Live: Donald Trump Inauguration
Donald Trump’s inauguration is approaching as he will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. 900,000 people are estimated to attend the event on Friday, which is half the turnout of President Barack Obama’s record-breaking ceremony in 2008. The inaugural swearing-in ceremony will start at 11:30 EST(16:30 GMT) in Capitol building, where Trump will … Continue reading Live: Donald Trump Inauguration
AvaTrade The official Broker for FutexLive’s Trading Courses
AvaTrade and FutexLive are delighted to announce their collaboration, where AvaTrade provides the platforms, spread-betting and CFD facilities and FutexLive delivers top notch trading training. AvaTrade was founded in 2006 and is an internationally regulated broker, offering more than 250 financial instruments, top trading platforms, and a new and improved mobile app. AvaTrade are fully … Continue reading AvaTrade The official Broker for FutexLive’s Trading Courses
5 Most Famous Traders of All Time
Most of the financial traders are building their careers in silence, but there are a few that have become popular among others. Their stories are full of hard work, dedication, and patience. They are people with the power of influence, whose moves had an impact on the whole industry. Let’s take a closer look at … Continue reading 5 Most Famous Traders of All Time
What is MLP? What is FSA? What is Fannie Mae? How to Use Leverage in Financial Market? What is IMF? How Do Financial Broker Commissions Work? What Does Financial Default Mean? What is a Margin Call? What is NFA? What is ASiC? What is Financial Market Regulation? What is CFTC? What is Ginnie Mae? How … Continue reading Regulation Terms
Economic Indicators Terms
What is PMI? What is Counted in GDP? What is CPI? What is Income Statement Used for? What is RPI? How does Unemployment Rate Work? What is PPI? What is CCI? What is ISM? What is GNP? What is IFO? What does Non Farm Payroll Employment Mean? What are Retail Sales? What is Current Account? … Continue reading Economic Indicators Terms
Trading Hours on Christmas and New Year 2016
Christmas holiday and New Years Eve is just a week away. Traders and investors will have the time to kick back and enjoy spending time with the family, open presents and watch old movies. Yet, for those who have open positions or can’t get enough of trading, financial markets are open during this time of … Continue reading Trading Hours on Christmas and New Year 2016
Daily Economic Calendar – UK CPI In Focus
12.30am – Australia NAB business confidence for November: The index came out at 5 compare to forecast 4. 2am – November China industrial production, retail sales November: YoY figure was higher than expected at 6.2% compare to 6.1%. China’s Retail Sales resulted at 10.8% compare to 10.0% a month earlier. 9.30am – UK CPI (November): … Continue reading Daily Economic Calendar – UK CPI In Focus
Broker News – What’s Heating up the Industry This Week?
GDMFX Welcome The World with their Localized Zero Deposit Fee Payment Method Offering In a globalized world when it comes to brokering over the counter investment services to traders, the ability for traders to deposit locally is everything. GDMFX have clearly realized the importance of this with their new initiative, whereby they have rolled out … Continue reading Broker News – What’s Heating up the Industry This Week?
FXTM Launches New Cash Rewarding Referral Program for Clients
Award-winning forex broker, FXTM, has just announced a new way for its traders and investors to earn up to $10,000 in extra withdrawable cash, by simply referring their friends and family members to the broker*. The FXTM Refer-a-Friend program has recently been launched further enforcing the broker’s value of rewarding clients for their loyalty. The … Continue reading FXTM Launches New Cash Rewarding Referral Program for Clients
The Fastest Way to Consistent Trading Profits, by CMStrader
This Webinar Has Ended, Sign up for updates and we will let you know when we will host our next webinar Key Topics Covered in This webinar In this webinar we will understand the proper framework that needs to be in place before even beginning to trade. We will then discuss the key elements to … Continue reading The Fastest Way to Consistent Trading Profits, by CMStrader
What is MiFID?
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) is geared to integrate the European Union’s financial markets and enhance cross board investment transactions. The goal is to enhance transparency and determine the reserve requirements a financial institution must hold. Example: Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) officially took effect on November 1st, 2007. More Regulation … Continue reading What is MiFID?
What is a Financial Market Maker?
A market maker is a dealer that is tasked with providing prices that help set the liquidity of a given security. Market makers are always willing to purchase on the bid price and sell on the offer prices. Maker makers generally make their revenue by capturing the difference between the bid price and the offer … Continue reading What is a Financial Market Maker?
What is FOMC?
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is the monetary policy board of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States. This committee meets multiple times during the year in an effort to set central bank interest rate policy. The FOMC has permanent and rolling members made up of Federal Reserve Regional Presidents. Example: The Fed … Continue reading What is FOMC?
How Does Forex Rollover Work?
A forex rollover is a situation where a position is being settled at some date in the future. Most forex transaction are spot, which means delivered in two business days. To rollover a position to a future date, a dealer would need to unwind the original positions and simultaneously add a new position with a … Continue reading How Does Forex Rollover Work?
What is Ginnie Mae?
The Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA – Ginnie Mae) is a U.S. government corporation within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The corporation does not issue, buy or sell mortgage securities and also does not purchase or sell loans. The agency guarantees the payment of interest and principal on loans for approved mortgage … Continue reading What is Ginnie Mae?
What is CFTC?
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is an independent regulatory agency in the United States that governs the futures and options on futures market. The agency was created in 1974. The mission of the CFTC is to create a transparent and competitive futures market and avoid systematic risk to protect investors. Example: The CFTC would … Continue reading What is CFTC?
What is Financial Market Regulation?
Financial regulation provides guidelines, restrictions to financial institutions throughout a nation. This may be performed by either a government or non-government organization. Regulation might be in the form of regulatory transactions as accounting for revenue and expenses. Example: Financial regulation influences the organizational structure of banking sectors, by decreasing borrowing costs and increasing the variety … Continue reading What is Financial Market Regulation?
What is IMF?
International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a specialized organization of United Nations. IMF was formed in 1945 and has 188 member countries. It oversees international monetary policy and monitors economic, monetary and financial policies. IMF provides financial assistance to members in economic difficulties. Example: In March 2014, theInternational Monetary Fund approved a $14 billion bailout package … Continue reading What is IMF?
What is ASiC?
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) helps insure the economic integrity of the Australian financial markets by regulating its activity. ASIC is an independent commonwealth government organization. The organization mandate is the government and administer securities laws in Australia. Example: ASiC is set up under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001. … Continue reading What is ASiC?
What is NFA?
National Futures Association (NFA) is a self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry. It regulates futures, retail forex and swaps. All intermediaries in derivatives market are required to be registered with the NFA. The NFA monitors the derivatives market and protects interest of investors, participants and intermediaries. Example: In past National Futures Association has permanently … Continue reading What is NFA?