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Forex Trading: Make The Most Of Your Trade Journal

Knowing is half the battle. This quote undoubtedly applies the most to forex trading because traders will know what wrong strategy or outlook was used when entering/exiting a trade. This knowledge leads to trading technique and strategy adjustment which not only improves overall trading but also helps identify when not to enter a trade. Expert traders often keep a trade…
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5 Benefits of Using Social Trading Networks

Social trading has helped novice and habitual traders, providing them with more avenues for trading. As a modern form of trading, it has enabled traders to significantly improve their profits by studying the moves of successful traders and get information that was previously restricted to the elite few professionals in the trading world. Social trading eliminates stress and provides traders…
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Idea Central (Weekly Commentary 02/04/2018)

Weekly highlight This week there are couple of news focusing around USD, GBP and AUD. Australia’s Cash Rate, UK PMI data and US Non-Farm Payroll at the end of the week are the main highlight. Market is usually calm during post-NFP, however recent trade war might set the market into frenzy. Investor might then shift toward more stable currencies.  …
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Idea Central (Weekly Commentary 26/03/2018)

Weekly highlight There’s little impactful economic news this week, trade are more likely to focus on technical aspect. After last week news on the increase on Federal Funds Rate and Brexit transition agreement made, we have seen price fluctuate on the EUR/USD and a steady increase for Pound. The next economic event that will likely move the market would be…
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Idea Central (Weekly Commentary 19/03/2018)

Weekly highlight This week there’s multiple economic news focus around GBP, AUD and USD. US Federal Fund Rates and New Zealand Official Cash Rate on Thursday is another highlight of the week. First off we have G20 meeting that is likely to discuss regulation on cryptocurrency and US tariffs on steel and aluminium from March 23 onwards. Crypto are mainly…
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What is an ICO?

What is an ICO?   There has been an explosion in initial coin offerings (ICOs) recently. According to CoinDesk, the total amount of money raised in total has rose from $300 million in 2014 to more than $3 billion in 2017. The ICO frenzy is not expected to slow down anytime soon. There are just too many people hoping to…
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What’s The Difference Between Trading And Investing?

Most financial market participants are familiar with the terms, ‘trading’ and ‘investing.’ Even then, a large number of them believe that investing and trading are the same financial market approaches. That being said, there is a subtle difference between the two. Whether you trade or invest in a forex, stocks, or any other financial instrument, here’s what you need to…
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This 30-seconds exercise will change your life

This 30-seconds exercise will change your life:  Immediately after every lecture or meeting, take 30 seconds to write down the most important points. Here are some points to note about this exercise:   It’s more than just taking notes This exercise isn’t about note taking, rather it’s about interpreting and capturing the big ideas that matters.   This exercise wouldn’t…
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What is an ICO really?

There has been an explosion in initial coin offerings (ICOs) recently. According to CoinDesk, the total amount of money raised in total has rose from $300 million in 2014 to more than $3 billion in 2017. The ICO frenzy is not expected to slow down anytime soon. There are just too many people hoping to become ICO investors. However, for…
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Starting the Year with Gratitude

It’s the time of the year when we come up with our resolutions for the new year. The thing about starting the year with resolutions is that most people focus on the things they want or things that are missing in their lives. However, focusing on one’s wants tends to fuel a sense of frustration for most people. So why…