Stocks are one of the most popular investment instruments. Stocks are normally bought on the stock market via a broker. A broker is a company, a professional market player, that is licensed to make operations on the stock market for its clients.
On Forex, under a signal, we mean a complex of circumstances, indicators, and events that show the trader in which direction they should open a trade, in other words, whether they should buy or sell.
What is a false breakout? Types of false breakouts Bullish trap Bearish Trap False breakout of a flat How to detect a false breakout? How to use false breakouts? Closing thoughts In certain cases, it might be unclear to the trader whether there has happened a breakout of the resistance level and, hence, the bullish […]
A drawdown is a decrease in the balance and equity on the trading account; to put it simpler, a drawdown is a loss. Drawdowns can be of two types: floating and fixed.
The Trailing Stop is a much flexible and comfortable way of using the Stop Loss. With this instrument, the trader gets an opportunity to use the whole potential of the market movement, simultaneously reducing the risk of large losses.
In this article, we shall have a look at the pros and cons of both systematic and situational trading, discuss their differences, and speak about the practicability of each of them.
Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) are essential data on employment in the USA, which shows changes in the number of employees out of the agricultural sector of the country during the last month. The indicator is based on a poll answered by some 400,000 companies and 50,000 households. Empirically, it has been figured out that if the NFP increases stably by +200,000 every month, the GDP surplus equals roughly 3%.
The Williams Percent Range (Williams %R) is an oscillator of the price movement speed showing the position of the current price in the range between the low and high of the previous periods. The indicator is drawn in a separate window under the price chart and consists of the main line %R and two areas: the overbought and oversold ones.
the ADX, or the Average Directional Movement Index, has not become as widespread as, say, the RSI. It is most likely due to the complexity of its formula; what is more, it is more of a trend indicator, and a beginner is seldom ready to trade large movements with large Stop Losses.
Linda Bradford Raschke is a famous and talented trader. She was born in the USA in 1959. She has been trading for over 35 years. For the start, she used to help her father when she was young. Then, she worked at the exchange.