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Introduction to CFD Trading & CFD Brokers

Introduction to CFD Trading & CFD Brokers

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Contract For Differences, or CFDs for short enable the investor to trade on the price action of stocks and indices. CFD’s are high risk derivatives and can be traded without physically owning the underlying assets that are being traded. CFD's are popular because they can be traded on leverage, which is otherwise impossible. CFD trading makes for an ideal trading option for those looking for flexibility in terms of maximizing their profits whilst allowing them to hedge their risks. Trading CFDs can be efficient due to the market that they are market participants, thus allowing the investor to keep their costs low and be able to trade during market volatility. However irrespective of the flexibility offered by CFD’s they are not suitable for all kinds of investors. A CFD trade will act
Introduction to using Charts in Trading

Introduction to using Charts in Trading

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Using charts in trading offers traders a visual interface into the marketplace. Traders make use of charts in order to understand the market dynamics that are in play behind the price action. No matter what you trade, stocks, options, forex or commodities, trading without using charts is like driving blind. Charts are relatively easy to grasp, perhaps because they are visual. However it can be misleading as most beginners in trading tend to use charts without having any basic knowledge to help them in their chart analysis. Charts do not predict the future price of the instrument, but when analyzed correctly can tell the trader a great deal on how to trade, when and what. There are many types of charts but the most commonly used chart types are Candlestick Chart Line Chart Bar...

Why Do Most Traders Fail?

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It is often said that 95% of retail Forex traders fail and end up losing their entire accounts and while I can not confirm what the actual statistics are I can see no reason to seriously doubt these claims. Whatever the failure rate in retail Forex is I can tell you this, it is the vast majority who fail. If you were to ask a broker how many of their accounts were profitable however you may get a very different answer, they might tell you, for example, that 33% of their traders were profitable. But this wouldn’t mean that 33% of people who tried retail Forex trading were successful; because many more people would have failed and would no longer even have an account as a result and they would not even be counted. So why are so many people who try their hand at Forex trading so unsuccessf

Forex 101: Understanding Leverage and Margin

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For any forex trader, it is essential to understand two concepts: leverage and margin. Leverage lets traders to into currency trading using an amount that is actually more than what is available in their respective accounts. With this, forex traders have the chance to have “bloated” funds. Meanwhile, margin refers to the actual funds needed for a trading account to be considered as collateral that is necessary to cover potential losses. A closer look into leverage Compared to the stock market, traders within a forex market are more vulnerable to losses. Fortunately, forex trading promises higher profits, but the risks remain high. Most brokers allow a leverage of 100:1. It means one can buy or sell €100,000 worth of currencies. This is possible even if you have only around €1,000 worth o

Getting started with Forex Trading

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Getting started with Forex Trading can be intimidating and complex for those who are just considering exploring the world of forex trading. Contrary to popular notion, getting started with forex trading is infact really simple and easy. What it takes is a bit of time and understanding on how the financial markets work and also in identifying your trading strategy and style which usually takes a few months to a year to perfect the art. It is true that most new traders who are getting strated with forex trading usually end up most of their capital within the first three months. A large part of this can be attributed to the fact that the moment new traders start to taste the profits, greed takes over logic and they end up losing their initial capital as well as the profits that they have g...