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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Short-Term Trading Strategies That Really Work

Vary short-term trading styles include day trading and scalping strategies. These trading styles are very stressful and require a lot of patience, focus and commitment. To succeed, you need to be in front of the markets to make a profit. Day trading, also called intra-trading, is a style of trading where you open and close your trading positions within a day. With scalping trading it’s all about taking advantage of very small price changes within seconds or minutes like you can see on the below chart..

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How to Use Bollinger Bands in Your Trading

The Bollinger Bands indicator is a very useful tool to know when markets are quiet or volatile.Volatile markets offer more trading opportunities than flat ones. However, volatility increases both your chances of making money and losing it. For this reason, it’s important to have a sound trading plan before investing […]

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How to Use the MACD Indicator in Your Trading

Indicators are often used by traders to decide when to enter and exit the market. However, choosing indicators is never easy, as you need to really understand them and know how to interpret them. One of the most popular mathematical indicators is the MACD indicator, which stands for Moving Average Convergence Divergence. This article will help you understand this indicator in depth, as well as how to improve your overall analysis skills.

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Trading Strategies Using the RSI Indicator

J. Welles Wilder developed the “Relative Strength Index”, commonly called the “RSI”. It’s a popular indicator of the oscillator technical indicator family. Oscillators evolve in a range. In the case of the RSI, the range is between 0 and 100.This article will help you understand this indicator and will explain how it can be implemented in your trading strategy.

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What Is Moving Averages And How To Use It In Your Trading

While some technical indicators are more popular and well known than others, Moving Averages –referred to as“MA” in this article –are definitely one of the easiest and most useful trading tools.MA, which comes in various forms (weighted, arithmetic, exponential), help traders to spot trends, as well as potential reversal points.

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