Education - Basic, Page 14

  • 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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  • Forex Trading

    Top Mistakes in Forex Trading

    Trading in the Forex market can be really exciting and with the widespread use of the Internet, it is very easy for anyone to open a trading account and start trading in the largest financial market in the World. However, only a handful of forex traders are truly successful as

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  • Scalping


    Currency exchange rates change every minute during the course of a trading session.  Each order that is placed creates a new dynamic which may create a different emotional response from investors who participate in trading a specific security.  These movements may be captured by investors using a technique known as

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  • Forex Strategy Tutorial: Trend Trading

    Forex Strategy Tutorial: Trend Trading

    Forex Strategy Tutorial: Trend TradingTechnical analysis strategy often seem difficult for newer traders that might not be mathematically inclined.  But the reality is that forex traders do not need advanced degrees in order to implement these tactics and strategies.  One of the most commonly used techniques in the trend strategy,

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  • Forex Strategy Tutorial: Breakout Trading

    Forex Strategy Tutorial: Breakout Trading

    Forex Strategy Tutorial: Breakout TradingOver the last few years, technical analysis trading in the forex markets is something that has risen to prominence.  When we are thinking about technical analysis, one for the first terms that comes to mind is the breakout strategy.  This is a highly valuable strategy in

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  • Forex Strategy Tutorial: Swing Trading

    Forex Strategy Tutorial: Swing Trading

    Forex Strategy Tutorial:  Swing TradingWhen new forex traders are just starting out in the currency markets, it can be difficult to identify with one strategy that can be used to ride the wave to new profits.  This is because there is a lot of misinformation that can be found about

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  • Economy Not Deterred By Interest Rates

    Economy Not Deterred By Interest Rates

    Economy Not Deterred By Interest RatesIn 2015, we have seen very little in the way of pessimism in the financial markets.  Many commonly traded indices are reaching record highs and national employment numbers are the strongest they have been in a half-decade.  So there is a good deal of optimism

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  • Using a Forex Mini Account

    Using a Forex Mini Account

    Using a Forex Mini AccountWhen many new forex traders enter the market, it can be very easy to get overly excited about the prospects for new wealth and riches.  There is good reason for this mindset, as the forex markets make new millionaires every day.  But when we are first

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  • Benefits of Forex Copy Trading

    Benefits of Forex Copy Trading

    Benefits of Forex Copy TradingForex trading has become all the rage in recent years, but we are still seeing many instances where newer traders are falling to the whimsy of the markets.  The unfortunate reality of this type of mindset is that it usually creates a large number of unnecessary

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  • Free Forex Tools for Today’s Trader

    Free Forex Tools for Today’s Trader

    Ten years ago, many of the forex tools available today were either in the early stage of development or did not exist. Today, they are virtually commonplace. Today’s retail traders are therefore in a much better place now than their counterparts were as at the time the first iPhones were

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