Charting Tools FAQs

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Charting Tools
  1. What are charting tools and how do I use them?
  2. What are technical indicators and how do I use them?
  3. What is backtesting?
  4. Does FOREX.com provide additional charting packages?

What are charting tools and how do I use them?

Charting tools help you analyze a market using the charts within a trading platform.

Follow the link for a tutorial on using charting tools in FOREX.com platforms.

Follow the link for a tutorial on using charting tools in Metatrader 4 platform.

Follow the link for a tutorial on using indicators in Web Trader platform.

What are technical indicators and how do I use them?

Indicators are metrics used to help identify trends or support/resistance levels within a market.

Follow the link for a tutorial on using indicators in Metatrader 4 platform.

Follow the link for a tutorial on using indicators in Web Trader platform.

What is backtesting?

Backtesting is applying a trading strategy to historical market data in order to help determine how valid the trading strategy is.

Does FOREX.com provide additional charting packages?

Yes, FOREX.com provides access to Advanced Charting through the FOREX.com platforms. The Advanced Charting package is provided to all FOREX.com clients.