Ehlers Fisher MTF Metatrader 4 Forex Indicator

The Ehlers Fisher MTF forex indicator for MT4 is a popular dual-colored buy and sell signals oscillator that works on multiple time frames.

Ehlers Fishers works well for finding short-term trade opportunities in established market trends.

The Ehlers Fishers indicator oscillates above and below its neutral zero line (0.00).

  • When the Ehlers Fishers indicator breaks above the zero line from below, the short-term trend changes from negative to positive (look to buy).
  • When the Ehlers Fishers indicator breaks below the zero line from above, the short-term trend changes from positive to negative (look to sell).

In brief, when the Ehlers Fishers indicator draws green bars, the short-term trend is up.

When the Ehlers Fishers indicator draws red bars, the short-term trend is down.

In order to avoid trading against the longer-term trend, combine the indicator with a longer period moving average (type: SMA, EMA).

Combine for example with: 200 period SMA or 100 period EMA.

Longer-term trend up? Trade the green Ehlers Fishers bars.

Longer-term trend down? Trade the red Ehlers Fishers bars.

Feel free to experiment with the different indicator’s inputs settings to suit your needs and preferences.

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Example Chart

The EUR/USD 5-Minute chart below displays the Ehlers Fishers MTF Metatrader 4 forex indicator in action.

Basic Trading Signals

Signals from the Ehlers Fishers MTF MT4 forex indicator are easy to interpret and goes as follows:

Buy Signal: Initiate buy trade when the Ehlers Fishers MTF bars turn green from red. The short-term trend is up.

Place a stop loss below support or use your own preferred SL method.

Sell Signal: Initiate sell trade when the Ehlers Fishers MTF bars turn red from green. The short-term trend is down.

Place a stop loss above resistance or use your own preferred SL method.

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Download the “ehlers-fisher-transform-mtf.ex4” Metatrader 4 indicator

MT4 Indicator Characteristics

Currency pairs: Any

Platform: Metatrader 4

Type: chart window indicator

Customization options: Variable (time frame, period, price type, price smoothing, index smoothing, alerts) Width & Style.

Time frames: 1-Minute, 5-Minutes, 15-Minutes, 30-Minutes, 1-Hour, 4-Hours, Daily, Weekly, Monthly

Type: oscillator

Installation

Copy and paste the ehlers-fisher-transform-mtf.ex4 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)

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