Financial Hedging

Forex hedging tips explained

05/25/2011 Editorial Team 0

Usually adopted by experienced traders, the art of forex hedging are also known as futures trading, the way it is done in stock and commodity markets. The easiest way to understand hedging is to think of it as insurance.

How to use Economic Data in forex trading

04/08/2011 Editorial Team 1

Remember that economic indicators usually contain revisions to previous data sets. So although the importance of figures lies in the extent to which they fall outside market expectations, be aware that an unexpected rise could be the result of a downward revision to the previous month. So look at revisions to older data before you use this as a basis for making a trade.

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Is gold still a safe investment option?

01/28/2011 Editorial Team 0

Investors of US debt are growing closer to a breaking point that could force a major sell-off of Treasuries causing yields to rise sharply. This would make it expensive for the US Government to borrow to spur a sluggish economy. If that happens, inflation could soar. Investors would then flock back into gold, as a safe haven. We have already received signals from China that it intends to reduce their holdings of US Treasuries. If you think that will cause a mild inflation risk, you are in for a rude awakening.