Momentum Trading – Understand The Basic Strategies

In our previous article about trend lines, we explained that there are 3 different kinds of trends: bullish, bearish, and flat. When markets evolve sideways, there is a lateral consolidation, also called a range, mostly happening when market participants are undecided. According to the Dow Theory, an uptrend occurs when prices form higher highs and higher lows. Conversely, a downward trend is defined as a pattern of falling peaks and throughs.

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How to Use Inter-Market Analysis to Improve Your Trading

The advantage of taking into account inter-market analysis is that it will help you broaden your outlook and take advantage of better trading opportunities. You will also be able to manage your positions more accurately and better mitigate risk. You will also have an advantage over other traders that limit their analyses to only a single market.

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How to Use Gaps in Your Trading

Don’t you just hate it when you hold a bullish trading position overnight, but the market opens down, turning your profits into losses? We’ve all been there. The good news is that there are successful gap-trading strategies for entering and exiting the markets. They will help you take advantage of price behaviour, and improve your trading success. Keep reading and you’ll find out everything there is to know about gaps[…]

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CFD 101: Everything You Should Know to Get Started

Interested in investing on CFDs, but don’t really know where to start? You are not alone. Many traders open a CFD trading account without knowing what CFDs are, or how to use them to increase their trading performance. Unfortunately, this often leads to disastrous situations. They lose most of their trading capital, undermining their confidence.

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Trading Retracements with the Fibonacci Tools

In a range-bound market, neither buyers nor sellers of a currency are dominant. On uptrend, buyers dominate the market. In a downtrend, it is the sellers who are pushing the market to the downside. But within these two trends, there are periods when the major market actors pushing the trend take a breather. Two factors account for this […]

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Foreign Currency Trading/Investing – All You Need To Know

The foreign currency market is the broadest and most liquid market in the world.  Many of the risks in forex trading are unique to the market and particularly different from equity or bond markets. It is also a more volatile market to invest in owing to the prevalence of higher leverage in the community.  This volatility increases the risk in forex investing […]

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How To Use Arbitrage Strategies In Your Trading

There are various trading techniques and investors should learn more about them before the beginning of their trading careers. One of them is called arbitrage. This is a trading technique which involves buying an asset from one market and selling it to a different marketplace. The purpose is to make a profit from a potential difference between the prices on the two markets [..]

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3 Best CFD Trading Strategies For Beginners

Investopedia describes a CFD as “a tradable contract between a client and a broker, who are exchanging the difference in the current value of a share, currency, commodity or index and its value at the contract’s end”.CFDs are relatively new financial products that have become more and more appreciated by investors over the last decade. When you trade CFDs, you do not own the underlying asset – you are only paying or collecting the difference between […]

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How to Calculate Leverage, Margin, and Pip Values in Forex

The FOREX market is the largest and most liquid market in the world. The most traded currencies are the USD (United States), the EUR (Euro Zone), and the JPY (Japan). Even though FOREX trading is becoming more and more popular among retail traders, some concepts are still unfamiliar to many people. Words like leverage, margin trading and PIP are essential to fully understand this market and trade it. This article will explain these concepts in detail.

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