The deliverable for this project is a competitive research report focused on a survey of existing software products available for forex traders. The scope of the project is limited to what is known as the retail, off-exchange, or spot forex market whereby investors place forex trades and hope to profit from changes in foreign exchnage rates, also known as currency conversion rates. Software products fall under the general categories of trading platforms, indicators, and expert advisors (robots).
The report should be 7 to 10 pages in length, and should begin with a survey of extendable trading platforms such as MetaTrader4. The report should further develop into an analysis of indicators and expert advisors available for these platforms, with a particular focus on those available for MetaTrader4. As a starting point, a list of software providers for the forex market can be found at [url removed, login to view] The report must include a summary of price points, functions, and interpretations of value propositions for each product sited.