• Equity CFDs? The Basics of Trading CFDs Explained

    Equity CFDs? The Basics of Trading CFDs Explained

    • September 21, 2020

    Financial trading refers to the practice of buying and selling financial assets – through either an organised public exchange or an over-the-counter market (OTC) – typically using short-term timeframes. Investing, on the other hand, generally seeks larger returns over extended periods via buying and holding. CFDs, or contract for differences, are leveraged products, financial instruments

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  • How to Calculate MT4 Swap and Rollover Interests in FX Trading

    How to Calculate MT4 Swap and Rollover Interests in FX Trading

    • September 21, 2020

    Knowledge is power only if man knows what facts not to bother with – Robert Staughton Lynd Electronic trading, particularly foreign exchange trading, continues to grow in popularity. According to the BIS Triennial Central Bank Survey, the most comprehensive source of information on the size and structure of global foreign exchange (FX) and over-the-counter (OTC)

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  • Trading Futures for Beginners: Effective Strategies to Trade Futures CFDs

    Trading Futures for Beginners: Effective Strategies to Trade Futures CFDs

    • September 21, 2020

    The US stock market is open Monday through Friday from 09.30 am to 16.30pm in New York. When exchanges close, almost everything comes to a halt – almost. Unlike regular stocks, the futures market operates nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week. What is the futures market and why do traders and investors

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  • Importance of Latency when Trading Forex

    Importance of Latency when Trading Forex

    • August 10, 2020

    To make a successful trade, a number of variables come into play. Latency is a factor often overlooked. In electronic trading, latency, or network latency, remains a complex topic. Put simply, though, latency is a synonym for the delay. Latency influences the amount of time it takes a client’s order to be executed by the server.

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  • How to Manage Your Risks in CFD Trading

    How to Manage Your Risks in CFD Trading

    • August 10, 2020

    We all want to be right. Unfortunately, it’s not possible to be right all the time. That’s why risk management in the CFD market is crucial.   What are CFDs? CFDs, or contracts for differences, are leveraged derivative products offering a cost-efficient way to trade the financial markets, including shares, foreign exchange, indices, commodities, and

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  • 5 Common Forex Trading Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

    5 Common Forex Trading Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

    • July 30, 2020

    A quality among all consistently successful traders is avoiding mistakes. Mistakes can be expensive and emotionally damaging. No matter how long you’ve been trading in the financial markets, you’re bound to experience lapses in discipline. To help lessen the impact, here are five common trading mistakes beginner traders, and sometimes experienced traders, make and solutions

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  • Forex Trading Success: A Winning Mindset

    Forex Trading Success: A Winning Mindset

    • July 6, 2020

    Mindset determines everything. Mindset refers to mental attitude. It is the way in which we think and approaches situations. Regardless of how knowledgeable a trader you are, the absence of mental fortitude will prevent you from reaching your true potential. A winner overcomes adversity, committed to the goal: trading success. A loser is fragile, often

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  • Popular Forex Indicators

    Popular Forex Indicators

    • July 6, 2020

    According to the 2019 Triennial Survey of turnover in OTC FX markets, trading in FX reached $6.6 trillion per day in April 2019, up from $5.1 trillion three years earlier. Ranked as the largest global financial market, its breathtaking presence usually leaves most in awe. Research generally falls on two broad groups: Fundamental and technical

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  • Forex Trading: An Introduction to the Power of Market Correlations

    Forex Trading: An Introduction to the Power of Market Correlations

    • July 6, 2020

    To be an effective Forex trader, understanding the connection, or correlation, between financial markets, is essential. A correlation measures the relationship between two variables.   A positive correlation implies two variables move similarly   A negative correlation implies two variables move in opposite directions   In addition to identifying high-probability trade setups in the Forex

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  • What it Takes to be a Forex Trader

    What it Takes to be a Forex Trader

    • July 6, 2020

    Trading in Forex markets reached an eye-popping $6.6 trillion per day in April 2019, up from $5.1 trillion three years earlier. Ranked as the largest financial market in the world, its mammoth size, easy accessibility, and high level of liquidity offer the opportunity to those willing to step out of their comfort zone and learn

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  • What is a Foreign Exchange Swap and How does it Work?

    What is a Foreign Exchange Swap and How does it Work?

    • June 3, 2020

    Foreign exchange swaps first entered the spotlight in 1981 by way of an agreement between US technology giant IBM and the World Bank. Despite their relative infancy, trading in FX swaps continues to gain in market share, according to the BIS Triennial Central Bank Survey 2019. The BIS noted: Trading in FX markets reached $6.6

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  • What is a VPS? A Beginner’s Guide to Virtual Private Servers

    What is a VPS? A Beginner’s Guide to Virtual Private Servers

    • June 3, 2020

    By choosing to create and run a website you’ll need web hosting unless you have the capital to accommodate a dedicated web server. Web hosting service providers, think Bluehost, HostGator, and GoDaddy, for example, provide space on a web server, typically owned (or leased) by the web host for use by clients, for a price.

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