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Use MT4 Indicator

Metatrader 4 Tip 1 – Adding Indicator data to MT4 graphs

 

  1. Find the Main Menu on the upper part of Metatrader 4’s  Operation Platform.MetaTrader Main Menu
  2. On the left side, you will find the Button Bar.Button Bar
  3. Click on the INDICATORS button to add a new indicator to our MT4 graph.Indicators Button
  4. In this menu we will find all the MT4 Indicators.  Some of them are classified according to their use:TREND: these are the indicators used when the market is on a trend.
    OSCILLATORS: the indicators used when the market oscillates.
    CUSTOM: indicators that can be used to personalize the information.
  5. Select the MOVING AVERAGE indicatorMoving Average Indicator
  6. Define the parameters of this indicatorParameters of Moving Average Indicator
  7. And so, this is how we add an indicator to our graph in Metatrader 4Indicator on the Graph

For more information about Metatrader 4 and other software alternatives, consult Metaquotes.

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Metatrader 4 Tip 2 – How to use the Forex Stochastic Oscillator

 

On the last tip we saw How to Add an Indicator to a Graph on Metatrader 4.  Today, we will focus on the use of the Forex Indicator Stochastic-Oscillator on MT4.

The Technical Analysis Indicator for Forex Market, STOCHASTIC, belongs to the OSCILLATORS classification and allows us to identify purchase and sales chances when we face market channel behavior. 

On this graph, we see 4 possible incomes (tagged in yellow). In the EURUSD pair, entry points  are given when the Stochastic Indicator crosses from above the 75 level or below the 25 level.

When the Forex Stochastic indicator is between the levels of 75 to 1, we say that the pair is an Over Bought and we will look for short positions.

When the Forex Stochastic is below the levels of 0 to 25, we say that the pair is in an Over Sold and we will look for long positions.

Forex Stochastic Indicator

It’s always important to confirm the given signal by the Forex Stochastic Indicator with other indicators like, for instance, with a 5-period MA (in red).

Metatrader 4 Tip 3 – How to use the Forex Fractal Indicator

 

In the last tip, we saw How to Use the Forex Indicator Stochastic-Oscillator on MT4.  Today we will focus on how to use the Forex Fractal Indicator, part of MT4 Indicators.

The Technical Analysis Forex Indicator, FRACTAL, allows us to identify changing points in the Forex market direction. 

The rules to identify Fractals are:

  • Bearish Fractal: It happens when there is a figure with a Candlestick in between that has the maximum top and two maximum lows to each side.
  • Bullish Fractal: It happens when there is a figure with a Candlestick in between that has a minimum low and two minimum tops to each side.
FRACTAL BULLISH

FRACTAL BULLISH

FRACTAL BEARISH

FRACTAL BEARISH

How to add the Fractal Indicator on MT4?

How to add the Fractal Indicator on MT4

Fractals are important to trace trend lines in the Forex market.  When we join two fractals we can identify key Supports and Resistance in the market.

Metatrader 4 Tip 4 – How to use Forex Indicator Tendency Lines

 

On the last tip, we saw Forex Fractal Indicator on Metatrader 4.  Today, we will be focusing on the use of the Forex Indicator Tendency Lines on MT4

The Technical Forex Indicator, TRENDLINE, allows us to define lines of Support and Resistance in the Forex market.

How to Add the Forex Indicator Trendline on MT4?

Add Forex Indicator Trendline on MetaTrader 4

Joining the points that have formed the Forex Indicator Fractal, we can attain valuable and relevant trendlines.

Resistance Trendline and Support Trendline

The trendline, as its name says, allows us to identify the direction of a trend, as the possibility to define roofs and floors that, in case they break, they can alert us to take long or short positions.

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