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CFTC Commitments of Traders – NET LENGTH for DXY Index Futures...

As suggested in the CFTC Commitments of Traders report in the week ended January 14. NET LENGTH in USD Index added +795 contracts to...

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Canadian Trade Worries Easing, But Domestic Headwinds Remain

The revised version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), or CUSMA in Canada, is now heading to President Trump's desk. The deal was signed...

ECB Preview: Time to Reveal the Scope

The ECB meeting next week is set to focus on the strategic review and not on new policy messages. Media reported that ECB...

Weekly Economic and Financial Commentary: A Pretty Good Start to the Year

U.S. Review 2020 Is Off to a Good Start Most of this week's economic reports showed the economy ended 2019 with strong momentum, while the...

The Weekly Bottom Line: Canada – Trade Deals Abroad, Decent Data At Home

U.S. Highlights Data releases over the week reinforce the main themes in the U.S. economy: solid consumption, housing market recovery, faltering business investment and...

Canadian Trade Worries Easing, But Domestic Headwinds Remain

The revised version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), or CUSMA in Canada, is now heading to President Trump's desk. The deal was signed...

ECB Preview: Time to Reveal the Scope

The ECB meeting next week is set to focus on the strategic review and not on new policy messages. Media reported that ECB...

Weekly Economic and Financial Commentary: A Pretty Good Start to the Year

U.S. Review 2020 Is Off to a Good Start Most of this week's economic reports showed the economy ended 2019 with strong momentum, while the...

The Weekly Bottom Line: Canada – Trade Deals Abroad, Decent Data At Home

U.S. Highlights Data releases over the week reinforce the main themes in the U.S. economy: solid consumption, housing market recovery, faltering business investment and...

Forward Guidance: Trade Deals Just One Factor in BoC’s Outlook

The Bank of Canada held interest rates steady throughout 2019 and is widely expected to do so again at its first meeting in 2020....

The Week Ahead – BOJ, BOC, and ECB to Keep Rates on Hold as Markets Focus on Global PMI Readings and Earnings

The debates on how much of an impact the Phase One trade deal will have on the global outlook will continue as market concerns...

OIL WEEK AHEAD: Davos’ Explosive Mix

The World Economic Forum in Davos usually provides ample headlines for the oil industry, but this year one strategic player will be absent. Russia’s...

Weekly Focus: Central Banks are Back on Stage

Risk sentiment generally stayed on a strong footing this week as investors heaved a sigh of relief after the US-China phase one trade deal...

Week ahead – ECB, BoJ, and BoC Meet Before Crucial European and UK PMIs

It’s going to be an action-packed week, with three major central bank meetings and a storm of economic data likely to keep traders glued...

U.S.-China Agree to Trade Deal that Commits China to Dramatically Raise Imports of U.S. Goods and Services

On January 15th, the U.S. and China signed phase one of a trade deal. The deal removes the threat of additional U.S. tariffs...
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Canadian Trade Worries Easing, But Domestic Headwinds Remain

The revised version of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), or CUSMA in Canada, is now heading to President Trump's desk. The deal was signed...

U.S.-China Agree to Trade Deal that Commits China to Dramatically Raise Imports of U.S. Goods and Services

On January 15th, the U.S. and China signed phase one of a trade deal. The deal removes the threat of additional U.S. tariffs...

US-China Phase I Trade Deal Signed, Execution & Phase II Negotiations the Next Focus

Signing of the Phase I trade deal marks an end of the beginning the trade war between the US and China. While the deal...

After an Impressive New-Year Rally, What Does 2020 Hold for Gold?

Gold has been on a tear lately, reaching heights not scaled since 2013 to temporarily breach the $1600 an ounce level. However, with risk...

01 – Fundamental Analysis Overview

As you have already read, Fundamental analysis is studying the economic fundamentals of a currency, country, or economy. Economic fundamentals really is a very...

01 – Support and Resistance

For the bushy-tailed and bright-eyed newcomer, technical analysis of the Forex market often becomes an obsession. I know for me it was. Although you will learn...

00 – Trading Psychology 101

Now that you've studied the basics of technical and fundamental analysis, as well as the importance of proper risk management techniques, it's about time...

00 – Risk Management 101

In forex trading, there are several factors that you can't really control. While you can be able to make predictions based on fundamental analysis...

00 – A Beginner’s Guide to Fundamental Analysis

What is Fundamental Analysis? Fundamental analysis mostly refers to the use of economic data to predict forex price movements. While technical analysis focuses on historical...

00 – A Beginner’s Guide to Technical Analysis

Technical analysis refers to the study of past price action as a guide in forecasting future price movements. This involves looking at candlestick formations,...

01 – How to Start Trading in 4 Easy Steps

1. Register with OctaFX by opening an account Having an account allows you to access your personal area on our website and to trade...

01 – How Does Forex Work?

How Does Forex Work? Forex trading is the simultaneous buying of one currency and selling of another These two currencies make up what is...

Five Tips for Forex Trading With a Full Time Job

"My kids think all fathers work from home" – Marty Schwartz, Market Wizard If your aim is to create a second income through Forex trading,...

Using Expert Advisors to Improve Your Trading

Traders may or may not agree that using an automated trading strategy will improve your trading results. But one cannot ignore the fact that an EA can be beneficial in the early stages of developing your trading strategy. In this article, we look at how using automation can help you to cut down on time while providing an objective analysis of your trading system.

Exchange Rate on Forex

Exchange rate is one of the key concepts on Forex. Traders sell one currency, buy another and earn on the difference in rates. When...

What are the Best Market Entry Strategies When Trading Forex?

One of the most important aspects of Forex trading is choosing the right entry point, the most successful moments in which it is profitable...

What’s Better, Forex or Stock Trading?

Many people often ask the question as to whether forex trading is better than stock trading or vice versa. The question is like comparing...

Top Ten: Trading Risk & Psychology Reads

I want to kick this segment off with an introduction to what I consider my top ten Trading Books that aren't related to trading strategies or set ups, but focused specifically on risk and psychology, as the defining moment in my trading career was moving from part time gambler to full time student of risk and psychology.

Strive for Excellence by Strengthening These 5 Skills When Trading

To become a successful forex trader, you should develop five crucial skills. Do you know what skills all successful forex traders have in common?...

A Brief Look at Trading Psychology

Why is psychology such an important aspect in trading? Well, if you're incapable of controlling your mind/thoughts whilst operating in the market, you stand very little chance of reaching consistency.

What Can We Learn from Successful Traders?

Although at times trading can seem like banging one’s head against a wall, there is light at the end of the tunnel. There are traders...

Do You REALLY Have What it Takes to be a Successful Forex Trader?

Trading any market consistently is difficult. It tests you in ways you’ve not likely been tested before, with the majority failing to achieve their...

Exploring the Trend Line

As humans we love to overcomplicate things! While an elaborate trading strategy may impress your family and friends, it is unnecessary to succeed. For those that...

TMT (Trend-Momentum-Trendline) Scalping System

TMT (Trend-Momentum-Trendline) is a trend scalping trading system based on a set of trend indicators and oscillators. It is developed for MetaTrader 4 for...

Examples of Evolving Head and Shoulders Pattern

The above example shows how you could have traded this pattern. After the neckline support had been formed with prices testing support near the left shoulder, price rallied to make a higher peak (head) and bouncing off to form the right shoulder.

Everything You Need to Know about Confluence

To say confluence is powerful would, in our humble opinion, be a huge understatement! We agree that individual pattern recognition is worthy of attention, but without additional confluence it is not something we would entertain as a conceivable setup. .

The First Rule of Forex Trading: FX Market Types

Have you ever found that your trading system works great one day but fails miserably the next? Your problem is quite possibly market type identification. Too many Forex traders will trade the same way no matter what the market is doing. Instead look to identify the market type first, and then devise a strategy appropriate to that market type.