Using Technical Indicators in Forex Trading

Using Technical Indicators in Forex Trading
By Learn to Trade

Technical trading indicators is something traders spend a lot of time trying to understand, and, to be frank, we also spend lots of time teaching it. Probably driven by the excitement of testing out new indicators and the hopes of finding that one stra […]

Managing FOMO: Emotional Challenges Traders Must Overcome

Managing FOMO: Emotional Challenges Traders Must Overcome
By Learn to Trade

The fear of missing out – commonly known among traders as FOMO – is a very real thing that everyone who has ever dipped their toe into trading has felt. With forex markets open 24 hours a day and full access to an entire world of fast-moving markets fr […]

The Most Important Number of the Month in Forex

The Most Important Number of the Month in Forex
By Learn to Trade

Although it may feel like some kind of computer game at times, it should be no surprise that the forex market is driven by events that take place in the real world. To be more precise, we are mostly talking about economic data releases from various cou […]

How to Profit from Candlestick Patterns in Forex Trading

By Geoff Marchant

Did you know that it is possible to design a trading strategy entirely around the most basic elements of a chart – the candlesticks? The truth is that this is not only possible, but many traders are actually having huge success doing it. Even entire bo […]

Forex Trading Opportunities in August

Forex Trading Opportunities in August
By Learn to Trade

While July was certainly an eventful month in the forex market, August is currently setting up to become even more exciting. Among the things we have seen unfold over the past month is an intensified trade war initiated by president Trump, a sharply we […]

August Trading Insights from David Long

August Trading Insights from David Long
By David Long

Yet another testing month is behind us. With the US dollar still stuck in the range between 95.20 and 93.40. Commodities fell early on in the month thanks to trade war escalating, but as the war disappeared from headlines the commodity market found a f […]

Idea of the day: Can Apple save tech?

Market update today
By Learn to Trade

Apple will announce its earnings at 2130 BST this evening, and it is easily the biggest event for stock markets today, even this week. After some big earnings misses from the likes of Netflix, Facebook and Twitter, the heat is on for Apple to deliver a […]

ECB in a bind, BOJ plays stick not twist, and why the dollar is looking weak

Market update today
By Learn to Trade

Inflation may become the hot new topic for financial markets as we move into the latter stages of the summer months. The July CPI rate for the Eurozone came in stronger than expected at 2.1%, the fastest rate of price growth since 2012. Core prices are […]

Understanding volatility and the summer months

Market Update
By Learn to Trade

As we reach the end of July it is worth looking at volatility, which can be notoriously hard to predict in the summer months. The Vix index is close to its average of the last 12 months, at 13.48, the average of the past year is 13.68. However, it is w […]

Week Ahead: 30th July 2018

Market update week
By Learn to Trade

  Central banks and data deluge to drive August markets As we start a new week the Vix index (Wall Street’s fear gauge) is sitting at 13.45, a notch below the average of the past 12 months, which comes in at 13.68. However, this figure is worth wa […]

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