An Introduction to Hedging

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The verb ‘to hedge’ derives from the noun ‘hedge’ – that is, a fence or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs. Sadly (for gardening enthusiasts) this is not an instruction in horticulture. Hedge has been used as a verb in the English language since the 16th century, with the meaning to ‘avoid commitment’. … Continue reading An Introduction to Hedging

Position sizing – where SIZE really does matter!

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‘Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing’ – Warren Buffet. Foreign exchange (forex or FX) trading, once the domain of commercial banks, hedge funds, large corporations and high net worth individuals, is now available to anyone with an internet connection and sufficient funds to meet balance requirements. Although a low barrier to entry, a number … Continue reading Position sizing – where SIZE really does matter!