Trader Education – Tutorials, Guides and Walk-Throughs

Wealth Management: Who Are The World’s Most Affluent Individuals?

June 17, 2020

What is wealth management? Wealth management is both a financial planning and investment advisory service that is offered to high-net-worth individuals (HNW) and family offices to support them in managing their money. Wealth management companies provide a range of services such as commercial investments, real estate investments, equity strategies, portfolio management, etc. Wealth management is…

A Beginner’s Guide to The World of Forex Trading: Part 2

June 15, 2020

As we mentioned in the first part of our guide, the FX market is the biggest financial market in the world. Based on the data from a recent triennial report from the Bank for International Settlements, “Trading in FX markets reached $6.6 trillion per day in April 2019, up from $5.1 trillion 3 years earlier.”…

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

May 28, 2020

Just 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,…

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, the relative change of an index is more…

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. Technical analysis assesses whether a security or share’s price will increase or decreased based on historical market data. Technical analysis is…

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…