For many traders, the financial markets offer a great way to invest in a variety of financial instruments from anywhere in the world. However, to increase the chances of succeeding in the markets, you need to select the right trading platform as well as a good strategy, money management, knowledge, and educational resources.
Of all the trading platforms available to traders, MetaTrader 4 (MT4) is by far the most popular, especially among those trading forex or CFDs (contracts for difference. In fact, over 95% of forex brokers offer this platform on their sites. Created by MetaQuotes, MT4 has a reputation for being a stable platform with various tools and features capable of handling the fast-paced financial markets. This article explains how to open a real trading account in MT4.