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Determining the Strength of the Market by Analyzing the VSA

With this publication, we will look at an incredible method of market analysis based on the volume Volume Spread Analysis (VSA), developed by the famous American financial analyst Tom Williams and published in the book «Master the Markets». This is an unusual view that deals with how market makers manipulate crowd behavior.

Overview of “Dark Pools” (AKA Parallel Markets)

In finance, a «dark pool» is a private market used by its participants to trade in different types of securities. They are basically parallel...

Forex Vs. Stock Trading: Which Carries More Risk and Why?

Is forex trading riskier than stock trading? And Why? To answer this question we must analyze what is the best market to trade, whether...

How Is COVID-19 Impacting the Forex Market?

I’m not here today to talk about algorithmic trading or systems or tools. I’d like to tell you something that is in the focus...

The Legality of Online Forex Trading in South Africa

If you were to go through any of the major social media platforms and look for things related to Forex, you will most likely...

ICO´s Are Indeed Risky, But Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Them…

What will the future of ICOs look like internationally? Without a doubt, ICOs are generating great expectations and I think there is probably an...

Dirty Little Secrets About the Forex Industry

We just adore revealing things that are not talked about in the mainstream media. In our articles series, a trader could notice most of...

What’s Holding Back the Forex Industry?

The short answer is well known but the rabbit hole goes deep. It is the same reason we have global economic downturns, each special in its way but with a common enemy. The behavior of all actors linked to the forex industry is guided by many interests. Interests that do not align with individual forex trading. Let’s try to understand the gist since the short answer just turns people away from trading even though forex trading is one of the best ways to attain financial freedom, despite its quirks. 

Forex Trading By the Numbers (This Information May Shock You)

For most current traders Forex markets are the privilege they were born into. As the majority of them are below forty–five years of age,...

Investing in China: Opportunity Or the Next Crisis?

In the S. XV, at the time when the so-called Silk Road had its decline, a network of trade routes that from the 1st...

The Functions of the Financial Market

The role of the financial market in a modern civilized society is enormous. Its aim is to mobilize capital, distribute it among industries, control...

The Impact of Supply and Demand In the Forex Market

To become an expert in the field, any tennis player will have to learn how to yield the racket, move across the court, apply...

EFTA and Its Relationship to Forex Trading

Did you know that all four EFTA member states enjoy some of the highest price levels of all European countries, supported by high productivity...

Where Forex is Headed Over the Next 5 Years?

This is one of the most common questions people are asking the experts. Luckily no one knows for sure, otherwise, forex would not be...

Is Volume Enough to Beat the Big Banks?

Traders hoping to become successful at forex constantly strive to improve their trading skills and, even more so, the variety of indicators that they...

Are the Markets Ever Actually Wrong? (Hint, It’s Possible)

Price is everything. By observing the pound rally in October, you involuntarily begin to believe in the principles of technical analysis. You’d have to...

Five Ways to Survive and Thrive in Extreme Volatility

Market volatility can be both a blessing and a curse, Many traders out there trade only in the most volatile of conditions, while others...

What Is the 70/20 Rule in Forex?

Experts believe that 70 percent of market movements occur only during 20 percent of all time. What does the trader need to know about...

The Inflation That Will Never Really Come

The sole objective of the entire Keynesian economy is to generate inflation. That is what the Keynesian shamans call economic growth, inflation. People often don’t understand what inflation means or why it exists and that makes them fall for the generally false belief that inflation makes debts evaporate.

Purchasing Power Parity Theory

Traders, who operate in the foreign exchange market, read such news every day as: "the consolidation of the dollar led to the fall in...

WARNING: The Economy Has Become a Zombie!

A year after the repo explosion, Cantillon Effect, Minsky Moment, the economy has become a zombie. A year ago there was one of the greatest...

What Can FX Traders Learn From Alexander Kearns’ Death

Many of you may have heard of Alexander Kearns, but for those that have not, it is a sad situation where a young man,...

The Economic Calendar and Why It’s So Darn Interesting

Today we’ll go with an entry about a tool that interests a lot of you, the economic calendar, and its impact on Forex trading. It is constantly updated so that you have access depending on the day you are looking at it. To get started, let’s see what this tool is and why I tell you that it is a tool that should interest you a lot if you trade in currencies (or any other type of asset).

Is Market Analysis a Must for Trading?

Imagine that you are a doctor and a patient visits you. Instead of conducting a full check-up, you just put the person on the table and start operating. This doesn’t sound good, does it?

Fixed Forex Spreads vs Floating Spreads: Which is Should I Choose?

When you’re searching for a broker, you’ll find many different account types and options when it comes to fees, available assets, funding methods, and...

When Can I Trade? Let’s Review Forex Market Trading Sessions &...

The Forex Market is open for trading 24 hours a day, five days a week. The market is divided into 4 different sessions depending...

Guidance for Trading Forex During Times of Crisis

People generally go about their daily routine without fail, but things change during times of crisis. For example, if the weatherman predicts tornados or...

Why We Don’t Have Reliable Volume Data in the Forex Market?

Professionals who see volume as a prerequisite of success view any lack of volume as an important factor. Traders need volume to know if...

If You Read Nothing Else Today, Read This Report on the...

The economic crises that have shaken the world economy in recent years have had their origin in the explosion of the famous financial bubbles. The consequences of these economic crises have had a negative impact on the lives of millions of people. This negative impact has served as an argument for advocates of regulation and interventionism to promote policies or regulations that regulate financial markets.

Insane Volatility: Tips for Trading Forex In a Hyper-Active Market

Sometimes currency markets can become extraordinarily volatile. In fact, any market can, depending on what’s been going on. You can be on a good...

Trading, HFT and Big Data – Exposing Fake News!

Just as the white SUVs are flooding our streets, "Big Data" seems to be the hot topic. While at first, it doesn’t seem hard...

What is the Best Trading Position? Part II – Trade Protection

Last time we started talking about risk management, giving you the exact number of what your risk in trading should be. In case you...

What is the Best Trading Position? Part I – Risk

Let’s say you are interested in starting to trade for the first time but you are not sure what exactly you need to do...

COVID Crisis: USA Vs. Europen Market Recovery Battle

COVID-19 has without a doubt taken a toll on markets around the world. The United States and Europe, in particular, are battling to be...

Which Factors Truly Impact the Forex Market?

To be a successful forex trader, you need to understand what affects the value of a currency and what can cause it to change....

Which Global Trading Session is the Worst? The Answer Just Might...

FWhile the forex market offers the opportunity to trade 24 hours per day, smart traders know that certain times just aren’t prime for trading....

The Top 8 Must-Know Features of the Forex Market

There are more reasons to have exposure to the forex foreign exchange market beyond currency diversification. Once you do your homework, you will realize...

What Is the The Theory of the Dollar Smile?

In times of recession, the US currency acts in the same way. The global economy is cyclical. And whether in periods of GDP expansion...

Forex Liquidity and It’s Impact on Strategy Selection

Liquidity is often confused with volatility, but both are different concepts. A liquid currency is an asset that can be exchanged very quickly for...

Not Having This Information About Correlations Will Keep You From Growing

I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of the correlation, but just in case I’ve been working on this article. Have you ever thought...

The (Far Too Often) Understated Importance of Volume in Forex Trading

Then we will answer the following questions: Why is the volume of transactions in the stock market so important? What are the basic concepts of volume analysis? What exactly is volume analysis? What is behind this analysis? Why do professional operators pay so much attention to the volume of trading and what is the benefit of their analysis?

Can Forex Escape the Current Crisis? Let’s Discuss its Future…

Forex is one of the tools that can be used today to prevent our money from losing its value and make profits in the process. To put it simply, Forex is the global market that allows the exchange of two currencies against each other.

Should I Invest in Forex or the Stock Market?

When we speak about investing we think about the long-term period of holding some assets in expectation their value will increase. Therefore, investing is...

Is There A Way to Make Forex Trading More Secure?

Persons asking this question are tackling the essence of successful forex trading. One of the essential starting points is the mechanism to cut your losses before you try to get more winner trades. You will find that in team sports, defense plays a key role to win, it is a must before all else. Traders asking this question also show they understand measures need to be put in place and are wondering what are the ways to do that. Luckily, there are many ways to make trading more secure, traders, and generally, -economy schools call this risk management. How we make the risk of losing acceptable so, in the long run, we are consistently able to reap the rewards out of forex.

Is the Forex Market Better Than Other Markets?

Let’s discuss why investing in forex (the currency market) and not in other types of products (stocks, warrants, CFDs, etc.) or other markets (IBEX,...

Why Have Forex Trading Levels Spiked During the Pandemic?

The coronavirus situation has rocked the world, everything has changed. People are now working from home, millions have lost their jobs and many have...

When Does Latency Become an Issue in Forex Trading?

It is important that before we ask that question, that we understand what latency actually is. You may have heard the term if you...

Overview of Trends and Lagging Tools

Veteran traders often develop a kind of intolerance to certain life and relationship issues. This intolerance developed from a professional mindset for decision making,...

Buy Now Because It´s ALL Cheap!

"Buy now because it's ALL cheap!" This is a sentence we have heard hundreds of times and it must be said that the basis...