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November 18, 2012| Michaela McNamara

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...
July 19, 2012| Vladimir Ribakov

Nostalgia – How Forex used to be  

Hi friends, A friend from my Forex club share a wonderful video about how Forex market used to be in 1985. That’s a wonderful video which shows us that the current period we live in and trade in is not so bad I hope you will enjoy it: Have a wonderful day Vladimir Ribakov.
July 17, 2012| Martin Kay

Binary Options Trading – Legitimate Earning Opportunity, or Gimmick?

You may have heard of binary options trading before and thought it sounded good, but wrote it off as a scam.  After all, as with casinos and most work-at-home programs everyone is just looking to make a dollar at your expense. While this may be true, with binary options trading, you have an advantage. By developing skills and simple strategies you can shift the odds to your favor. How do Binary Option Trading Platforms Make Their Money? It is true...
June 29, 2012| Gareth Tade Mansfield

EURUSD – The 1.2436 level: Lessons You Can Apply to Your Trading

This is a typical case when people simply hear the bad fundamentals about Euro zone and immediately wanting to short the EUR and Long the USD. Even if you are right 5 months down the road, it is still not a prudent move. As mentioned in the article, EURUSD has met its support at 1.2436 areas, and it is not expected of the trader to long it or short it. Ignoring it is like ignoring the tactical advantage that is...
June 27, 2012| Fan Yang - FXTimes

The Many Applications of the Moving Average – Part 1 (of 7)

One of the earliest technical indicator is the moving average. By definition it is a very simple calculation of a price over a certain period of time, but its applications are numerous and can get pretty sophisticated. Here we will explore the different ways the moving average are used in analyzing the charts of a financial market. This article is meant to highlight how a simple indicator can be used, from providing trading signals, filtering out trades, and even creating other technical indicators. Example of EUR/AUD...
June 27, 2012| Fan Yang - FXTimes

The Many Applications of the Moving Average – Part 2 (of 7)

As an indicator of general trend based on the 2 different moving averages: - Moving averages of different lengths represent a general price of different degree. For example, the 21-SMA represents short-term mean price action versus the 200-SMA, which represents a long-term mean price action. - A crossover between a shorter to a longer term moving average (ie. 55 SMA crossing 100 SMA) reflects a change in trend. Meanwhile,  if the distance between the 2 moving averages are spreading, we...
June 27, 2012| Fan Yang - FXTimes

The Many Applications of the Moving Average – Part 3 (of 7)

3) Other multiple moving average systems: Analytical and trading signals can be created with more moving averages as well. - 3 moving average system: With an additional MA we can generate entry signals different from exit signals. This attempts to deal with the usual lag that 2 MA crossover systems have. The idea is to enter when medium length MA crosses longer term MA. Exit is provided when short-term MA crosses the medium one. Entry and Re-entry Into a Trend:...
June 27, 2012| Fan Yang - FXTimes

The Many Applications of the Moving Average – Part 4 (of 7)

4) MACD: Short for Moving Average Convergence/Divergence. Traditionally, this indicator is constructed by using a 12 and 26 exponential moving average and calculating the difference. The difference is plotted and called the MACD line. A 9 period simple moving average of this MACD line is plotted and called the signal line. The difference between the MACD and the signal line is plotted as a histogram. This creates a centered oscillator. There are 3 basic signals generated by the MACD oscillator:...
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