forex trading

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
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

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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forex trading plan

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
close forex trading

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...

2018-07-12 Daniel John Grady Read more
the markets are closed

When the markets are closed, don’t just sit around twiddling your thumbs. Why not prep for the week to come by taking a look at top websites that are great for staying up-to-date with the latest news and trends in the forex world? You can also read blog posts or catch videos of experts giving insightful trading tips and market predictions. He...

2018-07-06 Orbex Read more
martingale trading strategy

The martingale strategy is an old betting strategy that's largely gone the way of powdered wigs and horse-drawn carriages. However, it's worth a mention because different incarnations of it keep resurfacing among people trying to impress novice traders. The reason that the strategy can't seem to die is because it sounds quite intuitive when firs...

2018-06-28 Daniel John Grady Read more
traders guide to backtesting

Following our first installment of the Trader's Guide to Backtesting: Part 1, we'll be delving into backtesting optimisation and curve fitting, out of sample data and optimal optimisation in Part 2 of the series. Optimization & Curve Fitting Once you have verified the quality of the data that your backtest is modelled on, you can run your ...

2018-06-11 James Harte Read more
Lord of The Rings Forex Trading Team

In some recent articles we’ve taken a look at how the characters in both Harry Potter and Game of Thrones would fair as trading teams and so it’s only right that we take a look at Lord of the Rings also. So, read on to find out how we think Frodo and co. would fare in a Lord of The Rings Forex Trading Team. Frodo As the main character in the t...

2018-06-11 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