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You’ve likely seen ads for MetaTrader 5, the latest version of the most popular forex trading application out there.
Designed to be an upgrade from MetaTrader 4, it has the latest features, and the manufacturer is quite keen to get people to adopt it.
With most technologies, everyone wants the latest version; the latest iPhone, the newest version of Windows, the last release of their favorite game…
So, why is MetaTrader 4 still so popular? In fact, it’s still the most popular forex trading platform for retail FX traders. There’s got to be something going on here…
MT4 v MT5
First, we should understand what are the differences between MetaTrader 4 and what is often billed as its sister program.
Probably the most important trait, in terms of market functionality, is that it isn’t all that different. In fact, if you were to open MT5, it would look almost identical to your MT4 forex trading progra...
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