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February 21, 2019
Unsystematic vs. Systematic Risk

Unsystematic vs. Systematic Risk

Risk is an unavoidable part of trading. People who succeed in the financial markets are those who know how to manage risks effectively. And, risk management […]
February 21, 2019
What are the Major World Indices?

What are the Major World Indices?

When you hear that “the market has hit all time highs” or the “lowest point in the last quarter,” it refers to the value of an […]
February 21, 2019
What is Indirect Finance?

What is Indirect Finance?

The transfer of funds from primary lenders to primary borrowers by converting the borrower’s securities into indirect securities and the lender’s funds into indirect funds is […]
February 21, 2019
Internal Financing Definition

Internal Financing Definition

When a firm looks to raise capital to finance a project, it has two options, to seek internal financing or to find external financing. External funds […]
February 15, 2019
Risk Diversification in Forex

Risk Diversification in Forex

As the age-old adage goes, never keep all your eggs in one basket. In the same way, forex traders should look to diversify their trades, instead […]
February 6, 2019
How is Investor Sentiment Calculated?

How is Investor Sentiment Calculated?

The financial markets are guided by a multitude of factors ranging from economic to socio-political dynamics in participating countries. Another very important factor that drives the […]
February 6, 2019
What is an Equity Stake?

What is an Equity Stake?

We often come across news of mergers and acquisitions, where one company acquires a significant equity stake in another. Equity stake represent the percentage of the […]
January 30, 2019
Tools Proprietary Traders Utilise

Tools Proprietary Traders Utilise

Proprietary or institutional traders have different needs to retail traders. Institutional traders work at the behest of big financial institutions, such as big banks, insurance companies, […]
January 29, 2019
Are Liquidity Providers Important?

Are Liquidity Providers Important?

Liquidity providers in the financial markets are generally “market makers” or underwriters, who hold a substantial amount of a financial asset. Ideally, they bring price stability […]
January 29, 2019
Trading Monitor Setups

Trading Monitor Setups

There are many elements that come together to make for a successful trader. One is understanding the markets, and another is having access to excellent technology […]
January 21, 2019
Fitness: Is it Important When Trading?

Fitness: Is it Important When Trading?

Active traders in the financial markets around the world are increasingly suffering from cardio-vascular ailments and poor psychological health. We have seen frequent instances of high-income, […]
January 21, 2019
Currency Exchange vs Forex Broker

Currency Exchange vs Forex Broker

According to the triennial report of 2016, released by the Bank for International Settlements, the average forex market size is $5.1 trillion per day. This makes […]
January 16, 2019
What is Behavioural Finance?

What is Behavioural Finance?

One of emerging areas in global economics and finance is behavioural finance, which investigates the emotional and cognitive factors that impact the financial decision-making process of […]
January 14, 2019
Trader Tweets of the Year

Trader Tweets of the Year

When we think of tweets these days, the first person that tends to come to mind is US President Donald Trump. His frequent use of Twitter […]
December 24, 2018
Market Execution vs Pending Order

Market Execution vs Pending Order

When you put in a request to purchase or sell an asset, that order goes into a handling framework that puts in a few orders before […]
December 13, 2018
What is a Shareholder?

What is a Shareholder?

Saving for retirement seems unnecessary during one’s youth, but that’s when one should build their nest egg. The more time you give your money, the more […]
December 10, 2018
What is Liquidity?

What is Liquidity?

  Liquidity is something that many investors fail to take into consideration or understand, which then leads to the failure of their financial plans during critical […]
December 10, 2018
What is Trading Sentiment?

What is Trading Sentiment?

Trading is all about making informed decisions, keeping emotions at bay. And yet, despite much effort, sentiments do end up affecting not just a single trader’s […]
December 10, 2018
What is Volatility?

What is Volatility?

Watch for breakouts from consolidations As long as an asset remains between the support and resistance of a tunnel, no action should be taken. In a […]
December 10, 2018
History Behind Non-Farm Payrolls

History Behind Non-Farm Payrolls

Key Information to Look for in the NFP Report 1. Employment Rate as a Percentage of the Overall Workforce The unemployment rate is defined as the […]