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FOREX ARTICLES

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.

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 ...

Using Japanese Candlesticks Terms to Improve Returns

10/10/2016 6:51:46 AM

Using Japanese Candlesticks Terms to Improve Returns   Japanese candlesticks terms have been used for centuries, and have become one of the most popular methods to track market movements. The charts originally developed centuries ago by a rice trader in Japan are the first, and probably the best known method of displaying information on securities and futures for graphical analysis. It's easy to guess where the candlesticks name comes from - they look like a candles and wicks. The ...

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 ...

Support and Resistance in Forex Trading

10/4/2016 7:02:11 AM

Support and Resistance in Forex Trading   When trading forex, one of the first things you learn is that prices move in trends, and recognizing a trend, either up or down, is one of the most important skills to acquire. As in any market, rising and falling prices are driven by supply and demand, and support and resistance levels represent the points at which these two forces meet. In forex trading, it is possible to identify support and resistance levels by means of charts. Price trends, ...

Running Profits and Managing Open Trades

10/3/2016 7:31:48 AM

Running Profits and Managing Open Trades   Sometimes it’s good to break out and run profits as long as it’s done in an educated manner that balances risks and rewards. The best results are obtained through sensible management of open trades. Let's dive further into how we can successfully go about running profits and managing open trades.  Investors should aim for a reward-to-risk ratio that is no less than 1:1. It is generally more difficult to win if the ratio ...

Is the Forex Market Underestimating Volatility?

9/29/2016 10:03:10 AM

Is the Forex Market Underestimating Volatility?   Is the forex market underestimating volatility? The answer is an emphatic no because volatility is a normal process in the market. The trick to making money in the currency market is using volatility to your advantage. This can be done in the following ways. Avoid Using Tops and Bottoms One thing to avoid in a volatile market is picking tops and bottoms. If the market is going up and down, you don’t need to figure out the exact ...

Is Forex Day Trading Still Relevant Today?

9/27/2016 7:19:48 AM

Is Forex Day Trading Still Relevant Today?   In the world of business, something is considered relevant if it has a positive cash flow. This means anything that generates a profit is relevant, however small that profit might be. In forex trading, profitability depends on market volatility. When the markets are volatile, forex day traders can make a killing. On the other hand, traders can make losses or break-even when the markets are moving sideways. You don't have to trade the EUR/USD ...

How to Create a Forex Trading Plan

9/22/2016 7:01:34 AM

How to Create a Forex Trading Plan   To become and remain disciplined and organized, forex traders need to create a practical trading plan and use a trading journal. Creating a trading plan around the right trading strategy can work to solidify the trader's understanding of the strategy, and can also provide a blueprint of what to do while interacting with the market. A market blueprint can help traders develop the unwavering discipline needed to succeed over the long-term.  Using ...

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 ...