Education - Basic, Page 14

  • The Hidden Costs of Currency Trading

    The Hidden Costs of Currency Trading

    With liquidity of more than 4 trillion in notional value per day, the global forex market allows traders to enter and exit will little upfront costs.   The majority of trading that takes place in the forex market is over the counter trading, where an investors takes prices from either a

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  • The Best Advice for a Novice FX Trader

    The Best Advice for a Novice FX Trader

    The forex market can be complicated and it takes discipline and dedication for the novice trader to be successful.   Before jumping into the market head first the beginning trader should understand the basics such as how are the transactions conducted or what are the best currency pairs to trade etc.The

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  • Aligning your Investment Goals with Your Portfolio

    The investment process starts with taking time to devise your investment strategy and setting realistic goals for your capital.  Creating a clear objective over a specific time frame along with risk guidelines is the first step in getting started.  The more time you spend thinking about how you will invest

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  • A Trick for Trading the News

    A Trick for Trading the News

    As you know, asset prices are constantly moved by outside forces. These include world events like geopolitical events for instance.If we knew how todays events would impact a certain asset we would certainly be very happy traders. But sadly we’re not. However we do have one trading edge- these events

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  • 5 Ways to Trade Stocks

    By definition, no stock or financial security is 100% safe. Each time you invest in the financial markets, you are assuming a certain level of risk because there is no guarantee your security will generate returns. Hope is not lost, however, as there are many ways you can increase your

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  • Fixed Spreads

    Fixed Spreads: Your Only Guarantee in the Forex Market

    In the world of forex trading, spreads are one of the most important factors to consider when choosing a broker. Each and every currency pair you trade is subject to a spread, which is simply the cost of trading a security. In forex lingo, a spread refers to the difference

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  • Trading the Fed News

    The Federal Reserve is the central bank in the United States and their action and comments, as well as their forecasts are important catalysts that drive market price action.  It is very difficult to predict what the Fed will do, as it pertains to changing monetary policy, but once the

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    MT4 Web vs UTIP

    As a Forex trader, you always need to have a clear overview of your positions, market moves, and macroeconomic data. While it is often possible to achieve this using your mobile device, it is still very challenging to modify the positions on your phone in accordance with the market developments.

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  • Why Vanilla Options Are Easier Than You Think

    When you’re just starting out as a forex trader, you probably stick to trading basic pairs such as EUR/USD and GBP/USD on the spot market. However, as you become a bit more experienced, you’re going to realize quickly that trading vanilla options may have a lot of advantages. There are

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  • CFDs: What Are They?

    CFDs: What Are They?

    CFD stands for “Contracts for Difference”. These are assets that are traded on the basis of the difference between the bid price and the ask price of the asset in question.Tradable assets are quoted with two prices: the bid price and the ask price. The bid price is the price

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  • 5 Tips for Trading Shares

    5 Tips for Trading Shares

    Succeeding as a stock trader is about more than just working hard. It’s about doing the right things, and that means knowing what you’re doing and putting that knowledge into practice. In fact, too many traders start out full of enthusiasm and energy, but quickly become disillusioned because they make

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  • 5-Trailing Stop Methods

    Risk management is the most important part of your trading plan.  Prior to entering any trade, you should have a good idea of where you want to stop out, and where you want to take profit.  There are occasions, when a market begins to trend and to take advantage of

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  • Trading Metals and Currency Pairs

    Many forex brokers in the market offer much more than just the traditional currency pairs on their trading platforms. Metals are part of the mix and by metals we mean assets such as gold, silver, palladium, copper and platinum. Gold and silver are commonly traded as pairs with the euro,

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  • Trade Oil

    3 Ways to Trade Oil

    What makes the capital markets very interesting is that it provides many ways skin a cat and possibilities to generate revenue.  There is no one “correct way” to make money trading, the key is to find a way that fits your personality, and the way you eventually learn to forecast

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  • Liquidity Risk

    The liquidity of a financial instrument is often overlooked, as investors strive to produce the best risk adjusted returns.  Market liquidity usually fluctuates, but may be extremely illiquid as investors rush toward the exits during adverse market conditions.  Despite the liquidity associated with US stocks and ETFs, traders may need

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  • Basics of Fundamental Analysis

    Fundamental analysis is all about using the forex news calendar to make guide your trades in the forex market. These news releases are simply important data on the certain sectors of the economy of nations which are strategically important in the forex market. The countries in question are the major

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  • Price Action Momentum Using the MACD

    Momentum of a financial market captures the rate of change of a specific market.  So it’s not the actual change of a security, but it’s the measurement of whether the change is increasing or decreasing.  As markets accelerate in one direction, traders who are interested in capturing quick movements may

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  • Trading FX with Equities

    The financial markets are intertwined and it is not strange to see events occurring in one market exerting some measure of effect on another market. For instance, activities in the equities market may affect the currency market, and this article will show two examples of how this might occur.1)   Mergers

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  • So what is a comdoll?

    A comdoll is a nickname for a commodity currency.  A commodity currency is a currency that theoretically moves in tandem with changes in commodity prices such as crude oil, soy beans, coffee, metals or any other commodity that a country would rely on to export.So why would a country’s economy

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  • Scalping for FX Beginners

    Scalping, as the name suggests, is a trading strategy that takes advantage of a very small fluctuation within a trading pair over a large number of trading lots. They are mainly interested in executing a higher number of trades as they believe it will reduce the losses on a single

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