Education - Advanced, Page 4
Trading Currencies Using a Synthetic Pair
One of the first steps you would take as a new currency trader is familiarizing yourself with the financial instruments that are trading in the FOREX market. Most learn about the movements of the major currency pairs such as the euro versus the US dollar. After understanding how the majorRead More
Markets may be placed into two categories, ranges and trends. A range is a defined period, which may be measured using a specific high and a low point that is defined, while a trend describes a period when the price of a security continues to move in the same directionRead More
The Fiscal Cliff: Is It a Problem or a Solution?
On December 31, 2012, the phrase “The Fiscal Cliff” began dominating different forex investors’ forums. Many economists, government agencies, as well as traders, are going all over the place as they suggest that when it comes to their fate in foreign exchange markets, they’re pretty much doomed. But, what isRead More
Forex Trading Software Review 2015: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Retail forex software development is always on a roll. This is an industry that probably gets the most rapid growth nowadays. After a long domination of MetaQuotes (MQ) in the retail forex trading industry, many alternatives have appeared. In this article we will highlight the most expected forex trading platformsRead More
Secrets to Successfully Making Forex Trades
Beginners in the world of foreign exchange trading usually ask: “What are the secrets for successful forex trading?” The answer is simple: make an effort to make each transaction a successful one. One has to be mindful of both the accumulated profits and losses. There should be some level ofRead More
High Frequency Trading Causes Controversy in Forex Markets
High frequency traders are increasingly proliferating in the currencies markets as their activities in the equities markets are coming under scrutiny by regulators. HFT uses lightning-fast computers to execute trades in milliseconds, making profits from extremely small price differences. While a trade might earn a profit of just a fewRead More
A Closer Look at Economic Exposure
With the increasing level of globalization dovetailed by higher volatility among currencies, several changes or movements are observed in the exchange rates. If you wish to be successful or to generate substantial profits from the trade, you need to be abreast of the issues and pertinent information about these factors.TheRead More
The Most Overlooked Trading Strategy: Sticking to the Strategy
Are you someone who has traded practically every forex strategy, system and EA in existence… yet still find yourself losing money hand over fist? If that sounds familiar then I can tell you one thing: You are definitely not alone. Most traders of all abilities have been there.But what mightRead More
Psychological Traps to Avoid when You Are Trading
No doubt, a lot of money can be derived from doing foreign exchange investments and it all begins with proper and sufficient education and training on the field. However, you need to remember that there are psychological traps that have been set along the way. These should be avoided byRead More
Crossinvest Wealth Management Strategies
Crossinvest Wealth Management StrategiesWhen a domestic fund manager is faced with the need for large-cap company exposure but runs into expensive valuations,it turns out that the best course of action is usually to go with a mutual fund. There has been a growing trend recently of fund managers investing moneyRead More
Forex Traders: Are You Governed By Regulations?
Forex Traders: Are You Governed By Regulations?As a forex trader it’s not merely sufficient for you to learn only about the basics of trading. One of the crucial aspects of your learning should be the regulations governing the market. Forex is a market where a huge amount of money changesRead More
How Volatility Affects Forex Traders in Today’s Market
For those of us trading forex expert advisors or trend following strategies, we may have gotten significantly less trades or signals from our systems. Or we may find that strategies which worked well previously are under-performing, or under-trading. What could be the reason? Lowest volatility in 10 yearsCurrency volatility continues to hover atRead More
Why Should You Give Forex A Second Chance?
So you tried your hand at Forex and failed… went broke… blew your first account. Well, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again” says an old English proverb and that alone could be reason enough for you to try to succeed in Forex once again. But I amRead More
The state of the Individual Investor
Smaller investors have come across as so confident that even at times they appear arrogant. This is of course off putting to anyone who specializes in risk controlled strategies because when smaller investors are overly confident that means they don’t care about risk control at all. Recently, however, I haveRead More
Forex: Can You Earn Huge Profits With Currency Pairs Making Small Movements?
Forex: Can You Earn Huge Profits With Currency Pairs Making Small Movements?If you are willing to test your skills in forex then you should be able to get a grip over the techniques of seasoned traders, who have survived the ups and down of this market to stay so longRead More
Live To Trade Another Day
In traditional investing, risk is viewed as volatility or standard deviation of the asset’s marked to market value. Standard deviation tells you how much an investment’s value will fluctuate from the average return. The more volatile the investment is likely to swing (both positively and negatively) around it’s own historicalRead More
How To Trade CFDs: A Brief Guide
How To Trade CFDs: A Brief GuideA CFD or Contract for Difference refers to an agreement, reached at by two parties, whereby the difference between the opening and the closing price of a contract is exchanged. It allows the trader to trade on the price movement on several financial assetsRead More
How to reverse a losing MT4 expert advisor into a profitable forex trading system?
Very often when backtesting forex MT4 EAs, we come across charts that look like this:How to reverse a losing MT4 expert advisor into a profitable forex trading system? The concept of reverse trade copyThe above is the performance of the default Moving Average EA found pre-installed on MT4 platforms, very bad isn’tRead More
Trend Following Strategies In Today’s Markets
Trend following strategies have been under the limelight for its dismal performance in recent years. Whenever we think of trend following, we think about Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA) and as a result, CTA funds’ performance has been closely scrutinized as well. Media has also been quick to jump onto theRead More
Financial investments and personal attitudes to risk
The financial markets offer everyone routes to building personal net wealth – and losing it too, if they make bad decisions. At the heart of every financial decision, lies an assessment of risk – and your own personal appetite for taking on risk. Simply put, risker financial products and schemesRead More