Trader Education – Tutorials, Guides and Walk-Throughs

A Beginner’s Guide to The World of Forex Trading: Part 1

A Beginner’s Guide to The World of Forex Trading: Part 1

June 11, 2020

The forex market (also known as the FX market) is a global decentralized market for trading currencies, which includes buying, selling, and exchanging them at preset or current prices. It is by far the largest market in the world in terms of trading volume and determines the foreign exchange rates for every currency. Forex, or…

Understanding Cryptocurrencies: Part I

Understanding Cryptocurrencies: Part I

May 28, 2020

Like any currency across the world, digital currencies have been created to serve an essential purpose: to act as a medium of exchange for products and services. However, unlike standard and fiat currencies, most cryptocurrencies are decentralized, which means they do not rely on governments or central banking systems to process their transactions. Instead, they…

What Are Indices and How Do They Work?

What Are Indices and How Do They Work?

May 14, 2020

Indices are statistical measures of change in a particular segment of the financial market. Traders invest in a basket (or portfolio) of securities.  The biggest and most popular indices usually combine shares of large public companies, such as the S&P 500 and FTSE 100. In most cases, an index’s relative change is more vital than…

Fundamental Analysis VS. Technical Analysis – How are they different?

Fundamental Analysis VS. Technical Analysis – How are they different?

May 11, 2020

What is Fundamental Analysis? For investors, the main goal is to decipher whether a share or stock’s current price is fair value; in other words, whether the price is too high or too low. The technical analysis assesses whether a security or share’s price will increase or decreased based on historical market data. Technical analysis…

Institutional VS. Retail Investors – How are they different?

Institutional VS. Retail Investors – How are they different?

May 5, 2020

There are different kinds of investors out there, and it might be a bit confusing when you are initially signing up with a broker. Understanding the difference between different kinds of investors is essential when considering an investment in any asset, stock, forex pair, or cryptocurrency. In simple terms: An institutional investor is either an…