Learn to Trade Blog

By 29 August 2019

Sentiment Analysis: An Informative Beginner’s Guide

Forex sentiment is the perception held by market participants which is gained when judging the performance of a currency pair. On the basis of this, traders will then make their trading decisions accordingly. Consequently, sentiment is a fundamental driving force of decision-making movements in the forex market. As a forex trader, it’s your responsibility to … Continue reading Sentiment Analysis: An Informative Beginner’s Guide

By 19 July 2019

Integrating Low Volatility Trading Into Your Strategy

To the veteren trader, incorporating low volatility trading into their forex strategy is often deemed incredibly frustrating, as the opportunity to make what are considered to be ‘good’ trades is reduced. Ultimately though, an integral aspect of knowing how to trade forex successfully is recognising how and when to adapt to constantly changing market conditions. … Continue reading Integrating Low Volatility Trading Into Your Strategy

By 23 July 2019

Managing Your Money: The Whats, Whys and Hows

Like dieting and working out, in the forex trading market, effective money management is something that most traders preach but few practise day-to-day. Why is this? Well, just like picking yourself up from the sofa on a hot summer’s day and taking yourself to the gym, effectively managing your money in forex can often feel … Continue reading Managing Your Money: The Whats, Whys and Hows

By 9 June 2019

Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Benefits of Demo Trading

Forex trading heavily relies on experience, so demo trading is an essential part of the process for forex trading beginners. A forex demo account enables a trader to start free online trading relatively quickly, so they can practise before risking any real money – helping beginners to get a feel for what trading the currency … Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect: 4 Benefits of Demo Trading

By 21 June 2019

3 Reasons to Keep a Trading Journal

Amongst all the digital frenzy of the 24/5, globally interconnected forex market, it’s easy to overlook the value of taking it back to basics with a pen and paper. But the fact of the matter is, keeping a trading journal is one of our top forex trading tips for beginners and veterans alike – and … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Keep a Trading Journal

By 19 June 2019

Industry Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y       A Aggressive – If a trader or price action is acting with particular conviction Aggregate risk – The amount of exposure a financial institution has to forex counterparty … Continue reading Industry Glossary

By 22 May 2019

Reversal Trading: Your Advanced Strategy Guide

Reversal trading is a popular forex strategy that, when executed in the right way, can lead to the potential of major profits. But how and why does this advanced strategy work? Today, we’re delving deeper into the benefits of reversal trading, demonstrating how you can incorporate this trading technique into your forex arsenal. So, what … Continue reading Reversal Trading: Your Advanced Strategy Guide

By 31 May 2019

Why Time is Money: Making Time For Forex

As a 24/5 trading platform, traders can enter and exit the forex market at their will. This desirable accessibility means that, for many, forex trading serves as a convenient second source of income worked around their busy schedules. Indeed, for the most advanced forex traders, this can mean spending just 30 minutes a day on … Continue reading Why Time is Money: Making Time For Forex

By 30 April 2019

Forex Currency Pairs 101

Forex currency pairings form the fundamental foundation of all trades placed on the forex market, serving as the indicators of any profits or losses made from a trade. That’s why in today’s post, we’re offering a comprehensive guide on currency pairings to better explain how currency trading works, ensuring you have all the basic knowledge … Continue reading Forex Currency Pairs 101

By 18 April 2019

Hedging Forex: What Does It Mean? (And How to Use it)

Risk management is of fundamental importance to a trader’s success on the forex market. In a risky and volatile trading environment, the ability to minimise the likelihood of losses can make all the difference, often being the defining factor that separates the expert from the novice. That’s where hedging comes in. In today’s post, we’re … Continue reading Hedging Forex: What Does It Mean? (And How to Use it)