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.

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...
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...
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