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
forex risk

The market has its ups and downs, but sometimes those ups and downs are a lot bigger than at other times. As an experienced forex trader, you're aware that the market behaves differently depending on the time of the day. The LONY session, for example, has a lot more volatility, with wider swings than the Asian session. Depending on your strat...

2018-07-04 Daniel John Grady Read more
forex psychology

A significant amount of experts in trading will agree that psychology plays a major component in trading. In other words, your success as a trader depends a lot on your mindset. Understanding this, it's logical to conclude that how you think about your trades will have a major impact on your trading profitability. Let's approach trading from ...

2018-07-03 Daniel John Grady Read more

There is a very common mistake that people and traders make when they are considering the likelihood of something happening: they think risk carries over each time they take a risk. Let's use coins as an example, but you'll see how this applies to markets too: a coin has a 50:50 chance of landing on heads. Let's say we flip the coin and it la...

2018-06-19 Daniel John Grady Read more
confidence in forex

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
stop loss

Foreign exchange trading volumes rose to a record high in the first three months of 2018, representing a rise of 28% in March 2018, compared to a year ago, according to data released by CLS and published by Reuters. The increase in the FX trading volumes was the result of a rise in volatility from multi-year lows, which drove more traders to buy...

2018-06-15 Orbex 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
Stark Forex Trading Team

So we previously took a look at how successful a Lannister family trading team would be and found that due to their high intelligence, bravery and discipline, they would likely, do pretty well in the world of Forex trading. This week we are taking a look at another of the Game of Thrones families. So, read on to find out how successful a Stark F...

2018-06-04 James Harte Read more
managing risk

Forex traders can have the best systems in place, but still fail due to their lack of appropriately managing risk. Risk management can be said to be a combination of different ideas and strategies to control the risks of trading. Losses are sometimes unavoidable in the forex market, but it is essential to control them where possible. Orbex even ...

2018-03-23 Orbex Read more
Webinar-22-11-17 2PM GMT

Managing trading risks can be a challenging task unless you plan your investments ahead and embed risk assessments in your trading routine. Sounds good in theory, but does it work in practice? In this FREE webinar, Orbex will take a deep dive into real-life risk management: what an average trader can do to improve his financial stability and...

2017-11-23 James Harte Read more