forex trading mood

To succeed in any endeavor, the key is to have the right mindset – particularly when trading the financial markets. Trading can be taxing on various levels and if multiple losses occur it can be hard to recover mentally from such a disappointing slump. What’s more, monitoring trades on multiple screens continuously across different time-zones ta...

2018-08-24 Orbex Read more
forex risk management

As you probably keep hearing over and over, a key factor in making your long-term trading successful is proper money management, which in essence outlines how much you should risk each time you take a position in the market. There are several trading books that recommend not risking more than 1% of your account balance, and a recent study of tra...

2018-08-08 Daniel John Grady Read more

Monthly: The pair is seen trading within a bearish channel formation. Trendline resistance is seen at 1.2576. Levels close to the 38.2% pullback level of 1.2522 (from 1.6038-1.0349) found sellers. There has been little net change for the last two months as we hold within the lower half of May’s (2018) trading range. [shortcode-variables s...

2018-08-10 Ian Coleman 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
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
trader's weekend

A trader’s weekend is a sacred part of the week, not just for winding down and relaxing but also for ensuring that the week ahead is a productive one. With this in mind, there are a few key activities that traders tend to go through at the weekend, to ensure that they are ready to take advantage of all opportunities over the coming week. So, let...

2018-06-08 James Harte Read more
Backtesting

Backtesting: To Test or not To Test? One of the key elements which determines whether a trader will become a consistently profitable market participant or join the swollen ranks of losing retail traders, is the individual’s ability to execute a 'rules based technical trading strategy'. The professional trader defines a specific rule set which a...

2018-06-07 James Harte Read more
ECB minutes

Today's Episode of Fundamental Fun is the release of the minutes from the last ECB meeting, which are officially known as - and that's how they appear in the economic calendar - as Account of Monetary Policy Meeting. So, what are they? When the European Central Bank has it's policy meeting, the decisions that are made are immediately communic...

2018-05-24 Daniel John Grady Read more
Crucial USD Decision

In the newest episode of Surfing the Waves, Richard Tataru is following up on his previously posted views and the way the Market unfolded its swings, specifically addressing the Crucial USD Decision. Richard then steams ahead, continuing the analysis with a fresh update. [shortcode-variables slug="applyrichardsta"]  

2018-05-21 Richard Tataru Read more