  Register For A […]

How To Use The ATR Indicator In MT4

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this 3 minute video, I’m going to explain the ATR indicator and how to use it in MetaTrader 4. It appears by default in MT4. If you don’t have a free demo account, then you can follow along with one from OANDA by clicking the […]

How To Use The ZigZag Indicator in MT4

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this 5 minute video we’re going to discuss the ZigZag indicator, which is one of the default indicators that comes in your MetaTrader 4 platform. If you don’t already have a free MT4 demo account, you can get one from OANDA by clicking the link […]

Trend Trading Strategies in MT4

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this 3 minute video, I’m going to introduce you to a range trading strategy. You can download the file as an expert advisor for your MetaTrader 4 platform. If you don’t already have an MT4 demo account, you can get a free one from OANDA […]

Range Trading Strategies in MT4 – How They Work

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this 3 minute video, I’m going to introduce you to a range trading strategy. You can download the file as an expert advisor for your MetaTrader 4 platform. If you don’t already have an MT4 demo account, you can get a free one from OANDA […]

How To Interpret Backtesting Results In Metatrader 4

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this 5 minute video, I’m going to show you how to interpret backtesting results in MetaTrader 4. You can follow along using a free OANDA demo account by clicking the link below this video. Register For A Free OANDA Demo Account Video Script:  Before we […]

Why does MT4 EA work well on Demo but not on Live Account?

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. This is a commonly asked question and unfortunately, there is no easy fix because there are numerous reasons why an MT4 software could behave this way. One indicator that the EA is not working is instead of a little round smiley face, you see an “X” at the top […]

How To Run A Metatrader Backtest

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this ten minute video, I’m going to show you how to setup a backtest for MetaTrader 4. You can follow along using a free OANDA demo account by clicking the link below this video. Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. Video Script […]

What to do when MT4 platform hangs

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. In this article we address a common problem for serious MT4 forex traders – the hanging MT4. The most obvious reason why your Metatrader stalls is because it is overloaded with running MT4 software, and your computer does not have the processing capability to run them all, […]

How to Close All trades at once on MT4 Platform

  Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. Most MT4 forex traders are familiar with Indicators and Expert Advisors, but lesser know about scripts. If you click on view > Navigator, you will be able to easily load indicators, expert advisors and scripts onto your MT4 charts:   To the left of the screen shot below […]

How to Save a Template on MT4?

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. Clients sometimes ask us how to save a template on Metatrader, so that the colors, indicators and settings remain the same when they re-open the MT4 platform. One way to do this is to save a template once you are happy with what you see. In this […]

3 Big Warning Signs To Watch For When Choosing An EA (VIDEO)

Hi, this is Shaun Overton with ForexNews.com and OneStepRemoved.com. In this five minute video, I’m going to share the 4 biggest warning signs to consider before using an expert advisor in your live account. I always recommend demo trading new EAs before risking live funds. If you don’t currently have an MT4 demo account, OANDA offers […]

How to Remove Expert Advisor from MT4 Strategy Tester?

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. For those of us Metatrader Robot fans, here is a common problem forex traders face after testing hundreds of FX expert advisors: an extremely cluttered Strategy Tester. Just a quick introduction to newbies, Strategy Tester is a function within MT4 which allows traders to backtest expert advisors. Traders load […]

Tips on How to Backtest MT4 Expert Advisors and Forex Robots

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. Our work at Streetpips.com involves programming strategies and testing their performance. Over the years, we have backtested numerous MT4 EAs, or expert advisors. It does not take us long to screen through hundreds of trading robots to select which we deem to have the potential for improvement. […]

Possible Error – How to Uninstall Metatrader MT4?

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. There are hundreds and thousands of MT4 expert advisors on the internet, which one works best in today’s market? A common way to uninstall the MT4 forex trading platform from your computer, is to Click on the Windows Start Button > All Programs > Look for […]

What Is An MT4 Expert Advisor? Plus How To Install One (VIDEO)

In this five minute video, I’m going to show you what an expert advisor does, and how to install one for MetaTrader 4 trading platform. You can follow along using a free OANDA demo account by clicking the link below this video. Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. Script: An expert advisor, […]

How To Place Trades Using Metatrader 4 (VIDEO)

In this five minute video, I’ll show you the OANDA MT4 platform and how to place orders within MetaTrader 4. You can follow along using a free OANDA demo account by clicking the link below this video. Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. Script: You need to decide which currency pair to […]

Why use Forex Trading Robots and Expert Advisors?

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. Retail vs Institutions The world of forex trading is diverse. We have discretionary traders who trade manually and execute trades one by one – most of us fall into this category. And we have the banks and hedge funds who have the capital to develop computer […]

What is the Fastest Way to Test Many MT4 Expert Advisors?

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. There are hundreds and thousands of MT4 expert advisors on the internet, which one works best in today’s market? Instead of relying on outdated comments on public forums, or expired review sites, backtesting the robot performance and functionality on your own MT4 is the best way […]

How to reshuffle, reorder, rearrange windows on the Metatrader MT4 Platform

Register for a free OANDA MT4 demo account here. An MT4 platform displays multiple windows. You can choose to display them by hovering over VIEW along the top, then selecting the drop down options for MARKET WATCH DATA WINDOW NAVIGATOR TERMINAL STRATEGY TESTER If you select to display all these windows, your MT4 screen will […]