Oil Price Update: How Can Traders Take Advantage of the Rally?

Oil Price Update: How Can Traders Take Advantage of the Rally?
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Looking at longer-term charts of different commodities can sometimes be helpful in getting a general understanding of the big drivers that are influencing both the forex, stock, and commodity markets at any given time. Today, I wanted to share a quick update on the oil market, which has recently started to make headlines in the […]

Forex Trading Opportunities in October

Forex Trading Opportunities in October
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September has been marked by several interesting events taking place in both the forex and stock market globally. In the US, the broad stock index S&P 500 broke through its all-time high in late August, and has continued up since, remaining above the psychologically important 2,900 level. In our previous market overview, we noted that […]

How to Supercharge Your Focus and Boost Your Trading Results

How to Supercharge Your Focus and Boost Your Trading Results
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Do you ever find yourself struggling with your discipline, productivity, and focus while trading on your own? If yes, you are not alone. In particular among people who decide to venture into full-time forex trading, it is common to experience some difficulty in transitioning to a life where nobody tells you what to do all […]

Trading the Dollar as Trade War Looms

Trading the Dollar as Trade War Looms
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As the trade war between the world’s biggest and second biggest economies intensifies, leaders of both the US and China seem determined to continue to slap tariffs on each other, most likely fearing the loss of “face” among people in their respective home countries. This past Tuesday, a new round of tariffs was announced by […]

Forex Trading Opportunities in September

Forex Trading Opportunities in September
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While the past month has largely seen continuation of trends across both currencies and metals markets, September is currently setting up to become a possible turning point for several trading assets, including the S&P 500 in the US, gold, and the US dollar. Breakout in the S&P 500 Over the course of August, we have […]

3 Tips to Improve Your Trading Mindset

3 Tips to Improve Your Trading Mindset
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In trading, mentality is one of the most important ingredients for success. Without the right mindset, the motivation, and enough “emotional capital,” it simply becomes impossible to succeed at this game. It’s for good reason that you often see former top athletes, special forces soldiers, and other high-performers becoming some the most successful traders and […]

Risk Management is the Key to Survival for Traders

Risk Management is the Key to Survival for Traders
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Have you ever wondered why professional traders seem to talk more about boring things like risk management, position sizing, and diversification rather than the latest profitable trading strategies? As a new trader, I always struggled to understand this. After all, it’s the trading strategy that makes us money, right? While technically true, thinking that just […]

Why Does Technical Analysis Work?

Why Does Technical Analysis Work?
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Have you ever wondered what makes technical analysis of a market really work? Take support and resistance levels for example. If you observe that the EUR/USD is struggling to get past the 1.17 level, is there some magic ceiling there that is preventing the price from moving through it…? Or when you see a head […]

Using Technical Indicators in Forex Trading

Using Technical Indicators in Forex Trading
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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 strategy that will kill it in the forex market, it seems that […]

Managing FOMO: Emotional Challenges Traders Must Overcome

Managing FOMO: Emotional Challenges Traders Must Overcome
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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 from the comfort of your own home, […]

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