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How can you spot a trading scam?

How can you spot a trading scam?

Posted by Formax Prime on 17 April 2018

For anybody that is new to forex trading, it can be difficult to know at first whether or not the forex broker you plan to use is credible. So to help you, we run through a few points to look out for below so that you can have the peace of mind you are trading with a legit broker…

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Forex trading terminology

Forex trading terminology

Posted by Formax Prime on 5 April 2018

Do you know your ‘historical’ from your ‘implied’ volatility? Your ‘A-book’ from your ‘B-book’ broker? Here are some of the key trading terms that forex traders of all levels will need to be familiar with…

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How does forex trading work?

How does forex trading work?

Posted by Formax Prime on 22 March 2018

In this article we provide you with an introduction to foreign exchange (forex) trading. We also take a more detailed look at how it works when you use a foreign exchange broker, along with the general concept of ‘leveraging’.

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How do you know your forex broker offers good value?

How do you know your forex broker offers good value?

Posted by Formax Prime on 11 April 2018

As there is no central exchange for trading on the foreign exchange markets, most traders will use a forex broker. Aside from enabling you speculate on foreign exchange movements without taking delivery of hard currency, a broker can offer numerous other advantages. But just like any other financial service, the value that you receive depends on who you use. So we have put together a checklist of things to find out, to make sure your broker is suitable for your own trading goals and needs.

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An introduction to forex trading strategies

An introduction to forex trading strategies

Posted by Formax Prime on 28 March 2018

Once you have established a specific trading opportunity you will need to make a decision on what sort of trading strategy you might employ to help you maximise your profits. Here, we introduce you to the four key types of trading strategy, along with some context around how forex traders might use each one.

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Make sure volatility is friend and not foe when trading forex markets

Make sure volatility is friend and not foe when trading forex markets

Posted by Formax Prime on 15 March 2018

To make money, most traders rely on the movements between an asset or currency price. Thus, it stands to reason that volatility – the measurement of a change in a price – is core to being profitable.

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