The risk and sheer volatility of the forex market can be enough to scare away new comers. As with anything a good education is essential to be successful. Today Mike from FxMadness.com is going to cover the basics of forex pairs. Be sure to check it out and comment with your own forex experiences.
For most people starting to trade Forex, this market is synonymous with the US Dollar. It can be bought and sold against just about any currency on earth, traders are familiar with the so called "majors". It really is no surprise. After all this handful of currency pairs are most popular, quoted and widely known. They are also available on all trading platforms and the first ones new market participants usually try their hands on. Continue reading "Trading Currency Crosses..."→
It seems the latest and greatest trend for people is Forex, and the more I research the more I hear and learn about scalping. I'm no expert by any stretch of the imagination, but Jason Fielder from TriadFormula.com seems to have the lowdown on how to do it...and how to do it right! I've asked him to come and break some of his methods down for us so we can continue to diversify and stay profitable! As always the comments are open and Jason is looking forward to answering any and all questions.
If you are currently scalping FX markets (or are planning to), there are certain universal rules that you simply need to know to survive. Beyond these rules exist another level of knowledge that very few traders possess...
Scalping the Forex market brings certain challenges that you don’t have when trading on larger time frames. For example, if you are trying to take 100+ pips out of the market with a spread of 2 pips, the cost of this trade is only 2% of the total. Now, if you are scalping for 10 – 15 pips with a 2 pip spread, the cost of this trade is as high as 20%.