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Types of forex order execution in forex trading

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Most forex traders and investors, especially at the entry level to the currency exchange markets do not realize that the markets are extremely unpredictable. This is often true due to the popular notion that forex traders expect that there are some rules that dictate the movement of the foreign exchange markets. This is a wrong assumption as many traders find themselves at a disadvantage at a later point in time (or trade). Most traders focus on trying to learn the mechanics of the foreign exchange trade and spend their efforts on trying to find a utopian method for predicting movements. That is how it can be summed up. An utopian effort. Having said that, there are various trading tools to assist forex traders to predict the direction of the markets and such tools usually do quite an e...

Understanding market orders and limit orders

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Why understanding of market orders and limit orders is crutial for trading? A limit order gives you price while a market order gives you speed. You can enter a trade with a limit order or a market order. When developing your trading system, two things you need to consider are the time it takes to enter the market and also how slippage, that is the price you are filled at vs the price you wanted, will affect your trade. This should be part of your money management plan. By defining how you will enter the stock market, you will know before you buy if you are decreasing or increasing your risk level. What are Market Orders A market order is an order to buy or sell a stock at the best available price.  Generally, this type of order will be executed immediately.  However, the price at whi