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June 05, 2017

1:30 PM

Why the UK Parliamentary Election Will Affect the Forex Market

Every time there is some change in any government, there will fundamentally be a ripple effect on the Forex market. The snap UK parliamentary election has just concluded, and the big question is, what does this mean for Forex and investments? Let’s take a look at what has happened with the pound over the last […]

May 23, 2017

7:11 AM

What is Hedging?

Hedging is a common strategy in the financial markets. To hedge is to essentially reduce your exposure to adverse market movements, but hedging also provides some unique opportunities for profit as well. How does hedging work? One of the major reasons that have compelled businesses to hedge against price fluctuations is that they constantly face […]

May 22, 2017

3:12 PM

Scalping vs. Day Trading vs. Swing Trading

When traders are identifying ways to make the best returns, they consider a wide range of options. These options could include scalping or day trading. Some people have the impression that those who choose to scalp, are putting themselves at risk while trying to take advantage of the market, but this is not the whole […]

May 16, 2017

7:10 PM

Harmonic Patterns

There is one simple way to identify reversals that are in a trend:  through Harmonic Trading Patterns. By definition, these are trading patterns that recognize certain price patterns and the way those patterns are aligned to Fibonacci ratios. These harmonic patterns follow trading patterns and cycles which have proven over time to be repetitive. Using […]

May 07, 2017

6:09 PM

2017 French Election: Forex Traders Say Bonjour to Increased Volatility

Opinion polls on the 2017 French Election all seem to be coming to the same conclusion. That conclusion is that following the French presidential election, Europe will fundamentally change. For Forex traders especially, this change could mean the difference between a period of significant gains or, time spent planning to buffer against a downward spiral […]

March 21, 2017

8:43 PM

Top 3 Takeaways from the March FOMC

The Federal Reserve announced a much-expected interest rate hike last Wednesday, the third increase since December 2015, and added 25 basis points to the Fed’s key rate. The new target range is now from 0.75 percent to 1 percent, with two more rate hikes almost certainly coming by the end of 2016. These developments are […]

March 20, 2017

6:35 PM

Playing to Win the Money Game — Positioning

Playing to win the money game is dependent not just on how you play the game; it also depends on not getting played.  This requires an understanding of the component parts of the money game (and being able to think a few moves ahead). The first step should be determining the most important component, and […]

December 09, 2016

7:41 PM

Euro Moving Toward Parity with the US Dollar

While the most recent focus of forex traders has been the GBP/USD, many experts believe it is now appropriate to look at the EUR/USD. Fundamentally, the common currency of the Eurozone has been weak, driven by its very low inflation rate; nearly 0.5% year-over-year. After all, a currency cannot be strong for long when the […]