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A Guide to Day Trading

By: XTB What is day trading? Day trading is defined as the buying and selling of instruments within a single trading day, but can apply generally to slightly longer timeframes. Typically, day traders utilise high amounts of leverage and short-term trading strategies to capitalise on small price movements, with the aim of making a small …

How to Select Your Trade Entries

While knowing how to enter the market is only part of the equation, certainly you cannot make any money if you are not involved. This of course then means that your entries must make sense. While there is no “magic bullet” when it comes to entries for trades, there are some things that you should …

Trading in a Volatile Market

At times, the Forex markets can become extraordinarily volatile. For that matter, any market can, depending on what has been going on. You can be in a nice uptrend, only to have a headline crossed the wires that turn things back around to knock you down, causing massive losses. In this article, I’ll look at …

Finding Support and Resistance Using Price Action

No matter what type of trading system you are trying to build, especially of a technical nature, you simply must be able to identify both support and resistance. I’ve yet to see a successful trading system that fails to at least acknowledge where buyers and sellers are jumping back into the market. After all, if …

FCA

Until recently, FSA has performed the supervisory activity in the financial sector in conjunction with the Bank of England as the main financial unit of the United Kingdom. In actual fact, the organization was the only regulator in the field of financial services in UK. In 2013, the organization was divided into two separate departments: …

IFSC

The Belize International Financial Services Commission was established in 1999. It’s range of powers covers oversight of the activities in the non-banking sector. Its membership includes representatives of the public sector, as well as of private commercial business. The Basic Premise The financial market regulations conducted by the IFSC can be roughly divided into two …

CySEC

In recent years, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission or CySEC has evolved from a local regulator into a full member of the Euro-zone area. The Basic Premise The CySEC was established in 2001 and initially the major purpose of the act was to put the activities of companies engaged in investments and securities area …

MiFID

MiFID stands for the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, which is a special directive on financial markets signed into power in euro-zone countries. The UK exchange-traded body also participates in the program. The Basic Premise This directive is a part of a larger EU system designed to integrate local market into a single effectively regulated environment. …

FSCA

The Financial Services Board (FSB) was formed by statute in 1990 as an independent body for the purpose of overseeing the South African Non-Banking Financial Services Industry in in the interests of the citizenry. Its reference standard  means promotion and aiding of a fruitful  financial investment in the region of South Africa. On 1 April, …

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