Forex and trading related articles under the following category: Forex

Forex Trading During Economic Crises


Trading Forex offers both tremendous opportunities and substantial risks, especially during economic crises. When the global economy faces uncertainty and volatility, currency markets tend to react strongly.

Forex trading for retirement: Building wealth over the years


Retirement is an important milestone in a person’s life, while representing the results of many years of hard work and financial planning.

Forex Vs Cryptocurrencies Vs Stock trading: Which Market to select for investing in?


Forex trading is the buying and selling of different currencies on the foreign exchange market. On the other hand, cryptocurrency trading involves buying and selling digital currencies (e.g. Bitcoin, Ethereum, etc) on a decentralized digital exchange.

Understanding Forex Trading Strategies: Swing trading Vs. Scalping trading


At this article, we will compare two (2) of the most used trading strategies in Forex and crypto trading. The swing trading and the scalping trading strategy.

Forex Marketing - Best ways to promote forex trading


One of the most difficult parts as a forex broker company is not to set up your business but how well to promote it. How to find ways to advertise your business and make it famous all over the world, or at least the countries which are your clientele’s target group, and you are allowed to have registered clients/traders.

Forex trading using API connectivity - dynamic or fixed API


Most forex traders use a classic trading platform to login with their credentials and place orders from there. Orders and positions are placed manually to the platforms and traders have a solid perception of the account’s ownership, control and holding.

Forex trading psychology - Hope, Fear and Greed in trading


Psychology and forex trading may appear at first sight as two very nonrelated concepts. On the other hand, though psychology encompasses a lot of areas in our daily lives. Therefore, traders should become aware of and if possible, to be trained in how to handle it with success.

Price Action Trading in forex


Price action trading is a popular trading strategy used in financial markets and it is best to be applied to short- and medium-term investments, rather than long term ones. The main characteristic of this method is that it analyzes, and places trades based on the price movement of an asset and its chart.

What is Carry Trading and how can it be profitable?


Carry Trading is a popular investment strategy in financial markets and especially in the foreign exchange (forex) markets. The main idea behind this strategy is to borrow money in a currency with a low interest rate and invest it in a currency or any other asset with a higher interest rate. The profit from the interest rate differential is the goal of Carry Trading strategy.

Fundamental Analysis in forex trading


Fundamental analysis is a comprehensive approach which requires a deep understanding of accounting, finance and economics. At the forex trading sector, this method is used mostly for evaluating and predicting the value of currencies. This can be done by analyzing various economic, social and political factors that can influence a currency’s supply and demand.

What is Algorithmic trading and is it profitable in forex?


Algorithmic trading is also known as automated trading by computers which are programmed to take certain actions in response to varying market data and conditions.

Fibonacci - Forex trading and Retracement levels


The Fibonacci sequence is the art of mathematics, where each number of the sequence is the sum of the two (2) preceding numbers (e.g. 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, etc). In forex trading, the Fibonacci indicator is one of the most popular tools used by traders to identify potential levels of support and resistance on price charts.

Forex scalping and scalping trading strategies


What is scalping in forex? This question is quite easy to answer, but it has two very important factors as requirements: Leveraged trading and as tight as possible spreads. The best forex trading scalping strategies use leverage which enables traders to borrow capital from a broker in order to gain more exposure to the forex market, using at the same time only a very small percentage of their full asset value.

Money Management and Risk Management in forex trading


Money management and risk management are two important aspects for forex trading which aim to protect and optimize the capital investment portfolio in trading activities.

Fear and Greed Index


Undoubtedly, Fear and Greed Index is one of the most popular financial indicators which can measure the sentiment and emotional state of investors in the Financial Markets.

Expert Advisors (EA) software trading - Automatic trading


The excitement of trading forex and following the Markets and economic news is every trader’s dream to reach maximum profitability. What is even better is not having to spend a lot of time, and still to keep making profits. It’s almost having a passive income, but with the minimum effort from a trader’s perspective.

What is a pip - pip’s value and pip calculations


The "percentage in point" or "price interest point" (PIP) is one of the most basic concepts in forex trading. In forex trading, a pip is the smallest price movement which can be recorded in a currency pair.

Useful Forex Trading Tips


Many traders try different trading strategies with one goal in their mind. Finding a way for profitable trades. However, no one can have continuous profitable trades. Therefore, another important part should be how to minimize losses and stay in the game. Profits and losses will inevitably occur one after the other.

Forex Trading Charts


There are many platforms developed for traders which offer many special features and services. Using a trading platform and a forex trading chart traders try to analyze the market and to identify any possible trends or price movements.

Know Your Customer/Client - KYC procedures


Upon registration and opening a trading account to a forex broker, one of the most important requirements is to get the broker’s Compliance Department approval.

Forex Trading Psychology and Behavioral Finance


Having a vast knowledge of forex and the financial industry is not enough to make you a successful trader. As many things in life, psychology is the key!

Forex trading strategies and styles


Which type of forex trader are you? One of the most basic concepts in forex trading is to understand the trading strategy a trader is about to follow, which in turn will characterize and distinguish his/her trading style and type.

Successful forex trading


Continuing our previous post on how to choose the best forex broker, we will analyze certain basic concepts which reveal that forex trading can be challenging. The complexity of the trading platform will not be considered since each trader selects the trading environment which best suits his/her needs while feeling at the same time as comfortable as possible.

How to choose the best Forex broker and CFD provider


Nowadays trading has become quite easy, since all a trader needs is the comfort of his/her home and a decent internet connection. Once someone decides to become a part of the foreign exchange market (FOREX), there are numerous financial firms available to accept clients all over the world.