Every so often a market reaches an inflection point, and traders ask themselves: is this a flash in the pan or is the landscape actually changing? Examples include the British pound’s decline following the initial Brexit vote
Rarely do traders buy a stock or currency at the absolute lowest price, and so the conversation over whether or not to buy should come down to whether or not you still see upside.
For active traders, finding an ideal market to trade is a critical task. Although the best products exhibit liquidity and volatility―two vital attributes―there are many other factors to consider. Regardless of your experience level, it is easy to get overwhelmed.
Opinions on the future of investing aside, you cannot debate the fact that metals have been as active as ever in the last year of trading.
While “The Steepening” may sound like a Hollywood-produced thriller wherein an animated monster made of tea leaves terrorizes some unassuming small town, it’s in fact the increase in the spread between short-term and long-term interest rates.
Just two months into 2021, ephemeral infatuations with Shiba Inu-based cryptocurrencies and video game retailers have subsided, but yields have continued to keep pace with more enduring trends like the bullish run in Bitcoin.
Scalping is a short-term trading strategy in which the trader repeatedly takes small profits to secure market share. Although forex and equities products attract many scalper traders, futures and options are also ideal markets for the implementation of this powerful methodology. Let’s take a closer look at scalping and what is required to make money… Read more.
For active traders, each market presents a wide range of unique functionalities. Margin requirements, expiration dates, business hours, and applied leverage are a few attributes that differ from product to product. If you’re not up to speed on the nuances of your particular market, then costly mistakes are inevitable.
Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said he would not “even think about” lifting interest rates off their current 0-0.25% level as the US economy continues to work through the pandemic.
A trading strategy is a rules-based, structured approach to the buying and selling of securities on the open market. The key components of any trading strategy are time horizon, risk versus reward, and product. No matter what your approach to the markets may be, these three factors will largely dictate how, when, why, and what… Read more.