Trading Strategies, Psychology

Trading Strategies, Psychology

Yield Curves: What Are They And How Can We Use Them?

Undoubtedly anybody who dabbles or takes an interest in the financial markets will have come across the term yield curves. Perhaps stumbled on during research or overhearing Bloomberg TV hammer home various aspects of yield curve movements. Either way, yield curves are embedded in the fabric of financial analysis and are considered a fundamental ...

October 19, 2018
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The Art Of War & Trading: Part 4

军势篇  Chapter: The Flow Of Directing Troops (Trades) Original Text: 孙子曰:凡治众如治寡,分数是也; Translation: The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men; it is merely a question of dividing up their numbers. Often beginner traders with relatively small accounts tend to treat t...

September 19, 2018
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Understanding Inflationary Pressures

Broadly speaking, inflation is a general increase in prices which result in a fall in the purchasing value of money. In this article, we are going to look at measures of inflation and other indicators that can help traders to detect early signs of inflation. Traders try to follow the inflationary pressures to anticipate the next interest rate m...

September 14, 2018
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The Art Of War & Trading: Part 3

军形篇 - The Chapter of Tactical Dispositions Original Text: 善战者,先为不可胜,以待敌之可胜。 Translation: Good commanders first evaluate the possibility of being defeated and then wait for an opportunity to defeat the enemy. Don’t you think this sounds very similar to using a trading stop-loss? The concept of setting up a...

September 6, 2018
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Art of War and Trading: Part 2

兵者,诡道也。 All warfare is based on deception. Investment is, in essence, a game of intelligence and psychology, and the importance of calculation is behind the first two elements. At first, many beginner traders misunderstand what it means to be a profitable trader. Most assume that as long as they are good at mathematics or a similar ...

September 3, 2018
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Six Attributes of a Good Trading Plan

  As a trader, you’ve probably found that having the right trading plan plays a significant role in your trading success. A basic trading plan should tell you what, when and how much to trade. It should also have specific instructions on when to close out your trades. As traders, we all need a well thought out trading plan to navigate our w...

August 28, 2018
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The Art Of War And Trading: Part 1

What Is The Art Of War? The Art of War is an ancient Chinese book on military tactics and strategy who written by Sun Tzu around 500 BC. These writings are considered by many to be the most significant literature on military tactics and wisdom that can be applied to everyday life ever conceived. In this multi-article series, we will be interpreting...

August 28, 2018
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‘First Steps in Forex’ – Free Education Course

Why the ‘First Steps in Forex’ course with GO Markets could be just what you are looking for When someone like you has the idea that trading Forex could be a good fit with your investment objectives, it is logical that getting a solid foundation in place is one of the factors that can contribute in giving you the confidence and knowledge to tu...

July 24, 2018
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How to get an edge in the Forex market?

People often ask me how they can get an edge over other traders in the currency market. My simple answer is this. Study financial market history and it will greatly enhance your profit opportunity because Forex markets will highly likely react the same way each time based on how they reacted last time. Human beings are what drive all financial mark...

September 28, 2016
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2 Things All Great Traders Have

One Emotional Discipline: This is the precise reason why not everyone can trade. Understanding the fundamentals of the market is not beyond you and learning a technical system that provides an edge in the market is certainly not hugely challenging. However learning the skill of emotional discipline is the greatest profit making skill great traders ...

September 20, 2016
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Why you need to re-train your brain as a Forex Trader

Can you teach old dogs new tricks? Yes, of course you can if you give them treats and train them correctly through the new learning process. To teach an old dog new tricks the dog handler will be re-training the dog’s brain and so it is with human beings when it comes to currency trading. We need to re-train our brains to learn how to behave prop...

September 7, 2016
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Trading Success as a Forex trader is a bit like doing an apprenticeship

If you are willing to look at your Forex experience a bit like an apprentice completes an apprenticeship you are likely going to achieve a higher level of success. Why should opening a live account and making money in the financial markets be any different to any other career? You don’t get to build a house without the appropriate qualifications ...

August 30, 2016
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Why Thinking in 10’s could help you as a trader

  When you boil it all down trading is a game of numbers, the more numbers you make over time the more money you make however many traders don’t focus on the numbers game over time and instead focus their attention only on if they are winning or losing right now and it affects their ability to control their emotions. Here is a suggestion tha...

August 25, 2016
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The 200-Day Moving Average

One of the worlds most profitable Hedge Fund Managers Paul Tudor Jones called it in Tony Robbins Money Master Book "my #1 Trading indicator " and some of my colleagues in institutions and banks have referred to it as a key barometer for where substantial money flow often occurs. I am referring to the 200-Day Moving Average on a Daily chart and as...

August 17, 2016
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Top Candlestick Patterns and How to Use them in Your Trading

  Candlestick charts are one of the most popular and commonly used tools by traders in analysing the markets. In this article, we will briefly look at its history then move on to some basics on how to interpret these charts. We will also look at some of the major candlestick chart patterns to give you an understanding of how you can use them ...

July 28, 2016
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