Category Archives: Educational Material

Minimizing risk by using crosses: Thoughts on trading with the news

If you are trading on news events, you may want to consider using a cross. This can help you get around the uncertainty with American releases and unexpected reactions to them.   Fundamental traders always take economic indicators into consideration, … Continue reading

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The importance of pacing in forex trading

In order to improve your trading, it is important to pay special attention to the frequency of your trading. In order to have the best control over your account, it is important to learn the value of pacing yourself and … Continue reading

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Money Management

You’ve probably read about money management many times, a word forex brokers wouldn’t be unfamiliar with. Yet very few managed applying it in their day-to-day forex trading. How can you turn money management from a buzzword, into an actionable trade … Continue reading

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Withdrawing in Forex Trading

Trading forex to make money? The answer is usually yes. The next question is: When do you plan on withdrawing your profits? If you do not have a withdrawal plan in place here are some of the advantages of making … Continue reading

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Carry Trading? Beware of Overweight!

For some time before the crisis the carry trade was popular but eyed by many.  Are we seeing the return to long term carry trading in the future? Probably not. The carry trade was usually done by buying AUD/JPY or … Continue reading

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Position Based vs. Order Based

Jforex (the trading platform used by Dukascopy) us a position based system while the Metatrader 4 platform is an order based system. To learn more about the difference and uses of the order and position based system we have put … Continue reading

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A Jungle of Brokerages: What is What?

To someone that is new, or perhaps even experienced, to the game of forex, understanding what broker to use is not always that easy. What is a Market Maker and how will this option give you something different than an … Continue reading

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Using a Forex Demo Account for Technical Analysis

Opening a forex demo account is a great way to practice technical analysis. There’s only a minor difference between having a real account and a demo account at this stage of technical analysis, and you can learn a lot. This … Continue reading

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