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Exotic Currency Trading: Risks & Rewards

9/15/2016 7:00:10 AM

Exotic Currency Trading: Risks & Rewards   Trading exotic currencies can be rewarding, but it generally carries more risks than regular forex.  Below are some risks and rewards of the exotic currencies. The foremost benefit of trading exotic currencies is that there are more changes in the market in the short term. Exotic currency rate changes can be higher than ten percent in just a few weeks. Some investors are able to get up to 50 percent profit in just a year. However, it ...

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 ...

A Look at Volume Based Indicators

9/1/2016 7:58:03 AM

A Look at Volume Based Indicators   When learning how to use volume to improve trading, it’s important to look at volume based indicators. They’re very powerful tools that are often overlooked by many traders. Knowing how to use such indicators can help you to increase your profits and minimize risk. On Balance Volume This indicator has a huge role to play in showing accumulation. Starting from an arbitrary number, volume is added when the market finishes higher or subtracted ...

4 Things to Remember in Part-Time Forex Trading

8/30/2016 7:33:58 AM

4 Things to Remember in Part-Time Forex Trading   Forex trading can be challenging, especially when the market has little volatility. With part-time trading, achieving profitability can be a gigantic task. Here are 4 things to remember in part-time forex trading. 1. Proper Time Management When trading forex part-time, you only have a few hours to watch the markets and make trading decisions. This makes it important to schedule your trading time carefully. Ideally, you should trade ...

3 Key Forex Strategies in Trading

8/29/2016 7:26:47 AM

3 Key Forex Strategies in Trading   Currency trading is as much an art as it is a science, and is often based on intuition. Refined knowledge and comprehension can help you get an edge in the market. Basic forex strategies help traders gain an understanding of future operations and the challenges they may face. There are three popular strategies to consider; 1. Trend Lines. This strategy is based on projections using trend line indicators to plot prices.  Trend lines are accurate ...

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. ...

The Most Commonly-Used Indicators in Trend Trading

8/23/2016 7:21:07 AM

The Most Commonly-Used Indicators in Trend Trading   I want to introduce you to the most commonly-used trend trading indicators.  While these may not turn out to be the best indicators for you, they have plenty of traders using them, telling you they can be used to develop a successful trading strategy. Simple Moving Average Anyone who has ever seen a price chart is most likely familiar with the simple moving average.  Not only is it the most familiar of all the trend trading ...

How to Spot a Forex Scam

8/22/2016 6:43:09 AM

How to Spot a Forex Scam   The increased popularity of forex trading has opened the floodgates to new investors who want to enjoy high returns from low investments. Unfortunately, it’s also been a boon for scammers who want to part people with their hard earned cash. Spotting a forex scam is the best way to avoid being taken for a ride when you invest. Before investing any of your money, check the broker reputation online. If there are a lot of complaints online about the firm, ...

Support & Resistance Analysis

8/19/2016 7:16:41 AM

Support & Resistance Analysis   Support and resistance levels represent the points where supply and demand meet, and identifying these levels is important for successful trading. The principle of supply and demand means that as prices get lower, people are more inclined to buy, and sellers are less willing to sell. When prices sink to a certain level, sellers will not go any lower, which should stop the price from dropping any further. This is called the support level. Similarly, ...