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9 practical MetaTrader tips every trader needs to know


MetaTrader is among the most used trading platforms and there are many reasons why this Forex platform has become so popular over the years. MetaTrader is not only super user-friendly, it also comes with a variety of great features and functions that make the life of traders easy. In this article, we take a look at the 9 most helpful features and tips that you have to know about when using this software.

Optimus FX Offers both Futures Trading(ES,GC,CL and NQ) and Forex Trading over MT4.

This is via the CQG FIX API bridge.


  1. MetaTrader – Using Profiles for an effective routine

When it comes to organizing your MT4 platform, most people completely overlook the profiles function. Within a profile, you can combine and organize your charts much nicer.

For example, the screenshot below shows 4

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TradingView Simulated Real Time Trading Demo


Please watch this instructional video of TradingView with real time quotes and charts for futures trading.

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The TradingView simulated trading will allow you:

  1. Place real time simulated orders
  2. Draw on the trading charts of TradingView
  3. Apply Technical Analysis

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How to Trade With Indicators the Right Way


Indicators can be a great addition to your trading methodology. But they can also ruin even the best trading approach if you don’t know how to use and / or combine them with other tools in efficient ways.

In this article, we provide you with a realistic view of trading with indicators, how to choose the right one and which indicator mistakes to avoid.


Do you know your edge and trading strategy?

The biggest mistake traders make is that they try to be in the market and find trades all the time. The professionals, on the other hand, know exactly which market circumstances favor their trading approach and then choose their tools accordingly.

If you are a trend-following trader, you should look at momentum indicators and stay away from oscillators. When you are a

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How to Trade the Major News Releases Professionally


Trading news, economic reports and other releases are important influencing factors in the financial markets and, thus, also impact your trading. There isn’t a day without a report coming out and/or someone with an important announcement that can potentially affect the markets. These events can often cause volatility and abrupt changes in momentum and trend direction. In this article, we show you how news impact the financial markets, what this means for your own trading and provide you with some trading tips around such events.


Before the news – market reactions and trading tips

Price behavior before an important news event usually follows very similar patterns. First, volatility and momentum are often flat and price enters a sideways range. This happens when traders and investors are unsure about the numbers behind upcoming

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How to navigate through drawdowns like a professional


The cardinal sin of trading is changing a trading method as soon as you run into your first losing streak. Many traders get easily frustrated and demotivated when they encounter a string of losses. Even though this is a natural behavior, behaving correctly in times of adversity is important for your longevity as a trader. The points in this article will help you deal with losing streaks more effectively along with tips to help you navigate through drawdowns like a professional.


Is your method really broken? 

This is the starting point during every losing streak. First, you have to rule out the possibility that it is you who is causing the losses. More often than not, it’s not your trading method that is to blame and the trader is the weakest link.

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