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    HOWTO: (Easily) install the latest Metatrader 4 (MT4) on Linux Mint 19

    Great idea.. I'll add how to include windings since quite a few indicators use it.
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    HOWTO: (Easily) install the latest Metatrader 4 (MT4) on Linux Mint 19

    Previous versions of Linux Mint HOWTOs: HOWTO: (Easily) install the latest Metatrader 4 (MT4) on Linux Mint 18.2 ---------------------- Written for Linux Mint 19.3 MetaTrader 4 is a Windows based application, however, it can be installed on Linux Mint 19 and other Linux distributions with the...
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    Recommended Books for FOREX Trading in 2020

    Almost weekly--be it on reddit's /r/forex, other forums, or in our trader's chatroom--I come across aspiring Forex traders asking this question: "What are some good books to get started or increase my skills?" So I put together this list of recommended books for easy reference that's relevant...
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    Python Development Environment / Jack's Technology Stack

    Still using Visual Studio Code and IDLE for 99.9% of my coding and workflow. VS Code for the heavy lifting, and IDLE for quick testing of concepts / shell use. While not exactly an IDE, but still related to coding and workflow: There's been a huge shift toward Jupyter Notebooks on the data...
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    Recommended Books for Algo Trading in 2020

    As mentioned earlier in this thread: Robert Carver's books on this list are a good place to start. Let us know how you get along with them and your start into algo trading! :)
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    Any Gold Traders Here?

    I can't speak to investing in gold, but gold has been outstanding for day (and swing) trading over the past few months. You can also look at AUD/USD, which has a high correlation with gold.
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    Hello everyone

    Hello and welcome! What do you think is the single biggest issue you face when trading? Any repeated patterns that have negatively affected your results?
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    Traders Paradox? Is this a thing?

    Hello and welcome! :) There are many reasons why, and I'll talk about some here: Burnout - Just because a trader makes it, doesn't mean it's the career they want or can handle stress wise. They may just burn out and move on. Filtering out or fighting misinformation - Once the lightbulb...
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    Recommended Books for Algo Trading in 2020

    Great place to start! I found Robert Carver's work very helpful. Let us know how you get along with it. :)
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    Recommended Books for Algo Trading in 2020

    These are specifically for people wanting to get into algo trading. Are you looking to program? Or are you asking for trading in general? If trading in general, are you looking to day trade or invest? Which types of assets?
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    ICT Indicators

    Which one is that? Got a pic?
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    EA Analyzer

    I'd say not really. The issue is you won't have the experience needed to judge if an EA is doing well or not. A LOT of EAs are heavily marketed as having high win rates or 'safe'... when in fact they are all deferred risk systems (a la martingale or averaging down,) and will realize large...
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    HOWTO: (Easily) Install the Latest Metatrader 4 (MT4) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

    Previous Ubuntu HOWTOs: HOWTO: (Easily) Install the Latest Metatrader 4 (MT4) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS HOWTO Easily install the latest MT4 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS HOWTO Easily install the latest MT4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS -------------------------------------------------------------------- MetaTrader 4...
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    check out these "pro traderz" (FTC vs Online Trading Academy)

    Moved this post to it's own thread since it was off-topic in the other thread, but interested and could use its own discussion.
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    Best broker?

    I mean, I actively recommend Pepperstone for a number of reasons related to quality of execution, trust, and customer service. For non-US citizens, there's a promo on right now where people signing up through the link found here can get their first 20 trades commission free...

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