Beginner Fundamental Analysis

Bank Holidays And Why They Matter To Forex Traders

Bank Holidays And Why They Matter To Forex Traders

Today I come before you as a wounded soldier. This week, more specifically at the time of writing this article, I was caught asleep at the wheel. It happens to the best of us and it’s important to recognize when you are out of balance as a person because your imbalance, whether it’s physical, emotional, or mental, affects your trading results directly…

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Knowing Your Forex Pairs

Knowing Your Forex Pairs

In this article, we will discuss a few key pointers that every Forex trader needs to know about his or her currency pairs. So let me start by asking you a few questions… How well do you know your pairs; EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY?
Seriously how well?! Do you know what happened 2 weeks ago with cable? Or why the Euro gained so much strength over the past week? Or what price your favorite pairs are sitting at right now?

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Understanding The Forex Economic Calendar

Understanding The Forex Economic Calendar

In Forex trading the economic calendar refers to scheduled economic releases that have an impact on a currencies value and/ or the market as a whole; these calendars come packed with other useful information for traders.

Economic releases have an impact on trader sentiment and valuation, the influence on price is usually short term but, in significant cases, the impact can be long term.

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Effect of global events on the forex market

Effect Of Global Events On The Forex Market

Major global events can affect currency valuations; therefore most traders keep a keen eye on any significant worldwide developments and how these can impact their trading.

Why do global events affect Forex? Major worldwide developments influence the supply and demand of currencies.

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Main fundamental forces in forex

Main Fundamental Forces In Forex

Fundamentals, what are they and what do they mean? Why do some consider them as evil and others as good? Well, let’s dive into all these questions and understand what part they play in the forex markets.

Now it is key for me to highlight that fundamental analysis is a way of looking at the markets through the understanding of economic, social and political forces that may cause the market to react a certain way

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How interest rates affect forex trading

How Interest Rates Affect Forex Trading

Watching Bloomberg and CNBC will make any new trader confused beyond belief. So many types of economic data flowing on the screen and the different analysts giving their opinions, this can leave traders with a heart rate above 150 bpm thinking: “what will happen to my long USD position?” In this article, we will discuss how interest rates affect Forex trading so that you are not left chewing your nails or grinding your teeth until there is nothing left.

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Fundamental's vs. Technical's

Fundamental’s Vs Technical’s

What is the big deal…? No, Really? In this lonely and dangerous world of Forex, like any other, you probably will have heard the term Fundamental Analysis which sounds like something you ought to know about right. Let’s take a look

Fundamental analysis is the use and study of economic factors in a given country in an attempt to gauge the current or, more profitable, future value of that country’s currency. But wait…

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