• Evaluating Commodity Markets in the Post-COVID-19 Era

    Evaluating Commodity Markets in the Post-COVID-19 Era

    • January 18, 2021

    Reading time: 7 minutes In mid-October 2019, the IMF forecasted 3.4 percent global growth in 2020 from 3.0 percent in 2019. Prior to COVID-19, global economic growth was humming along at a respectable pace. As a result, financial markets were largely vibrant for most of 2019. A number of commodity markets in particular outperformed benchmark

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  • US Employment Data in Focus – December

    US Employment Data in Focus – December

    • January 7, 2021

    Release: Friday at 13.30pm GMT  Reading time: 10 minutes With 2020 in the rear-view mirror, the first full trading week of 2021 is underway and gifts traders with December’s US non-farm payroll’s report Friday. The COVID-19 pandemic also remains a central theme across the US, and most parts of the world. The US recently recorded

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  • Introduction to CFDs: How to Trade CFD Stocks Like a Pro

    Introduction to CFDs: How to Trade CFD Stocks Like a Pro

    • December 30, 2020

    Reading time: 7 minutes Although still in their relative infancy, CFDs, or contracts for difference, have become ubiquitous in the financial markets, offering a cost-effective alternative to traditional share trading. Similar to options and futures, CFDs are derivative products: a contract, or agreement, between two parties to exchange the difference between the opening and closing

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  • A List of the Best MT4 Indicators to Download in 2021

    A List of the Best MT4 Indicators to Download in 2021

    • December 30, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes Were you aware that although MetaTrader trading platforms offer in excess of 30 built-in technical indicators, more than 2,000 custom indicators are available? MQL5’s community boasts an extensive library of custom trading indicators for MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5) users. From basic candlestick detection to advanced Harmonic pattern indicators,

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  • Different Types of Forex Calculators Every FX Trader Should Master

    Different Types of Forex Calculators Every FX Trader Should Master

    • December 21, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes Accurate risk management can mean the difference between success and failure as a Forex trader in the foreign exchange market. Fortunately, Forex calculators are in place to help streamline the trading process, allowing traders to effortlessly make trading calculations using real-time Forex market prices. In addition to offering a wide array

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  • A Detailed Guide to Opening a Live Account in MT5

    A Detailed Guide to Opening a Live Account in MT5

    • December 21, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes Today, traders have access to a broad range of financial markets, including Forex (currency pairs – FX trading) and CFDs (contracts for difference) on equities, futures, cryptocurrencies and more. As one of the world’s leading designers of trading software, MetaQuotes Software Corp. offers several applications. Popular software designs include MetaTrader 4

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  • Trading / Investing and CFD Stocks: How Equity Can Earn You Money

    Trading / Investing and CFD Stocks: How Equity Can Earn You Money

    • December 1, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes Stocks, or equities, represent a symbol of ownership in a company. The history of stock markets is long, colourful and, at times, somewhat blurred. Some academics claim equities trading kicked off as far back as the late 17th century, though evidence also suggests stock trading begun with the Amsterdam Stock Exchange

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  • [VIDEO] Currency Point: Running their own races

    [VIDEO] Currency Point: Running their own races

    • November 22, 2020

    ECB MEETINGS OF 2020 SHOULD REALLY BE CALLED ECB ‘STRATEGY REVIEWS’.
    Newly minted Chair Christine Lagarde clearly wanted to give herself ‘room’ having ordered a review to consider all aspects of its mandates, targets specifically inflation, performance, operational tools, communication and policy setting, plus others. It clearly leaves the ECB in a holding pattern, but that holding pattern means its highly unconventional policies setting won’t change until the Strategy Review is complete.

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  • How to Download MT4 and Open Forex Demo Account on Mac Without A Broker

    How to Download MT4 and Open Forex Demo Account on Mac Without A Broker

    • November 8, 2020

    Reading time: 6 minutes Recently celebrating twenty years of service, MetaQuotes Software Corp. are the developers behind the widely used MetaTrader software: MetaTrader 4 (MT4) and MetaTrader 5 (MT5). MetaTrader, specifically the MT4 trading platform, boasts strong ties to the retail foreign exchange arena. Its easy-to-use interface and broad range of exciting features equip technical

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  • [VIDEO] Currency Point: It isn’t over until Trump says so

    [VIDEO] Currency Point: It isn’t over until Trump says so

    • November 8, 2020

    ECB MEETINGS OF 2020 SHOULD REALLY BE CALLED ECB ‘STRATEGY REVIEWS’.
    Newly minted Chair Christine Lagarde clearly wanted to give herself ‘room’ having ordered a review to consider all aspects of its mandates, targets specifically inflation, performance, operational tools, communication and policy setting, plus others. It clearly leaves the ECB in a holding pattern, but that holding pattern means its highly unconventional policies setting won’t change until the Strategy Review is complete.

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  • FP Markets recognised as ‘Best FX Broker Australia’ for 2020

    FP Markets recognised as ‘Best FX Broker Australia’ for 2020

    • November 5, 2020

    A historic year continues for leading Forex Broker FP Markets. Celebrating 15 years in the financial services industry, the company has been recognised as the ‘Best FX Broker Australia’ for 2020 at the FX-Australia Forex Awards.    A comprehensive selection of advanced trading platforms, top-tier liquidity, competitive trading conditions, and exceptional customer service were singled

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  • Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Online Autochartist Trading Brokerage for You

    Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Online Autochartist Trading Brokerage for You

    • November 3, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes ‘Charts really are the ‘footprint of money’ ― Fred McAllen, Charting and Technical Analysis Interpreting price movement isn’t a new phenomenon. The centuries spent deciphering charts has led us to where we are today: a financial world essentially split between two core methods of analysis: technical analysis and fundamental analysis. Although

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