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4 Moving Averages Buy/Sell Signals Metatrader 4 Forex Indicator

The 4-ma-strength-indicator for Metatrader 4 delivers buy and sell signals in a separate window below the main chart.

It consists of 4 moving averages with different period (can be fully customized).

Green bars above the zero level indicate the trend is bullish and traders look to go long.

Purple bars below the zero level indicate the trend is bearish and traders look to go short.

A blank space between the colored bars suggests the trend is flat or range-bound.

This indicator can be used for scalping, day trading and swing trading on any currency pair.

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Download the “4-ma-strength-indicator.mq4” MT4 indicator

Example Chart

The EUR/USD H1 chart below displays the 4-ma-strength-indicator forex indicator in action.

Basic Trading Signals

Signals from this indicator are easy to interpret and goes as follows:

Buy Trade: Open buy at the first green histogram bar.

Sell Trade: Open sell at the first purple histogram bar.

Close the open trade at an opposite signal (green to purple or purple to green), or use your own method of trade exit.


Download the “4-ma-strength-indicator.mq4” Metatrader 4 indicator

MT4 Indicator Characteristics

Currency pairs: Any

Platform: Metatrader 4

Type: chart pattern

Customization options: Variable (Ma1_Period, Ma2_Period, Ma3_Period, Ma4_Period, Shift, TimePeriod, ShowDays) Colors, width & Style.

Time frames: 1-Minute, 5-Minutes, 15-Minutes, 30-Minutes, 1-Hour, 4-Hours, 1-Day, 1-Week, 1-Month

Type: Oscillator


Copy and paste the 4-ma-strength-indicator.mq4 indicator into the MQL4 indicators folder of the Metatrader 4 trading platform.

You can access this folder from the top menu as follows:

File > Open Data Folder > MQL4 > Indicators (paste here)