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The MetaTrader 5 trading platform

The MetaTrader 5 platform is used by millions of market participants for trading on Forex and stock markets. The trading platform is becoming more and more popular as it is available to traders with different skills. MetaTrader 5 includes all necessary tools: technical analysis, automated trading strategies, and an opportunity to trade currencies, options, futures, and shares on different financial markets using only one trading account. The trading platform contains all necessary functions for trading: of currency and stock prices with various analytical instruments among which technical indicators and graphical objects are.

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AmiBroker Formula Language Tools

Since version 2. 5 AmiBroker features automatic technical analysis tools. AmiBroker can check for user defined buy/sell conditions giving you an idea about the current situation on the market. It can also perform a system test (simulation) telling you about the performance of your trading system. Version 3. 0 of AmiBroker introduced new formula language (AFL) allowing you to write not only system tests but also custom indicators and guru advisor commentaries. In order to do this you have to define buy and sell rules, indicator formulas or commentaries using a special AmiBroker Formula Language (AFL), which is described below.

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MetaTrader Plugin

The first window will ask you to select the language you wish to display during the rest of the installation. After the welcome and disclaimer windows, the installer will inform you that it will try to determine the correct folder to install the plugin to. If the correct MetaTrader 4 terminal is listed, click on the radio button next to it and select 'Ok'. If your MetaTrader 4 is NOT listed, please see the Trouble Shooting section. The next window will ask to label the Shortcut that will be created for the Expert Advisor. Click 'Next'.

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Difference between demo and real trading

I'm very new to forex, been trading on a demo account from various brokers for 2 weeks. I'm very consistently making profit, so I'd like to start doing real trades. I've been practicing mostly with an Alpari demo account, and intend to register a real account there once ready. My trades go over a period of 10-15 minutes usually. The problem I'm having here is that it just doesn't make sense that you make such easy profit with so little experience, there has to be something I'm overlooking. The question I'd like to ask is: what is going to be difference between demo account and real trading ? The only thing I'm aware of is higherspreadsduring news (I don't think this reflects on demo accounts with Alpari).

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Stock Screener - Technical Analysis Screener on the App Store

Opening the iTunes Store. If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop. Progress Indicator Opening the iBooks Store. If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock. Progress Indicator iTunes We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download the free app Stock Screener - Technical Analysis Screener by Qiting Huang, get iTunes now. Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now. iTunes for Mac + PC Stock Screener is a free stock market app that search the US stock market based on technical analysis and stock chart patterns for stock trading.

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History Center - Tools - MetaTrader 4 Help

Technical analysis is the market movements research made in order to forecast future price movements. the market is often analyzed using charts. So it is very important to have available historical data for all symbols and timeframes used. Historical data are constantly formed and stored on the server. Connecting to it, the client terminal downloads all necessary data. They will be then used for drawing of charts,testing and optimization of Expert Advisors. To control historical data, the terminal has a special window named "History Center". This window can be opened by executing the command "Tools – History Center" or by pressing F2.

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Thread: Which is best MACD settings for 1 min chart?

11-14-2010,  10:38 PM #1 Hi, I am working with MACD+stoch +Bollinger band settings. MACD (default) Bollinger band (20,2) Stoch (14,3,3) EMA 10 and a MACD cross over alert indicator. Now,the problem is, sometimes it works great,but sometimes not specially in Asian session on EUR/USD. I get lot of whipsaw,To avoid it??? Please help. your suggestion is valuable for me. Last edited by PipsyGirl; 01-09-2011 at08:30 PM. Reason:cleanup 11-14-2010,  10:49 PM #2 MACDs or stochs are almost useless on a one minute chart.

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MACD ColorHist Alert Indicator for MT4

MACD or called Moving Average Convergence Divergence is a Trend Following momentum indicator and MACD ColorHist Alert Indicator is when looked at a lot more eye friendly with alerts. Using MACD is one of the main Indicators for Forex trading. It is used by all Forex traders from basic up to advanced traders. It is calculated by subtracting  X-days EMA from the Y-days EMA. Then the signal line is plotted on the top of the Indicator to function as a trigger for buy / sell orders. This MACD ColorHist Alert Indicator uses alert to Alert you of your preferred Alert choices.

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MACD-Histogram [ChartSchool]

Developed by Thomas Aspray in 1986, the MACD-Histogram measures the distance between MACD and its signal line (the 9-day EMA of MACD). Like MACD, the MACD-Histogram is also an oscillator that fluctuates above and below the zero line. Aspray developed the MACD-Histogram to anticipate signal line crossovers in MACD. Because MACD uses moving averages and moving averages lag price, signal line crossovers can come late and affect the reward-to-risk ratio of a trade. Bullish or bearish divergences in the MACD-Histogram can alert chartists to an imminent signal line crossover in MACD.

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MACD - Forex Walkthrough

The MACD is another popular tool many traders use. The calculation behind the MACD is fairly simple. Essentially, it calculates the difference between a currency's 26-day and 12-day exponential moving averages (EMA). The 12-day EMA is the faster one, while the 26-day is a slower moving average. The calculation of both EMAs uses the closing prices of whatever period is measured. On the MACD chart, a nine-day EMA of MACD itself is plotted as well, and it acts as a signal for buy and sell decisions. The MACD generates a bullish signal when it moves above its own nine-day EMA, and it sends a sell sign when it moves below its nine-day EMA.

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