• MetaTrader 4 Vs. 5 Forex Trading Platform: Which One?

    MetaTrader 4 Vs. 5 Forex Trading Platform: Which One?

    • July 4, 2021

    Reading time: 7 minutes Today’s society is fast-paced and constantly evolving. Having the ability to make decisions is an imperative skill in all professions, particularly in trading and investing. In fact, one of the greatest challenges retail traders and investors face is choosing a suitable trading platform. Although proprietary trading platforms are available through most

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  • The Risks of Trading Shares and How to Mitigate Them

    The Risks of Trading Shares and How to Mitigate Them

    • July 1, 2021

    What are Shares? Boasting a long and colourful history, trading in shares remains popular among retail traders and investors. Often referred to as stocks or equity, shares represent units of ownership within a company. Dividend payments are common with some companies, a method of sharing company profits with shareholders. In addition to traditional share dealing,

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  • How to Calculate Forex Rollover Swaps and Rates?

    How to Calculate Forex Rollover Swaps and Rates?

    • July 1, 2021

    What is CFD Trading?  Traditionally, we know that currency is a medium of exchange usually issued by governments and generally accepted at its face value as a means of payment. The value of a currency is mostly determined by the demand for it, just like the value of goods and services on an exchange rate.

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  • Enhance Your Understanding of the MACD Indicator

    Enhance Your Understanding of the MACD Indicator

    • May 9, 2021

    Reading time: 12 minutes Although the author of several well-known trading books, Gerald Appel is perhaps most recognised as the developer behind the Moving Average Convergence Divergence indicator (MACD), introduced to the world in the 1970s. Interestingly, Appel also founded Signalert Corp. in 1973, a widely read newsletter to this day called Systems & Forecasts.

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  • Is MT5 Trading Platform Actually Better Than MT4? A Comparative Analysis

    Is MT5 Trading Platform Actually Better Than MT4? A Comparative Analysis

    • May 9, 2021

    Reading time: 8 minutes As a leading software developer for brokerages around the world, MetaQuotes Software Corp. dominates the retail foreign exchange industry (often referred to as the Forex market). Established in 2000, the release of MetaTrader 4 (MT4) in 2005 was considered a turning point for the company and remains a popular trading platform.

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  • Quick Guide: How to Calculate Profits and Losses of Your Currency Trades

    Quick Guide: How to Calculate Profits and Losses of Your Currency Trades

    • April 1, 2021

    Reading time: 8 minutes The foreign exchange market serves as an online platform to buy and sell currencies — think euros (EUR), US dollars (USD), British pounds (GBP), Japanese yen (JPY), Swiss franc (CHF) and Australian dollars (AUD). Fundamental analysis and technical analysis are primary research tools employed by Forex traders on a daily basis.

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  • FX Spreads: Understanding Spreads in the Forex Market

    FX Spreads: Understanding Spreads in the Forex Market

    • April 1, 2021

    Reading time: 8 minutes Interest in the foreign exchange market continues to grow. The foreign exchange market—commonly referred to as either the Forex market or FX market—represents a decentralised global marketplace, a platform designed for speculation and hedging in currencies. As evidenced in the 2019 Triennial Survey of turnover in OTC FX markets (BIS), trading

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  • The Risks of Trading Shares and How to Mitigate Them

    The Risks of Trading Shares and How to Mitigate Them

    • April 1, 2021

    Reading time: 8 minutes What are Shares? Boasting a long and colourful history, trading in shares remains popular among retail traders and investors. Often referred to as stocks or equity, shares represent units of ownership within a company. Dividend payments are common with some companies, a method of sharing company profits with shareholders. In addition

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  • The Complete Risk-Reward Ratio Guide for Forex Traders

    The Complete Risk-Reward Ratio Guide for Forex Traders

    • February 28, 2021

    Reading time: 10 minutes ‘It’s not whether you’re right or wrong that’s important, but how much money you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong’—George Soros ‘Frankly, I don’t see markets; I see risks, rewards, and money’—Larry Hite A key factor behind Forex trading success is an appropriate balance between

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  • Trading Tools that Will Help You Make More Informed Trading Decisions in Forex

    Trading Tools that Will Help You Make More Informed Trading Decisions in Forex

    • February 23, 2021

    Reading time: 9 minutes The foreign exchange market—known by most as the Forex market or currency market— is unique in many ways. The Forex market’s gargantuan presence, boasting a global daily currency turnover of US$6.6 trillion per day, is enough to leave most open-mouthed. Until the 1990s, Forex trading, or currency trading, was a practice

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  • Forward Trends That Will Influence the Future of the Metals Trading Industry

    Forward Trends That Will Influence the Future of the Metals Trading Industry

    • February 8, 2021

    Reading time: 7 minutes ‘What are the most brilliant of our chemical discoveries compared with the invention of fire and the metals?’ – Benjamin Disraeli, UK Prime Minister (1874 – 1880) Over the past two decades, metal prices experienced notable price volatility. The World Bank’s Metals and Minerals Price Index trades at 90.28, as of

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  • A Crash Course on Fibonacci Calculators: How to Calculate Retracements and Extensions

    A Crash Course on Fibonacci Calculators: How to Calculate Retracements and Extensions

    • February 8, 2021

    Reading time: 7 minutes To some, Fibonacci values (often referred to as Fibs) exhibit an air of mystery, an esoteric mathematical approach few understand. To others, Fibonacci is nothing more than percentage ratios applied to charts.   Introduced by Italian mathematician Leonardo Pisano Bigollo in the 13th century, or better known as ‘Leonardo of Pisa’

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