A comprehensive investigation into how slippage and slow execution is often overlooked, and how to combat it.
MetaTrader 4 or a bespoke platform? We examine the adaptations required to avoid regulatory purges, lobby groups and obsolescence
A thorough and detailed response to the need for multi-product offerings by retail brokerages these days to stay ahead of new rulings and changing customer demand
Are FX brokerages now in the age of disruptive Mobile First platforms, and must they act accordingly?
“MetaTrader 4 on a Linux VPS, looks, and acts, identical to MetaTrader 4 running in a Windows environment” – Sheldon Gardner, President, SkyDesks Inc.
As the transfer date gets closer, GAIN Capital’s Forex.com offers more details on the transition.
China’s FX platform conundrum. We dissect where MT4 and MT5 will fit into the future, live from Shanghai
“With MetaTrader 5, the user experience is not as expected. Let me make an example. If a broker wants to mark up $10 commission on a trade, then a trader will see the commission charged, however in MetaTrader 5 the commission charge is combined within the floating profit & loss, therefore it is much more difficult for traders to realize the amount of commission that they have been charged.” – Yonglong Wu, Senior Sales Manager, Leverate
Live from Shanghai: Direct FX is now connecting MT4 to CME for true multi-asset retail trading. We speak to Tim Brankin
Here in Shanghai, Tim Brankin explains a world first in which the MetaTrader 4 platform is now connected to CME to enable retail customers to trade listed derivatives on CME and OTC FX on the same system via the same brokerage
There is no substitute for experience! Former US government electronics leader’s MT4 compatible automated trading system
Sheldon B Gardner has 63 years of experience in the electronics and software engineering business. Today he develops cloud based automated trading systems that retail brokers could use to bring their clients nearer to an institutional trading experience without the cost, plus a few very interesting innovative methods of setting up trading platforms and hosting them. We speak to the man himself.
As MetaTrader 5 set to go viral, FinanceFeeds speaks to Gold-i CEO Tom Higgins as the firm embraces multi-faceted platform innovation
“Among many other things, EAs need to be re-written in MQL5 so that they are also adapted from MetaTrader 4 to MetaTrader 5. This all takes time as it involves complex development. I think we will start to see significant uptake of MetaTrader 5 within the next six months” – Tom Higgins, CEO, Gold-i.
Now that the cost of clearing and membership appears to have been overcome, we take a very close look, with insights from the innovative leaders of the industry, at how exchange traded US futures could be the savior of the ultra-competitive MT4 brokerage structure.
MT4 is facing stiff competition from new platform technology in its most dominant market – the Far East
New, API-based trading platforms are making massive inroads into the Asia Pacific region
Anton Gysbers looks at how startup brokers can maximize their order flow, reduce exposure to DDOS attacks and ensure the best quality execution via itexsys full solution
OANDA Corporation gives EA users and automated traders a boost as long & short positions displayed on MT4
Clients of technology-focused electronic trading company OANDA Corporation which use the MetaTrader 4 platfrom in certain regions can now create…
The challenges and strategies behind a broker’s product – An interview with Trevor Young, VP of Product Management at OANDA
FinanceFeeds reporter Ricardo Esteves today spoke in detail to Mr. Trevor Young, Vice President of Product Management at OANDA Corporation…
Exclusive inside report: Singaporean futures giant Phillip Capital ready to launch MT4 retail FX brokerage
Sinagporean institutional futures giant Phillip Capital has been expanding its business and diversifying into areas which break ahead of its…
FinanceFeeds CEO Andrew Saks-McLeod on what will really happen should the end of the OTC era draw near – and it…
What do newly established brokers want from their platform vendor, and what do existing firms overlook? itexsys’ Anton Gysbers waxes lyrical
New entrants in the broker technology and turnkey solution arena are indeed a rarity these days, as platform integration firms…