Trading Strategies, Psychology

Trading Strategies, Psychology

How to use Arbitrage trading to increase profits

How to use Arbitrage trading to increase profits   Professionals in finance like to use hard to read and complicated language to make what they do much harder and more complicated than it sounds. However, when it comes to arbitrage, it is actually a relatively simple concept that can be used in trading, to develop an accurate system that...

December 1, 2022
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How to trade in low volatility conditions

The market in recent months has created exceptionally difficult conditions to trade. Low volatility and obscure price action has reduced the volatility available for traders to capitalise on. These conditions have affected FOREX, Equity, and Index trading. It has been specifically difficult for momentum and trend following traders as a certain leve...

November 23, 2022
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What is mean reversion?

Mean reversion strategies are some of the simplest trading strategy’s used by sophisticated traders. However, when most traders hear the term, they immediately get confused. So, what is mean reversion and why do traders use it as a strategy?   Mean reversion is the tendency for the price of an asset to move back to its long-term averag...

October 18, 2022
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How to maximise your trading strategy using Relative Volume?

  For new traders, it can be difficult to know which indicators to use, the saturation of various moving averages, RSI’s, MACD’s and more can be overwhelming and counterproductive. However, utilising relative volume, as an indicator is one of the most important sources of information for technical traders.   What is Volume? Vo...

October 13, 2022
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What are Bonds and how do you trade them?

Maturity, Yields, Par Values and Coupon payments. These are words that everyone has heard of but not many have a good understanding of what they mean. In this article all these complicated terms will be explained. Please note that while this information is most relevant for physical bonds, it is still important to understand when dealing with CFD...

September 28, 2022
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How to develop a good training plan?

Trading FOREX, equities, commodities, and any other asset can be an emotional rollercoaster. With so many different emotions and external factors difficulties impacting a trade, it is crucial that before any trade is executed a trading plan is produced to minimise the impact of the ‘noise’.     Generating the Idea   ...

August 25, 2022
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Salesforce financial results announced

Salesforce financial results announced Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) reported its latest financial results for its fiscal second quarter on Wednesday. World’s leading customer relationship management (CRM) company reported revenue of $7.72 billion (up 22% year-over-year) vs. $7.692 billion expected. Earnings per share also topped analyst est...

August 25, 2022
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Results are in – NVIDIA reports

Results are in – NVIDIA reports NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) announced its second quarter results after the closing bell in the US on Wednesday. The US technology giant reported revenue that exceeded analyst expectations at $6.704 billion for the quarter vs. estimate of $6.699 billion. Earnings per share reported at $0.51 per share, narrowl...

August 25, 2022
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Is there further pain in store for Bitcoin?

The recent price action of the Bitcoin suggests that the leading cryptocurrency may be ready for another sell off. Since last November when the currency peaked it has seen a sharp decline with retracements along the way. With inflation and recessionary pressures prevalent short-term volatility remains high as the market determines how to price the ...

August 24, 2022
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XPeng results are here – the stock price is falling

  XPeng Inc. (XPEV) reported its unaudited Q2 financial results on Tuesday. The Chinese electric vehicle company reported revenue of $1.11 billion for Q2 (up by 97.7% from Q2 2021) vs. $1.09 billion expected. World’s 27th largest automaker reported a bigger loss per share than expected at -$0.47 loss per share for the quarter vs. -$...

August 24, 2022
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EUR continues to tumble as energy crisis worsens

The Euro has fallen to 20-year lows as it deals with increasing energy prices and increased bond yields as recession fears rise again. Across both the UK and Europe inflation has been especially high even compared other countries such as Australia and the USA and in response, the EUR has taken a large hit. The recent spike in energy prices has brou...

August 23, 2022
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Zoom reports Q2 results – the stock dips

Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM) reported its latest financial results after the market close on Wall Street on Monday. The US communications technology company reported revenue of $1.10 billion for the second quarter (up by 8% year-over-year), falling short of $1.117 billion expected. Earnings per share reported at $1.05 per share vs. $0....

August 23, 2022
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Qantas outlook report

      Overview   Qantas is Australia’s national carrier and the largest and oldest airline in the country. With the Qantas group comprising of Jetstar, Qantas, QantasLink, its frequent flyer service and a freight service, the airline is the sector leader domestically and a global competitor in the international aviatio...

August 19, 2022
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AUD drops on Employment Figures

The Aussie Dollar has seen a drop in its price due to wage and unemployment data released over the past day and a half. The economic data shows that unemployment has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years with the jobless rate at 3.4% compared to analysts expecting the figure to remain at 3.5%. Wages also rose modestly in the last quarter to...

August 18, 2022
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Oil continues its sell-off as it drops after weaker Chinese and US economic figures

Oil has continued its tumble from its March 2022 high of $131 per barrel down to $82 a barrel. The drop has been in response to weak economic figures from China and the USA which has added to the recessionary anxiety gripping the market. Furthermore, as Iran edges closer to a nuclear deal, the removal of economic sanctions on the country may be ...

August 16, 2022
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