• 5 Precious Metals Stock Trades That Add Some Shine to Your Portfolio

    5 Precious Metals Stock Trades That Add Some Shine to Your Portfolio

    • January 8, 2021

    Reading time: 8 minutes Demand for industrial applications, investment portfolio diversification and safe-haven bidding, witnessed precious metals prices soar in 2020, a year governed largely on the back of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Despite strong bullish gains, primary precious metals such as gold and silver concluded in a corrective phase (figure 1.A). An interesting issue

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  • What is Forex Trade ‘Volume’?

    What is Forex Trade ‘Volume’?

    • January 8, 2021

    Reading time: 7 minutes The Forex market is made up of several commercial banks, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and individual traders. Its fragmented nature operates through electronic platforms on a twenty-four-hour basis, five days a week. Absent of a primary exchange and clearing house, measuring real-time foreign exchange volume is impossible. Unlike other financial

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  • How to Trade Cryptocurrency on the MT4 Platform?

    How to Trade Cryptocurrency on the MT4 Platform?

    • January 8, 2021

    Reading time: 7 minutes Gone are the days where traders focused on one financial market. Retail investors trading Forex on the MetaTrader 4 (MT4) platform often monitor and trade other financial instruments, including the cryptocurrency market in the form of cryptocurrency CFDs (contracts for difference). CFDs are a derivatives product that’s readily accessible on the

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency CFD trading

    Everything You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency CFD trading

    • January 8, 2021

    Reading time: 8 minutes Although fiat currencies claim centre stage in the financial markets, the cryptocurrencies bandwagon has been calling. A cryptocurrency is a digital asset, a virtual currency liquid enough to function as money. According to CoinMarketCap at the time of writing, the total cryptocurrency market capitalisation (market cap) stands at an eye popping 730

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  • FX Trading Tips: How to Install External Indicators on MT5

    FX Trading Tips: How to Install External Indicators on MT5

    • January 8, 2021

    Reading time: 8 minutes The speed at which technology is developing continues to grow, with many traders eager to embrace it. However, technology remains a mystery for large numbers of traders, and can be particularly confusing when it comes to installing external technical indicators on MetaTrader platforms. This tutorial, however, should help simplify things. MetaQuotes

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  • FX Trading Must-Haves: Top Forex Trading Tools For 2021

    FX Trading Must-Haves: Top Forex Trading Tools For 2021

    • December 31, 2020

    Reading time: 7 minutes A career in foreign exchange trading (often referred to as currency trading or Forex trading) is an exciting prospect, though is often difficult to know where to begin. With 2021 just around the corner, FP Market’s research team have joined forces and listed some of the must-have Forex trading tools. Divided

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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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  • 3 Powerful Japanese Candlestick Patterns Traders Must Know

    3 Powerful Japanese Candlestick Patterns Traders Must Know

    • December 28, 2020

    Reading time: 10 minutes Known for revealing Japanese candlestick analysis to the Western world, Steve Nison is acknowledged as a leading authority on the subject. However, in his widely read book, Japanese Candlestick Charting Techniques: A Contemporary Guide to the Ancient Investment Techniques of the Far East, Nison highlights Munehisa Homma (sometimes translated as Sokyu)

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  • The Most Potentially Profitable Cryptocurrencies to Invest in (Other Than Bitcoin)

    The Most Potentially Profitable Cryptocurrencies to Invest in (Other Than Bitcoin)

    • December 28, 2020

    Reading time: 7 minutes It wasn’t long ago that few people had heard of cryptocurrencies. These days, the cryptocurrency market is a household name. And for good reason. Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies, a digital asset employing blockchain technology to gain decentralization and transparency. Since Satoshi Nakamoto, a name almost synonymous with bitcoin, supposedly developed the

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  • How to Calculate Profits and Losses of Your Forex Trades

    How to Calculate Profits and Losses of Your Forex Trades

    • December 28, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes   With a daily volume of $6.6 trillion, foreign exchange is the largest financial market in the world. Arranged as a decentralised auction house for currencies, FX trading offers unparalleled opportunities for informed traders and investors. As a Forex trader, among other things, knowing the process behind calculating profits and losses

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  • Calculating Profits and Losses of Your Currency Trades

    Calculating Profits and Losses of Your Currency Trades

    • December 28, 2020

    Reading time: 7 minutes Foreign exchange delivers a platform for informed traders to speculate on exchange rate fluctuations. Consistently profitable traders understand the necessity for a well-defined trading plan and risk-management approach. It is also good practice to recognise the calculations behind specific key parameters, such as pip value, margin, swaps and profit and loss.

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