Forex

Trading Roundup: S&P500 Index – Could Be a Good Time to Buy

19.05.2018

The Standard & Poor’s 500, often abbreviated as the S&P 500, is a popular American stock market index based on the market capitalisations of 500 large companies that have common stock listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ. The S&P 500’s stocks end this week on a higher note – something for you, as a potential […]

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Wall Street’s ‘Sell in May’ could be fading away

19.05.2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Sell in May and go away,” arguably the most well-worn axiom on Wall Street, has proven to be shrewd advice during previous midterm election years. Though the exact origins of the phrase are a bit murky, up until recently, stocks had underperformed in the six-month period starting in May, which coincides […]

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What is the NFP and How to Trade It

18.05.2018

Source: Shutterstock Each first Friday of the month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes data on nonfarm payroll for the month, which is closely monitored by economists all around the world to track economic trends, identify new directions, and check on the state economy. Nonfarm payroll (NFP) is one of the key economic indicators […]

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Mirror trading and copy trading

17.05.2018

Mirror trading and copy trading Mirror trading is like copy trading but with minor differences. Mirror trading , an evolution of automated trading, simply implements fixed strategies based on trading preferences. Mirror trading may involve copying experienced and successful traders. Copy trading typically involves setting a proportion of funds to execute the trades of the […]

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SEB deploys Itiviti and ULLINK’s MiFID II SI service

17.05.2018

Nordic financial services group SEB has implemented a new systematic internaliser (SI) service offered by recently merged multi-asset trading technology firms Itiviti and ULLINK.   The tool allows brokers copytrading platform acting as SIs under the MiFID II regulatory regime to comply with the requirements around quote management, pre-trade transparency, reporting and best execution. ULLINK’s […]

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Avoid When Trading Forex

Top 16 Mistakes That You Must Avoid When Trading Forex & CFDs

16.05.2018

Dear traders, Many traders tend to neglect, both consciously and unconsciously, the risk aspect of trading and focus primarily on the reward side. They ask questions, such as how many pips a system can generate on the average and how much return can be made in one month. They think offense first, defense last. A […]

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Fib Retracement

The Importance of 78.6 and 88.6 Fib Retracement

16.05.2018

Dear traders, The Fibonacci school of technical analysis has an underlying assumption that history always repeats itself, and is based on the historical movement of the underlying market. At the end of the thorough technical analysis, a trader plots Support & Resistance that usually involves Fibonacci numbers. In this article, we will discuss Fibonacci retracement […]

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Stock Growing Faster

Trading Roundup: #1 Stock Growing Faster Than Anyone Expected

16.05.2018

The featured image is the clue. Big surprise! Facebook, Inc. has been quite a troubled stock due to the recent privacy issues, but it’s now back in the leading position. Last quarter, Facebook’s revenue growth was nearly 50%, which exceeds – by 10% – what was reported for Netflix and Amazon. Current and potential investors […]

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smartTrade Technologies adds cryptocurrencies to FX trading platform

16.05.2018

Multi-asset electronic trading services provider smartTrade Technologies has added cryptocurrencies to its foreign exchange (FX) trading platform LiquidityFX. LiquidityFX is connected to all major cryptocurrency exchanges, with clients able to use an aggregation system for a view of crypto liquidity to place orders and manage algorithms, according to the vendor. The platform’s current functions, including […]

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Futures Struggle As North Korea

U.S. Futures Struggle As North Korea

16.05.2018

U.S. futures struggled for direction on Wednesday amid concern that North Korea could back down from a historic meeting with the U.S. in June. The S&P 500 futures was up a quarter of a point or 0.01% to 2,709.25 as of 6:49 AM ET (10:49 GMT) while Dow futures decreased nine points or 0.04% to […]

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