The Strategy Tester inside MT4 is a powerful tool that can help you develop automated trading strategies. Learn how to use it, even if you’re a complete beginner.
Visual Strategy Builder is a product that is built by Forex Tester and it allows traders to build MetaTrader EAs and indicators, without knowing how to code. I built my first EA on this platform and I’ll show you what I thought of it.
This guide will show you how to send Metatrader or TradingView alerts to multiple traders and/or devices. It’s perfect if you have a trading group, or you want to get the same alert on multiple devices at the same time.
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.
Did you know that you can display the ask line on your Metatrader 4 charts? Actually, the more common question is: why would should you display the ask line? This post will give you the answer to both questions.
If you use multiple computers and want your Metatrader setup to remain the same across all of them, this is the easiest method that I have discovered for doing…
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.
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.
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.
A lot of my tutorials come as a result of problems that I had in the past, which I found the answer to. I figure those would be the most useful to you too. This is just such a case. In this tutorial, I will show you how to get access to all of the […]
Happy Friday the 13th everyone! Hope you are doing well. In this post, I have another Metatrader tutorial for you, based on a question that I have been asked in the past. Also, I have some great news about the future of Trading Heroes. Details inside.
Are you running out of room because you have a lot of charts open at the same time? Instead of trying to stick them on the same screen, you may want to put them on different “pages” so that you can categorize them by pair or strategy or time period. This is tutorial is rated […]
This video tutorial will show you how to scroll through a Metatrader chart one bar at a time. It is useful for playing back charts.
Don’t think that you can run Metatrader on Mac? Think again. This demonstration video will show you how easy it is to run Metatrader as a window on your Mac. All of the benefits of the super stable OS X Mac operating system with the ability to run programs like Forex Tester 2 and Metatrader.
Doh! Have you ever spent 10 minutes setting up one chart only to accidentally delete it immediately afterwards? That has happened to me several times in the past, usually in the middle of trading. Instead of seeing if there was an undo button command I would go about rebuilding the chart as soon as possible […]
This video will show you how to toggle back and forth between full screen and regular view modes. It will also show you some shortcut keys to take a peak at different windows while you are in full screen mode.
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could get a text message whenever the price of your favorite pair hits your trigger level? Now you can! This tutorial will show you how to setup Metatrader text message alerts. Watch the step-by-step videos on how to do it.
Saving a clean chart template is an easy way to bring up your favorite chart settings in a few clicks. This saves a lot of time and headache, every time you want to open a new chart.
If you use Fibonacci Retracements a lot, this tutorial may just be for you. In a previous post, I showed you how to do this with a few screen shots and some written instructions. Since then, I have become significantly more sophisticated (cough, cough) and I thought that I would do a video for you […]
Sometimes your chart and take a little time to move back to the current bar after you have scrolled back. This post will show you how to solve this.
UPDATE: (4/7/11): The free option is not working anymore. The only way to setup text message alerts is by following the instructions in this post. How do you know when the GBPCHF is close to entering a limit order when you are away from your computer? Set up an alarm that sends a text message […]