Which Harry Potter Character Would Make The Best Forex Trader?

The Harry Potter series grew to be the most iconic story of a generation and spawned a rebirth of the fantasy genre. While many people enjoy watching the series for its dramatic plot and lovable characters, as Forex traders we are always looking of inspiration, even among child wizards. With this in mind, we thought it would be fun to view the c...

2018-05-18 James Harte Read more
Top 10 Forex Traders on Twitter: Part 2

Twitter is an exceptionally powerful social media platform for communication between traders across the globe. With a character limit, twitter is a gold mine for concise market updates – and for those who want a more detailed FX analysis, traders can provide external links to informative videos and blogs. So, for our Top 10 Forex Traders on T...

2018-05-16 Orbex Read more
What to do when the Markets are Closed

In our last article, we covered some highly informative podcasts that traders could listen to on the weekends to make the most of the time when the markets are closed. But, widening your knowledge base doesn’t end there. There are many more sources of information, of which a key source is books. There are successful traders, economists, Nobel La...

2018-05-11 Orbex Read more
Top 10 Forex Traders on Twitter

Twitter is a powerful medium of communication for traders all across the world. The fixed word limit for tweets is a great way to share concise market updates – and for those who want a more detailed FX analysis, traders can provide links to informative videos and blogs. Here’s a look at the top 10 most popular forex traders to follow on Twit...

2018-05-09 Orbex Read more
What to Watch For in May's NFP

The Nonfarm Payroll (NFP) is a highly anticipated economic report which signals the strength of the US economy. It is closely analysed to predict Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth and inflation rates and has the power to move global financial markets. So, lets look at what to watch for in May's NFP. Three things about the NFP release: ...

2018-05-03 Orbex Read more
Trade Forex Like a Jedi

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
Trading the NFP

Global economic indicators have a significant impact on the financial markets, including the currency markets, which makes it essential for traders to keep an eye on these indicators. One such important indicator is the US Non-Farm Payroll report or the NFP, which represents the total number of paid workers in the US, minus farm employees, gover...

2018-04-30 Orbex Read more
Which Star Wars Character Would Make The Best Forex Trader

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
When the Markets are Closed: Episode 1

Businesses certainly take time off on the weekends. Even the stock exchanges across the world maintain trading hours like banks and this means that they remain closed on the weekends. And, while they say that the forex market never sleeps, it does remain closed on the weekends too. But, this doesn't mean that weekends are complete downtime fo...

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Butterfly Patterns

Now despite its pretty name, this pattern can help you catch some deadly market reversals. As ever there are a few different measurements and parameters that we need to learn for identifying this pattern so stick with me here as we go through those. We’ll take a look at a diagram of what the pattern should look like first of all before moving ov...

2018-04-10 James Harte Read more