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Three Reasons to Still Own Gold (or Finally Buy Some)

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By Steven P. Orlowski, StreetAuthority I recently watched the classic man-eating fish movie Jaws and the latest action in the precious metals space reminded me of the tagline for the film, "Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water..." Is it safe to swim in the water? Or is Jaws still lurking out there, the physical embodiment of a financial world gone lethal? Can gold still protect us? Gold has had a magnificent run during the past 10 years, doubling in value since 2008 alone. Gold has set and broke several new price records, most recently reaching $1,500 per ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange in Tuesday's trading. The most commonly-traded gold exchange-traded fund, the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD), followed suit, closing just shy of...
Binary Options – Understanding the basics

Binary Options – Understanding the basics

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Binary options makes for a lucrative short term investment option that enables the investor to profit by correctly predicting the short term direction of the price movement on the underlying asset or security that is being traded. A relatively new form of trading that has evolved, binary options has taken the financial market place by a storm and quickly caught on in popularity. Binary options trading is the most simplified form of over-the-counter derivatives based trading, with the exception of NADEX (North American Derivatives Exchange). Simple, easy and profitable; binary options, are also referred to as fixed risk options as they offer only 2 possible outcomes from a trade. Binary options evolved to eliminate the complexities of the traditional Call and Put options, also known as t

Mobile forex trading – Trade forex on your phone

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Mobile forex trading has changed the way traders usually approach forex trading. With the introduction of mobile forex trading, it has made it possible for just about anyone with a smartphone or a PDA to access forex trading online without the need for the traditional forex trading systems. The introduction of mobile forex trading technology allowed forex traders to monitor their investments, trades and so on from any part of the world as long as their mobile carrier service enabled WAP or internet on the go. In order to take advantage of forex mobile trading, traders basically need to join a forex broker that offers a mobile forex trading platform. The most popular of these happens to be the MT4 Mobile trading platforms that are available with some of the forex brokers. Mobile forex...
Forex technical indicators that are easy to use

Forex technical indicators that are easy to use

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Forex technical indicators that are some of the most simplest and easy to use technical analysis in forex include Trend links, trend channel, support and resistance and moving averages. By having a sound understanding of these forex technical indicators can go a long way when analyzing charts to place more successful trades. Technical analysis is nothing but the study of supply and demand in the forex markets, which is useful to identify the direction of the asset or in other words, identifying the trends in the forex markets. This in turn helps forex traders to identify trading opportunities by making use of the forex technical indicators. The success factor is primarily based on which forex technical indicators to use at a given moment and reflects on how experienced a forex trader is...

Automated forex trading systems – Introduction

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Automated Forex trading systems are used to analyze the Forex markets based on strategies and methods that are utilized by successful forex traders. Automated forex trading systems combine a mix of of artificial intelligence, technical analysis such as Fibonacci, pivot points, custom indicators, statistical and inter market data. This translates to the automated forex trading system in identifying ideal trading opportunities and adapt itself to actual market conditions. The ease of forex trading online has now made it possible for forex traders at all levels to make use of and take advantage of automated forex trading, which is fast gaining popularity amongst both new and experienced forex brokers. One of the biggest advantage of automated forex trading comes from the fact that it el...