Category: Forex Education

Trading Bullish and Bearish Divergences

Trading Bullish and Bearish Divergences

Trading bullish and bearish divergences is a popular strategy to take advantage of the price movements in the forex market. While there are numerous strategies to use technical analysis as a useful tool to make profits, trading bullish and bearish divergences is said to be one of the most powerful approaches of them all. How […]

The U.S. Yield Curve Is Flattening And What You Need To Know About It

The U.S. Yield Curve Is Flattening And What You Need To Know About It

What Is The Yield Curve And Why Does It Matter The yield curve is a much-talked-about phenomenon, especially in today’s market environment. With central banks around the world shifting policy stance, trade relations impeding economic activity, and global GDP slowing the yield curve is going to be in focus for some time.  A yield curve […]

How to get Started with cTrader: cTrader Overview

How to get Started with cTrader: cTrader Overview

When forex trading became widely accessible, there wasn’t a big choice of trading platforms, if any at all. But today, you, as a modern trader, have a much bigger variety and can choose to trade with the platform that best suits your needs. One of such trading platforms is cTrader. It is a powerful platform […]

How Interest Rate Differentials Fundamentally Drive the Currency Markets

How Interest Rate Differentials Fundamentally Drive the Currency Markets

The differential between the short or long term interest rates of the countries that make up a currency pair is used to create the forward rate, and over the long term, help drive the direction of a currency pair. While most professional traders are keenly aware of the debt market and how it affects the […]

How to Trade Market Sentiment

How to Trade Market Sentiment

The behavior of the masses works differently from the mechanism that determines individual actions. The discovery is quite old and well described in a book by a French anthropologist Gustave Le Bon in 1895 “The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind.” The author states some of the characteristics of the psychology of the crowds: […]

Using Win/Loss Ratio in Trading

Using Win/Loss Ratio in Trading

Avoiding this disaster is, luckily, easier than you think. Besides the win rate, we always focus on a simple formula called the “reward to risk ratio”. Simply said, it means that you compare two figures with each other: what do you win when you win and how much do you lose when you lose. This […]

The Importance of Education in the World of Finance

The Importance of Education in the World of Finance

According to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development), “recent developments have made financial education and awareness increasingly important for financial well-being”. On the topic of when one should start acquiring a financial education, one of the organization’s top recommendations was that “financial education should start at school, for people to be educated as […]

How to Read Foreign Exchange Rates?

How to Read Foreign Exchange Rates?

Learning the language of forex is a must if you want to be a successful trader. It’s easier to strategize, experiment, and arrive at an informed decision when you fully understand the concepts surrounding foreign exchange. Read on to know the most important terms that will help you decode charts when you check forex live […]

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How to Calculate the Size of a Stop Loss When Trading

There are many strategies used by traders to manage market risks while trading. These strategies are applied either during the trade or before the trade. It is important to have measures that protect your investments because the markets are always in constant change. There are many different factors that traders consider when making calculations in […]

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How Can You Profit From A Short Squeeze?

Markets are fickle. You never know when sentiment will take control and move in an unexpected direction. There are times during a trend or even a range bound situation that despite the fundamental backdrop prices of specific security will not move lower. When everyone is bearish and negative sentiment is exaggerated a short-squeeze can commence […]