• Trading Forex Using Fundamental Analysis Part 3

    Trading Forex Using Fundamental Analysis Part 3

    • November 26, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes The Forex market is a challenging arena. At times, volatility is almost stationary; other times it’s enough to take your breath away. However, there are traders and investors who still consistently manage to generate returns. Most traders/investors are knowledgeable in technical analysis but few take the time to master fundamental analysis.

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  • Trading Forex Using Fundamental Analysis Part 2

    Trading Forex Using Fundamental Analysis Part 2

    • November 26, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes In Part 1, you were introduced to Purchasing Power Parity (PPP). An alternative to using PPP is Interest Rate Parity (IRP). Although a more complex concept, it’s a crucial aspect to understand to conduct Fundamental analysis. For example, assume the US Federal Reserve (Fed) announced a change in its benchmark interest

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  • Trading Forex Using Fundamental Analysis Part 1

    Trading Forex Using Fundamental Analysis Part 1

    • November 23, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes Exchange rate movements are often erratic and, according to many academics, unpredictable. Throughout history, however, economists identified a number of factors to help determine the direction of exchange rates, a practice referred to as fundamental analysis.   FX Trading: Fundamental Analysis Vs. Technical Analysis To trade Forex, two primary vehicles are

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  • Top Questions to Ask Before Investing or Trading in Precious Metals

    Top Questions to Ask Before Investing or Trading in Precious Metals

    • November 9, 2020

    Reading time: 8 minutes Increased global uncertainty often leads to an increase in volatility. Market volatility has, and continues to remain, increased in 2020, largely due to global resurgences in the COVID-19 pandemic. Dependent on your trading or investing style, volatility can produce both opportunity and risk. Precious Metals Precious metals are a popular investment

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  • What Are Indices and How to Trade Them?

    What Are Indices and How to Trade Them?

    • October 22, 2020

    Reading time: 7 minutes   Indexes, or indices, are a representation of the value of a subset of a market, whether that subset is small or almost the entire market. While stock indexes are the central focus here, it’s important to recognise different indexes exist in other financial markets and function mostly in the same

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  • How to Mitigate Counterparty Risks When Trading CFDs

    How to Mitigate Counterparty Risks When Trading CFDs

    • September 21, 2020

    In comparison to the futures market, beginning in 1710 at the Dojima Rice Exchange in Osaka, Japan, contracts for difference, or CFDs, are still very much in their infancy. Much credit goes to UBS Warburg’s John Wood and Brian Keelan for their work with CFDs in the early 1990s initially traded among financial institutions. However, nobody

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  • Day Trading CFD Stock Indices

    Day Trading CFD Stock Indices

    • September 21, 2020

    Stock indexes, such as the UK’s FTSE 100 and the S&P 500 (as well as the Dow Jones Industrial Average) out of the United States, are an important part of the financial market and are frequently acknowledged in the evening news and across major financial networks. Yet a stock index is nothing more than a

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  • Forex Trading: A Business – Not a Hobby

    Forex Trading: A Business – Not a Hobby

    • September 21, 2020

    One of the biggest mistakes Forex traders make is addressing trading as a hobby. The reality is trading Forex (foreign exchange) is a business and should be processed as such. What separates professionals from hobbyists are professionals are prepared, and willing to go that extra mile. Before you embark on a quest to master the

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  • Improve your Analysis: Understand the Basics of Price Action

    Improve your Analysis: Understand the Basics of Price Action

    • July 6, 2020

    The main challenge for new traders is information overload. Newer entrants often suffocate charts with technical indicators, seeking the holy grail of trading strategies. Price action, however, proposes a cleaner alternative. Some traders refer to this as ‘trading naked’.   The Basics All financial markets generate data – data that can be observed through price

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  • Daily Affirmations That Can Help Your Forex Trading

    Daily Affirmations That Can Help Your Forex Trading

    • July 6, 2020

    The things you say to yourself is often what is done. Jim Carrey, a Canadian-American actor, is known for his faith in positive affirmations and thoughts. Before his success, Carrey boldly wrote himself a cheque for 10 million dollars for acting services rendered, dated 10 years in the future (Thanksgiving 1995), and kept it in

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  • Supercharge Your Trading With Accurate Support and Resistance

    Supercharge Your Trading With Accurate Support and Resistance

    • July 6, 2020

    Having a way to identify the market’s ebb and flow is essential. Support and resistance considered a foundation of technical analysis, represent horizontal lines, serving as a tool to map price movement, and, ultimately, estimate future direction on bar or candlestick charts (there are other chart types available, though these are the most common). Aside

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  • Trading Technical Supply and Demand the Right Way

    Trading Technical Supply and Demand the Right Way

    • July 6, 2020

    Patterns produced on candlestick (or bar) charts are created via underlying supply and demand.   Demand represents buying   Supply represents selling   While several interpretations exist concerning structure, technical supply, and demand zones on charts can be defined as noticeable price moves to leave behind a fresh untouched base.   Supply and Demand The

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