Forex Trading Tips

Review of proven trading methods and techniques for both newbies and experienced Forex traders.

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 ...

Trading Robots and EAs. Does Automated Trading Work?

Trading Robots and EAs. Does Automated Trading Work?

Automatic trading became a component of everyday market movements and responsible for a big chunk of the FX turnover. Big investment houses, also called high-frequency traders, execute thousands of trades per second in the race to take advantage of the smallest market moves. The quant industry ...

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 ...

Best Forex Pairs to Trade at Night

Best Forex Pairs to Trade at Night

One of the reasons why the foreign exchange market attracts traders is the fact that it is open 24/5. Except for the weekend, anyone with a trading account can buy or sell a currency pair at any time during day or night. The three trading sessions (Asian, European, American), have different ...

How to Choose a Currency Pair for Forex Trading

How to Choose a Currency Pair for Forex Trading

The Forex dashboard is formed by all the products offered by the broker and available to trade. One can find Forex currencies, but also indices, commodities, contracts for difference (CFDs), bonds, etc. Each brokerage house has its own offering, this being one of the things that differentiate ...

Stock Indices: How to Use Investor Sentiment

Stock Indices: How to Use Investor Sentiment

On today’s exchange, indices are almost almighty: they are used to instantly assess the market situation and predict the results of trading in the future, they evaluate the managers’ skills and invest in them. Why do we need indices? On Friday, January 12, 2018, the price of Alrosa ...

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 ...

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