Choose the Language

  • English
  • Arabic

Pipsofx Learn trading step by step


Whether you’re looking for Forex articles that cover Forex basics or those that focus on more advanced trading topics, you’ll find what you’re looking for in our exhaustive Forex articles database. Browse by category to find articles about a specific subject or peruse the entire list to get a full picture of how the Forex industry functions.

Most Markets are Flat Before the Testimony from Fed Chair Jerome Powell

7/17/2018 12:51:35 PM

U.S. futures were mostly flat on Tuesday as investors paused before earnings reports and testimony from Fed Chair Jerome Powell. Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) slumped 11.34% in pre-market trading after its earnings missed estimates. Meanwhile Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is set to deliver his semi-annual monetary policy testimony on the economy before the Senate Banking Committee at 10:00AM ET (14:00 GMT), his testimony will last 2 days. Powell is expected to reiterate that the Fed is on track ...

Discover the EUR/USD Currency Pair

10/25/2016 6:59:59 AM

Discover the EUR/USD Currency Pair   Top on the list of most popular currencies in the world are the U.S dollar and the euro, in that order. While the dollar is the international standard, the euro is the official currency of the second largest economy in the world, the European Union. The U.S dollar has been stable for decades and there’s been a great deal of transparency in the government regarding the management and regulation of the dollar. Most commodities on the international ...

What are the Benefits of Using a Forex VPS?

10/13/2016 6:49:42 AM

What are the Benefits of Using a Forex VPS?   A VPS or virtual private server eliminates the need to be dependent on the power supply or Internet connection to keep an application running.  The host ensures that the servers are up and running on a consistent basis.  In recent times, virtualization has been playing more and more of a major role in hosting financial applications and in forex trading.  Since faster connectivity and more stability are typically required by ...

Understanding the Link between Risk Appetite & Carry Trades

10/7/2016 6:15:14 AM

Understanding the Link between Risk Appetite & Carry Trades There is a direct link between risk appetite & carry trades. Carry trades are essentially low interest loans in one currency being used to buy currency of a higher value. Assets in the higher value currency may also be bought. Simply put, assets may be stocks, bonds, commodities or real estate. Where the currency or asset bought results in a profit, you earn the difference between the profit made and the interest you must pay back to your ...

How Forex Traders Can Cope with Stress

9/20/2016 6:56:16 AM

How Forex Traders Can Cope with Stress   Given how stressful it is to deal with potential monetary losses, many new traders want to know how forex traders can cope with stress considering the environment they operate in. According to experts, admitting you’re stressed out is the first step to get a hold of the situation. Activities that calm you down should be done at this point. If reading your favorite novel helps, go ahead and read. If playing sports will help you calm down, ...

Getsuga Tensho: A Trend Following Strategy

9/19/2016 7:18:25 AM

Getsuga Tensho: A Trend Following Strategy   Working with strategies can allow traders to have a more diverse variety of approaches towards different market situations.  One of the most reliable systems and strategies revolves around Getsuga Tensho - a trend following strategy. This system can be used efficiently with a variety of different trading pairs, including currency pairs, which gives this system the opportunity to shine. The primary indicator used in Getsuga Tensho is called ...

Average True Range Indicator Explained

9/5/2016 8:06:41 AM

Average True Range Indicator Explained   In laymen terms, the Average True Range, or ATR, indicator aims to determine price direction. The Average True Range indicator helps forex traders distinguish between unstable and stable prices at the end of the day. The indicator takes into account the volatility of breaks and limited movements in the market. It attempts to assess market interest in the price movement, since wide price ranges often accompany sudden movements and changes in trends. In ...

The Top 3 Mistakes That Cause Forex Traders to Fail

8/26/2016 8:08:37 AM

The Top 3 Mistakes That Cause Forex Traders to Fail   One of the most difficult parts of becoming a successful trader is taking the time to change personal traits so as to become more successful. In order to be more successful as a trader, it is important to understand where the problems lie. Consider these top three mistakes that cause forex traders to fail, and avoid them whenever possible. One of the biggest problems that many traders face is the inability to stay consistent with ...

The Seasons of an Investor's Life

8/25/2016 6:53:17 AM

The Seasons of an Investor's Life   In the course of the year, temperatures usually change drastically from one season to the next. The following are the seasons of an investor's life. 1. Spring Spring is characterized by a number of things. First of all, your income is not enough to invest a significant amount of money every month. Secondly, your low disposable income only gives you access to a few investments. Spring is a time to learn and discover new investment options. 2. ...

Price Volatility Vs Leverage

8/18/2016 6:56:12 AM

Price Volatility Vs Leverage   Some people hear the word "volatility" and get scared because they see a volatile market as a dangerous market. This isn’t really true because a volatile market isn’t a dangerous nor a safe market. Depending on your trading strategy, you can make money or lose money from volatile markets. The trick is to know when to enter the market and when to exit the market.  To make money from trading, you should know when to use leverage. If ...