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What causes movements in the foreign exchange markets?

What causes movements in the foreign exchange markets?

Posted by Formax Prime on 13 February 2018

One of the big attractions of trading in the foreign exchange markets is that they rarely stand still. They provide countless trading opportunities both in terms of calling short-term fluctuations between currencies, and taking longer-term directional views. So what moves the value between different currencies, and how can you take advantage?

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How to bounce back after a trading loss

How to bounce back after a trading loss

Posted by Formax Prime on 23 January 2018

When trading is going well, life can feel like it’s all champagne and caviar. Conversely, when the chips are down – say you incur some sort of large unexpected loss – then it can be tough to maintain enthusiasm and focus.

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Can social media help improve your trading success?

Can social media help improve your trading success?

Posted by Formax Prime on 10 January 2018

Social media has provided an open forum for trading experts and amateurs alike. But can you use it to your advantage, or is the sheer volume of information that it spawns detrimental to making good trading decisions?

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How to identify trading opportunities

How to identify trading opportunities

Posted by Formax Prime on 13 February 2018

Trading is about predicting probability. So profiting from movements in the market requires a trader to make forecasts about the future – such as spotting trends and the likelihood of certain outcomes arising. In the absence of the mythical crystal ball, most traders rely on the combination of data analysis and reading the news to help them – so we look at these two elements and how they can be used together to a trader’s advantage.

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Is your foreign exchange broker sufficiently regulated?

Is your foreign exchange broker sufficiently regulated?

Posted by Formax Prime on 8 January 2018

Being regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) comes with a certain prestige for foreign exchange companies. It is a highly sought regulatory stamp of approval and as such it is considered to be a global benchmark.

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Advanced tips for managing risk

Advanced tips for managing risk

Posted by Formax Prime on 27 November 2017

The basic tips for managing risk – such as only risking what you can afford to lose, and keeping a journal – should be followed at every level of trading expertise. But there are more strategies that may help you to give your risk management the oomph it needs.

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