Learn how to use volatility as a tradable asset and diversify your portfolio with two popular global indices: the US dollar (DXI) and Volatility (VIX) index.
Bitcoin vs Ripple. We take a look at these two major cryptocurrencies and explore why Ripple is so controversial within the crypto community.
Soft commodity trading has been gaining more interest among traders who are looking to diversify their typical portfolio of stocks and bonds. Commodity markets influence almost every aspect of our daily lives: from car fuel to grocery stores, commodities prices impact the global economy at every level.
If commodities in general tend to un-nerve novice traders, agricultural commodities can be particularly off-putting with uncertainties about harvests and the weather. But if you are properly prepared, then trading coffee should be no more stressful than making your morning cup.
Learn how to spot a market trend and use different trend indicators to form your own trend trading strategy.
A sure-fire method for annoying a veteran trader is to mix up volatility and risk, treating big swings in securities prices as identical with the danger of loss. But nor can they be entirely separated, and the key to trading success is a firm grasp of how these different but overlapping concepts fit together.
Leveraged trading has been in vogue for over a decade now. Those interested in online trading have come to see leverage as a quintessential financial tool, which offers traders bigger market exposure with a much smaller initial expenditure. Here, we ask what is leveraged trading, and how is it incorporated into the trading environment?
The practice of “shorting” a stock or any other security – selling at today’s price in the expectation that its value will fall – has long been seen by many as disreputable. But it is simply another way of expressing a market view, no different from any other.
Learn about the Swiss stock exchange: from the way it works to trading opportunities.
Currencies are priced in other currencies, and all major denominations are quoted in “cross rates” against each other. Traders may choose a fairly predictable “pair”, such as the US dollar and the euro, or something more exotic, but in all cases good research is essential in deciding the best currencies to trade.
Learn about top 3 principles for successful trading.