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July 12, 2019
What is the Average Directional Index?

What is the Average Directional Index?

Trend indicators are a popular class of technical indicators for both short-term and long-term traders. These indicators help quantify the overall strength of a trend. One […]
July 12, 2019
How Do the ESMA Regulations Ensure Investor Protection?

How Do the ESMA Regulations Ensure Investor Protection?

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is the financial regulator of the EU region, acting as one of the three new European Supervisory Authorities, established […]
July 4, 2019
Top 10 Forex Traders to Follow on Twitter

Top 10 Forex Traders to Follow on Twitter

In recent years, there has been a surge in financial services Twitter activity. Not only have expert traders started sharing key elements of their strategies, market […]
July 4, 2019
Facebook has Launched Its Own Cryptocurrency: Here’s What We Know

Facebook has Launched Its Own Cryptocurrency: Here’s What We Know

In a major development for the blockchain industry, social media giant, Facebook, launched its own cryptocurrency, Libra, in June 2019. Libra is being touted as the […]
July 4, 2019
How to Avoid Negative Slippage in Day Trading?

How to Avoid Negative Slippage in Day Trading?

Slippage is inevitable in trading any market, whether it is forex, equities, cryptocurrencies or commodities. Latency between order requests and actual execution occurs from time to […]
July 4, 2019
What Are Millennials Doing To Build Wealth?

What Are Millennials Doing To Build Wealth?

Millennials have inherited an interesting place in this world. Those born in the 80s through to the late 90s are a highly educated and diverse generation. […]
June 28, 2019
The Best Times of the Day to Trade Forex

The Best Times of the Day to Trade Forex

The forex market runs through the usual business hours of four different time zones in the world, which means that trading happens all day and night, […]
June 28, 2019
The Fall-Out from the Trade War and its Effect on the USD

The Fall-Out from the Trade War and its Effect on the USD

The US-China trade war is showing no signs of de-escalation, and this could very well take the world economy into a phase of slow growth. After […]
June 28, 2019
Which Cryptocurrencies to Look Forward to in 2019?

Which Cryptocurrencies to Look Forward to in 2019?

It might finally be the end of the “crypto winter,” with markets on a massive bull run in mid-2019. On June 25, 2019, Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency […]
June 28, 2019
What are Contango and Backwardation?

What are Contango and Backwardation?

Derivatives are complex financial instruments, but they do offer a wide range of benefits for those who understand how to trade them. Flexible contracts like forwards […]
June 28, 2019
What is the Difference between a Forex Direct Quote and Indirect Quote?

What is the Difference between a Forex Direct Quote and Indirect Quote?

There is much to learn for the new forex trader before they invest their hard-earned money in this highly liquid but highly dynamic market. Apart from […]
June 28, 2019
The Benefits of Using a Forex Demo Account

The Benefits of Using a Forex Demo Account

FX trading volumes have doubled over the past decade. Although most of the $5 trillion worth of daily trading still happens over-the-counter, between banks and private […]
June 28, 2019
5 Tools that Every Crypto Investor Needs to Tackle Market Volatility

5 Tools that Every Crypto Investor Needs to Tackle Market Volatility

Part of the success story of Bitcoin and a few other cryptocurrencies through 2017 and early 2018 can be attributed to volatility. The exponential rise in […]
June 28, 2019

Change of Trading Hours for July Holidays

Please be aware of the following July holidays: • HKSAR Establishment Day – Monday, 1 Jul 2019 • US Independence Day – Thursday, 4 Jul 2019 Therefore, there will be a change […]
June 21, 2019
Why Do Stock Markets Crash?

Why Do Stock Markets Crash?

On June 15, 2019, US President Donald Trump warned his citizens regarding expectations of a devastating crash of the stock markets, if he didn’t get re-elected […]
June 19, 2019
The Importance of Trading with a Regulated Broker

The Importance of Trading with a Regulated Broker

If you have been thinking of taking the plunge into the financial markets, the support of a regulated broker could prove invaluable in ensuring the safety […]
June 19, 2019

Theresa May’s Resignation Might Not Be Good for GBP

A country’s leader defined and defeated by Brexit, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation in May 2019, bringing a new surge of uncertainty to […]
June 19, 2019

What is the Petrodollar?

No, this isn’t yet another cryptocurrency. Petrodollars are US dollars that are paid to oil exporting countries for the sale of crude oil. In other words, […]
June 7, 2019
What Does IMF’s Special Drawing Rights Mean?

What Does IMF’s Special Drawing Rights Mean?

Special Drawing Rights are a type of international monetary reserve currency that was created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 1969 to act as a […]
June 7, 2019
Understanding the Special Relationship between Oil and the Stock Market

Understanding the Special Relationship between Oil and the Stock Market

The relationship between oil prices and the stock market has been a topic of discussion among academics, economists and traders alike for decades now. The complexity […]