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Forex Trading Basics

In order to understand how forex trading works, this short article explains the most important terms that we’ll be using on a daily basis when trading forex. Firstly, let’s look into what Forex stands for: Forex or Foreign Exchange is the marketplace where all the world’s currencies trade and is …

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Forex Technical Indicators

What are Technical Indicators? Technical indicators analyze short-term price movements of a currency or any other instruments. The technical Indicators are derived from applying a formula to the price data of any currency pair and from that predict future price levels or simply the general direction of a currency. Used …

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Chart Patterns (Charts Part 2)

This is a continuation of our article about chart types.  Before we look at the patterns and how to predict market movements, it is a good idea to give this first article a read. What is a Chart Pattern?  “Patterns are the distinctive formations created by the movements of security …

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Chart types (Charts – Part 1)

In technical analysis, a chart will help you make an informed decision quickly and it offers you a unique perspective on the market action. In this article we’re going to look into the most popular types of charts in Forex trading which are as follows: Line Charts; Bar Charts; Candlestick …

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Seven Reasons to Use the JForex Platform

JForex is a trading platform developed by Dukascopy Bank, which is one of the largest retail brokers in the world. It’s one of the original ECN brokers supporting retail traders. The JForex platform is based on Java – one of the most well-supported and friendly programming languages. This means that …

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Seven reasons to use the Meta Trader platform

MetaTrader is a platform used for trading the Forex market that enables its users to analyze the financial markets using interactive charts and the latest technical indicators. MetaTrader is probably one of the most recognizable Forex trading platforms and one of the most popular Forex platforms among retail traders. It …

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Outlook for the majors in a troubled world

In the post-Brexit environment, the Forex market is characterized by sudden bursts of volatility and erratic price behavior. We’re obviously going through a transitional period with exceptionally volatile markets in the aftermath of Brexit, the European migrant crisis, Turkey’s failed coup, troubled Middle East, ISIS, multiple terrorist attacks engulfing Europe, …

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Should forex traders consider spread betting?

So, how is spread betting different to normal trading? There are many benefits to spread betting rather than regular trading. They include immediacy of outcomes, the cleverness of the trading programs, and the clarity of the pricing. The last is because the spread betting trader is only concerned with two …

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Developing a Forex Trading Strategy

How Do I Create My Own Forex Strategy? How to develop a Forex strategy? Is a question that every newbie trader might have. Obviously, you want a successful trading strategy, the one that makes you a consistent profit. Before going forward, you need to understand that there is no Holy …

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What is Leverage in Forex Trading?

Leverage is a tool used in forex trading to amplify winnings in this low-velocity market.   Leverage is commonly used in most trading, but leverage in the Forex Markets are the highest because market moments are very small. Without using leverage traders would not be able to get the larger …

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