If you want to filter out all of the Forex analysis noise out there, these resources can help you find useful information, from trusted resources.
Learn how to install custom MT5 indicators and get answers to frequently asked questions.
Trading can be a lonely endeavor. A trading accountability buddy can help you stay on track and take your trading to the next level. But only if you work with the right person. In this post, I’ll show you how to find that person and…
One of the most glaring things that is missing in Forex Tester is the ability to automatically calculate lot size, based on percentage risk. Here’s how to fix that.
Metatrader is such a great charting platform. But now there is something better. Learn why I decided to make the switch, even though Metatrader is free and TradingView is paid.
Forex Tester 2 is the premier manual backtesting software on the market today. But no software is perfect. One area that it can improve is in reporting. This article will show you how to step up your backtesting analysis with a free third reporting software.
If you are tired of manually measuring candle ranges with the measuring tool in Metatrader 4 or with your calculator, this indicator will help. A lot. See a live demonstration video in this post.
I hope you weren’t trading when online Forex charts were first available to retail Forex traders. They were terrible. Thankfully, technology has advanced and these charts have gotten a lot better. Find out which free charts I absolutely love.
Need help remembering which Forex trading market is currently open? Not to worry, this live Forex market hours clock will help you keep track. It can be tough to remember, especially when you are traveling.
Twitter can be one of the best ways to learn Forex and get expert commentary on market news. But with so many accounts out there, who should you really follow? This list will give you 27 of my favorite Twitter accounts. It will give you a solid list of information, education and even some entertainment.
It is great to focus all of your energy on Currency Trading. That is how you get results. But that is not the only thing in the world and you may find it helpful to diversify your investments. This post will give you three alternatives that you might want to consider. They won’t work for everyone, but they may help you.
I was really excited when I found out that Trade Interceptor’s free backtesting software was finally available. Find out what I think of it and if it can really replace Forex Tester 2.
Sometimes you are looking for data for a particular timeframe and you cannot find it. For example, maybe you want 4 hour data, but all you can find is 1 minute data. This post will show you how to convert that data easily and quickly.
I have been using Forex Tester for a long time, but I have never used History Mode. One day, I finally decided to sit down and figure out if it was useful or not. This is what I discovered.
If you have Forex Expert Advisors or signal indicators, you need to have a reliable virtual private server (VPS). Running them on your home computer can be a good initial solution, but when you are ready to step up to a professional solution, a hosted solution is the only way to go. This post will show you how to set it up and get the first year for free.
Trade Interceptor just became a brokerage and launched new versions of their mobile app. They also launched a new version of their desktop software for the Mac. I’m particularly excited because this is the first legit charting platform for Macs. And the new TI also checks your grammar…kinda.
Most aspiring traders dream of traveling the world while trading. But you don’t have to be a professional trader to travel. But if you want to take your trading on the road and practice trading while you are away from home, you will need the right equipment. Find out what I recommend in this post.
Forex programming services are a weird thing. Even the most thorough Google search doesn’t turn up very many results. So we compiled a list of services that can help you turn your next trading idea into reality. There are dozens of programmers on this list and we add new ones as we find them.
This Metatrader 4 beginner’s tutorial will show you how to use chart objects. If you have never used them before, they can be a little tricky. This post will take you through the process step-by-step. There is even a video to show you exactly how this works.
If you do not have the complete historical data on the currency pairs you are trading, you may be missing out on some valuable information. But the default Metatrader charts only have data from the past few months. Read this post and make sure that you have the complete picture.
Metatrader and Forex Tester 2 are great programs, but there is only one problem with them. They were built to only run on Windows. Unfortunately, Windows is a terrible primary operating system. However, Linux can be a good alternative for some people. Learn how to run these programs on Linux instead.
Calculating the reward-to-risk ratio for every trade that you take is a key component to many trading methods. This post will reveal the hidden Metatrader graphic reward/risk calculator and how it can replace your current spreadsheet or hand-held calculator.
These Forex forums and communities can help you connect with other traders and learn more about Forex trading. When used incorrectly, they can be a huge waste of time. However, if you know what to look for, they can be a tremendous resource.
If you have an Android device, this post will show you 5 of the top apps for Forex traders. These apps will make it easier for you to trade, help you get important news and much more. Find out which ones I recommend.
The ability to install custom indicators in MetaTrader is one of the things that makes the trading platform so powerful. If you have never installed a custom indicator to MT before, this tutorial will show you how to do it.
Learn how and why to use this shortcut to flip through your Forex charts in Metatrader 4. Bonus chart reading exercise included.
Ever since I first saw the iPhone I knew that I would have one. I did not end up getting one until the iPhone 3 and I currently have a 4S. I’m actually really happy with this phone, but it is starting to show signs of slowing down. I’m not in a big rush to […]
This post will show you how to setup trading alerts on your desktop or laptop so you can send custom indicator alerts to your mobile phone. You will also learn how to add alerts to existing indicators.
I received an email from Bryan last week, asking how to go about connecting with trading mentors and other traders online. Great question! So I started typing up a response, but as soon as I finished the first two sentences, I realized that the email would be a really (really) long and I was better […]
The Adrian Shiroma scam is finally done. They have probably moved on to another name, but here is what we can learn from that experience.
By nature, traders are generally pretty private people. So a lot of you may not be interested in being able to show the world your trading results. Besides, it can be a little embarrassing if you are not trading well or you are just starting out. I don’t care. If I’m going to blog, I’m […]
In this post, I receive death threats in my email inbox, have fake and slanderous articles written about me online and I get support from the Army. Who says Forex is boring?!
Getting started with Forex Tester 2 can be a little confusing. Loading data and setting up your first test isn’t too intuitive. Once you figure it out however, it is really easy to do tests. Many of the Pro Traders that I have interviewed on the podcast say that backtesting is one of the biggest […]