Jump to content
  • 0

MT4 Sunday Candle


Pike

Question

8 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0

 

11 minutes ago, Pike said:

Hi,

Is there any way to turn off the weekend data in MT4 like you can in PRT? The Sunday candle is giving me fake moving averages on the daily chart.

 

Regards.

Hi @Pike,  not that I'm aware of, the time stamp is set by the broker and very few platforms allow you to change that, PRT being one. The only other alternative is a USD account with a US broker who will use US eastern time which will display 5 daily candles for the week.

Link to post
  • 0
27 minutes ago, Caseynotes said:

 

Hi @Pike,  not that I'm aware of, the time stamp is set by the broker and very few platforms allow you to change that, PRT being one. The only other alternative is a USD account with a US broker who will use US eastern time which will display 5 daily candles for the week.

Thanks for the reply. I'm starting to realise trading Forex on IG sucks. And I can't set orders within 20 pips of market price (on MT4 at least).

Edited by Pike
Link to post
  • 0

There aren't any broker platforms world wide that I know of that allow changes to the time stamp, only third party platforms such as PRT or Trading View but they aren't brokers so need to be connected to a broker.

Back in the day during periods if abnormal volatility you would just keep getting requotes and rejections but if you kept tapping away seconds or minutes later things would return to normal so some might say the added info of where an order would be accepted is a kind of progress.

It's unfortunate that demo accounts can't behave as live accounts so you can't really trial different brokers until you have opened a live account but you will find they all make adjustment during abnormal volatility.

Link to post
  • 0

@Pike,  just wondering what type of orders you are having problems with, I don't get many rejections these days on Dax unless price is going crazy but haven't traded FX for a long time. Just swapped over to demo and had a market order accepted on eurusd no problem, is it really so different for live?

image.thumb.png.55c64966211baff0f35e431d0d2b15fe.png

Link to post
  • 0
3 minutes ago, Caseynotes said:

@Pike,  just wondering what type of orders you are having problems with, I don't get many rejections these days on Dax unless price is going crazy but haven't traded FX for a long time. Just swapped over to demo and had a market order accepted on eurusd no problem, is it really so different for live?

image.thumb.png.55c64966211baff0f35e431d0d2b15fe.png

Hi, I'm trying to set pending orders on MT4 close to market price, <20 pips close, and it's not allowing me. I'm chatting with someone now from IG to see if that is a rule.

Link to post
  • 0
3 hours ago, Caseynotes said:

Ok, let us know how you got on.

Yes, this is the case with Forex on MT4. When opening an new pending order, this amount is displayed in text below. Didn't see it before. Sucks to be me. It's 40/50 points for the majors, more on the crosses. I nearly always enter with limit orders so that is a big negative.

Screen Shot 2018-12-04 at 15.38.27.png

Link to post
  • 0
5 hours ago, Pike said:

Yes, this is the case with Forex on MT4. When opening an new pending order, this amount is displayed in text below. Didn't see it before. Sucks to be me. It's 40/50 points for the majors, more on the crosses. I nearly always enter with limit orders so that is a big negative.

Screen Shot 2018-12-04 at 15.38.27.png

Yes, that's very excessive compared to the IG web based platform, hopefully someone from IG will look to address the discrepancy.

Edited by Caseynotes
Link to post

Join the conversation

You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Answer this question...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • General Statistics

    • Total Topics
      15,433
    • Total Posts
      73,993
    • Total Members
      62,367
    • Most Online
      7,522
      10/06/21 10:53

    Newest Member
    Macka
    Joined 18/06/21 22:04
  • Posts

    • This weekend don't forget the rules to SAVE LIVES!!!!!   ... unless of course you happen to be going to Ascot 👍
    • Looks like it's a flat squib affair for the SP500 - I'm away early next week, but I'd give this until Tuesday (max 3 weeks after the physical date) to do something otherwise I'm marking it down as a failure Which is not bad, out of all the TC's this one is the one to be most concerned won't work, especially during an UP Bullish major cycle, which is what we are in, but the expectation was for the market to react as per May 2012 as shown on the Internal cycle harmonic chart in the post directly above So unless we get a 7%+ correction from the highs next week - I'll simply log this as failed - remember we trade the market NOT the Time Cycle  The small correction into the actual date is NOT good enough to say that was it! - We should be able to see these corrections/upswings clearly on a monthly chart, which means they should be of significance I'll hold off publishing the next Time Cycle just in case something happens next week SP500 Index Daily Chart: data to Thursday 17th June 2021
    • and Gold Puked at 10 year resistance line  
×
×
  • Create New...