Common Order Types

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The three main types use in forex are stops, limits and market orders. Depending on whether you want to be a buyer or seller, above or below or at the market price will determine which of the below orders you should be using. Stop buy           buy order above the current market price Limit … Continue reading Common Order Types

Spreads and Liquidity

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Spreads and liquidity go hand in hand as tight spreads are usually a result of good liquidity. We will be giving reference to the spread and liquidity of IC Markets True ECN environment to illustrate how this works.   What is a spread? In the forex market the spread is the difference between the buy … Continue reading Spreads and Liquidity

Technical Analysis

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Overview Technical analysis is essentially the study of price on charts in order to gain some insight into the past, present and future direction of price. It is a study that most traders use to make trading decisions, this adds to its significance and what makes it such an effective and reliable means of analysis. … Continue reading Technical Analysis

Fundamental Analysis

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What is fundamental analysis? Fundamental analysis is the study of economic, social and political data, reports and news to gain some insight into the past, present and future direction of exchange rates. From a fundamental perspective there are many different ways to analyse currencies, we will focus on the interest rate differential model. The future … Continue reading Fundamental Analysis