WorldWideMarkets review noted already how users can trade with MetaTrader4 or with Alphatrader platform. There is no consensus on what platform is better and it all comes down to personal preferences. However, it is a fact that MT4 is the most popular forex trading platform in the world.
MetaTrader4 platform comes in several variations:
- Demo – used for testing and learning about the platform
- Live – used for real trading accounts, can be downloaded
- WebTrader – used for trading from the browser
Alphatrader also has several types:
- Demo – for practicing trading
- Live – for real trading on a downloadable interface
- WebTrader – for trading from the browser such as Chrome
Alphatarder is a platform that was developed by the WorldWideMarkets tech team. It promises trading execution in only 35 milliseconds, and several customizable layouts that can be used for more successful trading. You can trade with a single click and choose among 20+ underlying assets including forex pair, CFDs, gold, and silver. Spreads go as low as 0.8 pips for major forex pairs, and you get free tools for your research and analysis.
MetaTrader4 offers trading with expert advisors (automated trading) and access to Superior Virtual Private Servers. There is also a special platform for asset managers (MAMs). WorldWideMarkets also cooperates with ZuluTrade, but only MT4 traders can use it for automated trading. The entire process on connecting your MT$ trading account with ZuluTrade is well described on the website so make sure to check it out.
WorldWideMarkets offers also cryptocurrencies as underlying assets. For now, there is only BTCUSD pair available with 1:10 maximum leverage. The average spread for EURUSD is 0.4. Forex pairs offer leverage up to 1:400, indices and metals have leverage 1:200, and energy 1:100. Make sure to check out the entire table of underlying assets for more information.
WordWideMarkets Mobile Trading
Luckily, both Alphatrader and MT4 platform are available as mobile apps as well. MT4 offersa free demo for iOS and Android devices, while Alphatrader can be used directly from the mobile browser thanks to the responsive platform design. Make sure to always have sufficient mobile data plan in case you plan to trade on the go. Also, consider having the latest version ofthe app so you don’t miss any updates that might affect your trading results at any point. Keep your battery fully charged and trade on the go!