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What Is an Exponential Moving Average (EMA)?

What Is an Exponential Moving Average (EMA)?

Moving averages are trend indicators. They are part of any trading platform and very useful in technical analysis. Multiple types of moving averages exist. One of the most popular types is the Exponential Moving Average. Also called the EMA, it is preferred by many traders because it reduces ...

What Is Position Trading?

What Is Position Trading?

Position trading refers to a trader holding a position open for a long period of time. In a way, position trading is similar to investing and has a larger time horizon than swing trading. A simpler way of explaining what is positional trading is to think of trading on bigger timeframes, like ...

Moving Averages in Technical Analysis

Moving Averages in Technical Analysis

What Is a Moving Average (MA)? A Moving Average or MA — one of the oldest and most powerful technical indicators. MAs exist for a long time, and they are among the first indicators ever created to analyze financial markets. When traders started to use technical analysis to forecast future ...

Poker Player vs. Trader: What Do They Have in Common?

Poker Player vs. Trader: What Do They Have in Common?

In 2018, Bridgewater Associates, an American investment management firm, hired a new consultant  — Vanessa Selbst, a three-time World Series of Poker winner. That wasn’t the first time that hedge funds took advantage of poker players, especially aggressive ones like Selbst. So why do fat cats ...

Ways to Survive in a Bear Market

Ways to Survive in a Bear Market

Regardless of the type of the market (i.e., currencies, commodities, equities), traders refer to the market as either being bullish or bearish. In a bullish market, traders go long, or buy. A bearish market, in contrast, requires selling. However, it doesn’t mean that pullbacks do not ...

Usage of Swap Strategy on Retail Forex Market

Usage of Swap Strategy on Retail Forex Market

Traders commonly interpret payment for retaining an open position overnight (aka Swap) as an additional fee, which they must pay to their broker since Swap is negative for most of the currency pairs. In other words, it is a debit to customers’ accounts. However, for some currency pairs, it is ...

Most Frequently Occurred Price Patterns In Forex Trading

Most Frequently Occurred Price Patterns In Forex Trading

If you are a long term trader, then you should have a close eye on various price patterns that occur frequently at various timeframes. These patterns may yield huge and easy return with minimum risk. Let us have a look at some famous price patterns. Head & Shoulder (H&S) H&S is one ...

Elliott Wave Theory: Double and Triple Combinations

Elliott Wave Theory: Double and Triple Combinations

Financial markets changed, and they will continue to change, becoming more complex as our society develops. Some markets disappeared, some others were born (e.g., oil, foreign exchange, crypto), and, in time, the cycle will repeat. Due to this complex market evolution, it is impressive how some ...

A Guide for Trading Divergences

A Guide for Trading Divergences

Divergences were born from the desire of having an alternative to chaotic price movements. Since the Personal Computer (PC) invention, traders find it easier to plot charts and calculate complicated oscillators using sophisticated mathematical formulas. An oscillator appears at the bottom of ...

Do the Opposite – Contrarian Thinking in Technical Analysis

Do the Opposite – Contrarian Thinking in Technical Analysis

Algorithmic trading dominates the price action in all financial markets. In the last decades, computer programs more and more sophisticated, began replacing human trading. As computers began more reliable in time, coding reached new levels. To have an idea of how serious the algorithmic ...

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