On this page you can find educational Forex and trading information. The articles below offer you trading tips, strategies and other information every trader must know, all written by the FX Empire expert analysts.

 

Here you can find Forex Basics articles for the novice trader with much needed information, explanations and trading strategies. In addition, the FX Empire analysts also offer an in-depth section about MetaTrader.

 

April 19, 2012| Liam Fisher

An Introduction to Precious Metals

We’re a fiat money society, but, recently the recession and economic downturn has brought with it significant threats to the value of paper money, and this has led many people to start to appreciate the inflation beating trade in precious metals. The precious metals we’re interested in here are gold, silver, platinum and palladium. Not only are these metals traded as stocks and shares (in the companies that mine them) but there is a worldwide trade in physical precious metals...
April 18, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman | Comments (5)

Risk Management Trading Strategies for Binary Options

Risk is the potential that a chosen action or activity (including the choice of inaction) will lead to a loss (an undesirable outcome). The notion implies that a choice having an influence on the outcome exists (or existed). Potential losses themselves may also be called "risks". Almost any investment endeavor carries some risk, but some are much more risky than others. Whereas Management  is the identification of the strategies capable of maximizing an investors net present value, the allocation of scarce...
April 11, 2012| Simit Patel

How to Recognize the Top in the Gold Market

The current bull market in gold has gone on for over 11 years now, starting at around $250 in 2001 to its current price near $1650. The chart below illustrates. Although it's true that buying after seeing such a chart is usually a recipe for the disaster, I don't think that's the case in gold this time around -- in fact I believe the market has much further to go. Here are three signs to look for that could signal...
March 25, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman | Comments (21)

RAPID FIRE TRADING STRATEGY – How To Trade the New Binary Option 60second trades

 Many of the Binary Option Brokers have introduced what they call “60 Second Trading or Speed Trading”. The concepts are all basically the same, but the rules and the trading are slightly different. iOption’s team of professional traders and Account Managers have developed this system using the “60Second” trade method on the iOption platform. It has been tested on several others and it works just as well but on some it failed miserably, not because the strategy was wrong but...
March 15, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman

The Binary Option Strategy of 3’s

If you are into numerology, or believe in Fibonacci numbers, or understand Pi, then this might be a great system for you. On the other side, if you are an investor looking for lucky number, then 3 just became that number. The bottom line is if you want to succeed at trading binary options and make profits you need to have a system and a strategy. This strategy was developed with some associates at iOption.com   Too many experienced and...
March 12, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman

Understanding Distribution Days

If you are a believer in watching for distribution days in the averages, indicating professional selling, to determine whether a market is topping is there a particular number of distribution days you use to tell you whether the market is beginning to get into trouble? The number of distribution days that signals a probable top has changed over the years. This is due to the markets being so much larger than before. Institutions are managing a lot more money these...
February 26, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman

MetaTrader 5: The Future At Your FingerTips

Three years ago, the development department of MetaQuotes started from scratch to build a new advanced trading technology, not simply improve their existing platform. They started from nothing and in 36 months built one of most advanced multi-market platforms th can operate on any forex or stock market around the globe. The team at MetaQuotes claims they have written 1.1 million code lines (MetaTrader 4 consists of 0.6 million lines). That's why the result is so impressive. The all new...
February 21, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman | Comments (3)

My Mistakes and Building A Trading Strategy (part 4)

This is part 4 of my story which does have a happy ending; I learned to be an independent, knowledgeable trader using my own system. I make good trades and make more successful trades and failures and I am still trading with my original investment and continue to move my profits to my retirement fund. All in all, I am now a good trader but most of all I am a successful trader. This is GBP/JPY around the 6th Jun...
February 21, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R | Comments (1)

FX Empire’s Choice – Best Binary Options Brokers for Beginners

If you are a novice or beginner trader or just adding binary option trading to your investment portfolio you need to start slow and easy. Binary Options is a very simple and easy trade, which has gained international acceptance in the financial markets. When you start out, you need to find a broker with an online trading platform that is easy to use and easy to understand, who also offers the tools and support to get your started. Down the...
February 20, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman

My Mistakes and Building a Trading Strategy (part 3)

This is part 3 of my lessons, take heed here, this is where I learn to question and think.  Many things that it might take a while to get my thoughts in order, but here are the key points that have re-shaped my trading career. I spent a lot of time in chat rooms and blogs. Too much I think. But if you need to visit someplace try Etoro OpenTrade, a great social network place to learn to trade and meet...
February 19, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman

My Mistakes and Building A Trading Strategy (part 2)

I am going to share a personal story with you about my beginning in the Forex markets and how I learned how to develop a trading strategy and the mistakes I learned along the way. I share my journey with you in 5 articles, as you will see that I have developed very good trading strategy overtime. I hope you can learn by mistakes and that you use my system as a guide or comparison to your own. If you like please...
February 18, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman | Comments (2)

My Mistakes and Building A Trading Strategy (1)

 I am going to share a personal story with you about my beginning in the forex markets and how I learned how to develop a trading strategy and the mistakes I learned along the way. I share my journey with you in 5 articles, as you will see that I have developed very good trading strategy overtime. I hope you can learn by mistakes and that you use my system as a guide or comparison to your own. If you...
February 16, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

FX Empire’s Choice – Best Binary Options Brokers Payouts

Binary options are the most revolutionary and completely new concept of trading.  One of the biggest differences between binary options and other investments is that binary options offer the trader a guaranteed payout. From the start you know your risk and reward ratios. When trading binary options a trader only needs to be “in the money” to receive their profits and the profit is not based on how much or how far the security has moved in value. Only that...
February 16, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R | Comments (1)

FX Empire’s Choice – Best Educational Binary Options Brokers

To develop comparison methods for the education, we have to look into several categories and also into the trading model that the online broker is offering. Education has to incorporate many facets. Using the Trading Platform and Tools on the site. Education in the form of schooling such as classes, courses, books and knowledge sections Education and Training for advanced traders, which includes classes and course, but are more specific and dedicated to analysis and charting and graphs. Beginners or...
February 15, 2012| Tradesmarter - Jason Forman

Binary options on the GBP/USD: A few approaches

The question is what might be the best approach to trading the news.  Traders could look for signals to trade technical breaks or surprise announcements before and during Governor King's talks.  With a binary trade, such as an hourly CALL or PUT option on the pair, the decision boils down to direction and value at risk.  For example, in a downtrend you might want to place an $850 hourly PUT option on the pair with a 70% return.   If the insurance on...
February 14, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Day Trading Guide – Chapter 13: Conclusion

This is chapter number 13 out of 13. Read the rest: Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 1: Introduction Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 2: An overview of day trading Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 3: Taking Up Day Trading As a Living Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 4: Day trading Facts Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 5: What You’ll Need to Get Started Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 6: Day Trading & Investment Basics Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 7:...
February 14, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Day Trading Guide – Chapter 12: Paper Trading Stocks

This is chapter number 12 out of 13. Read the rest: Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 1: Introduction Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 2: An overview of day trading Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 3: Taking Up Day Trading As a Living Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 4: Day trading Facts Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 5: What You’ll Need to Get Started Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 6: Day Trading & Investment Basics Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 7:...
February 14, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Day Trading Guide – Chapter 11: Costs of a direct access broker

This is chapter number 11 out of 13. Read the rest: Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 1: Introduction Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 2: An overview of day trading Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 3: Taking Up Day Trading As a Living Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 4: Day trading Facts Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 5: What You’ll Need to Get Started Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 6: Day Trading & Investment Basics Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 7:...
February 14, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Day Trading Guide – Chapter 10: Choosing a broker

This is chapter number 10 out of 13. Read the rest: Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 1: Introduction Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 2: An overview of day trading Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 3: Taking Up Day Trading As a Living Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 4: Day trading Facts Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 5: What You’ll Need to Get Started Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 6: Day Trading & Investment Basics Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 7:...
February 14, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Day Trading Guide – Chapter 9: Technical Analysis

This is chapter number 9 out of 13. Read the rest: Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 1: Introduction Read Day Trading Guide – Chapter 2: An overview of day tradingRead Day Trading Guide – Chapter 3: Taking Up Day Trading As a LivingRead Day Trading Guide – Chapter 4: Day trading FactsRead Day Trading Guide – Chapter 5: What You’ll Need to Get StartedRead Day Trading Guide – Chapter 6: Day Trading & Investment BasicsRead Day Trading Guide – Chapter 7: The different kinds of order...
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