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China’s October Data Encourage More Easing From Government

The latest set of macroeconomic data in China was mixed. Retail sales grew +8.6% y/y in October, weaker than consensus of, and September's +9.2%....

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Brexit Monitor: The Real Test Is The Vote In The House Of Commons

Key dates Today (14 November): UK Cabinet meets to discuss Brexit deal at 3pm. Will the Cabinet support the deal? 25 November: Extraordinary EU...

Gold Price Slides Below Key Support, US CPI Next

Key Highlights Gold price failed to surpass the $1,240 resistance and declined against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major bullish...

EUR/USD: 1.1300 Is The ‘Line In The Sand’ This Week

Brexit is once again grabbing all the headlines, as my colleague Fawad Razaqzada highlighted earlier today. The situation remains highly fluid, and with everything...

Pound Surges On Reports EU And UK Have Agreed On Brexit Text

My US colleague Matt Weller was absolutely correct when he noted yesterday that “… we suspect this won't be the last Brexit/GBP report we...

Gold: Yellow Metal Trading On A Stronger Footing This Morning

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Gold rose 0.17% against the USD and closed at USD1202.80 per ounce, amid weakness in US equities. In...

Silver: White Metal Extends Its Gains In The Asian Session

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Silver rose 0.07% against the USD and closed at USD13.98 per ounce, tracking gains in gold prices. In...

Crude Oil: Oil Reverses Its Losses In The Morning Session

For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, Crude Oil declined 5.73% against the USD and closed at USD55.49 per barrel, led by weak prospects...

Brexit Monitor: The Real Test Is The Vote In The House Of Commons

Key dates Today (14 November): UK Cabinet meets to discuss Brexit deal at 3pm. Will the Cabinet support the deal? 25 November: Extraordinary EU...

Market Morning Briefing: Pound Is Trading In The Middle Of The Broad 1.2700-1.3150 Range

STOCKS While acknowledging chances of near-term dip over the last couple of days, we have been reluctant to be long-term bearish yet. As it turns...

Gold Price Slides Below Key Support, US CPI Next

Key Highlights Gold price failed to surpass the $1,240 resistance and declined against the US Dollar. There was a break below a major bullish...

EUR/USD: 1.1300 Is The ‘Line In The Sand’ This Week

Brexit is once again grabbing all the headlines, as my colleague Fawad Razaqzada highlighted earlier today. The situation remains highly fluid, and with everything...

Pound Surges On Reports EU And UK Have Agreed On Brexit Text

My US colleague Matt Weller was absolutely correct when he noted yesterday that “… we suspect this won't be the last Brexit/GBP report we...

There’s Significant Risk Ahead

US equities finished mostly lower after a and extremely intense session as oil prices were hammered mercilessly dragging the energy sector stocks into the...

More Euro Underperformance in Store by Year-End?

Mostly euro-friendly election outcomes, at least in the eyes of investors, and economic data pointing to a strong pickup in economic activity were the...
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Brexit Monitor: The Real Test Is The Vote In The House Of Commons

Key dates Today (14 November): UK Cabinet meets to discuss Brexit deal at 3pm. Will the Cabinet support the deal? 25 November: Extraordinary EU...

China’s October Data Encourage More Easing From Government

The latest set of macroeconomic data in China was mixed. Retail sales grew +8.6% y/y in October, weaker than consensus of, and September's +9.2%....

More Euro Underperformance in Store by Year-End?

Mostly euro-friendly election outcomes, at least in the eyes of investors, and economic data pointing to a strong pickup in economic activity were the...

Upbeat Chinese Trade Data Masked Impact of Trade War

China’s trade surplus widened to US$ 34B in October. Exports grew +15.6% y/y, beating consensus of +11.7% and September’s +14.5%. Import expanded +21.4% during...

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...

How to Use Yearly, Monthly and Weekly Opening Points

We'd be surprised if the title did not raise a few eyebrows! Opening points? Well, we can tell you that we're not referring to pivot point levels. This is a common method. Just type 'Pivot points forex' into Google search, and you'll be inundated with information.

The Trader’s Guide to Macro Data

Macro economic data is the lifeblood of the Forex markets and whether you are a fundamental or technical trader, it's this data, the changes in sentiment and outlook among your trading peers that drive price action. Simply because FX is all about global macro at heart.

A Complete Guide to Fundamental Analysis in Forex

Fundamental analysis in forex is one of the ways to analyze the currency markets. As the name suggests, fundamental analysis is completely different to technical analysis. While technical analysis deals with price and historical price behavior, fundamental analysis focuses on the factors that are driving the prices in the market. Fundamental analysis is widely used in the stock markets and primarily among investors. But it can also be used in a number of other markets, including forex and futures.

The Trader’s Guide to Eurodollar

Quite simply, eurodollar (also known as EURUSD), is the exchange rate between the currencies of the world's two largest economies when measured by GDP - USA and the Eurozone. The Eurozone consists of the economies of 19 EU member states who have adopted the euro as their currency. These 19 member states have ceded control over monetary policy and interest rates to the European Central Bank. And as far as the currency is concerned at least they trade as one entity.

Gold Trade Specifications Every Trader Must Know

While traders tend to focus more on trading strategies for gold, the trade specifications which are actually very important are often given least priority. In this article, learn about the trade specification requirements and details for trading gold at Orbex.com

This One Trick Can Change Your Trading Results

Repetition! Yes, you read it right. Repetition! Ever wondered why in the field of medicine, the doctors and surgeons at the top of their game often...

Mastering Risk Management within Forex Trading: Professional Techniques Simplified

Risk management is a phrase traders love to hate. It's the first thing new Forex traders are taught, and it's the first thing they ignore. No matter how much the pros emphasise risk management, the new trader is too easily distracted by the lure of their charts. There's no stopping the train.

Managing Greed in Forex Trading

If you want to be a successful forex trader, greed is probably the biggest obstacle you'll have to overcome. If you try to get rich on every trade, you'll more than likely end up blowing your account - slow and steady wins the race. It's the great paradox that all traders face - if you want to get rich quickly, you have to do it slowly.

Forex Trading Psychology

Forex trading psychology is a big thing. Often, it is the psychology, not a lack of academic knowledge or skill in application, that is...

A Brief Look at Trading Psychology

Why is psychology such an important aspect in trading? Well, if you're incapable of controlling your mind/thoughts whilst operating in the market, you stand very little chance of reaching consistency.

How to Properly Use Pivot Points in Your Trading

A general flaw of many traders is the habit of seeking "certainty" via indicators. It's not uncommon to see charts with five to seven indicators overlaid on them. However, the traders that seek certainty through indicators are usually the same traders that don't "dig deep" into the indicator to understand how it's built.

Breakout Trading: Methods & Tactics To Improve Your Chances of Success

What is Breakout Trading? Breakout trading is simply where we look to capture an expansion in price as it moves beyond either a defined high...

Risk Management Techniques for Active Traders

“How a trade is implemented is more important than the trade idea itself” – Colm O’shea, Market Wizard. Too many aspiring traders search for a...

Forex Price Action Techniques -Trading the Doji Candlestick

Forex price action, as one might have guessed now is a rather broad term and is, in fact, an umbrella term with various approaches...

Scalping: How to Opportunistically Trade the FX Market

Scalping is an area of Forex trading that always appeals to new traders because of the potential to make big profits, quickly. However, with the high level of reward also comes a high level of risk, so it is super important that you take the time to properly understand scalping before applying it to live markets. As ever we are going to take things slow and steady and make sure that we cover everything so that you are really comfortable.