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Forex Trading the EUR/USD Pair € EURO and $ US Dollar

26 August, 2017 - 10:22

Thanks to modern technology and air travel, our world is a lot smaller and as you travel, you exchange your money for another currency which results in a difference in value. How can there be such a difference in value between one currency and another, and is it possible to profit from the difference…Hi, I'm James and I like you to join me as we discover trading.

8 Steps to Scalp the Forex Market


A talented forex scapler immediately exits their trading position if the market does not go their way.

A talented forex scapler immediately exits their trading position if the market does not go their way. The scalper would make quite a number of trades a day from 10 to a couple of hundred trades - not holding on to losing positions or praying and hoping that their losing position will turn around.

Basic Fundamental Analysis in Forex


Learn about the basics of fundamental analysis in Forex

Fundamental analysis is a method of forecasting the future price movements of a financial instrument based on economic, political, environmental and other relevant factors and statistics that will affect the basic supply and demand of whatever underlies the financial instrument. In practice, many market players use technical analysis in conjunction with fundamental analysis to determine their trading strategy. Fundamental analysis focuses on what ought to happen in a market. Factors involved in price analysis: Supply and demand, seasonal cycles, weather and government policy.

The Australian Dollar


A background piece about the Australian Dollar and the factors that influence the Aussie currency

It is important to be aware of the background of the currency pairs you choose to trade. This is a background piece about the Australian Dollar and the factors that influence the Aussie currency

  • Accounts for approximately 5% of the total volume of foreign exchange transactions (approximately 1.9 trillion dollars a day).
  • Its popularity is due to the fact that there is little government intervention in the currency and a general view that Australia has a stable economy and government.

USD EUR Currency Pair


There are four fundamental determinants to the USD EUR Currency Pair Forex Exchange Rate

Four factors are identified as fundamental determinants of the real euro to dollar exchange rate: The international real interest rate differential; Relative prices in the traded and non-traded goods sectors; The real oil price; The relative fiscal position.

The basic theories underlying the dollar to euro exchange rate:

Law of One Price

In competitive markets free of transportation cost barriers to trade, identical products sold in different countries must sell at the same price when the prices are stated in terms of the same currency.

Australian Dollar Primer


Comprehensive information for the Australian dollar (aka "the Aussie"), history of the currency, forex behaviour

Something a little different from Share Trading... Here is an article from ForexTradingLog.com containing some information about the Australian dollar, its short history as well as how the Aussie behaves in the forex markets...

Actual Forex Trade – Post Interest Rate & Federal Budget


In this eBook we will have a look at two of my trades taken a week after the Australian Interest rate hike and during the week

The Australian dollar has been particularly active against the US dollar as of late. So what are the main forces behind the volatility in the Aussie dollar?

Forex = Stock Market on Steroids


I compare and discuss the differences between forex market trading and share market trading

To be honest I haven't been trading the stock markets for a while now. It's not because the markets are in a downturn at the moment it was simply a conscious decision to give the forex markets a go using the same technical indicators I use in the stock markets in an attempt to make similar returns or more. And after a few months of currency trading I’ve concluded that the forex markets are simply like the stock markets on steroids from a traders' perspective.

Forex Trading Hypothetical eBook


Forex Trading Hypothetical eBook For Your Downloading Pleasure

This is my second free trading ebook. Its about trading forex (again), but the same technical analysis prinicples are used in trading stocks - such as basic usage of support and resistance as well as trading channels are explored. In this eBook I look at a "trading hypothetical" - basically a trade that I didn't participate in, but I observed the characterstics of the trade. You can download your copy of the eBook here.

Forex Trading with CMC Markets


I was bored last night so I traded Forex with CMC markets using their Marketmaker platform

I trade both stocks and forex. I trade forex for profit, more more importantly to execrise my risk management discipline and keep my and technical analysis skills sharp - as the forex markets are mostly traded on a technical (besides the economic fundamentals that do affect these markets). So, when I was bored last night, I went to try out some forex trading using the CMC Marketmaker platform that CMC markets uses.

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