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The Most Overlooked Pairs in Forex Trading

The Most Overlooked Pairs in Forex Trading

The forex market, or foreign currency exchange, is the financial market where traders buy and sell pairs of global currencies. You can learn more about forex pairs in the PDF attachment to this post. Forex Currency Trading Pairs Explained from Lenn Mayhew Lewis The...

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Exploring Alternative Investment Options

Exploring Alternative Investment Options

Adding alternative investments to an investment portfolio is a common practice among retail investors seeking to reduce risk through diversification. There are many different types of alternative investment, many of which enable the investor to hold tangible assets...

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Commodities Trading for Beginners

Commodities Trading for Beginners

Commodities trading has a lot of similarities to trading in other markets. However, it also has several differences that the inexperienced need to be aware of. Depending on which commodities are being traded, there are often outside factors influencing the market that...

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Finance: Direct Market Access Explained

Finance: Direct Market Access Explained

Historically, access to financial trading on the order book has been limited, with investors having to go through the medium of broker-dealers or through members of the exchange that are market-makers. Opportunities for buy-side traders and investors to access the...

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Top Tips for Cryptocurrency Investment

Top Tips for Cryptocurrency Investment

Cryptocurrency has been big news in the trading and investment world in recent years, following on from the huge surge in value of Bitcoin towards the end of 2017. Bitcoin, the world’s first cryptocurrency, leapt in value from $7,000 to around $20,000, making...

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Trading Tips for Exotic Currencies

Trading Tips for Exotic Currencies

The currency market is the largest trading platform in the world, with more than four trillion dollars in value exchanging hands every single day. This also makes it the most liquid market, which has great appeal to day traders. Within the wider currency market there...

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The Risks and Rewards of Trading in Exotic Currencies

The Risks and Rewards of Trading in Exotic Currencies

Currency trading divides world currencies into three individual markets – major, minor and exotic.   Major currencies are those that are traded frequently and at high volumes, such as the euro, US dollar or British pound. The short video attachment gives an overview...

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Is Proprietary Trading the Job for You?

Is Proprietary Trading the Job for You?

Proprietary trading is a unique market in which trades are made using the money of the firm, rather than money from investors. Proprietary day traders are typically paid according to how much money they make for the firm, rather than being offered a base salary. The...

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Digitisation on the Increase for Commodities Traders

Digitisation on the Increase for Commodities Traders

Digitisation is on the increase in large commodities houses seeking to boost margins through employing algorithms and working with data scientists. The move comes as commodity traders have been seeing a drop in return on equity in recent years, as their information...

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Guide to Measuring the Best Liquid Stocks

Guide to Measuring the Best Liquid Stocks

Companies with a high liquidity rating are often in hot demand on the stock markets, as these companies are believed to hold the most potential for maximising investor returns. Liquidity is not always an indicator of success, so investors should examine the company...

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