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JPY sees a wild trading session

Upcoming News » 10:30pm GDP - CAD » 10:30pm Advance GDP - USD » Sat 6:00am EBA Bank Stress Test Results - EUR, USD, JPY   The JPY saw a wild trading session today as the BOJ boosts dollar lending and ETF purchases. Interest rates to be kept steady at this point. We found out on Wednesday the amount of the stimulus package. This weekend ...

July 29, 2016
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Benefits of a MT4 Demo Trading Account

Top 5 Benefits of a MT4 Demo Trading Account A MT4 Demo trading account is a virtual trading account that allows you to make virtual trades with play money.  Demo trading accounts replicate Live trading accounts, but it removes the risk of losing your own trading capital until you are comfortable trading with real money. Most Forex brokers now off...

June 28, 2016
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9 Reasons Why is MT4 is Rated One of the Best Online Forex Trading Platforms

Forex has grown considerably in popularity over the last 5 years, resulting in many new and popular online Forex trading platforms hitting the global marketplace. One of the most popular online Forex trading platforms that have been around since 2005 is MetaTrader 4, developed by MetaQuotes Software. Why is MT4 considered one of the world’s top ...

June 23, 2016
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Forex Trading Account Types Your FX and CFD Provider Should Offer You

Forex (FX) trading has changed a lot over the past several years. From a handful of providers in 2002 – 2003 period, there are now more than 50 FX and CFD providers in Australia alone. The number FX and CFD traders have also increased over the years. In this kind of environment there’s bound to be stiff competition. And at the heart of this com...

June 21, 2016
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7 Best MetaTrader 4 Tips and Tricks

Discover the key MT4 tips and tricks to make you a power user The MetaTrader 4 (MT4 Platform) is arguably the world’s most popular electronic trading platform used by retail FX traders and professional fund managers alike. It was first released by MetaQuotes Software in 2005, and GO Markets was the first Australian Forex broker to offer it to the...

May 29, 2016
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Trading opportunities in a low growth global economy

We are four months into 2016 and the global economic prospects are still uncertain. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief has just issued another warning in recent days, stating that the outlook for global growth is weak and has encouraged policy makers across the world to work together to “bolster confidence, support growth, and guard more...

April 25, 2016
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Point & Figure Analysis – A Japanese Cliffhanger

Annihilation of the Yen  It was the year 2013. Some interesting events took place that caused some reverberations in global markets. The once one booming city of Detroit (known for its car manufacturing) filed for bankruptcy and the US government shutdown for almost two weeks. But the most significant story was the fall of the Japanese currency a...

February 24, 2016
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Be prepared and trade smart with the MT4 Genesis Session Map

Forex is one of the heaviest news driven markets in the world. Major news announcements play such a critical role to the intraday volatility, which in turn create trading opportunities. Most of the time, particularly for the active traders, market volatility can present more trading opportunities. So it stands to reason, all Forex traders should be...

February 24, 2016
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Where to for the Aussie dollar in 2016?

Another year down, and another year spent under pressure for the Australian dollar. If January’s performance is any indication, 2016 may very well be another year spent on the ropes, with solid losses of over 5 percent in January alone. While it is not unusual for the AUD/USD pair to post such significant declines, what’s worth noting was that ...

January 28, 2016
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MT4 Genesis: Useful and practical trading tools

MT4 Genesis - Our Top MT4 Trading Tools Like any other successful person in their chosen field, you also need the proper trading tools if you are to become a successful trader. Trading tools play an important part in your trading success. Given the right and proper trading tools, you can be a more efficient and effective trader. Even if you are ...

January 28, 2016
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What Every Trader Should Understand About Margin Forex

There is no disputing that trading leveraged products such as Margin Forex can be an effective and simple way of gaining exposure to your desired currency pair. However it’s imperative that every trader develop a deep understanding of what it means to trade with leverage before putting their hard-earned cash on the line! Let’s start by explorin...

August 8, 2014
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Will the Chinese Renminbi Become the New Dollar?

As topics go it's a pretty hot one and frequently debated in the foreign exchange community: Just when will the Chinese renminbi -- also known as the yuan -- becomes fully convertible and freely tradable? This has been vexing the minds of academics, politicians and FX market participants alike. While it took the U.S. dollar around four decades to...

March 12, 2014
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What if Keynes Had Won the Argument on a Global Currency?

The Breton Woods conference of 1944 is best remembered for establishing the IMF, World Bank and WTO. But the conference also saw John Maynard Keynes make a fascinating proposal for a global currency, a proposal the United Kingdom adopted as its official negotiating policy. Keynes lost the argument to the U.S. representative Harry Dexter White, but...

February 19, 2014
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Would Dissolving the Euro be Good for the EU?

It may not be the headline news, it was in the summer of 2012, but the eurozone is still in crisis. Unpopular technocratic governments remain in place, Greece and Cyprus are still propped up by Germany's whims as lender, and unemployment remains spectacularly high in Spain. The upshot is a crumbling of support for the EU across the continent. There...

January 26, 2014
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