Tag: trading

Stock Trading vs Options Trading

A lot of people email me and tell me it's a lot of different things, but really it comes down to two things. It comes down to leverage and it comes down to choice. With options trading you can use leverage to your advantage. Now obviously leverage can be a bad thing if you use it the wrong way, if you over allocate, if you are stupid with your entries, leverage can work against you. But one of the key benefits of using and trading options is that you have an incredible amount of leverage to enhance your returns and reduce risk at the same time. The second part of this is choice. When you trade stocks you are very, very limited on choice. Basically two choices: buy or sell. When you trade options you have a lot of different choices.
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Bulls and Bears – oh my!

Jun 25, 2009 Forex Tips by admin
Anyone who has flicked through the financial channels on their cable TV box without really stopping to listen to what is being said will probably be occasionally confused by references to “bulls” and “bears”. These terms are common parlance in trading situations, and can be heard or read in any market analysis if you stay […]

Support and Resistance – the two key words

To really understand the behavior of a currency on the Forex market it is important to see how it has behaved over a period of time. Taken over the course of a very short space of time, it is possible to make data mean just about anything. This, in turn, means that the data will […]

Where do you get your Forex data?

The systems of compilation for Forex data vary a great deal. There are as many different types of collation as you can reasonably imagine, and some of these methods have been proven over time to be, if not foolproof, then at least incredibly informative. Access to the right data is important in ensuring as high […]

The reliability of trending data

Jun 25, 2009 Forex Tips by admin
When making an investment in the Forex market – or indeed cashing out of one – it is common to use the trending patterns of the currency that you are trading. This is data that has been collected over a period of time – in many cases over the course of years, even decades. Knowing […]

How does technical analysis work?

Technical analysis of currency movements is now, more than ever, part of the Forex market. As time has passed, different ways of collecting and displaying data have arisen. These differing ways can be taken in isolation to either create or back up a strategy, or can be combined in order to read how the market […]