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Advanced Trading Techniques only the Pros Know

Follow these tips to up your trading game and close the gap between you and the pros. Use trailing stops As an experienced trader, you’ll know how annoying it is to get stopped out of a trade. Basically, you set a stop limit on the trade to prevent losses over a certain percentage or price level. If you’re holding an equity it’s probably a stop limit if the price falls below a certain point. For a spread bet, it may be a point above the price if you’ve sold the stock, or below the price if you’ve bought it. Say…

Top 3 Things To Look For In A Winning Penny Stock

Penny stocks are simply any stocks that are sold for less than five dollars a share. They are a high risk but potentially high reward alternative investment to traditional stock trading. Since the shares of each penny stock are so low, they generally are for smaller companies. This is why you have a high risk of losing your investment, but also have potential for a higher return should that business succeed. You can minimize the risk you make with penny stock investing by knowing the basic fundamentals to look for in a company. That’s what we’re going to discuss now.…

A History of Binary Options

  Binary options were first unveiled to the public in 2008. It was at that time that binary options (also referred to as “digital options” by some), made their appearance on the Chicago Board of Exchange as an asset which could be traded. During the same year, the financial markets struggled mightily, as the US mortgage crisis directly and negatively impacted the global markets. These events would play a critical role in the formation of binaries, as traders were seeking different forms of investing that offered lower levels of risk. As a result, binary options were propelled to popularity. What…

How to Choose the Right Forex Broker for You

The forex market is active 24-hours a day, 6-days a week and is the most liquid capital market. Currency pairs are traded around the clock and provides traders with an opportunity to speculate, as well as allows corporate treasurers and portfolio managers with a marketplace to hedge their currency exposure. While there are plenty of opportunities to make money, you need to find a forex broker who will act as your partner in assisting you through the maze of daily trading activity. Choosing a Forex Broker The first step in determining the right broker for you is determining your needs…

5 lesser-known, fail-safe trading strategies 

Similar to trading stocks, currencies and commodities, binary options traders must learn the use of certain trading strategies to turn the odds on their favour and gain profits in the long term. There are different trading strategies available based on the use of technical analysis as well as fundamental analysis of the underlying assets. While every investor follows his individualstyle of trading, it’s important to choose a strategy which suits his style and trading skills. While some strategies are based on the market news and investor sentiment, some apply the use of statistical market data and technical analysis tools. Breakout…