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5 Questions You Need To Have Answered Before You Back-Test Your Forex System


As 90-95% of new forex traders lose money within the first 3-6 months this article helps to guide new forex traders by asking 5 questions that the forex trader needs to know prior to back-testing their forex system.

How To Handle A String Of Losses


Everybody hates to lose and unfortunately no one is blessed with the ability of foresight, therefore losses are an unavoidable part of trading. When we enter a trade we will either be right, or wrong, and even if we broke-even we'd still be classed as being wrong - as nobody enters into a trade just to break-even! When unsuccessful traders encounter a string of losses they begin to engage in self-destructive patterns that help them escape the pain they are experiencing.

Internet and Computer Systems in the FOREX Business


With every passing year the interest in electronic trading is bigger, more especially trading shares and currency through Internet. A new profession came forward ? this of the currency dealer. The appearance of this profession was caused by the full force of development of Internet, which enabled the exchange business to be carried over at home or at the office. The electronic platforms offered by banks and investment brokers enables all of us to go in the sea of the financial markets and to start living a difference and unknown by this moment way of life.

The Secrets of the Super-Traders


The first and perhaps most important ?secret? is to realize that your methodology or approach (no matter how good) is only part of being a highly successful trader. This applies to any trading style including, day trading, swing trading or position trading.

Why Forex Traders Plan To Fail Before They Even Place Their First Trade & How You Can Know It & ...


Have you heard the wise saying that a trader who fails to plan, plans to fail? I have, and I was once that trader! However, did you know that even though traders who have constructed a plan, which incorporates their trading stategy (their "edge"), they have a plan that is likely to fail?

Forex Signal, Forex Signals Advice


There are lot's of Forex signals providers out there. New Forex traders might be thinking of looking for a reliable Forex signals provider. Is there any reliable Forex signals providers available?

Choosing A Forex Broker


With currency trading becoming ever more popular, the number of brokers is growing at a rapid rate. What should one look at when deciding which broker to open an account with? These are the important points to consider.

Assessing the Opportunities Presented by the New Iraqi Currency


Could it be possible that you are staring right into the most spectacular financial opportunity of the century? Operation: Iraqi Freedom will undoubtedly be a war marked in history for loss and tragedy, American victory, and the rise of a nation with a new democratic government. But could it also be a war historically remembered for the financial opportunity it created for the sharp investors who keenly recognized an ephemeral chance at the right time?

Online Forex


Q1: When you consider that the foreign exchange market has become the world's largest financial market, with over $1.5 trillion USD traded daily, where does it go from here?

FOREX 101: Make Money with Currency Trading


For those unfamiliar with the term, FOREX (FOReign EXchange market), refers to an international exchange market where currencies are bought and sold. The Foreign Exchange Market that we see today began in the 1970's, when free exchange rates and floating currencies were introduced. In such an environment only participants in the market determine the price of one currency against another, based upon supply and demand for that currency.

Why Demo Account Performance Is Often Better Than Real Account Performance


Over the past several years, the popularity of online currency trading has grown substantially. Each day, online FX brokerage firms attract new investors - each of them lining up with a glint in their eye, lured in by promises of easy money. Most of these companies allow you to sign up for a free demo account which lets you place mock trades using their trading platform to get a feel for the excitement of currency trading. In the casual world of free demo accounts - many young traders find they are able to garner impressive profits without a significant amount of effort. It almost seems too good to be true. But transferring this success from a demo account to a real account is far less common. Why is this? The actual trading platform behaves the exact same way, the market doesn't care whether you're a demo or real trader - so what is different? It's you who has changed. Not your personality, not even your trading style - but the factors that affect you are different.

Is The U.S. Dollar About To Reverse Course?


For the first time in several years the U.S. dollar has managed to gain value against the world?s other major currencies. During the first three months of 2005, the U.S. dollar is up approximately five percent against both the yen and the euro. The gains for the dollar should be considered significant when considering the United States still faces a growing trade imbalance. So far this year, currency traders have shifted their focus from the United States? large trade and current account shortfalls toward the higher rates of returns being offered on U.S. debt. The recent strength shown in the dollar has somewhat shifted sentiment within the financial markets about the future direction of the currency. A Bloomberg survey released earlier this week shows that the major currency traders expect to see dollar weakness resume later in the year, but the sentiment among dollar bears is much weaker than it was at the start of the year.

Option Arbitrage in the Forex Market


What is arbitrage? Arbitrage is the simultaneous buying and selling of identical financial instruments taking advantage of price discrepancies between different brokers, exchanges, clearing firms, etc. and thus locking in a profit. On paper, arbitrage is a risk-less trading strategy. In the real world however, risks abound.

A Short Introduction To FOREX


FOREX is the world?s largest and most liquid trading market. Many consider FOREX as the best home business you can ever venture in. Even though regular people have had the opportunity to take part in trading foreign currencies for profit (in the same way banks and large corporations do) since 1998, it is just now becoming the cool, hip, new "thing" to talk about at parties, business events, and other social gatherings.

Forex2u Forex Strategy On Successful Forex Trading


The essence of the FX2u Forex strategy is that it does not have any Forex trading system but could forecast the market trend accurately.

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South African Broadcasting Corporation

Zimbabwe gazettes a new law criminalising unlicensed currency trading
South African Broadcasting Corporation
Zimbabwean authorities have gazetted a new law criminalising unlicensed currency trading in an attempt to stem out a thriving parallel market for foreign banknotes in the country. The new law means those dealing illegally in foreign currency face up to ...



Business Standard

RBI proposes currency trading platform for retail customers ...
Business Standard
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday proposed retail customers' access to the currency trading platform, and that prices should be in line with the ...

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This is Money

HSBC fined £175m over insider information being used in its currency trading business
This is Money
HSBC has been fined £130million for 'unsafe and unsound' practices in its currency trading business. The penalty was issued because the bank failed to stop traders using inside information from clients. It comes as former HSBC trader Mark Johnson, who ...
US fines HSBC $175m over 'unsound' FX tradingFinancial Times

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Newsient (blog)

RBI's new currency trading platform policy for retail customers
Newsient (blog)
Reserve Bank of India's proposal on the retail customers' access currency trading platform policy has grabbed a lot of attention. According to the policy, the prices of the inter-bank market should be in line which will be through an in-built mechanism ...



Bloomberg

Ex-HSBC Trader Fights Extradition as Boss's U.S. Trial Nears End ...
Bloomberg
Stuart Scott, HSBC Holdings Plc's one-time head of currency trading in London, starts his fight this week against extradition to the U.S., as the trial of his ex-boss ...
Ex-HSBC Trader Made $500,000 Front-Running FX Deal, U.S. Says ...BloombergQuint

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Nashville Post

Financial fraudster sentenced to six years
Nashville Post
The plaintiffs said Arias had promised them 30-percent interest rates on one-year loans, with returns derived from currency trading by Arias. Some investors took out second mortgages and cashed in retirement funds to invest in Arias' company. The next ...



China's yuan slips after Q3 GDP, corporate dollar demand
Nasdaq
And he expected more two-way volatility in the yuan this year, with the currency trading in a 6.5 to 6.7 per dollar range. The market has speculated about a possible widening in the yuan trading band after the 19th Party Congress. However, the PBOC's ...

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The USD/CHF simply consolidated yesterday, but a rise in momentum is expected any time this week. Soon, price ...
Inside Futures
USD/JPY: On Monday, this currency trading instrument bounced upwards in the context of a short-term downtrend. Further upwards movement above the supply level at 113.00 would result in a bullish bias; while a movement to the downside would confirm ...

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