summer forex trading

“Sell in May and Go Away” has been a trading strategy followed by many for years now. What has commonly been observed is that the months of July and August tend to be slow for not just the forex markets, but stocks as well. Even commodities see some seasonality. The most obvious reason for this slowdown is that summer is the time when a majority...

2018-08-14 Orbex Read more
summer trading

With a slowdown usually being observed in the forex markets during the summer months, this could be the best time to take a break from trading. Trying to trade in low volatility and low liquidity market conditions can lead to trading mistakes, with emotions dictating trading decisions. Perhaps this could be a great time to take a vacation that b...

2018-08-10 Orbex Read more
summer trading

Like most of us in the hot summer months, the forex markets also slow down, especially in July and August. The sluggishness during this time of year could be a result of low liquidity conditions, less economic releases, as well as a large number of traders vacationing at this time. Even institutions known for their large volumes have a huge numb...

2018-08-09 Orbex Read more

Social media has infiltrated the finance world with many traders now taking to Instagram to share information and insights. Instagram, with its huge visual appeal, provides a good medium to explain complicated chart analyses and updates of economic releases –so let’s take a look at 10 traders who are using this platform to benefit forex traders ...

2018-07-31 Orbex Read more
Twitter

Twitter is a great medium for finding quick news about developments in the forex world. Its 140- character limit for tweets ensures that posts are informative and concise helping traders to find what they need when they need it. There are thousands of forex and forex-related Twitter accounts that are worth following to stay updated on the lat...

2018-07-29 Orbex Read more

The Great British pound or pound sterling, as it is more commonly known, is considered to be among the oldest currencies in the world, tracing its history back as far as the 8th century. It is the fourth most traded currency in the forex market and third most widely held reserve currency across most global foreign exchange reserves. Due to its h...

2018-07-27 Orbex Read more
Episode 6

Traders are constantly exposed to high levels of stress when the financial markets are open. So, when they close, it’s a really good idea to step away from the computer and enjoy a range of activities that will help balance the adverse effects of staring at a screen for long periods of time. If you feel at a loss when you’re not watching pric...

2018-07-20 Orbex Read more
worldcup nfp

With such a huge focus on the World Cup at the moment and so many people hotly debating which side will win and who has been the best player... I've been thinking a lot about what it takes to make it as a professional football player and whether these attributes would help someone become successful in the world of Forex trading. While the two...

2018-07-13 James Harte Read more
when the markets are closed

In our last article looking at what to do when the markets are closed, we addressed top websites to keep you up to date with the latest news and trends in the forex world. Today though, we're looking at getting out and about rather than sitting behind your screens! Technological advancements have made trading an activity that can be done from...

2018-07-13 Orbex Read more
investment bank

With World Cup fever in full swing, there is hardly a street you can walk down without hearing people feverishly debating about who is going to be the winner. The loudest of these conversations can usually be heard in the bookies where punters have been laying down millions of pounds worth of bets over the last two weeks. For most people, bettin...

2018-07-06 James Harte Read more