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20 August 2018

U.S. dollar’s recent rise is stalled as trade war fears recede, emerging market currencies remain fragile.

During the early hours of trading on Monday August 20th, USD traded close to flat versus many of its major peers, as the risks relating to the global trade/tariff wars, began to recede. During the previous week, the Trump administration announced that talks were scheduled to take place between China and the USA, to avoid a further escalation of the tit for tat tariffs, each country had implemented on their respective imports.

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Fundamental analysis

14 August 2018

FX traders will focus on the U.K. inflation data whilst calculating if the BoE’s resolve over the base interest rate will be tested

On Wednesday August 15th, at 9:30am U.K. time, the U.K.’s statistics agency, the ONS, will publish the latest series of data concerning inflation. The key inflation rate, which analysts and FX traders typically focus on, is CPI (consumer price inflation).

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Important financial events occuring soon

The fast-updating Economic calendar covers all important events and releases that affect the forex market.

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13 August 2018

Stop loss orders, what they are, their benefits, how to use them and when

Most traders will agree that limiting risk is critical to our trading performance. Whether the limits are: per trade, per session, or per day. As the name indicates; a stop-loss order is an order that closes out your trading position, when your loss on that trade reaches an amount you’ve set, when you initiated the stop loss order. Generally you set the stop loss order, at the same time you place your trade into the market.

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30 July 2018

Why fundamental analysis is critical for FX traders

The impact that economic data and breaking calendar news has on our FX markets, is undeniable and highly significant. The week ending June 15th and the Monday and Tuesday of the week beginning June 17th, provided perfect examples of how economic calendar releases and breaking news events, can move our markets.

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What is an ECN broker?


A broker that never bets against you

Formax is what is commonly known as an ECN broker. But what is an ECN broker exactly? And how can using one benefit you as a trader?

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