Forex Columns - Trading Articles 2018

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OctaFX
How greed might stop you from profit

Overcome the biggest obstacle in Forex trading, greed, and give way to profit making. Understanding the mood of the market is vital, not just for opening successful trades...

JustForex
What pair is the most difficult to trade?

On Forex, a currency pair is the main trading instrument. Traders usually choose major currency pairs, the so-called majors. But there are other currencies available for...

OctaFX
Why Forex traders lose money

Let's address the issue of losses, and ask ourselves why Forex traders lose money. Learn real statistics and actual reasons why forex traders lose money to avoid mistakes in your trading. 95% of all traders fail...

OctaFX
How to reduce your risks

Forex is continuously gaining popularity among people interested in the financial markets. However, every trader fears losing money. Learn how to avoid losses in 4 simple steps. The Forex market is...


GMOTrading
Deepen your Understanding of Crypto Trading

Cryptocurrency trading, or more briefly crypto trading, is simply the exchange of cryptocurrencies. Just like in Forex, you can buy and sell one cryptocurrency for a fiat...

FP Markets
Virtual Private Server (VPS)

VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting allows Forex traders to run automated algorithmic strategies, including EA's (expert advisors) on a Virtual Machine. Using a VPS solution reduces concerns...

GMOTrading
Trading Characteristics of GBP vs Euro

After almost two decades of forex history, the GBP vs Euro pair is today one of the important major currency pairs in online trading. Both the Euro as well as the Pound...

AvaTrade
Why Trade Commodities?

Commodities are traded around the world on different exchanges and are usually traded as futures contracts, which is an agreement to trade at a set price and set date. On our platforms we provide...


GMOTrading
Swing trading made simple

Swing trading is one of the four major trading styles used by investors. It refers to investments with asset holding periods lasting from over one day and up to several weeks. It is considered...

GMOTrading
Trading based on fundamental analysis

Fundamental analysis has been used for decades by investors wanting to identify the factors that can have an impact on asset values. Such factors can be related to organizational...

HYCM
5 Common Forex Trading Approaches

When it comes to trading, some take an organic price action approach; reading the market and making subjective trading decisions based on recent and actual price...

AvaTrade
How to Trade Ripple CFDs

The Ripple Cryptocurrency is an open payment system in beta. Its goal is to allow people to break free from financial institutions like banks, credit card companies, and other networks that enforce...


GMOTrading
What is the World Stock Market?

The world stock market is the multitude of markets and exchanges that exist worldwide, where the issuing and trading of equities or stocks of publicly held companies, bonds, and other classes...

GMOTrading
British Pound and Australian Dollar

The GBPAUD currency pair can be considered one of the top trading pairs in the Forex market. The exchange rates of the pair are heavily influenced by the correlation between two major global economies...

GMOTrading
Understanding Crypto Market Cap

With 1855 Cryptocurrencies available and a total market cap of $ 212 Billion, the cryptocurrency market may be worth exploring for investors with an appetite for risk or a need to diversify...

GMOTrading
Futures Trading Strategies for Beginners

Futures trading can be difficult if investment strategies are not defined and applied properly. Some point to the fact that futures market is also referred to as a zero sum game...


GMOTrading
Basics of the Technical Analysis

Technical analysis is a method used to forecast future financial price movements based on a careful study of past price movements. The method uses a wide variety of charts that show price over time and...

AvaTrade
What is paper trading?

The term 'paper trading' comes from the stock exchange market, where investors who wanted to practice would write their investments on paper and follow the market movements. The various trading...

OctaFX
Starting trading in 4 easy steps

Having an account allows you to access your personal area on our website and to trade. Once registered, please check your email to find out your personal area login details and trading account credentials...

AvaTrade
What is Short Selling?

The term Short Selling originated in the stock market. A few years back, a person loaned stocks from his broker in order to sell them, and attempted to make a profit. Today the term...


AvaTrade
What is a Pip in Forex?

A pip, short for percentage in point or price interest point, is known to be the smallest numerical price move in the exchange market. When a price changes on the exchange it is generally referred to as a Pip/s...

AvaTrade
What is Copy Trading

Copy trading enables traders, experienced and new alike, to take part in the financial markets, by having their trades executed by experienced and seasoned traders with proven track records. This form...

AvaTrade
How to trade stocks

If you are unfamiliar with the stock market, then this trader's guide will assist you in understanding this market and how you can easily trade stocks online. The stock market it is a giant international...

What Is a Margin and Leverage

Margin is deemed as the deposit needed when a trader enters the market to keep positions open. It is not a transaction fee, rather it is a tiny piece obtained from trading accounts equity...


Alfa-Forex
Trading Forward Contracts

This is what is provided by a forward contract designed to protect companies and individuals against possible risks associated with sharp fluctuations of national currencies. Forward contracts...

AvaTrade
How to Trade Bitcoin CFDs in 4 Easy Steps

Bitcoin is the world's first digital currency and it is expanding in popularity worldwide. Now, traders can trade Bitcoin with AvaTrade as the ideal asset in CFD trades....

GMOTrading
Huge Potential of FTSE Small Cap Index

Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE Small Cap) Index is an index of international small market capitalization companies. But before you get a hold of what this...

GMOTrading
All You Need to Know about FTSE Futures

The FTSE is an acronym for the Financial Times and Stock Exchange index that represents the hundreds of top companies on the London Stock Exchange. Although...