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Recent Posts by Graeme Watkins

 
CEO Valutrades Limited, Graeme Watkins is an FX and CFD market veteran with more than 10 years experience. Key roles include management, senior systems and controls, sales, project management and operations. Graeme has help significant roles for both brokerages and technology platforms.
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How to Open a Forex Demo Account

The forex market isn’t exclusive to big company and hedge fund traders anymore.

These days, anyone can get into the foreign exchange markets, so long as they have the capital to get started and the access to a computer to trade on. However, just because you can rush into something doesn’t mean you should—after you register Valutrades and make a deposit, you shouldn’t be in a hurry to put your money where your mouth is. Smart traders, new and old alike, can understand the value that comes with a forex demo account.

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How to Use the Ichimoku Cloud Trading Indicator

While it’s referred to as an indicator in its own right, the Ichimoku Cloud is actually a combination of indicators based on five formulas that combine to form an equilibrium chart. 

These five formulas provide a data-rich indicator that displays lines of support and resistance, trend direction, and momentum of that trend through the charting of several different moving averages on the same chart. Here’s a quick guide to understanding the Ichimoku Cloud and tips to get started using this indicator as part of your trading process.

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Pips, Points, and Ticks: What's the Difference?

To those unfamiliar with financial markets, the words “pips,” “points,” and “ticks” may sound like something out of a Dr. Seuss book. But there’s a reason why these units of measurement exist in the trading lexicon. In order to assess risk and reward and understand profits and losses, it’s important to know what these terms mean in different contexts.

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The Value of Indicators: MACD, RSI, Stochastic Oscillator

When it comes to trading, it is widely accepted that there are two main approaches to your analysis of potential trades.  They are fundamental analysis and technical analysis.

Technical analysis is widely used by private traders and is becoming more and more popular.  It involves the study of a financial product’s actual price, to form an opinion on the likely future direction in which the price will move.

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Exponential Moving Average vs Simple Moving Average: What's the Difference?

Moving averages are one of the most popular tools that forex traders lean on when attempting to understand market movements because they add an extra layer to any chart analysis you’re conducting, highlighting exactly where the price action is happening.

Based on pure popularity, the exponential moving average (EMA) and the simple moving average (SMA) are the two most common moving average tools. But there are differences between the two.

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How Much Money Do The Top Forex Traders Make?

There is serious earning potential at hand when you choose to trade currency, something that every investor should be trying to unlock. Looking at the scale of forex trading, it’s certainly worth knowing not only what the top traders are making, but also how they are making it along with how top traders differ from the rest.

While most forex traders leverage their free margin to maximize trading power—and, thus, their earnings potential—margin trading is only one aspect of their success. What is free margin in forex? Basically, it’s the amount of available equity you have in your account to open a position using the borrowed margin offered by your online broker.

Again, this is just one characteristic of high-earning forex traders. Here’s a look at some of the other traits that are common among the world’s top forex trading professionals.

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Forex Risk Management Strategies: How and When to Walk Away

Forex traders should keep an eye out for quite a few things if they want to limit the risks associated with active trading. We’ve all seen it; many traders will follow fads instead of paying attention to the proper management of their money, and as a result, they will lose money unnecessarily.

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Introduction to the Candlestick Pattern – Marubozu

Technical analysis is the study of actual movements in the price of a financial product.  However, in my opinion, technical analysis is less about trading and more about the study of mass psychology. We study the way people react in certain situations in the market, which is quite prevalent when identifying and trading using chart patterns.

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How to Calculate Margin for Forex Trades

Margin and margin requirements are something that no forex trader can afford to ignore. Margin has often been labeled a “good faith deposit” to open a position.

Margin is usually presented as a percentage amount of the full position, 0.25%, 0.5%, 1%, 2%, and so on. You can calculate the maximum leverage you can use with your trading account based on the margin required by your broker.

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Why Milliseconds Matter: 3 Reasons to Use a Forex VPS

There is a saying that goes, “Blink and you may miss it”. Well, with Forex trading, there is maybe no truer saying. In an industry that transacts more than five trillion dollars a day and with more and more being driven by algorithmic (“algo”) traders, it is becoming increasingly harder for the individual trader to keep up. One of the solutions for forex traders is the VPS, or virtual private server. In this post, we will look at three reasons why serious traders should use a VPS.

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