What is Taper Tantrum?

In June 2013, the Federal Reserve made an announcement that caused a global financial crisis called the Taper Tantrum. This event, characterized by a sudden increase in bond yields and…

Trading the Pennant and Flag pattern

According to Thomas Bulkowski, one of the most profitable technical patterns is the high and tight flag, breaking higher. According to Bulkowski, when properly recognised, it can reach a target…

Learning to trade

Starting trading can be exciting but also overwhelming. That’s why we’ve compiled a comprehensive guide covering everything you need to know for your trading journey, including trading stocks and forex…

What is a trend?

One of the simplest questions that new traders often need answering is, ‘What is a trend?’. This article will define what a trend is, explain the purpose of identifying it,…

Understanding Bonds

The basics of bonds You may have heard a lot about bonds and their yields recently, but not actually understood the basics around them. Bonds can be tricky to understand…

How to trade the DAX

The DAX is a blue-chip stock market index that comprises of thirty major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE). In this sense, it is similar to the…

Trading with a robot

Over eighty percent of forex trading is attributed to robots. The High-Frequency Trading (HFT) industry expanded its activities in recent years as computing power grew exponentially. But HFT trading focuses…