A phenomenon that a lot of traders notice - and you might have seen it yourself - is that when they increase the size of their trades, their strategy seems to stop working. For some, even just switching from their demo account to their live account, and using the exact same strategy, will lead to making mess money. This might lead a few of them ...

2018-07-18 Daniel John Grady Read more

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

It's normal for trades to end positively and negatively. No one has a perfect track record in predicting the market, and every consistently profitable trader will have regular losses. As a general rule, it's not these routine losses that will hurt your trading. It's the big losses that will get you. The thing about these big losses is that the...

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When it comes to Forex trading it is essential to maximize profits and limit losses in any way possible. One of the best ways to do this is to have a carefully thought out trading strategy and to stay disciplined throughout the trading day. While it can be tempting to enter the markets on a whim, here are a few reasons why a tried and tested pla...

2018-07-12 Orbex Read more

There is a "trick" of risk analysis that is used in investment evaluation that you might find really useful in your trading - especially when you are thinking of closing out a position. Let's think of each trade you make as an investment. You put a certain amount of money into the market - that is your risk capital - and hope that after a cer...

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According to the results of a study conducted on over 43 million trades worldwide from Q2 2014 through to Q1 2015, across the 15 most popular currency pairs; more than 50% of traders made money most of the time and closed out at a gain. On the other hand, despite accurate analysis, recent research also reveals that 99.6% retail forex traders ...

2018-06-18 Orbex Read more

While many retail traders often trade independently, institutional traders often trade in teams referred to as “desks”. They cover specific markets or employ specific strategies, whether this be at a bank or a hedge fund. Designing trading teams and matching the right people is just as important as trading the correct instruments or finding the ...

2018-05-25 James Harte Read more

When it comes to trading it can be tempting to reach for the stars and make foolish trading decisions on a whim – but this can be disastrous. To avoid catastrophic losses and protect your capital, it’s essential to respect the volatility of the markets and implement good risk management techniques. So, with this in mind, here’s a cheeky little p...

2018-05-02 Orbex Read more

Stars Wars has become of the most well know and well-loved film franchises to ever exist. The depth of the characters, the richness of their relationships and the texture of the plot have made this series into an iconic masterpiece spanning generations. However, it is not just film buffs who can appreciate Star Wars. Although set “a long time...

2018-04-24 James Harte Read more

As the main title holders in the heavyweight division of men’s boxing, Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder are two of the biggest sports stars in the world. While the two have risen to the top of their game, they are yet to meet in the ring. As an inevitable showdown draws closer each day, boxing fans around the world are asking “who would win?”. ...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more