I don't know about you, but here at the Trading Gurus HQ (TGHQ for short) we've been receiving a veritable blizzard of emails recently saying things like:

Dear Trader,

Please be aware that we have been informed by Meta Quotes that as from Friday 1st August 2014 all clients using a version of MT4 older than Build 600 will not be able to use it, as it will be disabled.

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As we reported way back in August, MetaQuotes have been working on adding objected oriented programming to MetaTrader 4. They originally suggested that a version of the MetaTrader 4 terminal supporting OOP EAs would become available in September, but that's not how things have worked out in practice!

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MetaQuotes have just announced the public beta testing of a new combined MQL4/MQL5 development environment. According to their original announcement about the forthcoming changes to MetaTrader 4:

We have transferred the maximum possible amount of MQL5 language functions and features fully preserving MQL4 functionality. In other words, all powerful MQL5 functions, including ООP and the native code compiler, will become available in MQL4.

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LMAX have finally overcame some inital teething troubles with their recently revamped historical data feed, and earlier today I was finally able to fire up my copy of LMAX's flavour of the MultiCharts platform. for the very first time. Here's the first thing that met my eyes:

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The myfxbook blog has just been updated with a new post summarising the results of their most recent MetaTrader 4 trading contest.  It includes a revealing pie chart showing that after 30 days of demo trading,:

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