Education

The basics of forex; how to trade financial markets, fundamental and technical analysis for forex trading, and trading tips.

Education

The basics of forex; how to trade financial markets, fundamental and technical analysis for forex trading, and trading tips.

Education

The basics of forex; how to trade financial markets, fundamental and technical analysis for forex trading, and trading tips.

Scaling into a position

One way that some experienced traders use to enter into a long-term position is by scaling into a trade in small positions. By adding a number of positions over a…

Should you use a squawk service?

What is a news squawk? A news squawk service literally talks the news out to you over a microphone. You then receive the spoken news on your computer’s speakers. It…

Book review: Market Wizards

One of the best-selling trading books around is Jack Schwager’s Market Wizards. The premise of the book is the author interviewing a range of different successful traders about their trading…

Managing risk in macro trading

One of the weaknesses in macro trading is that you have a clear bias for a currency pair, but how do you manage risk properly? For example, one central bank…

Trading 101: Volume confirms price

The market communicates its mood not only through price but also through volume. This is one message that you really need to pay attention to as volume is a confirmation…

How to trade just before major announcements

Avoid opening positions just before major announcements When a major news announcement is about to be released financial markets typically consolidate. Ranges become smaller, volume dries up, and volatility falls.…

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