MetaTrader 4 (MT4), one of the most popular online trading platforms in the world, is used by retail investors to buy and sell currencies. This user-friendly interface is tailored for both new and experienced traders looking to access the foreign exchange market, and is recognized for its advanced charting package, custom indicators and automated trading capabilities.
Catering to traders all over the world, MT4 platform is available in 30+ languages and can be accessed on any mobile device, with apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and PDA.
MT4 supports various execution technologies and order types and features real-time historical data with import/export functionalities. Market news and commentary from Dow Jones is provided directly through the platform and clients can access live audio market commentary from Alpari Squawk for free.
The Alpari (US) MT4 platform can be enhanced with proprietary netting plug-in which addresses trading under the NFA imposed rule, "First In First Out (FIFO)." This technology allows traders to buy, sell and place opposite-side pending orders and net positions as one aggregate position. Learn more.
MT4 features a complete in-built technical analysis package, with 50+ indicators and advanced charting tools. The platform offers the ability for traders to create custom indicators and view charts in different trading time frames. Additional features include real-time technical alerts and Autochartist custom indicators with chart patterns, Fibonacci patterns and power stats.
Automated trading through Expert Advisors (EA’s) eliminates everyday manual routines and saves you time by electronically performing trading tasks. EA’s can analyze current market conditions, open and close positions, place, change or delete orders and alert traders of emerging opportunities.
Alpari (US) supports no-restriction EA trading on MetaTrader 4, featuring full compatibility with any EA and the ability to optimize, trade, and back test effective strategies with historical data. Traders can start automated trading with full knowledge of EA performance under different market conditions.
MetaQuotes Language 4 (MQL 4), the language for programming EA ‘s, is built into the MT4 terminal, allowing users to write custom expert advisors, create custom indicators, scripts and DLL's that automate trade processes and execute traders' strategies.
Alpari (US) offers VPS hosting for live clients, allowing traders to advantage of 24 hour market opportunities and real time trade management from any computer. VPS is compatible with any operating system with a web browser (with Java support) and active internet connection. With 100% web-based MT4 access, there is no download required. Learn more.
Trading on the Alpari (US) MT4 platform with a Standard account offers access to 40+ currency pairs, and spreads from 1 pip.* Users have the possibility to trade micro lots with a minimum contract size of 0.01 (1,000 units of base currency). The minimum deposit for a Standard account is $500.
Online trading on the Alpari (US) MT4 platform with a Pro account offers access to high-speed, low latency trading on 60+ currency pairs, with low commissions and Non-Dealing Desk intervention. The minimum deposit for a Pro account is $10,000.
With a demo account, traders can also experience MetaTrader 4 in real-time market conditions with unlimited virtual trading funds and no risk.
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