Category Archives: MT4

How to Create an EA for a SuperTrend Trading Strategy v.2

In December 2013 I wrote an article on How to Create an MT4 EA for a SuperTrend trading strategy. Since then the MQL4 programming language has had a few changes. So in this article, I will show how to update the EA to reflect the latest version of MQL4. This article is intended for people who […]

How to use MT4 to get Trading Alerts via Email

MT4 Trading Alerts

MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is a hugely popular platform for forex traders around the world. In this article, I will show how the MT4 terminal can be used to create sound and email alerts. These alerts can be triggered by price levels and by technical indicators. At the bottom of the article, I give a link […]

Optimising a SuperTrend Trading Strategy Expert Advisor

Optimizing a SuperTrend Trading Strategy

This article looks at how an Expert Advisor (EA) can be optimized.  The article follows on directly from How to Create an Expert Advisor for a SuperTrend Trading Strategy. In the previous article I showed how to build the EA using the MQL4 programming language. You can download a copy of the EA by signing up […]

How to Create an Expert Advisor for a SuperTrend Trading Strategy

Create SuperTrend EA

In this article I will show how a SuperTrend trading strategy can be programmed into a MetaTrader4 (MT4) Expert Advisor (EA). This article and accompanying video shows how an EA is written and how that EA can be used to backtest and automatically trade a trading strategy.  I break down the components of the EA and […]