Trader Education – Tutorials, Guides and Walk-Throughs

What Are Indices and How Do They Work?

By Nicholas Price / 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…

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

By Nicholas Price / 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…

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What is the difference between institutional and retail investors?

By Nicholas Price / 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…

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