Forex Trading Platforms MetaTrader 4 - MT4 Forex Trading Software - FX Trading Platforms for Windows
MT4 Platform Tutorial - FX Trading Platform MetaTrader 4 Platform Tutorial - MT4 Forex Trading Software - MetaTrader 4 Forex Software
The most popular forex trading software is MetaTrader 4 platform. MT4 platform is easy to use, forex charts are well presented and the forex trading software has multiple forex trading technical analysis tools for a trader to choose from. This is why the MetaTrader 4 Platform is the best Forex trading platform - FX Trading Platforms for Windows PC, Mac Book PC, Android Phone and iPhone.
The Forex trading platform also known as a Forex trading software. The forex platform displays forex charts on the computer screen; the forex trading charts show the current buy and sell prices of the various forex currency pairs. The Forex trading platform helps you keep track of your funds and how the currency pair which you bought or sold is doing.
The forex trading platform example below shows the Trading Interface of the Forex Trading Platforms for Windows PC used to draw forex trading charts, streaming forex currency quotes and placing forex trading orders with your selected online Forex broker.
Forex Trading Platforms for Windows - MetaTrader 4 Online Forex Trading Platform
MetaTrader 4 Forex Software Platform - What is a Forex Trading Platform
If you are new to Forex trading platforms all you need to remember is that all computer software use the same coding rules, coding rules are followed by all programmers, one of the rules used is familiarity.
So in all software take for example your web browser, there is file, edit, view, history, tools and help at the top left side of your browser.
If you compare this with your Forex trading platform if you are using MetaTrader 4 platform commonly referred to as MT4 platform there is file, view, insert, charts, tools and help.
MetaTrader 4 Platform Navigation Menu
MetaTrader 4 Platform - MT4 Navigation Menu - MetaTrader 4 Navigation Menu
Under file in MetaTrader 4 Platform you can open forex charts for the currency pair you want, you can open a forex account, or login to a forex account and so on.
- Use the "New Chart" button to open a forex chart
- Use the "Open an Account" button to open a practice demo forex account
- Use the "Login" button to login to a forex account
How to Open a Forex Account in MetaTrader 4 Forex Trade Platform
Under view menu you can open the MT4 navigator to view your account number details plus indicators. To use the indicators just double click them and click okay. The forex indicators will automatically be placed on the price chart.
Still under view you can click 'terminal' to view open trades.
To open a trade right click inside the forex chart, click trading select new order the you can choose to buy or sell that currency pair.
If anything else gets complicated just click on the help button and look for it in the 'Help Topics'.
Forex MetaTrader 4 trading platform can be downloaded from various forex broker websites
The MetaTrader 4 platform is easy to learn as a beginner trader can learn this forex platform within minutes, this is why the MetaTrader 4 platform is considered as one of the best Forex trading platforms if not the best Forex platform to practice and train with.
MetaTrader 4 Forex platform trading tutorials can be found on the section: MetaTrader 4 Platform Tutorial