More and more people today are realizing the potential financial gain to be had by investing in the financial markets. Stocks are at record highs, and to maximize your ability to invest intelligently and confidently, the right platform is needed. MetaTrader 4 hopes to earn the spot as your trading platform of choice.

MetaTrader 4 is a trading platform designed by MetaQuotes Software for the online trading of forex, futures markets, and the contract for differences (CFDs) markets.

MetaTrader 4 is particularly popular, since it is the market standard for forex trading, and hundreds of forex brokers and traders around the globe using MetaTrader.

To begin, MetaTrader 4 provides the ability for you to run technical analyses on potential investments. It boasts the presence of 30 built in analysis indicators, as well as over 2,000 custom indicators you can get for free, and 700 ones for purchase.

Another key feature of MetaTrader 4 is known as "Copy Trading." This allows the user to copy the trades of free and subscribed investment strategies, which can be of great value if you find a particular strategy that suits you well.

Another component of trading is known as "Automated Trading," which allows the user to utilize fully customizable trading algorithms, so you can tailor your investment strategy to your specific situation and never miss an opportunity.

All of these features highlight on of MetaTrader's big draws - incredible customization. It allows the user to customize virtually anything, so you can build the ideal trading platform that suits your needs and preferences. Overall, being able to use a program that you enjoy using and that works for you can make all the difference in how well you trade and invest.

MetaTrader is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and it also boasts its mobile applications, available for both iOS and Android operating systems. It can be downloaded for no charge from the MetaTrader website.