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Weekly Heiken Ashi High Low Trading Strategy

Weekly Heiken Ashi High Low Trading Strategy

Trading Strategies
The weekly Heiken Ashi high low (pivot) trading strategy is a simple trading method that makes use of only the weekly time frame. Besides the Heiken Ashi candles, the other indicators used are the high/low pivot points. The trading strategy is easy to use but takes a lot of time both for waiting for a signal and for the trades to reach their objectives. The basic principle of this trading strategy is based on the concept of highs and lows that are formed and the subsequent price action thereafter. In a nutshell, when price closes above a new pivot high, we buy or go long and if price closes below the recent new pivot low, we sell or short. This trading method is almost similar to a trend following method. The Heiken Ashi Candles are found on almost any charting platform and the pivot hi...
Carry Trade Strategy Explained

Carry Trade Strategy Explained

Financial Markets Explained
Carry trade strategy is an interest rate arbitrage strategy which aims to take advantage of interest rate differentials between two economies of currencies. With a carry trade strategy, investors borrow or exchange a low interest bearing currency for a higher interest bearing currency to either profit from the difference in interest rates or to fund their investments at a lower cost. Carry trade strategy is employed by large institutional investors who borrow a higher interest rate currency by selling a lower interest rate currency to profit from the interest rate differential. The funds can then be used to invest either in equities or bonds, or to simply park the money and earn a higher interest rate. Readers should note that carry trade strategy are not as popular as they were a ye
Forex hedging tips explained

Forex hedging tips explained

Trading Articles
Hedging is nothing but a fancy term for insurance, often used in the financial markets despite most traders misreading this term as trying to make a profit from both rising and falling markets. The reason behind this gross misunderstanding of the term has largely to do with the term hedge funds. As one might already know, hedge funds are expected to perform regardless of the market direction; ie. Rising or falling markets. Therefore it is easy to see where this concept of hedging which is primarily all about minimizing losses by way of insurance had transformed itself into a misunderstood concept of making a profit irrespective of the market rising or falling. So what exactly is insurance? It is those small monthly premiums you pay towards either protecting your home against any theft o...

Forex Broker- Finding the Ultimate Forex Broker

Trading Articles
The following report includes some fascinating information about finding the ultimate forex broker, information that traders can use to trade forex towards success. So what is forex broker really all about. Because of the global nature of the business, there is a diverse range of financial regulatory environments depending on where the forex broker is based. Forex Broker Introductory forex brokers are generally, existing traders who have solid experience and sound knowledge of the forex market. However, inexperience and over enthusiasm can only do bad and bring in losses so, traders will need an experienced forex broker to help you put your money in the right place at the right time. Forex Markets and Broker Forex markets are the most liquid and accessible markets in the world. Forex tra...
How to use Economic Data in forex trading

How to use Economic Data in forex trading

Financial Markets Explained
In this article we explain how to use economic data in forex trading. The following indicators in forex are beneficial to a more profitable trading in forex. We take a look at some of the economic data that can be used as indicators in forex. 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. Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) This is published on a monthly basis in the USA and is seen as one of the most accurate indicators of confidence. When consumers are more confide...