Archives for December 2009

Monthly Archives: December 2009

Trading Strategies, Basic Concepts

There are several basic trading strategies, but in order to execute any of them successfully an investor new to options will need to know some elementary concepts. The most basic are the call and the put. Buying a ...
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Technical Indicators in Forex Trading

Many of the common charts encountered in the toolkit of Forex traders are composed of a graphed series of technical indicators. So, in order to understand those charts, the student of Forex investing will do well to study ...
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Risk Management

There are more kinds of risk than there are investments, since every instrument carries several kinds. But risk isn’t inherently bad. Without it there’d be fewer opportunities for profit. The fundamental risk, of course, is price uncertainty. No ...
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Risks and Advantages of Futures

The terms ‘options’ and ‘futures’ appear together often enough to confuse even knowledgeable traders into thinking they are the same thing. But, while they have important similarities, options and futures are distinct trading instruments. An option is a ...
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Line Graphs, Bar and Candlestick Charts

Today, every form of trading has become complex. Even in the (relatively) simple world of stock trading, it’s possible to become lost in a bewildering array of charts, diagrams and technical indicators. Nowhere is this more true than ...
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Using Forex Signals as a Trading Tool

Prices in Forex markets are the most volatile of any trading instrument. They change farther and faster (on average) than stocks and bonds, though commodities can be pretty roller coaster, too. This presents non-professional investors with a dilemma: ...
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