Month: March 2017

Trading Stars Podcast 18

       If you were to ask most traders what their biggest challenge is they would probably say something about the system or something about technical analysis.  Most traders are often unaware that the real problem that absolutely stops them from having the results they desire is actually because of emotions and limiting beliefs. Emotions …

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Traders all but clicking buy before the FOMC news hits the fan.

You know the drill.  Interest rate hike equals an immediate surge in price.  But always look again and look carefully and usually you will see if the surge will actually cause the last move of a turn or whether it will keep going. More on that in the live sessions when we trade this event. …

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Yellen rate increase is a done deal with 100% chance of rate hike.

So from the sound of it. the Fed is definitely going to raise the interest rate most likely by .25 per cent. Normally this will cause an initial surge going up for the USD against other currencies or in the case of the EUR USD, continue down.  But just before this announcement I will analyse …

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I’m so confused! What’s the difference between risk, leverage and margin in Forex trading?

Sometimes I can’t seem to get these things straight in my mind.  What exactly is leverage?  And what is risk and how is it calculated.  What the heck is margin anyway?   The main thing I want to know is how much to put into a trade so I don’t blow the account in one …

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