Forex

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  • What Is Standard Deviation In Forex?

    For active currency traders, market volatility presents a vast array of opportunities and challenges. Fluctuations in the exchange rates of forex pairs can occur rapidly and seemingly out of nowhere. If not consistently put into a manageable context, turbulent price action can prove detrimental to a trader's chances of sustaining long-run profitability. Standard deviation is one mechanism used by forex market participants to identify normal and abnormal moves in pricing.…

  • Sterling Ratio

    The Sterling ratio is an risk-adjusted investment performance measure. Similar to the Sharpe and Sortino ratios, the Sterling ratio is used to define how efficiently risk capital is being allocated. It is frequently implemented by individual investors and hedge funds in the arena of portfolio management. What Is The Sterling Ratio? In practice, the Sterling ratio quantifies investment performance by comparing periodic returns to periodic drawdowns. The unique aspect of…

  • Forex Trading Twilight Hours

    The forex is an immense international marketplace, accounting for more than US$5 trillion in average per session traded volume. Everyday participants from around the world trade forex pairs in the hopes of achieving their financial goals. Due to the fact that currency trading is a truly global pastime, the forex is open for business 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. Although technically operational around the clock, each day…

  • Pivot Point Calculator

    A pivot point is a technical tool used in forex trading to determine potential support and resistance levels and the direction of a prevailing trend. While the basis of the indicator is rooted in elementary arithmetic, performing the necessary computations manually is time consuming and cumbersome. However, through the use of the Pivot Point Calculator, traders can quickly and easily execute the necessary calculations in an efficient manner. Warning: Ad-blockers…

  • Forex Profit Calculator

    In live forex trading, having a solid understanding of your profit and loss (P&L) potential at any given time is a must. It is simply not enough to place a trade and hope for positive results. Quantifying the upside of an open position, as well as its downside liability, is a great way to ensure consistent and responsible risk management. Warning: Ad-blockers may prevent calculator from loading. However, completing this…

  • Pip Calculator

    In forex, the term "pip" is an acronym that stands for "percentage in point." Pips represent the smallest increments of currency pricing and are key to the establishment of bid/ask spreads. For the active forex trader, pips play an important role in both risk and trade management. Warning: Ad-blockers may prevent calculator from loading. Exchange rate fluctuations are typically quantified in pips, making them the de facto measurement of profit…

  • Margin Calculator

    As the world's largest trading marketplace, the forex offers traders and investors countless avenues by which to pursue almost any financial goal. From the execution of carry trade strategies to intraday scalping practices, participants are privy to unparalleled opportunity. The ability to trade on margin is a primary reason why. Warning: Ad-blockers may prevent calculator from loading. Margin is a good-faith deposit made by an active trader to a brokerage…

  • Fibonacci Calculator

    Fibonacci numbers, also referred to as the Fibonacci sequence, have been observed for hundreds of years by statisticians the world over. First quantified in the early 13th century by mathematician Leonardo Pisano, Fibonacci numbers are utilised in everything from architecture to weather forecasting. They are a mainstay of forex technical analysis as well, and they're readily applied to the markets on a daily basis. Warning: Ad-blockers may prevent calculator from…

  • How Much Money Do I Need To Trade Forex?

    In the mammoth foreign exchange trade market known as the forex, participants from around the globe pursue a broad spectrum of financial goals. From institutional investors hedging portfolio risk to independent retail traders seeking profits, the global currency exchange is rich in opportunity. No matter the extent of your capital resources, the forex market is a viable avenue by which to pursue almost any trade-related objective. Due to the availability…

  • Anatomy Of A Volatile Currency

    In forex, volatility is the exchange rate variance facing a domestic currency. It is commonly attributed to many factors including politics, economic events and central bank activities. Given adequate understanding, a volatile currency may be easily identified.

  • Special Drawing Rights (SDR)

    The Special Drawing Right (SDR) is an international reserve asset. Created by the IMF in 1969, SDRs are used to facilitate transactions and supplement IMF member country reserves. An SDR is a potential claim on the freely usable currencies of IMF members.

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