Entering the market


    In trading, “entering the market” refers to making a trade — i.e. buying or selling a financial instrument and going long or going short.

    To enter the market, a trader first needs to place an order. They can manage the order, for example, changing the stop loss and take profit. As soon as a trade is executed, the trader manages the trade.

    In our forex beginner strategy, you enter the market at the end of step 4:

    Entering the market in MetaTrader 4

    Read more about entering and managing orders in MetaTrader 4, the most popular trading software: