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 & Binary Options educational articles for the novice & experienced traders alike with much needed information, explanations and trading strategies.

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...
February 07, 2013| Zahir Shah

Why Retail Forex Brokers Shy Away from ECN Brokers

Without a doubt, the best choice for a forex broker to work with is a true ECN Broker. This type of broker offers no other accounts but ECN accounts and offers straight through processing (STP). This means they never mess up with the bid/ask spread and courses your orders immediately into the electronic communications network for immediate order matching by multiple liquidity providers and other market participants in the network. Trading forex through an ECN broker means no slippage or...
December 25, 2012| Martin Kay

Binary Options Extend and Close now Tools

Binary options traders are on a constant search for increasingly effective instruments for maximizing their profits, and the simple Extend and Close now tools fit the profile. Contrary to popular belief, these instruments are not recent inventions but they have been around for quite a while, under slightly different names. The Extend now to is also known as a rollover instrument and is closely related to another popular feature called the double up. On the other hand, the Close now...
December 12, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

A Deeper Look into Forex Trading and Binary Options

Trading of any sort involves a large degree of risk. This is especially true when trading currency binary options. You can make a lot of money with these—up to 80 percent or so per trade—but you will lose 100 percent of your risked amount in many instances. Obviously the strategies that you employ in the traditional Forex market won’t be as efficient as trading strategies in binary options. There are some constants; for example, you will need to stay disciplined...
November 28, 2012| Martin Kay

All about 60 Seconds Binary Options Trading

What are 60 seconds options Trading binary options implies taking a position down or up, by predicting whether an asset will gain or lose value over a predetermined period of time. 60 seconds options are just like the name suggests, options that expire in exactly one minute and traders cash in on winning trades almost immediately. All it takes is to predict whether an asset will appreciate about the specified value, or sink below it and wait for a minute...
November 22, 2012| Martin Kay

Important Things to Know before Trading Binary Options

It might sound like a cliché to hear that information is power, but in a sensitive area such as binary options trading, a little research goes a long way. The importance of research is hard to quantify, but the truth is that only by learning more each day about the field you are involved in, it is possible to progress. Online options are not exact science, but they are still predictable to some extent and the more you know about...
November 20, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R | Comments (1)

Binary Options Trading Strategies

Trading binary options is very easy; too many traders, especially profession or seasoned traders try to over complicate the trade. When trading binary options, you simply have to select the asset you wish to trade, predict if it is going to go up or down now or later and then decide how much you want to invest. When trading binary options also known as fixed return or digital options, the risk is predetermined by the amount of money you select...
November 18, 2012| Michaela McNamara | Comments (1)

Binary Options Scams To Avoid

Binary option trading is increasingly popular option for home-based workers with an eye for investments, but while binary options contracts themselves are pretty simple and straightforward, many binary options brokers are not. Binary options scams are alarmingly common, but easy to avoid if you know what to look for. Here are a few scams every binary options trader should be watching out for. 1. Poor Regulatory Environment Financial markets in most parts of the world are highly regulated, and for...
November 14, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Binary Options Trading Strategy

If you are new to trading, selecting a strategy to employ can be a tough thing for you. There are so many different methods out there, and choosing just the right one might seem like a daunting task. After all, this is real money that you are risking and you will want to lose as little money as possible. Because of this, choosing the right strategy becomes even more important. However, there are a few things that you can do...
November 11, 2012| Martin Kay

Why Binary Options Trading Tools are Important

Binary options trading is not the same as gambling, still many enter the market with their eyes fixed on potential profits, without having any coherent strategy. In the absence of a proper bankroll and a firm understanding of what binary options are and how they are traded, newcomers run into trouble and their career as traders are short-lived. Once a bankroll is established and research goes hand-in-hand with raising the money for the new venture, traders need to help themselves...
October 31, 2012| Martin Kay

The Right Way to Start Trading Binary Options

Start on the right foot and make binary options trading a lucrative business Binary options are just as alluring as traditional Forex, but pose different challenges while offering more benefits. These highly versatile financial instruments allow you to trade the prices of underlying assets that include stocks, commodities, currency and indexes, a large palette for savvy investors. You can take different approaches and choose between being conservative or speculative, depending on your style and objectives. The number one priority is...
October 17, 2012| Martin Kay

Get all the Facts with the Weekly Economic Calendar

By Martin Kay, Author at BinaryOptionsthatsucks.com Follow the weekly economic calendar when trading binary options Some reduce binary options trading to interpreting a set of numbers provided by indicators, charts or signals and expect to make money based on their estimates. Although technical analysis alone is capable of producing positive results, using it in conjunction with the fundamental one should be the goal of all traders. Before they get to know all the intricacies of the fundamental analysis, beginners should...
October 09, 2012| Martin Kay

Just Two Possible Outcomes for One Touch Option

Learn to trade the all or nothing one touch options The thing is that these kinds of digital options are immensely popular these days, due to the fact that they are easy to pick up and traders don’t require any previous experience. Basically, as an investor all you need to determine is whether the binary option will exceed a certain level or not, at an expiration time you decide and for a payout you set. It seems too easy to...
September 27, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Analysis Methods

There are three main types of analysis when it comes to figuring out the financial markets: technical, fundamental, and sentimental. These are actually pretty easy to figure out with a little bit of experience. Technical analysis relies upon graphs and charts, fundamental analysis relies upon the overall health of an asset, and sentimental analysis is basically “trading the news.” Each of these methods of looking at an asset has its merits and no one of them is complete on its...
September 21, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

Binary Options Trading for Beginners by FX Empire

Binary options are the financial world’s newest innovation. They are ideal for people just entering the trading marketplace because of their high payouts and ease of access. You don’t need a lot of money to start trading binary options, and this makes them much more accessible to the average person. Still, binary options are very fast paced and if you approach them without caution, there is a lot of risk involved. With knowledge and some practice you can learn how...
September 19, 2012| Mustapha Azeez

What I’ve Decided to Do in the Markets

TREND FOLLOWING IT IS! “The trending market is an ideal market to trade and make money. What trend following is not is prediction or forecasting about how the markets will go. Trend following is based on reacting to price, price and again, price. It is not based on trying to predict price directions.” – Michael Covel Hello: Perhaps the most crucial aspect of the dynamics of the market is their current bias whose relevance is due to the reality that...
August 28, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Irit R

How to Choose a Forex Trading Spread

Sometimes it becomes necessary to help traders learn all there is to know about a Forex trading spread. However, in order to do so, there are some basics that will need to be understood. First of all, the primary goal of the trader will be to learn how to make money placing trades whether the market rises or falls. In order to do this, they will need to learn more about Spread betting cash-back. This form of trading is not...
August 08, 2012| FX Empire Analyst - Barry Norman

A Breakeven Calculator for Binary Option ?

A reader recent asked if we could write an article or develop a "Breakeven" Calculator for Binary Options. I decided to do some research to see if I could answer this question properly and accurately. I first looked up the definition of a breakeven calculator; the best basic definition I found was "a breakeven analysis calculator is designed to demonstrate how many units of your product must be sold to make a profit." Ok, I said to myself, this doesn’t...
August 05, 2012| Martin Kay

Is Binary Option Legal?

An Introduction to Binary Options In the modern age, new businessmen & experienced traders are being appealed by a relatively new trend in online trading; called binary options. Let us first look into some detail about this term. The word binary means ‘of two’, hence as the name suggests, binary options is a trade setting offering only two ways to place a trade deal, followed by two outcomes. The outcome can either be in the money, or out of the...
July 29, 2012| Jay Hawk - BinaryOptionsNow.com

MACD Binary Option Trading Strategies

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD histogram is one of the most popular technical indicators used by traders. The MACD was created by Gerald Appel in the latter part of the 1970s to signal changes in the direction, strength and momentum of a stock price trend. The MACD basically plots the difference between two different Exponential Moving Averages or EMAs. An EMA consists of a moving average which is weighted with each older data point decreasing in importance without...
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