January 21, 2019
Currency Exchange vs Forex Broker

Currency Exchange vs Forex Broker

According to the triennial report of 2016, released by the Bank for International Settlements, the average forex market size is $5.1 trillion per day. This makes […]
January 16, 2019
What is Behavioural Finance?

What is Behavioural Finance?

One of emerging areas in global economics and finance is behavioural finance, which investigates the emotional and cognitive factors that impact the financial decision-making process of […]
January 14, 2019
Trader Tweets of the Year

Trader Tweets of the Year

When we think of tweets these days, the first person that tends to come to mind is US President Donald Trump. His frequent use of Twitter […]
January 10, 2019
How Commodities Affect the Economy

How Commodities Affect the Economy

Market movements and price fluctuations are influenced by a number of factors, such as economic reports, large institutional block trades and such like. Of all these […]
January 10, 2019
13 Amazing Facts about Commodities

13 Amazing Facts about Commodities

The economy of every nation depends on one commodity or the other. This is why commodities play a crucial role in the growth of the global […]
January 10, 2019
A Brexit No Deal

A Brexit No Deal

On June 23, 2016, over 30 million people voted in a referendum to decide whether the United Kingdom should leave or remain in the European Union. […]
January 9, 2019
What are Security Tokens?

What are Security Tokens?

There is a new buzzword trending in the cryptocurrency space these days – Security Token Offerings, or STOs as they are popularly called. Unlike the common […]
January 9, 2019
Utility vs. Security Tokens

Utility vs. Security Tokens

In 2016, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) found vital flaws in the DAO smart contract, which ultimately led to investors losing $150 million worth […]
January 9, 2019
The Effect of a Property Slump on a Currency

The Effect of a Property Slump on a Currency

About $150 billion was wiped off home values in Sydney after property prices recorded the highest ever annual decline since 1990 on November 1, 2018. With […]
January 9, 2019
How the Global Financial Crisis Happened

How the Global Financial Crisis Happened

Since the Great Depression of the 1930s, no financial crisis in history has ever had such far-reaching consequences as the 2008 recession. This was probably because […]
December 24, 2018
Market Execution vs Pending Order

Market Execution vs Pending Order

When you put in a request to purchase or sell an asset, that order goes into a handling framework that puts in a few orders before […]
December 13, 2018
What is a Shareholder?

What is a Shareholder?

Saving for retirement seems unnecessary during one’s youth, but that’s when one should build their nest egg. The more time you give your money, the more […]
December 10, 2018
What is Liquidity?

What is Liquidity?

  Liquidity is something that many investors fail to take into consideration or understand, which then leads to the failure of their financial plans during critical […]
December 10, 2018
What is Trading Sentiment?

What is Trading Sentiment?

Trading is all about making informed decisions, keeping emotions at bay. And yet, despite much effort, sentiments do end up affecting not just a single trader’s […]
December 10, 2018
What is Volatility?

What is Volatility?

Watch for breakouts from consolidations As long as an asset remains between the support and resistance of a tunnel, no action should be taken. In a […]
December 10, 2018
History Behind Non-Farm Payrolls

History Behind Non-Farm Payrolls

Key Information to Look for in the NFP Report 1.    Employment Rate as a Percentage of the Overall Workforce The unemployment rate is defined as the […]
December 7, 2018
What Does Tranche Mean in Finance?

What Does Tranche Mean in Finance?

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac created mortgage backed securities in the 1970s. They bought loans from the bank and provided banks the opportunity to make more […]
November 29, 2018
What is Tunnel Trading?

What is Tunnel Trading?

High volatility in the market can be extremely nerve-racking and can put a trader’s skills to the test. However, this is what makes trading more exciting, […]
November 29, 2018
CFDs vs Futures

CFDs vs Futures

Derivatives are said to have existed as far back as the ancient Greek and Mesopotamian civilisations. Of course, at that time, derivatives were merely verbal agreements, […]
November 28, 2018
Are Professional Poker Players Good Traders?

Are Professional Poker Players Good Traders?

Vanessa Selbst, three times winner of the World Series of Poker and the only woman to reach the #1 ranking on the Global Poker Index, started […]