Currency Trading Forex Trading Information:
Momentum day trading can be extremely profitable when done
Forex trading online is a fast way to use your investment capital to
it's fullest. The Forex markets offer distinct advantages to the small
and large traders alike, making Forex currency trading in many ways
preferable to other markets such as stocks, options or traditional
Forex, or Foreign Exchange, is the simultaneous exchange of one
country's currency for that of another. The way it works is an investor
who wishes to purchase or sell one currency for another with the hope of
making a profit when the value of the currencies change in favor of the
Most new traders tend to focus just about all their time and energy
on finding nearly perfect "setups", but trade setups, even very good
ones, are *not* the key to successful trading. It's the *way* you trade
your setups that keeps your losses smaller than your gains.
FOREX is the abbreviation for the Foreign Exchange market. FOREX is
basically an international exchange market where currencies from all
over the world are bought and sold for profit.
During my first year as a local (independent trader) on the floor of
LIFE, I bought and sold 8804 FTSE futures contracts, about 40 contracts
per day on average. The result was a loss of £61,620 or -£267 per
If you ask me whether the market will have moved up or down by this
time next year, well I may as well flip a coin, because I don't know. If
you ask me whether the market will have moved up or down by this time
next month, well again, I may as well flip a coin, because I still don't
I am reading a fantastic book on trading, first published in 1924, by
Richard D. Wyckoff, titled "How I Trade and Invest in Stocks & Bonds".
I received an email this week with a question (below) which caused me
to think about the wisdom of pursuing trading as a career. Regardless of
your trading time span, the skills and concerns of active short-term
trading are relevant to all market participants.
I read on a bulletin board a traders comment that on his first outing
trading the E-Mini S&P 500 he lost on each of his trades. He noted
though, that had he had a wider stop each of his trades would have been
profitable and that therefore he would be trading with a wider stop in
When day trading the SP and NASDAQ futures, do you rely on your
moving averages more than your support & resistant areas? During the
first hour of trading, the support and resistance zones on the SP and
NASDAQ futures are the most important things to watch. The moving
averages have not yet had a chance to come into play.
The European Union (EU) constitution was dealt a double blow, first
by a French "no" vote on 29-May and then by a follow on "no" from the
Netherlands on 01-Jun. To add insult to injury, one low level Italian
diplomat quickly called for a referendum in Italy to decide if a return
to the lira was warranted.
QUESTION: If the SP futures fall through support and go straight down
for another two points, and I want to get short, should I a.) enter
We all know when you go on a trip to another country; you need to
take some travelers checks and some cash in the currency of that
country. This can be advantageous because one country's currency is
usually worth more or less than the other.
ISO 4217 is an international standard describing three letter codes
to define the names of currencies established by the International
Organization for Standardization (ISO). The first two letters of the
code are the two letters of ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country codes (which are
similar to those used for national top-level domains on the internet)
and the third is usually the initial of the currency itself.
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