Market cycles and how to incorporate them into your trades

It is a common practice to follow the market cycles as each year presents them and set up trades accordingly. Traders do this every day on smaller scales, following the economic calendars provided by forex and CFD brokers. The markets change each year according to cycle systems. Each cycle is influenced by large and small […]

  • By AdminFund
  • September 20, 2018
  • 7:00 pm BST

Interest rates: A major factor influencing financial markets

One of the major factors affecting financial markets is interest rate changes. The market would certainly be less exciting without them, not to mention less profitable. Any minor changes to these rates, even by as little as 0.25%, can result in significant price swings with good trade-placing gaps, especially in the forex trading market. What […]

  • By AdminFund
  • September 18, 2018
  • 10:07 pm BST

The effect of holding costs on your CFD positions

Each trading day closes with the end of the New York trading session. If you still have positions open in your account, most Forex and CFD brokers charge what is known as a holding fee. The direction of your trades – if you are buying or selling – at the end of the trading day […]

Should social be reserved for media – not trading?

Social trading has followed the same route as social media over the last few years – in that the trend has grown substantially. In the past, many traders were reliant on discussion forums and groups as a means of picking up trading ideas and perhaps a signal or two. In the current age of social […]

  • By Harrison Cole
  • August 10, 2018
  • 6:49 pm BST

Interest rates: A major factor influencing financial markets

One of the major factors affecting financial markets is interest rate changes. The market would certainly be less exciting without them, not to mention less profitable. Any minor changes to these rates, even by as little as 0.25%, can result in significant price swings with good trade-placing gaps, especially in the forex trading market. What […]

Investing on a small budget: Yes, it’s possible!

These days, thanks to technology, lacking a big source of ready cash to buy enough shares to create a swanky portfolio is no longer a serious barrier to getting into the investment game. It’s all a matter of knowing the best ways to get started with a small amount of money. CFDs are the way […]

The Morphin Power Ranger and organic Fifth Element strategies

Despite the catchy names of these swing trading strategies, they do not take after the movies with the same titles as you might expect. Let’s look at the Fifth Element Strategy first. The Fifth Element strategy The Fifth Element strategy indicates to you when an upcoming entry price will be, allowing you to time an […]

Pay yourself first: The importance of investing in yourself

It is often stated that you can either work for money or you can make money work for you. In reality, it isn’t that black and white as most of us are not trust fund heirs, so we have to learn how to build up capital while working as employees in order to have funds […]

Explaining the Turtle Soup trading strategy

The origin of the Turtle Soup trading strategy comes from a trading group who dubbed themselves “The Turtles”. As a group of like-minded strategists, they found that they used almost the same techniques to make profits, so it was natural for them to form a collective and call their strategy the Turtle strategy. In fact, […]

Day trading on the weekend: Is it possible?

It is possible to be a day trader over the weekend. In fact, forex weekend trading hours have specifically been added to accommodate this. Forex, Bitcoin and indices are mostly traded on the weekend, but it probably won’t be long before weekend trading in stocks, commodities, CFDs and a number of other instruments becomes a […]

  • By Harrison Cole
  • August 1, 2018
  • 8:05 pm BST