‘Currency wars’ seem to be the flavour of the month, with the upcoming G20 meeting likely weighing heavily on market sentiment. It is generally a fancy term used to describe a country’s intention to devalue its own domestic currency
In what seemed like a last minute deal, the Democratic controlled US Senate managed to move the US economy from “falling off the cliff” (although technically, the economy did fall off the cliff) in a rare midnight session on New Year’s eve. The Senate voted 89 – 8 voting to avoid the imminent tax hikes [...]
After the stock market rally in the run up to the presidential elections, US stocks declined with the Dow Jones dropping to August 2012 lows. The anticipation of the US presidential election results was soon replaced with concerns on the European debt crisis and the US tax debate. While President Obama might have created history, [...]
With fear and confusion ruling the forex markets, especially with brokers registered in Cyprus, Markets.com forex broker announced the release of their audit information from KPMG, Cyprus in order to instill confidence with trading clients. According to the disclosure, it is learnt that Markets.com holds 98% of its funds in A1 (Moody’s rating) banks across [...]
GCI Trading, an online forex broker offering CFD, Forex, Commodities and Futures trading announced exciting new changes for traders. Earn Interest on all Forex accounts at GCI Trading Traders at GCI Trading can now earn interest on their unused balance. Below are the details of the interests traders can earn. On USD denominated accounts, traders [...]
ThinkForex Officially Recognized as an Australian Forex Broker with Regulation from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. SYDNEY, Australia – (Nov. 16, 2012) -ThinkForex, a leading international Forex broker, today announced it has secured its regulation with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). TF Global Markets (Aust) Pty Ltd is licensed and regulated by [...]
SunbirdFx announces the launch of their new promotion that is aimed at helping traders to profit with forex trading without the risks. Under the new promotion, all new SunbirdFx traders can trade with a protected account.
Open. Fund. Trade. Claim your iPad 3 says the new ThinkForex Promotion that offers new traders a chance to win an iPad3 while trading with one of the most credible forex brokers. Open a new ThinkForex trading account today and upon verification of your documents, proceed to fund your new account. Complete the required number [...]
Elliott Wave Principle: Key to Market Behavior – Get Complete Access to the Definitive 248-Page Book on the Elliott Wave Principle Written by Frost and Prechter, the Elliott Wave Principle: Key to Market Behavior is a 248 page book that is now offered for FREE for a limited time by ElliottWave.com Make no mistake, “classic” [...]
For most traders, overnight rollovers are not that high on their priority when it comes to choosing a forex broker. While it is only but obvious that spreads tend to be of utmost concern to the trader, by the time a trader comes around to trading and realizing that they are being charged negative rollover [...]
Fixed odds Financial betting or spread betting are one of the many forms of trading the financial markets. They primarily fall under the purview of fixed odds betting and are similar in nature to binary options trading. Unlike the forex markets, where the trader has the option to be flexible with their risk management, which [...]
The Market section on the MQL5.com portal is a new and unique feature from MetaQuotes Software corp. The MQL5 Programs is a collection of trading indicators, robots and expert advisors for the MetaTrader 5 trading platform.
One of the most common questions that newbie and aspiring traders ask is ‘what is the best market to trade’ or ‘which instrument is best to trade’. The honest answer to that is which ever one suits your trading style best and will make you the most money as a result. Some of the advantages [...]
If you find it difficult to trade let alone get hold of Facebook stocks, fret not. There are many alternatives available and one such way of trading facebook shares is via Plus500, which is a well know regulated and licensed CFD’s and Forex broker from the UK. Before we get started with how to trade [...]
The SpeedTrader platform is the proprietary forex trading platform used by the ThinkForex Group, New Zealand. To learn more, read a review of ThinkForex. There are two versions of the SpeedTrader forex trading platform that are available for traders. SpeedTrader SpeedTraderPro: a professional version of the platform ideal for advanced traders ThinkForex SpeedTrader Accounts allows traders [...]
Parabolic SAR, short for Stop and Reverse is a technical indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder. The PSAR indicator is used to primarily determine the direction of price and the points at which price tends to reverse and move in the opposite direction. The Parabolic SAR can be identified by the ‘dots’ that are drawn [...]
Commitment of Traders report or COT report for short is a weekly report published by the CFTC for mandatory disclosure of trade positions from the institutional traders. Often considered to level the playing field, the CoT report is published every Friday for data from the previous Tuesday.
The Schaff Trend Cycle was discovered by Doug Schaff and is used to identify cycles within the market. Relatively new, having been discovered in 2008, the STC represents overbought/oversold market conditions and is known to be leading, compared to the MACD to identify potential changes in cycles within a trend.