Forex Columns - Trading Articles 2017

We review the top financial industry events on a weekly basis

Top 20+ Sites to Buy Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

When it comes to finding the best bitcoin exchange things are not very easy. Why is this so? Simply because many of the best sites to buy bitcoin are rather recently online...

Best Bitcoin Exchanges in 2017

Coinbase combine an attractive interface, a great site to get bitcoins with a debit card, and multiple online wallets for your digital currency. Over 4,800,000 users are signed up, including 45,000 merchants...

Missing Link in Crypto Trading

Liquidity is the missing link in the Blockchain-powered crypto economy. Currently, over 100 active cryptocoin exchanges with a daily volume of $1.8 bln divide the market in Bitcoin, Ethereum...

Top Ten Financial Events for October 2017

The 33rd CFO Summit will be running this year October 8-10 in Irving, Texas. Do not miss the opportunity to meet face-to-face with CFOs from the largest organizations across...


Markets Analyst Sees Bitcoin Hitting $20,000

Bitcoin Forecast: Stock Markets Analyst Sees Bitcoin Hitting $20,000 within Three Years. Truth be told, Moas predicts that bitcoin's market top will reach as much as $2 trillion...

7 Do's and Don'ts For Any Forex Trader

Many experienced and beginner traders (more than you would imagine) don't get the above. They are chasing the price in attempt to not miss a single pip of the move...

How Not to Become a Victim of Forex Fraud

There's a saying among swindlers that it's not the scam that counts, it's the sell. Judging from the number of arcane and often outlandish schemes that have been...

Trading in Crypto Currencies

Ignore Biased Sources. These are where pump and dump schemes and other unscrupulous behaviour happen in real time. Many people who post on websites that cater to crypto traders are fishing for...


5 Tips for Selecting a Forex Broker

The foreign exchange market accounts for more than $4 trillion in average traded value every day, making it the world's largest financial market. Since there is no central...

How to Become a Successful Forex Trader

This is a vital step in becoming a Forex trader. Successful people never put off until tomorrow something they can do today. This is even more important when trading Forex...

The Future of Forex Trading

Foreign exchange trading was born shortly after President Nixon pulled the United States from the Gold Standard to let the value of a U.S. Dollar float. This was in August of 1971- over 40 years ago...

Six Trends for Currency Markets

Political shocks such as Brexit and the U.S. election of Donald Trump jolted the foreign exchange markets in 2016, fuelling more trading activity for hedge funds and bank trading rooms...


Top Forex Trading Sites and Brokers

Forex is commonly known as the Foreign Exchange market. At bare bones, you use forex to exchange one currency for another at a set rate. Typically, a forex trading platform is used to process this transaction.

Best Currency Pairs to Trade

The main factors to consider when choosing the best currency to trade include volatility, spread, trading strategy and the level of difficulty of forecasting the course.

Best Forex Books

The benefits of a good book for traders are endless - new knowledge, experience of battle seasoned colleagues, and innovative ideas. The best trading books by itself can't make you rich and successful, it contributes to determination...

Forex Brokers for Beginners

Choosing a broker is an important and sometimes very difficult question, not only for beginners but also for professionals of Forex. Between Forex brokers, a large-scale competition is observed.


Global Risk 2017: Staying the Course in Banking

Banks performance comes against a backdrop of intensifying regulation, writes The Boston Consulting Group. As the BCG had forecast in 2016, the seas of regulatory change have continued to surge worldwide.

The Worlds three Most Successful Forex Traders Ever

Whether you are new to trading Forex or an old hand at the currency markets, you are likely to share one key aspiration. One way to improve is to learn by example and to look at some of the most successful Forex traders in the world. In this article, you will learn about what the top Forex traders in the world have in common and how those strengths helped them to make huge profits. While you may have read about the statistics thrown around; suggesting that the ratio of successful Forex traders to unsuccessful ones is small. There are at least a couple of reasons to be sceptical about such claims. Firstly, hard data is hard to come by on the subject because of the decentralised, over-the-counter nature of the Forex market.

The Pound Tumbles in delayed reaction

The Pound Tumbles in Delayed Reaction, as May gets Green Light from Parliament to Trigger Article 50. This has, so far, been a mixed week of good and bad news for Theresa May. The good news was that on Monday of this week she received the green light from parliament to trigger Article 50. The bad news was, however, very bad news indeed, after Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon signalled the start of a legal process for an independence referendum. This quickly resulted in the pound tumbling against all of its Group-of-10 peer currencies...

Forex Awards live updates from iFX EXPO Asia 2017

Here today at iFX EXPO Asia 2017, taking place in Hong Kong, FX industry experts are gathered to answer burning questions. How to market electronic brokerage and succeed in China? What are the hottest trends in todays Forex trading when it comes to technology? How to deal with new regulatory demands imposed on forex brokers? What new opportunities does MetaTrader 5 give to FX business operation? These and many other hottest issues are now being discussed by forex industry professionals at the Hong Kong Exhibition...


Will 2017 be the Beginning of the End of the EU?

The UK is not going to leave the European Union. Of course, not. We are inextricably wound up with Europe. In terms of culture, history and geography, we are a European nation. Nick Clegg, British Liberal Democrat politician - 2010 to 2015 in the David Cameron coalition ministry. A special report on the current state of the EU and what could be in store, for the EU in 2017 - post Brexit and Trump and the rise of the EU populist movements, by Victor Romain, for Invest Ratings....

A Roundup of the Main Business News Headlines of 2016

Our moral economy went bankrupt long before our financial one. - Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience. A lot of crazy things have happened this year and I believe that I could be right in saying that many years down the road from now - many people are going to be talking about 2016. The history books will surely be looking back at 2016 in awe. This year also saw in some of the most surprising and, at the same time disruptive and seismic changes in the world of politics...

Warren Buffet backs low cost funds

EFTS - Exchange Traded Funds are quickly becoming the darlings of the financial world and are, in fact, even coming to dominate it. What used to be a relatively niche sector, is now rapidly becoming one of the biggest games in town - they now even have Warren Buffet blessing and seal of approval. Trading in Apple shares is worth over 3 billion pounds a day. However, that pales into insignificance with the 14 billion pounds, which is traded daily in the shares of State Street SPDR 500 fund. Today, the buying and selling of ETF accounts for almost 90%...


The Next Big Change in Forex Trading

Forex trading platforms have always been at the cutting edge of using the latest that the Internet and computer software technologies have to offer - ever since the introduction of broadband and high-speed, fibre optic cables first came to be the norm: from domestic use to businesses, which was not so many years ago. Today many businesses can now be run from home: with teams of people, from different cultures and countries, in real time, who will probably never, ever meet physically each other face-to-face...

The UK/EU - Post Brexit Referendum Update

Right now, the future for the UK is so uncertain that no one government minister can seem to form a consensus on exactly what to do and how to chart the passage of the UK exit from the EU. There seems to have been a general malaise, which has set in - in the halls of Westminster. For my part, I often try and understand what Boris Johnson, who led the Brexit campaign, is now doing daily, in his new role of Foreign Secretary. From what little I have seen and heard about him in the UK press, of late...

Forex - Demand for speed

In the Daily Telegraph, there is an excellent article, written by Alan Tovey on a book review entitled, Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis, which reminded me of a TED Talk video I had once watched on how the Internet is changing the world of financial dealings and how high frequency traders are willing to go to extraordinary lengths to gain this speed advantage. The TED Talk was all about a length of fibre optic cable which was being laid - except that this, of course, was no ordinary piece of fibre optic cable, which was being laid and the distance to be covered...

Choosing the Best Forex Affiliate Program

One of the ways to obtain extra income in the Forex market is participation in forex affiliate programs. The core of this partnership for a partner is attracting customers/traders, and for a brokerage company/dealing center - payment of commission to partner affiliate account for trading activities of engaged traders. The amount of actual earnings from affiliate programs depends on the specific terms of partnership, number of attracted clients, their trading activity and volume of transactions. There are two types of affiliate earnings in such programs...


Best Forex Trader

Great personalities always attract attention. Most traders, who proceed to studying Forex, refer to the works of greatest forex traders - aces, who have reached the highest class in the skill of trading. Starting to learn Forex mechanisms, new Forex traders typically use specialized literature and Internet resources. Somehow, they always come up with amazing stories about the achievements of the best forex traders and their scientific works. Emerging interest in life journeys, stages of formation of successful forex traders and desire to learn more about the best of the best is quite natural...