Forex Order Types

Those new to trading often struggle with all the new terminology thrown at them. In Forex trading, you enter and exit positions through what are known as ‘Orders’. Understanding the different order types on offer is something that all new traders should get to grips with.Before depositing with a brokerage, or transferring funds abroad, be sure to check which order types the bro...
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How to Install an Expert Advisor (EA): MT4 for beginners

An Expert Advisor, often shortened to EA by those in the know, is a program which can be used in conjunction with the MetaTrader 4 platform to automatically trade the markets. The program will follow the instructions of the programmer exactly and trading through EA's is extremely popular.One clear advantage to using an Expert Advisor, is that if you already have a working trading system in place you can simply program an EA to undertake all your trading activity for you. If your brokerage of...
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How to pick a Forex Broker

forex_generic2There are literally hundreds of different retail-FX brokerages vying for your business, this can make it very difficult for new traders to pick the right brokerage for them. To help traders pick a Forex broker we have compiled a list of different...
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The Different Types of Forex Broker

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Those new to Foreign exchange trading often become quickly confused when they come across people talking about the different types of Foreign exchange brokerages. Forex brokers can be divided up into two different categories; those who operate a Dealing Desk and those who do not. Brok...
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Advantages of Forex Trading

forex_generic2The popularity of Foreign exchange trading has increased massively in recent years, with many traders opting to trade Foreign exchange over other popular instruments. This is partly due to the fact that Foreign Exchange trading can boasts a numbe...
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Forex vs. Stock Trading

forex_generic2Investors are now faced with an ever growing selection of financial instruments. With exotic instruments such as ETF’s, Bonds and Forex, being easily traded from the comfort of one’s own home. This has led to many traders to ponder what market(s)...
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Introducing Parabolic SAR

The parabolic SAR, was first developed by Welles Wilder is price-and-time based trading system. Wilder originally called the system he developed the 'Parabolic Time/Price System'. The SAR in the name stands for 'Stop and Reserve', which is the indicator used in system. The indicator falls below price action when prices are rising and rises above price action when prices are falling. This is where the 'SAR' comes in, the indicator stops and reserves when price trends reserve and break through...
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What Is Forex?

forex_generic2When I tell people I run a website about Forex trading, generally the first thing they ask me is ‘What is Forex?’. Well Forex stands for Foreign Exchange. Many of you will have come across Foreign exchange in your travels or when purchasing goods from another country.  If you have ever gone on holiday to a forei...
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Introducing the Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The Commodity Channel Index, is a technical indicator which was developed by Donald Lambert and first featured in Commodities magazine during 1980. The Commodity Channel Index or CCI for short, is a very versatile indicator that can be used to both identify a new trend or warn a trader of extreme trading conditions. The CCI was originally developed in order to identify cyclical turns in commodities, but it was soon realized that the indicator could be applied to a far broader range of securi...
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