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Cypherpunks and The Rise of Crypto

Cypherpunks and The Rise of Crypto

By Tea | July 13, 2021

Cypherpunks and cryptocurrency enthusiasts will always be tied together by virtue of the fact that they share a common interest – cryptography. A cypherpunk is an individual that advocates for cryptography and privacy as means to social and political change. And a crypto enthusiast is someone who embraces the idea of a decentralized economy. While…

The Pros and Cons of Mirror Trading

The Pros and Cons of Mirror Trading

By Nicholas Price | April 21, 2021

There are a number of strategies you can adopt when trading. Which one you choose depends on your goal. For those of you who are new to day trading and are in the midst of researching your approach, you might have come across the term ‘mirror trading’. Let’s take a closer look at what that…

What is a Bubble and Why do Traders Want In?

What is a Bubble and Why do Traders Want In?

By Nicole | April 13, 2021

What is a Bubble? A bubble is an economic cycle where the market value of an asset increases rapidly. Enthusiastic market behaviour drives the swift escalation of an asset’s price. So, what happens is that an asset is traded within a price range that largely exceeds its intrinsic value. This means that the price it…

NASDAQ - What is it and How Does it Work?

NASDAQ – What is it and How Does it Work?

By Nicole | February 22, 2021

What is the Nasdaq? The Nasdaq Stock Market, also known as Nasdaq, is an American stock and securities exchange, known globally for being the second-largest stock exchange by market capitalization after the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange). Nasdaq is short for the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. Unlike many other stock exchanges, Nasdaq does not have…

Economic Indicators that Drive the Forex Market 

Economic Indicators that Drive the Forex Market 

By Nicholas Price | November 24, 2020

The fact that the foreign exchange market is gaining so much traction globally is a clear sign that macroeconomic elements from different corners of the world all affect the forex market. The rate of any given currency is primarily determined by its country’s overall economic situation, and the overall economic situation is a sum of many macroeconomic elements.   There are three most important economic indicators; leading, coincident, and…

The Basics of Currency Trading

The Basics of Currency Trading

By Nicholas Price | November 16, 2020

What type of currencies can be traded? Currencies are split into three main categories: Majors Minors Exotics Understandably, majors are the most important, most traded currencies out there. They include powerful currencies such as the United States Dollar and the Great British Pound.  The first letters identify the country’s name, and the third letter identifies…

Commodity Trading: The ultimate guide to lead you to successful trades

Commodity Trading: The ultimate guide to lead you to successful trades

By Nicholas Price | November 12, 2020

Commodity trading is as old as civilizations. Basic goods and raw materials used to create complex goods are called commodities, and they have been traded for thousands of years. However, a modern-day commodity market is very different from the physical one that existed back then. Today, traders use digital trading platforms such as the London…

Forex or Stocks: Which Of The Two Should You Trade?

Forex or Stocks: Which Of The Two Should You Trade?

By Nicholas Price | September 25, 2020

While the Forex market is the biggest financial market in the world, the stock market has been a popular trading battlefield for investors for years. People who are new to trading often wonder which is better. To be frank, there is no quick or easy answer to which of the two is best—there advantages and…

How Useful Are Trading Bots?

How Useful Are Trading Bots?

By Nicholas Price | September 17, 2020

What is automated trading? Automated trading is the process that involves using EAs or expert advisors programs, also known as trading bots, that are used by traders to speculate market conditions and trade on their behalf based on preset algorithms.  The algorithms use technical analysis to open orders, trailing stops, and more. Automated trading allows you…

Understanding Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Understanding Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

By Nicholas Price | September 4, 2020

What is an ETF? An ETF (exchange-traded fund) is an extremely popular financial trading instrument that is essentially a basket of securities, for example, stocks from large public companies that are traded on the stock exchange. ETFs are not limited to a single industry; however – they can contain various types of assets such as…