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Educational Articles for Newcomers to the Forex and Crypto World: Forex basics, including structure, assets, a basic definition of the common terms such as lot, bid, ask, price, how prices move, leverage, spread, slippage, basic chart concepts, chart types, timeframes, ranges. Basic money management and position size techniques.

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...

What You Need to Know About Trading Forex In the U.K.

So, you are currently living in the UK and want to be a forex trader? Great! Wanting to do something is always the first...

Faux Pas That Are Actually Okay to Make With Your Trading

Much like anything in life, trading offers a lot of variety and so there are a lot of different people doing a lot of...

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...

Top 5 Things You’re Forgetting to Do While Trading Forex

Forex trading is a massive beast, there is so much involved in it, you will be forgiven if you were to forget something. In...

How Technology Is Changing How We Trade Forex

The world is changing, technology is changing and so the way that we trade is also changing based on the new technology that is coming out. It is changing and it will continue to change as the world progresses. 

The Best Advice Forex Trading Advice You’ll Ever Receive

We all like a little bit of advice, don't we? The entire point of advice is that it allows us to get better, as...

What NOT to Do When Trading Forex For the First Time

Let’s be honest with each other, we have all made some silly mistakes when we do something for the first time. This is certainly...

The Most Hilarious Complaints We’ve Heard About Forex

There are a lot of people that like to complain about things when it comes to trading. Some of them are genuine complaints, while...

Tips for Increasing Your Forex Productivity

Forex trading can take a long time. In fact, in order to place a single trade, it could take you up to a few...

To People That Want To Start Forex But Are Afraid To...

Getting started with new things is often the hardest step, and it is no different when it comes to trading and forex. People can...

What I Wish I Knew About Forex Trading A Year Ago

One thing that we can all be sure about, hindsight is a fantastic thing. It allows us to look back at what we have...

Undeniable Proof That You Need A Trading Strategy

If you are new to trading or are simply thinking about joining and have spoken to another trader, they most likely would have asked...

Three Trade Duration-Based Forex Strategies

In this article, we will analyze the types of existing automated systems according to the duration of the trade. I’ll show you some interesting...

The Seven Deadly Sins of the Forex Trader

Most of us have heard of the biblical seven deadly sins, but few know about the seven deadly sins of Forex. Part of achieving...

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.

Top 5 Qualities the Best Forex Traders Tend to Have

If you want to make it to the top as one of the forex industry’s most successful traders, you’ll need to learn to act...

Tell-Tale Signs You Need to Get a New Forex Broker

Are you here because your forex broker hasn’t been meeting your expectations lately? If so, then you don’t have to settle. New brokers open their doors every single day and hundreds of options have probably popped up since you first signed up for that old trading account. Finding a new broker can offer multiple benefits, from reduced fees to a wider selection of trading instruments, the chance to make extra money through bonuses, and more. If you’re seriously considering switching, then take a look at our list of tell-tale signs that you need to find a new forex broker.

The Ultimate Checklist for First-Time Forex Traders

Congratulations on your decision to become a forex trader! This self-made career path can really open the door to a lot of financial opportunities...

How Much Should You Be Spending on Forex Trading?

There’s a lot to figure out once you make the decision to become a forex trader. What broker to use, when and how to...

These Small Changes Will Make a Huge Difference in Your Profits

It’s no secret that every single forex trader wants to make as much money as possible, otherwise, what’s the point? Even if you’re already...

Top 7 Biggest and Most Embarrassing Forex Blunders

When it comes to forex trading, there are a few factors that can make or break your career. Beginners are very prone to making...

Tips for Avoiding Forex Burnout

Has forex trading left you feeling tired, frustrated, and just plain burnt out lately? Some might be under the impression that trading is an...

The Trading Log: Key Component for a Pro Trader

At forex.academy, we understand that a trading record is a decisive component to be successful in Forex. That's why we took the time to create a free trading log on an Excel Spreadsheet. It was designed to present all the needed information at a glance. Here we present its guide.

Market Profile Singles Indicator Review

Today we will examine the Market Profile Singles Indicator (we could also call it a single print indicator or gap indicator), which is available on the mql5.com market in metatrader4 and metatrader5 versions.

The Connection Between Crude Oil and the Climate Emergency

About ten thousand years ago in the world, there were about five million people; 9,000 years later, the figure was over 300 million. And...

Optimization Vs. Over Optimization

Today we discover the dangers of optimization: over-optimization. That’s the secret to making our system robust, consistent, and quite durable over time, or a...

Myfxbook: The Definitive Guide

What is Myfxbook? How do I create an account? What can I find on this platform? What should I do if I want to...

How to Measure Your Trading Strategy with “R Square”

Chances are if this is the first time you’ve heard that square R, you have no idea what exactly I mean or where the...

The Most Interesting Myths and Truths About Forex Trading

There are many myths about Forex that need to be left behind well in the past and here we will tell you exactly what...

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...

What Is the Best Strategy for Forex Trading in 2021?

2020 is over and we must prepare our best Forex strategy to start the year 2021 in the best possible way. Undoubtedly, to define...

What Are SWAPS in Forex?

I see many people, even those who already invest in the foreign exchange market, who don’t know what forex swap is. Also known as...

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...

Let’s Discuss the Ethics of the Modern Investor

I recently read in a forum an interesting debate about whether there are more speculators or citizens in the economic forums, that just by...

What Are Forex Boost/Impulse Indicators?

Impulse indicators measure the rate of change in closing prices and are used to detect weakness in trends and potential points of turn. Often...

Why We Love Forex Trading (And Think You Should, Too!)

Forex and trading are becoming an ever-popular activity. For many, it is just about making a little extra money on the side, while for...

The Most Pervasive Problems in Forex (#2 Might Surprise You)

From the outside, trading and forex look like a pretty green field, full of people getting rich, and everything going really well. When we...

Tips For Keeping A Truly Helpful Forex Trading Journal

This is being written with the assumption you have looked into forex trading before, and in doing so have come across the term 'trading journal' previously. There is no way that you wouldn't have because any website that you go to that is related to FX trading would have told you to get one, and to get one right from the start. That is just how important these diaries of sorts actually are. 

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,...

Forex Pros Do These Things (And You Should Too!)

We forex traders like to look up to those that have come before us and been successful. We do this for a number of...

What is the Difference Between Orders, Trades and Positions in Forex?

For someone with very little knowledge of forex or trading as a whole, the terms order, trade, and position all probably sound quite similar...

Even More Frequently Asked Forex Trading Questions Answered!

Our previous question and answer article was so popular that we decided to add another round! What follows are some of the most popular...

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).

What Sports Can Teach Us About Success In Forex

The forex world can seem very isolated as if it is something that you can do with skills that are only used with trading....

The Truth About Why You’re Failing at Forex

There are a lot of traders out there. A lot of them are experienced and a lot of them are completely new. The one...

If EUR/USD Buying is High, Does That Affect the Fluctuation/Swing in...

The EUR-USD cross is an intriguing one. With a total of 9.6 million traders in the world, approximately 37% of all volume at the...

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?

10 Incredibly Surprising Stats About Forex Trading

Both aspiring and expert forex traders can benefit from learning informative statistics about the forex market; however, you’ll often find a long list of...