Category Archives: forex signals

Resistance Level

Resistance Level The resistance level can visualize using different technical indicators rather than simply drawing a line connecting highs. What is Resistance? Initially, the resistance level on a candlestick chart is the price when you can expect more sellers than buyers. It prevents the price from rising further and the resistance levels indicate a price…

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Bid vs Ask Price

Bid vs Ask Price The Bid price is the price a forex trader is willing to sell a currency pair for. Ask price is the price a trader will buy a currency pair at. Both of these prices are given in real-time and are constantly updated. So for example, the British pound against the US…

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Spread

Spread Definition Most forex currency pairs are traded without commission, but the spread is one cost that applies to any trade that you place. Rather than charging a commission, all leveraged trading providers will incorporate a spread into the cost of placing a trade, as they factor in a higher asking price relative to the…

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Currency Pair

Currency Pair A currency pair is a quotation of two different currencies, where one is quoted against the other. The first listed currency within a currency pair is called the base, while the second currency that is the benchmark is called the quote.   Understanding Currency Pairs Trading currency pairs are often conducted in the foreign…

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Lot size

Lot size The Lot Size represents the standardized number of a financial instrument as set out by the exchange. When trading stocks, the lot size refers to the number of shares you buy in one transaction. When trading Options/Futures, the Lot Size (contract size) refers to the total number of contracts contained in one derivative…

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Pip

Pip What is it? Pip is an acronym for “percentage in point” or “price interest point.” A pip is the smallest price move that an exchange rate can make based on forex market convention. Most currency pairs are priced out to four decimal places and the unit change is the last (fourth) decimal point. It…

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What is margin in trading?

What is margin in trading?   A Forex trading margin is a ratio that defines the leverage a trader has in the market. Trading margins in the world of Forex range from 10:1 to 50:1 on average. So, when it comes to Forex trading, a $1 principal investment gives the trader the ability to trade…

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Forex Leverage

Forex Leverage Leverage involves borrowing a certain amount of the money needed to invest in something. In the case of forex, money is usually borrowed from a broker. Forex trading does offer high leverage in the sense that for an initial margin requirement, a trader can build up—and control—a huge amount of money. What is Leverage Ratio?…

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Exchange Rate

Exchange Rate Typically, an exchange rate uses an acronym for the national currency it represents. For example, the acronym USD represents the U.S. dollar, while EUR represents the euro. To quote the currency pair for the dollar and the euro, it would be EUR/USD. In the case of the Japanese yen, it’s USD/JPY, or dollar…

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Stock Market

Stock Market A stock market, equity market, or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers of stocks (also called shares), which represent ownership claims on businesses; these may include securities listed on a public stock exchange, as well as stock that is only trading privately, such as shares of private companies, for investors through equity crowdfunding platforms. Investment in the stock market…

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