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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...

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...

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,...

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...

01 – Welcome

Welcome to FxPro Trading Academy. If you're reading this you have decided to join one of the world's fastest growing online communities. Since the...
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Forex Trading Accounts: What Account to Choose

For effective and profitable trading, it is important to choose the right type of a trading account. The choice depends on the knowledge level...

A Beginner’s Guide to the Japanese Yen

Did you know that over 80% of the trading volume in the FX market is dominated by only a handful of currencies? According to the...

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,...

The Trader’s Guide to Commodity Pairs

FX markets are famous for attaching or conjoining values and metrics to individual currencies, their pairs and crosses. They believe that these “factors” have an...

GBP/USD. Popular Currency Pair Features

The British pound is one of the most important currencies in the world. The pound takes the 4th place in terms of turnover, as...

Become a Successful and Balanced Trader with These 5 Trading Virtues

Get to know the trading virtues you need to develop for a successful trading career. Virtues are described as traits that revolve around moral...

How Big Players Operate: The Psychology of Key Levels in Forex Trading

For many Forex traders, the psychology of the big players is a mystery. So let’s shed some light on the matter. Why is this important? Because...

Making Use of Your Demo Account

Imagine for a moment that you're a newly appointed trainee chef. Eager, excited and ready to get in the kitchen, the head chef unexpectedly throws you a curve ball. He asks that you begin preparations to cook five-star meals at their finest restaurant in town that evening. We'd be surprised if this didn't raise an eyebrow, or two! A trainee chef, especially one that's new to the industry, would surely need time to hone his/her skills before being let loose in a restaurant kitchen! Not knowing how to properly slice an onion or even read a recipe would, as you can imagine, likely end in a culinary catastrophe.

Myths of Fear and Greed in FX

For the subject of this week's article, I thought that I would take the time to explore the thought process behind most trading decisions we make during our FX speculating. As you may already know if you have read previous articles written by myself or my colleagues, we all drive home the importance of formulating and then following a detailed and actionable written trade plan, so as to remove any underlying emotions from the decision making process and thus enforce ongoing discipline in our trading activities. The less the trade becomes about us and more about our rules and plan, the more we have steered ourselves towards achieving success in the markets on a consistent basis. The plan tells us what to do, as opposed to us looking at a chart and guessing what we should do.

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.

Catch Key Reversals With The 5-0 Pattern

Catching big reversals is something that many new traders day-dream about but rarely ever succeed in doing. However, the 5-0 pattern offers traders the opportunity to catch these types of market moves by finding a unique entry point.

Approaching Money Management

The majority of traders seem obsessed with carving out a flawless trading method, often mistakenly overlooking the significance of money management.Whilst it is strongly...

Five Rules Around Managing Risk

Risk and reward are two sides of the same coin when it comes to trading the markets. In fact, taking on, managing and, where possible,...

The Ceaseless Quest for a Perfect Strategy

Although having a well-defined trading strategy is vital to get ahead, some traders (particularly those new to the business) mistakenly believe that this is...

How to Identify Supply and Demand

Technical supply and demand is an approach based on price action. The general idea is to locate points on the chart where price has...