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Weekly Economic and Financial Commentary: Trade to Buoy U.S. GDP…at Least in the First Quarter

U.S. Review Outlook for Q1 GDP Is Brighter, But Can it Be Sustained? Two indicators this week turned the tables on what to expect out...

Big Earnings, Rate Decisions and US GDP Once Markets Return from Holiday

The US dollar ended the week higher after mixed data and earnings reports provided a slightly optimistic tone for the US economy.  With thin...

S&P 500 Bull Market Given a Clean “Bill of Health” by 2019 Sector Performance

Roughly four months after the Christmas swoon in US stocks, sector rotation suggests the bull market is alive and well. For the uninitiated, sector rotation...

Week Ahead – US Next to Report Q1 GDP; BoC and BoJ Meet Amid Growth Worries

After China’s upbeat growth numbers this week, all eyes will be on the US economy’s performance during the first quarter. Aside from the US...

USDCHF Faces Risk Of Price Extension On Bullishness

USDCHF faces risk of price extension on bullishness following its past week strength. Resistance stands at the 1.0150 level. A break of there will...

Forex Forecast and Cryptocurrencies Forecast

First, a review of last week’s events: EUR/USD. Most experts (65%) expected that the pair would go down. This forecast was supported by signals from...

Weekly Economic and Financial Commentary: Trade to Buoy U.S. GDP…at Least in the First Quarter

U.S. Review Outlook for Q1 GDP Is Brighter, But Can it Be Sustained? Two indicators this week turned the tables on what to expect out...

Can US Stock Markets Continue to Defy Gravity?

US equity markets have been on a tear in 2019, reclaiming lost ground to come within breathing distance of their all-time highs. The rally...

Big Earnings, Rate Decisions and US GDP Once Markets Return from Holiday

The US dollar ended the week higher after mixed data and earnings reports provided a slightly optimistic tone for the US economy.  With thin...

S&P 500 Bull Market Given a Clean “Bill of Health” by 2019 Sector Performance

Roughly four months after the Christmas swoon in US stocks, sector rotation suggests the bull market is alive and well. For the uninitiated, sector rotation...

Week Ahead – US Next to Report Q1 GDP; BoC and BoJ Meet Amid Growth Worries

After China’s upbeat growth numbers this week, all eyes will be on the US economy’s performance during the first quarter. Aside from the US...

Most Markets Closed for Good Friday; Euro Trades in 20 Pip Range

Most traders are enjoying a three-day weekend as markets observe Good Friday. Overnight, Asian markets finished higher as the Nikkei rose 0.5%, the Shanghai...

EURGBP Consolidates the Last 2 Months; Indicators Suggest Bullish Bias

EURGBP is in a neutral mode after tumbling below the 38.2% Fibonacci retracement level of the downleg from the 15-month high of 0.9110 to...

US 500 Index Flies Near 6-month Peak; All-time High is Near

The US 500 index price skyrocketed to a fresh six-month high of 2918 on Thursday before it pared those gains later in the day. The...
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Can US Stock Markets Continue to Defy Gravity?

US equity markets have been on a tear in 2019, reclaiming lost ground to come within breathing distance of their all-time highs. The rally...

Green Shoots Or Rogue Weeds?

Executive Summary Today’s constructive activity data confirmed the encouraging signs seen from recent Chinese PMI surveys while, for now, Chinese authorities seem unlikely to pullback...

Some Insights into RBA’s Employment Puzzle. Cyclical Jobs are Slowing; Supporting Rate Cut

The minutes of the April monetary policy meeting of the Reserve Bank Board have provided the clearest signal yet that the Bank would be...

Don’t Expect a Big Jolt to Growth if Trade Tensions Ease

Trade disruptions to date likely haven't had a significant impact, growth challenges are more fundamental U.S.-initiated global trade spats have caused hand-wringing in policy...

01 – Fundamental Analysis Overview

As you have already read, Fundamental analysis is studying the economic fundamentals of a currency, country, or economy. Economic fundamentals really is a very...

01 – Support and Resistance

For the bushy-tailed and bright-eyed newcomer, technical analysis of the Forex market often becomes an obsession. I know for me it was. Although you will learn...

00 – Trading Psychology 101

Now that you've studied the basics of technical and fundamental analysis, as well as the importance of proper risk management techniques, it's about time...

00 – Risk Management 101

In forex trading, there are several factors that you can't really control. While you can be able to make predictions based on fundamental analysis...

00 – A Beginner’s Guide to Fundamental Analysis

What is Fundamental Analysis? Fundamental analysis mostly refers to the use of economic data to predict forex price movements. While technical analysis focuses on historical...

00 – A Beginner’s Guide to Technical Analysis

Technical analysis refers to the study of past price action as a guide in forecasting future price movements. This involves looking at candlestick formations,...

01 – How to Start Trading in 4 Easy Steps

1. Register with OctaFX by opening an account Having an account allows you to access your personal area on our website and to trade...

01 – How Does Forex Work?

How Does Forex Work? Forex trading is the simultaneous buying of one currency and selling of another These two currencies make up what is...

Why Do Central Banks Target Inflation?

When it comes to determining monetary policy, among a number of economic indicators that policymakers look at, one particular indicator stands out. Inflation or...

Trading USD/CAD Currency Pair

The Canadian dollar is a national currency of Canada. It is a free convertible currency and the sixth most traded currency on the Forex...

What Currency Pair is the Most Difficult to Trade?

If you were to look into any Forex trading guide, you’d get a recommendation to trade on major currency pairs only — at least...

Practical Tips for Those Who Want to Trade Safe on Forex

We can’t really speak of earning money on FOREX without understanding the risks. Foreign exchange market isn’t a safe battleground for beginners. Huge money...

What CPI Is and How to Trade Inflation Data

Consumer Price Index, CPI for short is a measure of the change in the weighted average of prices from a basket of consumer goods and services considered essential. CPI is calculated by tracking the price changes for each of the items in the basket of goods and weighted in importance.

Get to Know the Positive Aspects of Being a Forex Trader

Life as a forex trader is exhilarating and rewarding. In an exciting market, expert traders have to be goal-oriented, mentally sharp and emotionally intelligent. To reach trading goals, successful forex traders need to acquire optimal knowledge and a focused mindset. On a constant basis, traders have to practice analysis, strategizing and diligence. Eventually, this provides a positive and proactive way of thinking that is beneficial for both personal life and career goals.

Size DOES Matter… When Considering Risk and Strategy!

A phenomenon that a lot of traders notice – and you might have seen it yourself – is that when they increase the size...

Become a Successful and Balanced Trader with These 5 Trading Virtues

Get to know the trading virtues you need to develop for a successful trading career. Virtues are described as traits that revolve around moral...

Five Common Trading Mistakes and How to Overcome Them – Part I

Trading can be quite a challenge for most, regardless of whether you are a novice or an experienced trader. Emotions, analysis, trading strategy all play a role when it comes to executing the picture perfect set up. But more often than not, traders tend to end up making mistakes which often can be decisive between increasing your bottom line trading equity and erasing your gains completely. No matter how good a trader you are, here are five most commonly made trading mistakes along with some suggestions on how one can avoid or deal with them more objectively.

Top Ten: Trading Risk & Psychology Reads

I want to kick this segment off with an introduction to what I consider my top ten Trading Books that aren't related to trading strategies or set ups, but focused specifically on risk and psychology, as the defining moment in my trading career was moving from part time gambler to full time student of risk and psychology.

How to Trade Using Oscillators

Using oscillators is very prominent in the world of trading, whether you are just beginning or have been trading professionally for years. Oscillators are based on math formulas and are categorized as inductive statistics. In forex, they make up a vital part of technical analysis since they are used to confirm market trends, signal when a trade is being overbought or oversold under extreme conditions, and also inform the trader when the market's movement is about to reverse due to loss of momentum.

How to Trade the Wedge Pattern Objectively?

Trading with chart patterns can be one of the simplest ways to find highly profitable trade setups. Despite the ease of trading with chart...

Understanding Risk:Reward For Real Success

Learn From The Best First entry into any new endeavour is fraught with challenges and in the pursuit of excellence, the experience is a priceless...

Session Map: How to Trade Different Money Centres

When experienced stock market speculators attempt to apply their battle-tested systems on Forex pairs, they often suffer the same setbacks as aspiring traders. Why is this? What makes the Forex market so different from stocks, bonds, or indices?

How to Use the RSI Indicator in Forex

What is RSI? RSI or Relative Strength Index (often referred to as RSI 14) is an indicator designed to track and compare the current price...