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Forex Basics category contains articles about the basic concepts of the forex world: Pairs, lots, pip, spread, slippage, and volume are covered in simple to understand articles.

Advantages of Forex Trading – Leverage, Liquidity, and Volatility

There are a lot of advantages to trading forex over some of the other methods of trading such as stocks, some of these advantages...

How to Correctly Use an Economic Calendar

The Economic News Calendar, also known as the calendar of economic events, plays an important role in the life of every trader and investor...

Forex Isn’t As Difficult As You Think: Here’s Why…

With all the warning signs that you got all over the place about trading, the little notices that say things like “Risk Warning: CFDs...

How to Start Investing in Forex

Forex or Forex Trading is a market, also known as OTC (Over-the-counter) and is the largest market in which billions of dollars are executed...

Deliberate Practice Trading: What It Is and Why You Should Be...

You would have most likely have been told plenty of times that if you want to be good at something, you will need to...

How to Balance Your Forex Investment Portfolio

From whom to copy more efficient transactions? From a trader with a high performance 2 months a year, but has a positive balance at...

Top 10 Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier About Forex

Hindsight is a fantastic thing for those of us that have been trading for a long time. We made a lot of mistakes or...

Addicted to Forex? Us Too. Here’s 5 Reasons Why We Just...

Forex can be exciting, it can be exhilarating, it can be amazing but it can also be devastating, no matter what it is doing,...

Top 15 Undeniable Reasons to Love Forex Trading

When it comes to trading, there are a lot of things that we love about it, we would not be trading if we didn't...

How Much Can You Really Earn from Trading Forex?

How much can I make trading forex? This is a question that you hear quite a lot being thrown around or asked in various...

10 Things Steve Jobs Can Teach Us About FX Trading

At the onset of the digital awakening, Steve Jobs emerged as a symbol of innovativeness. His legacy precedes him but is no less of...

Check Out These Go-To Forex Resources

Knowledge is power alright, but where do you build that knowledge matters more. There is nothing worse than learning the wrong. Many successful investors...

Why You Should Focus on Improving Your Trading Skills

Well, understandably, there are quite a few practical benefits you get from polishing your skills in trading:

You’ll Kick Yourself for Not Knowing This About Forex…

While many stock enthusiasts who turned forex traders assume that currencies behave in the same fashion, this is far from true. First of all, currencies, unlike stocks, run from any money influx. If you take a look at any currency pair in the chart, you will see that the price eventually always goes in the opposite direction from where most traders are found. This happens because the forex market does depend on money flow as the stock one does.

Let’s Get Real: Is Day Trading Really Profitable?

Day Trading or also known as Intraday Trading can be very profitable. But, many ask: Is Day Trading really profitable? But, it is not...

What Should I Expect With Regard to Forex Commissions?

A commission is a cost for the trader. Brokers usually charge commissions for their work and this has an impact on our final result....

Fundamentals of Forex Trading You Didn’t Learn in School

This is what trading should be about. It should give you the freedom to not depend on the money you are getting but to...

Gann’s 20 Rules of Trading

William D. Gann was a financier who developed a technical tool known as Gann’s angles. The trading rules with which it operated are as...

Information You’ll Wish You Had BEFORE You Started Trading Forex

When you start anything new, you are going into it pretty blind, picking things up as you go and of course making mistakes, probably a lot of them. When we have been doing something for a long time, we often look back and think about when we first started out and trading is no different. If you think back to your first days, weeks, month, or even year, you can probably think of some things that you probably wished that you had done differently, or things that you wish you had known, they probably would have saved you a lot of grief, but hindsight is like that, we all know better once something has already been done. We are going to be looking at some of the things that we wish we knew before we started trading all those years ago.

Weird Hobbies That’ll Make You Better at Forex

There are things that we do in our everyday lives that can actually make us better at trading. Some of them may be related,...

Is It Safe (and Wise) to Trade Forex? Let’s Discuss…

The global Forex market has more than $5 trillion in daily trading volume, making it the largest financial market in the world. The popularity...

How To Become a Better Forex Trader In Just 10 Minutes

We all want to be better traders. We want to be more successful and we want to be or be profitable. Being a great...

What Skeptics Need to Know About Forex

There are a lot of people out there that simply do not trust trading or forex, they see it as some sort of money...

Starting to Live On Your Forex Income

It is very common for traders to dream of obtaining financial freedom through online Forex trading. No more boring jobs, no more bosses, no...

Everything You Need to Know About Islamic Forex Accounts

There are many Forex brokers that offer today the option to open an Islamic account. To understand how these accounts work, you first need...

Should You Be Spending Your Valuable Time in Online Forex Communities?

There are a  lot of trading communities out there, some of them offer fantastic places to get to know other traders while some of...

10 Books That Can Definitely Make You A Better Trader

What’s the best trading book? This answer will depend on where you are and where you want to go deeper, whether you are starting,...

Struggling With Forex? Read These Quotes Today…

Today we bring you a small collection of famous phrases of traders and personalities that with their words have helped us to improve, we...

Is the Effort of Forex Trading Actually Worth It?

This is quite a big question, yet it is one that you need to ask yourself before you jump into the world of trading....

Problems Everyone Has With Forex (and How To Solve Them)

When it comes to forex trading, every single trade will have its own individual experiences, however, there will also be a lot of things...

The One Question EVERY Forex Trader Should Know How to Answer

We are always attracted to the lives of successful people and eager to find out what personal traits and course of action paved their...

Is There Such A Thing As Risk-Free Forex Trading?

Risks are the first thing to consider by anyone who wants to undertake a role as a trader/ investor. The risks of losing money...

The Correct Way to Set Objectives in Forex

Every time I have read in the various forums dedicated to foreign exchange markets to Forex traders describing their trading methods, it has reached...

Top 10 Fun Facts About Forex Trading

When it comes to forex and trading, there is loads of information out there, it also has a very rich history, so when we...

The Most Common Complaints About Forex, and Why They’re Completely Bunk

There are a lot of complaints when it comes to forex trading, and we mean a lot. Many of them are completely legitimate while...

How to Trade Forex the RIGHT Way

There is no actual right or wrong way to trade forex, there are however certain things that you can do that can make things...

Signs You’re Actually Becoming a Forex Trading Expert

We all hope that one day we can be considered an expert trader. Being an expert will mean that we know exactly what we're...

How To Practice Forex Trading Without Any Financial Risk

Let’s make something perfectly clear before we say anything else, you cannot trade without risk, there is no way to make any money without...

These Mistakes Will Keep You From Succeeding at Forex

Mistakes happen, we all do them and we make mistakes when we do pretty much anything in life, even things that we have been doing for years and years. So it is obvious that we will also make mistakes when it comes to our trading, that is always going to happen, what is important though is how we earn from them and how we develop after making those mistakes. Some are pretty minor and don't have a huge effect, some may even benefit us if we are lucky, but some mistakes will hold us back, they will prevent us from being successful and profitable and if we continue to make them, we will consistently lose out and won't be able to become a successful trader. It is those mistakes that we will be looking at in this article, mistakes that many traders do that can hold their forex trading success back.

So You’ve Made Your First Forex Trade…Now What?

Congratulations, you have just made your first ever forex trade, that is a fantastic milestone. Unfortunately, your work doesn't stop there. Regardless of the...

A Summary of Trading For A Living by Dr. Alexander Elder

Trading For A Living is an excellent read for those who wish to learn about the many aspects of the trading world. The book was written by Dr. Alexander Elder and published initially in 1993, with a new version in 2014 (translated into Spanish in 2017). What follows is a summary of this work for those who are interested in learning more about trading. 

The Two Types of Financial Independence (Likeable and Unlikable)

There is a very wide concept of Financial Independence that I don’t like, and it would be more or less this: An investor reads...

The Beginner Trader’s ABC’s of Forex Trading

Is it really possible to make money in the financial markets? It absolutely is. With that being said, you must know what steps to...

Which Countries Ban Forex Trading?

Forex trading is certainly legal in the vast majority of countries around the world, and very few countries prohibit speculative currency trading. At present,...

The Rules of Forex: Are They Meant To Be Broken?

Darwin, analyzing the content of his work "the origin of species", explained that the strongest species are not the ones that survive, not even...

Traders: How Much Do You Value Your Time?

All traders at the end of the year always take stock of their own trading activity. There is, still, an element that is never...

Forex or Crypto Trading: Which is More Profitable?

Forex and Cryptocurrency markets are very popular. With both traders trade looking to profit from this, but in itself which market is the most profitable? While cryptocurrency is growing, it is quite volatile, even more than the Forex market which makes many wonder which option is the most profitable.

Is it Possible to Trade Forex on Sundays?

If you’re new to forex trading, you may be eager to trade as much as possible, or perhaps you’re trying to figure out a...

How to Explain Why You’re Trading Forex to Your Spouse

If you’re currently married and you’ve just decided to take up forex trading or you’ve recently opened a trading account, you might have a...

Proof That Forex is Exactly the Earnings Opportunity You’ve Been Looking...

Have you been looking to add a little more money to your wallet lately? It’s true that there are several rumors going around about...