Education - Advanced, Page 4
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
Tips For Financially Prudent Online Shopping
Tips For Financially Prudent Online ShoppingOnline shopping is a great way to save both time and money. The Internet is filled with many stores which offer discounts and hold regular sales along with offers for free shipping. Below are a few tips which will help you find whatever you wantRead More
Using The Martingale Technique In Forex
Using The Martingale Technique In ForexThe martingale strategy is a money management technique that became popular in the 18th Century by proposing the unlikely possibility of a 100% profitable betting strategy. Invented by French mathematician, Paul Pierre Levy, the idea behind the martingale is simple enough and involves ‘doubling down’Read More
What Rollover Swap Rate and Spreads to Use for Forex MT4 Backtest?
Backtesting is an important step in forex trading strategy evaluation. Because backtesting is historical, the backtesting program will have to make assumptions regarding two key components of forex trading profitability: the spread and swap rate.What Spreads to Use for MT4 Backtest?Let’s look at spreads, which is the difference between bidRead More
Getting the edge with open positions data
Since it is market participants who ultimately drive forex prices through the act of buying and selling various currencies, it’s fair to say that knowing who is buying what and how much would be extremely useful information in predicting future price moves.Well, the good news is, that using a coupleRead More
Bitcoin Trading: More Fundamental Than Technical
What’s Bitcoin?There has been much media hype and frenzy over Bitcoins, likened to the gold rush in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Bitcoin is a peer to peer network launched in 2009 after the Global Financial Crisis, that allows for the proof and transfer of ownership, without the needRead More
Calculating Bollinger Bands®
Bollinger Bands® are one of the most commonly used chart indicators available today in the markets. But while many traders will plot these readings on their charts, few actually know how these visuals are calculated. it is a major newbie mistake to start using an indicator when you know nothing aboutRead More
Potential Problems in Manage Losing Trades
Potential Problems in Manage Losing TradesWhether you are looking for investment opportunities in a growth, value, contrarian, or day trading context, losing is a reality of the financial markets. Even the best of the market’s traders have bad days, and all we can really hope for is a rough 60/40Read More
Risking Excessive Amounts of Capital in a Single Trade
Risking Excessive Amounts of Capital in a Single TradeMost of the common forex trading mistakes that have been discussed around the internet mostly with trading strategies rather than in money management techniques. While money management is generally viewed as one of the more boring and less glamorous aspects of theRead More