Beginner traders usually consider money management to be some dull paperwork; outwitting and conquering the market for a short-term profit seems much more exciting. Short-term effects give you the feeling of a victory but are very few. Such an approach tends to end up in a failure as it is, in essence, playing with the market but not a serious systematic approach. And after the trader realizes that trading requires a strategy and a plan, they start to consider studying some money management models.
Author: Dmitriy Gurkovskiy
Everyone who comes to the market craving for money thinks that they will be among that 10 % of successful traders that can be called "cream of the cream". Such a way of thinking is logical and natural, because — who will ever aim at bad results? Well, a question emerges then: where do the remaining 90% appear from? What happens to them next? Why do these statistics of 90% losing traders against 10% gaining ones exist at all?
In this article, we are going to speak about the essence of HFT, its history, its development, its principles and the part it plays on the modern financial markets, as well as about its types and strategies and its perspectives.
A lot is a volume of an operation on the Fore market, which is defined by global standards. 1 lot always equals to 100,000 units of a base currency.
The Head and Shoulders pattern is a classical pattern of technical analysis. Let s have a look at its main elements as well as the characteristics of trading with the use of it.
Psychologists recommend formulating your goals as precisely and carefully as possible, projecting them on your subconscious and controlling your progress towards them. Systematic investors and traders have managed to secure themselves at the top of the market not just because they own some super system or insider information; the reason is, their goals are based on their long-time experience, their knowledge, technology, psychological stability and skillfull risk and money management. Trading without a clear idea of what, when and how we are planning to reach washes the main part of "plankton" off the market very quickly. The more detailed and realistic your goals are, the lower the risk of losing your deposit.
The SWB Grid is an expert advisor based on the RSI, Stochastic Oscillator and Bollinger Bands indicators. One of its features is the possibility of receiving signals to open a trade from all indicators, only one indicator or a combination of those.
One of the most popular indicators (and, perhaps, the one that a trader first comes across starting their way on Forex) is the Moving Average (MA). The Moving Average belongs to the group of trend indicators and shows the average price of the chosen currency during a certain period of time.
Greed Advisor is, no doubt, a pretentious name. According to the developer, this advisor is meant for especially greedy traders. However, the similarity of “greed” in the name to a “grid” is also worth mentioning, because its algorithm includes forming a grid-like series of trades.
General strategy The name MarSe was derived from the names of two trading strategies – Martingale and Surfing. The Surfing strategy has been created by Victor Borishpolets for daily trading on Forex and the stock market. The system is based on the RSI. The main feature of this strategy is that it can be used […]