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MT4 Autochartist

Autochartist's unique pattern recognition software continuously scans the market to highlight thousands of trade ideas each month saving you valuable time when analysing your favourite markets. Receive alerts when the scanner identifies emerging or completed patterns on your preferred instruments and pattern types, providing real time trading opportunities.

Learn more about how you can add this scanner to your charts and ways to customize the tools in the following video:

Why use Autochartist

Popular chart patterns

Whether you are looking for channels, wedges, triangles, flags or other popular charting patterns, the inbuilt scanner tools help to identify statistically significant market movements for you, sending updates automatically.

Key support and resistance levels

Let the scanner find and alert you to key support and resistance levels that can help you identify possible entry and exit points.

Fibonacci patterns

Learning how to identify Fibonacci retracements, extensions, ABCD patterns, Butterfly and Gartley patterns just got a lot easier with built in Fibonacci scans.

Volatility Analysis

Get statistical analysis of volatility over the last 6 months for specific instrument and time level intervals. Use these levels to guide potential trading opportunities for stop loss and take profit levels.

Alert notifications

Like any trade opportunity, getting timely updates is important to perfecting any strategy. Never miss a trading opportunity with real-time alerts, 24 hours a day.

How to access Autochartist tools

  • Firstly, you will need a CMC Markets MT4 trading account. You can open an account here.
  • Once you have logged into the MT4 platform, find the Autochartist tools within the navigator window. Simply click on the ‘Expert Advisors’ option within this window.
  • Drag and drop the desired tool onto the chart. The advisor window will appear and will be ready to go.
MT4 Autochartist Navigation window

Identified Patterns

The main window will appear in the bottom right of your chart, displaying a list of symbols with emerging and completed patterns. This window is fully customizable, allowing you to:

  • Filter the types of patterns including common patterns, Fibonacci, support and resistance.
  • Display patterns across various long and short term intervals
  • Indicate the number of historical patterns to be shown

This flexibility allows you to be alerted to the most relevant trading opportunities and then backtest them against historical patterns.

MT4 Autochartist identified patterns

Details window

When you open a pattern onto your chart a details window will appear in the top right with further information including the type of pattern displayed, the length and direction of the pattern and if it’s emerging or completed. This detail screen will also display a range of handy trend characteristics such as quality, uniformity and clarity.

MT4 Autochartist details window

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