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MT4 Education

MetaTrader 4 is an industry leading trading platform with superior charting, automation, and order execution capabilities. Download MetaTrader 4 and get started.

MetaTrader Tutorial Videos

- Overview of MetaTrader

- Chart Analysis

- Placing Orders
  in MetaTrader 4

- How to Load a Trading
  Robot into MT4

Forex Basics

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Forex Basics

Introduction to Metatrader 4

Forex Basics

Chart Analysis

- Opening a Chart

- Chart Types

- Loading an Indicator

Forex Basics

Placing Orders using MT4

- Opening a Position

- Closing a Position

Forex Basics

How to load an EA

- Downloading an EA

- Loading the EA onto the
  MetaTrader 4 platform

- Applying the EA to Your
  Trading

- Loading Multiple EAs
  onto MetaTrader 4

Forex Basics

How to Pick an Expert Advisor

- The Cold Hard Statistics
  - Part 1

- The Cold Hard Statistics
  - Part 2

- An Emotional Standpoint

- The Importance of
  Risk Management

How to load an EA

Downloading an EA

Before you load your EA onto the MetaTrader 4 platform, you will need to download the EA to your PC or VPS (Virtual Private Server). If you plan on running your EA on a Virtual Private Server (VPS) for added security, make sure to complete all of the steps below while LOGGED INTO your VPS.

Whether you are downloading your EA from an Email account or website, it's a good idea to have a separate folder on your desktop for easy access to your EA.

So in your windows explorer on your PC or VPS create a separate folder for your experts.

Now you will need to save the EA to the folder. To do so you can Double-click the EA download, or open the attachment (if in an Email) and the window below will pop up.

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It is very important that for EX4 files you type in ".ex4" after the file name when saving.

Click "Save" and select the new folder that you made for your Expert Advisors

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Once you have downloaded your EA, open the new EA folder that you selected to save the file to.

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You should be able to see all the EA's that you downloaded when you open your new Expert Advisor folder in windows explorer.

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