merkel

While most of the recent market attention has been on the political situation in Italy, the political environment in Germany has been bubbling over. The historic alliance between the German CDU party (of Chancellor Merkel) and the Bavarian CSU party has become strained to the point of breaking over diverging views on migration policy. CSU Break...

2018-06-20 James Harte Read more
traders to follow

Paul Tudor Jones, known as the man who shorted the “Black Monday 1987” crisis, is one of the most well-known and respected traders of our time. He is renowned for his aggressive trading styles and is one of the most famous contrarian traders alive today. He is the founder of Tudor Investment Corporation, a hedge fund that is a prestigious mon...

2018-06-12 Orbex Read more
game theory forex

Most trading strategies put their emphasis on finding out when to enter the market. Whether it's technical or fundamental, everyone is looking for an entry signal. However, this only covers half of the trade. As any trader knows, there are two parts of any trade: getting in the market, and getting out of the market. Arguably, the more importa...

2018-05-30 Daniel John Grady Read more
Jim Rogers

Jim Rogers, famous for his witty and research-backed remarks about developments in the financial world, is considered one of the greatest traders of all time. He set up the Quantum Fund with another legendary trader, George Soros, in 1973. Over the course of 10 years, the fund made a staggering gain of 4,200%. Jim Rogers is known for his accu...

2018-05-18 Orbex Read more
Forex Volatility

Forex volatility refers to currency fluctuations in the global foreign exchange market. Price movements can vary from hour-to-hour, second-to-second depending on a huge number of factors – but is volatility good or bad for traders? Let’s take a closer look. Volatility in the Short Term When it comes to making money in the financial markets, th...

2018-05-08 Orbex Read more
Fun Facts About the Forex Industry

The forex market is highly popular and a major reason for this is that it is always open in one part of the world. So, you can trade forex either in New York or London, Tokyo or Sydney, at different times on the same day. Now you know why they call it the market that never sleeps! Also, the size of this massive decentralised market has rapidl...

2018-04-13 Orbex Read more
#PayMeToo

#PayMeToo In a year which has seen women’s rights finally break through to the forefront of popular focus with the success of the #MeToo campaign, focused on sexual harassment, another female focused campaign is taking the spotlight this week. #PayMeToo is a campaign that has been launched by a gathering of female MP’s lead by Labour MP Stella ...

2018-04-10 James Harte Read more
Trading Oil

Frequent fluctuations in oil prices have made many people think about ways to buy and sell oil and potentially make some profit for themselves. But does that mean that you need to buy and hoard oil barrels to be able to sell them when the prices rise? Well, no, since you can be trading oil via futures trading, which allows traders to buy and sel...

2018-04-03 Orbex Read more
Forex Lessons From Jumanji

When it comes to improving your Forex game, inspiration can come from many different sources. While many traders focus exclusively on the trading screens in a bid to improve their trading ability, sometimes the big screen can offer helpful inspiration too. There are of course many obvious trading films which might be running through your mind no...

2018-04-13 James Harte Read more