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May 27, 2013| Vanassa Suarez - Super Binary Options

Reasons to Compare Binary Options Brokers before Trading

Introduction Binary options trading is a dynamic style of trading which has brought a revolutionary change in the trading industry. You can make quick money in a very small period of time. For example, if you win a $100 trade in 60 Seconds option with a payout of 70%, you will make $70 in just one minute! Moreover, binary options are simple to understand and trade. Due to these reasons many people are getting attracted to binary options trading and...
May 19, 2013| Mateo Meier - Artmotion

Traders Feeling the Impact of Server Technology and IT Infrastructure Choices

“Recent studies show that a 5 millisecond server delay could cost a firm as much as 4 million USD every millisecond” A stark reminder of just how influential technology can be in the daily lives of traders, but how many really give thought to the technology they use on a daily basis? Recent reports suggest not many, with few traders having a deep inner knowledge of the technology they use. Many would of course argue why would they need to...
May 16, 2013| Michael Katz

Trading Forex With No Spread? It Must Be Binary!

Given the choice between trading currencies with a pip spread and a high leverage compared to predicting the outcome of a currency pair at the mid-rate based over a specified period of time, traders are choosing the latter.  Binary Options, after a long ramp up period, are now becoming the traders’ choice for online trading. In a nutshell, Binary Options give traders the ability to predict if the mid-price of a stock, currency pair, commodity or index will go up...
May 16, 2013| Brian McAboy

The Huge Benefits of the right approach to Trading; it is a business

Without a doubt, trading is an awesome business; however, it is only so when one appreciates it as an real business venture. Majority of traders get to this point only after enduring several financial misfortunes. Nonetheless, when they finally come to this realization, they get immensely rewarded. Most traders miss the mark right at the start of their careers in trading. Their view of trading is that of it just being a simple or quick means of making money, instead...
May 06, 2013| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Binary Options Strategies – Boundary Trading

Most binary options beginners are dazzled by the apparent simplicity of trading. Binary options do indeed seem to have a knack for lulling traders into a false sense of control and understanding, while completely depriving them of both those factors. In order to secure some sort of an edge, binary options traders resort to a set of rather basic – yet apparently quite intricate strategies, of which we will discuss the boundary/in/out strategy below. Before we get down to the...
April 24, 2013| Zahir Shah

Know When and How to Open Forex Real Accounts

Opening Forex Real Accounts is the first step towards becoming an honest-to-goodness Forex trader. Unlike Demo Accounts, individuals would be dealing with real money here, putting their funds at stake with the expectation of profit. Considering how important this step is, it only makes sense for Forex traders to prepare themselves thoroughly for the event.  Things to Remember Before Opening  Prior to starting Forex Real Accounts, individuals must be thoroughly informed regarding the FX market. Information shouldn’t be confined to...
April 23, 2013| FXOpen | Comments (1)

ECN/STP – How it Fits in Forex

ECN stands for “Electronic Communication Network” that provides direct interaction of individual traders and banks. The latter, along with the major brokers, place orders on behalf of their traders. Due to the order matching mechanism, being the essence of any ECN technology, the opposite orders of market players get executed automatically. The deal is complete upon meeting certain parameters such as price, quantity and the type of a financial instrument. At the moment, however, the retail Forex market has no...
April 17, 2013| Michaela McNamara

4 Methods for Improving Binary Options Trading Earnings

You likely began binary options trading lured by the high returns. It's true; there are substantial profits to be made. So, after a few months of trading you begin to wonder how everyone else is making so much more than you. Here's what experienced traders know about making big profits over the long haul. 1. Employ a Money Management Strategy Too many traders see low profits because their losses are so high. This is an easy fix. Simply begin risking...
April 15, 2013| Zahir Shah

The importance of Forex Demo Accounts

Forex demo accounts are being widely used nowadays. Not only they are easy to sign up but also they are free. To get the account, all you need to do is to register your name, email address, and your phone number with an online forex broker and get started with your practice account. On one hand, this kind of account is very effective in fast tracking one’s forex learning curve; on the other hand, it develops a risky trading tendency among the...
April 04, 2013| Martin Kay

Is it possible for Silver to touch 50$ in 2013?

2011 was an excellent year for those who were bullish on silver as the precious metal was on a rising trend, up to a record of 50$. Things went terribly wrong in 2012 and the first few month of 2013 were not outstanding either, with March reigniting optimism in the hearts of those who still trust silver. Paper currency continues to lose worth and there are no reason to expect anything to change, at least not in the foreseeable future...
March 19, 2013| Michaela McNamara

How To Offset Potential Losses in Binary Options Trading

Often, what stops us from success is fear of failure. While people shouldn't invest more than they're financially able to lose, there are ways to lower risks and increase the potential for gains. Part of the solution lies in selection the right broker, while the other part lies in developing sound strategies for offsetting losses and increasing gains potential. Find a Platform Offering Loss Offset Options Not all binary trading is all or nothing. Many trading platforms offer an option...
March 17, 2013| Zahir Shah | Comments (2)

An Overview of Successful Day Trading

Day Trading is an active, short-term trading strategy to make money in the Forex market. Essentially, Day Trading means buying and selling currencies within the same day so that no positions are held overnight. Day Traders capitalize on intraday price movements: They analyze the market beforehand, decide on a side, and hold their position only for a few minutes or hours to make a profit from short-term changes in prices. This trading style requires good knowledge of technical indicators, excellent...
March 14, 2013| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Binary Options When and What

When's a good time to trade Binary Options? During the last few years, binary options trading had gained tremendous popularity among many retail traders. There are several reasons accounting for their popularity. One reason is the high returns that they offer. Second, binary options are extremely simple to understand and trade with. Lastly, the short expiration of binary options allows traders to generate profits within a relatively short period of time.  Nevertheless, when it comes to a good time for...
March 10, 2013| Martin Kay

Is Exxon Mobil Stock a High Grade Appreciating Bond?

Exxon Mobil recently released the latest batch of results, and the figures are encouraging for binary options traders who are considering their stock. More conservative investors who intend to buy and hold on to XON are more concerned about the long-term perspectives, and there is one thing that everyone is talking about. Exxon Mobil announced that it added almost 2,000,000,000 barrels of oil equivalents in 2012, with three quarters being crude. This means that the company is slowly moving away...
March 07, 2013| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Triangle Touch for Beginners

Even beginner traders fully understand that the 75% general profit rate that most binary options trades offer (this can be higher or lower of course, depending on the trade itself as well as on the broker) is nothing but a 25% handicap they somehow need to compensate for. Expert traders know not only how to make up for this adverse edge, they can turn the tables on the equation through the application of certain binary options strategies. The Triangle Touch...
March 03, 2013| Zahir Shah

Merits and demerits of a Forex Demo Account

On one hand, Forex trading is a very profitable business; on the other hand, it can be a very difficult investment venture. Therefore, new traders are highly recommended to give Forex Demo Account a try. Forex demo account has some advantages and some disadvantages. This demo account has all the tools that are used in live trading. It helps traders to be equipped with all the necessary insight and experience to be successful. Forex brokers mostly offer such demo accounts...
February 24, 2013| Zahir Shah

How does an ECN Forex System Work?

Speaking of how the ECN brokers work, they work with the matching orders as well source the matching orders from their clients termed as Tier-1 liquidity providers. ECN brokers have an important role to play. How? The clients of the brokers include big banks, individual investors, large financial institutions, hedge funds and investment houses. All of these tier-1 liquidity providers or elements comprise the interbank forex market. On one hand, they offer the best currency rates; on the other hand...
February 18, 2013| Zahir Shah

Why You Should Get a Managed Forex Account

For someone who doesn’t have an idea about the Forex market, joining it can be a challenging task. This is why it is best to speak with an expert before deciding to come up with your own Forex trading account. When you do, you will be able to distinguish the difference between the accounts available. While there are many who go for a self traded account, others opt for a managed Forex account. By determining the differences between the two...
February 18, 2013| Zahir Shah

Truths and Myths about Forex Trading

Forex trading is a serious money making endeavor  In fact, some forex traders do this full time in the comfort of their own homes.  More importantly, they make more than the amount they would get from a regular nine to five job. But in order to do so, you need to understand 1 very important word - “serious”. This is because there are some so called experts who try to propagate half truths and whole lies about forex. The goal of...
February 13, 2013| Michaela McNamara

What’s The Difference Between Forex Trading and Binary Options Trading?

The forex, or currency exchange, trading arena is consistently developing and advancing. With an astronomic three trillion greenbacks traded daily in currency exchange, there’s plenty of room for new services to join the game. Binary options is the new boy on the block and judging by the quantity of binary options brokers, it’s here permanently. So what are binary options and how will they vary from regular forex trading? On the most elementary level, binary options are precisely how they...
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