October 2018

Tiger Trading: Long-Term Charts For Short-Term Currency Trades

Tiger Trading

Stock traders often add currencies to portfolios, in order to benefit from the incredible opportunities that currency trading can present. While it is true that stocks require a different set of analyses, there is enough in common between the two asset classes that should enable a stock trader to adapt quite easily to currency trading. Although the following method is designed as a swing trade that can be held for many days or weeks, it is also possible to use the tiger trading methodology to hold the position even longer, as long as the trade remains profitable. Why the Tiger? It seems...

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Your 5 step guide to successful medium term stocks trading

Medium Term trading

If you would like to trade stocks in the medium term – holding positions for anything from a day to a couple of weeks – you will need to conduct slightly more in-depth analysis than that of a shorter time span. This will involve examining the historical and anticipated performance of the shortlist of companies you have already compiled. To do this, you will spend time reading their quarterly earnings reports, following the outcome of any shareholder meetings and preparing for any upcoming events such as a product launch or acquisition. Step 1: gather your information To compare companies in...

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Forex trading: A beginner’s guide

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Forex is short for foreign exchange, but the actual asset class we are referring to is currencies. Foreign exchange is the act of changing one country's currency into another country's currency for a variety of reasons, usually for tourism or commerce. Due to the fact that business is global, there is a need to transact with other countries in their own particular currency. After the accord at Bretton Woods in 1971, when currencies were allowed to float freely against one another, the values of individual currencies have varied, which has given rise to the need for foreign exchange services. This service has been taken up by...

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