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4 Effective Trading Indicators Every Trader Should Know

By Tyler Yell, CMT, Currency Strategist. 27th July 2021. DailyFX     When your forex trading adventure begins, you’ll likely be met with a swarm of different methods for trading. However, most trading opportunities can be easily identified with just one of four chart indicators. Once you know how to use the Moving Average, RSI, Stochastic, & MACD indicator, you’ll be well on your way to executing your trading

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Why Most Traders Fail and How to Increase Trading Success

WHAT IS THE NUMBER ONE MISTAKE TRADERS MAKE? Big financial market volatility and growing access for the average person have made active trading very popular, but the influx of new traders has met with mixed success. There are certain patterns which may separate profitable traders from those who ultimately lose money. And indeed, there is one particular mistake that in our experience gets repeated time and time again. What is the single most important mistake that led to traders losing

How to Short Sell a Stock When Trading Falling Markets

Shorting a stock involves selling a borrowed stock in the anticipation of buying the same stock back at a lower future price and pocketing the difference. Short selling is a normal part of an active trader’s plan as it presents traders with the ability to benefit from an advancing market and a declining one. This article makes use of examples to explain what short selling is, why it is important and lists the top things to consider when short selling stocks.   WHAT IS SHORT SELLIN

Moving Average (MA) Explained for Traders

INTRODUCTION TO MOVING AVERAGES: Moving Average – Talking Points: What is a moving average? How do you calculate moving average? What is the purpose of moving averages? How do you interpret moving averages? WHAT IS A MOVING AVERAGE? In technical analysis, the moving average is an indicator used to represent the average closing price of the market over a specified period of time. Traders often make use of moving averages as it can be a good indicati

What is Earnings Season & What to Look for in Earnings Reports?

Earnings season provides a great opportunity for equity traders to gain insight on stocks they have invested in, while also offering context to potential share price moves. Read on for more on what earnings season is, earning announcement dates to know, and what to look for in an earnings report. WHAT IS EARNINGS SEASON & WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Earnings season is a period each fiscal quarter, usually lasting several weeks, where many of the largest listed companies announce their lat

The Basics of Technical Analysis

AN INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Technical analysis is becoming an increasingly popular approach to trading, thanks in part to the advancement in charting packages and trading platforms. However, for a novice trader, understanding technical analysis – and how it can help predict trends in the market - can be daunting and challenging. Technical analysis is the study of price movements in a market, whereby traders make use of historic chart patterns and indicators to predict future

Dividend Adjustments 5th July 2021 - 12th July 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 5th July 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Trading Forex at the News Release

Trading Forex at the News Release Trading forex news releases requires a tremendous amount of composure, preparation and a well-defined strategy. Without these qualities, traders can easily get swept up in all the excitement of a fast-moving market to their detriment. This article provides useful strategies on how to trade forex news during a major news release.   FOREX NEWS TRADING STRATEGIES There are two common strategies for trading forex at the news release: I

Sentiment Indicators: Using IG Client Sentiment

SENTIMENT INDICATORS: USING IG CLIENT SENTIMENT The IG Client Sentiment (IGCS) is unique, proprietary and potentially helpful to traders. The article will outline the following illustrative points: What is IG Client Sentiment (IGCS)? Sentiment Indicators IGCS as a Leading Indicator IGCS as a Technical Indicator: Summary       WHAT IS IG CLIENT SENTIMENT (IGCS)? IG Client Sentiment (IGCS) is a tool that traders can use in conjunction

Dividend Adjustments 28th June 2021 - 5th July 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 28th June 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account

The importance of controlling emotions while trading

Knowing how to control emotions while trading can prove to be the difference between success and failure. Your mental state has a significant impact on the decisions you make, particularly if you are new to trading, and keeping a calm demeanor is important for consistent trading. In this piece, we explore the importance of day trading psychology, for both beginner and more experienced traders, and give some pointers on how to trade without emotions. THE IMPORTANCE OF CONTROLLING EMOTIONS WH

Dividend Adjustments 21st June 2021 - 28th June

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 21st June 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account

Updated: Dividend Adjustments 14th June 2021 - 21st June 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 14th June 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account

Dividend Adjustments 7th June 2021 - 14th June 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 7th June 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 31st May 2021 - 7th June 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 31st May 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 24th May 2021 - 31st May 20201

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 31st May 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 17th May 2021 - 24th May 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 17th May 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 10th May 2021 - 17th May 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 10th May 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 3rd May 2021 - 10th May 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 3rd May 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video. NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 26th April 2021 - 3rd May 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 26th April 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video. NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 19th April 2021 - 26th April 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 19th April 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video. NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 12th April 2021 - 19th April 2021

Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 12th April 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video. NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral adjustment on your account.

Dividend Adjustments 5th April 2021 - 12th April 2021

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 5th April 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video. NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash neutral

Dividend Adjustments 29th March - 5th April 2021

Expected index adjustments  Please see the expected dividend adjustment figures for a number of our major indices for the week commencing 29th March 2021. If you have any queries or questions on this please let us know in the comments section below. For further information regarding dividend adjustments, and how they affect  your positions, please take a look at the video.   NB: All dividend adjustments are forecasts and therefore speculative. A dividend adjustment is a cash

How will the new ASIC rules affect my IG account?

If you have any questions regarding the information below please add a comment. To get the best experience on Community please make sure you LOGIN. Notifications, private messages (if required), and tagging are only possible if you are logged in.   In August 2019, ASIC has proposed changes to the way CFDs can be offered to Australian retail clients and kicked off a consultation period to open up the discussion. After gathering feedback from traders and the industry ASIC announced new regu
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