Trading Tools and Strategies

Page 2 of 5

  • What Is Bond Duration?

    An important concept for bond investors to understand, duration measures how a bond's price can be expected to react to changes in market interest rates. Learn more about how duration works at FXCM Insights.

  • Risk Management In Trading

    The practice of proper risk management in active trading is a necessity. Through adherence to a comprehensive trading plan, use of stop loss/profit targets and understanding risk vs reward, exposure may be minimised while in the pursuit of gains.

  • Black-Box Trading

    In the arena of active trading, a wide range of participants strive to sustain profitability and achieve specific objectives. Whether one is trading equities, futures or currencies, competitors from around the globe implement nearly infinite strategies on a daily basis. One such approach to the marketplace is known as black-box trading. Black-box trading is a rules-based, fully automated method of engaging the financial markets. The term "black-box" alludes to the…

  • Reversal Trading

    Reversal trading attempts to capture profit through identifying the exhaustion point of a trend in price action. Reversals are an inherently risky counter-trend form of trade.

  • Swing Trading

    Swing trading is one of the most popular disciplines applied to the financial markets. It is a short-term approach to the buying and selling of securities with the goal of achieving sustained profitability. Typically, a holding period of two to five days for open positions is implemented in the markets of futures, options, currencies and equities. Swing traders commonly make decisions regarding market entry and exit using a hybrid of…

  • What Is Breakout Trading?

    Breakout trading is a strategy implemented by market participants aimed at capitalising upon an upcoming trend or directional move in price. While there are many approaches that encourage trade execution in response to current price action, breakout trading promotes market entry through anticipating a forthcoming move. Breakout traders aspire to become active in the marketplace before, or very soon after, a strong trend in pricing begins. The philosophy behind selecting…

Disclosure

Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, other information, or links to third-party sites contained on this website are provided on an "as-is" basis, as general market commentary and do not constitute investment advice. The market commentary has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research, and it is therefore not subject to any prohibition on dealing ahead of dissemination. Although this commentary is not produced by an independent source, Friedberg Direct, FXCM or its affiliates takes all sufficient steps to eliminate or prevent any conflicts of interests arising out of the production and dissemination of this communication. The employees of Friedberg Direct and FXCM commit to acting in the clients' best interests and represent their views without misleading, deceiving, or otherwise impairing the clients' ability to make informed investment decisions. For more information about the Friedberg Direct's internal organizational and administrative arrangements for the prevention of conflicts, please refer to the Firms' Managing Conflicts Policy. Please ensure that you read and understand our Full Disclaimer and Liability provision concerning the foregoing Information, which can be accessed here.**

Order Execution Only

Order Execution Only

Regulatory Documents:
IIROC Brochure: How Can I Get My Money Back, How IIROC Protects Investors, IIROC Complaints Brochure, CIPF Brochure, CIPF Coverage Policy, IIROC Order Execution Only Bulletin, Conflict Disclosure Statement, Covid-19 and Cyber Security - Tips for Investors

The relationship between Friedberg Direct and FXCM was formed with the purpose to allow Canadian residents access to FXCM's suite of products, while maintaining their accounts with a regulated Canadian firm. All accounts are opened by and held with Friedberg Direct, a division of Friedberg Mercantile Group Ltd., a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). Friedberg customer accounts are protected by the Canadian Investor Protection Fund within specified limits. A brochure describing the nature and limits of coverage is available upon request or at www.cipf.ca.

${getInstrumentData.name} / ${getInstrumentData.ticker} /

Exchange: ${getInstrumentData.exchange}

${getInstrumentData.bid} ${getInstrumentData.divCcy} ${getInstrumentData.priceChange} (${getInstrumentData.percentChange}%) ${getInstrumentData.priceChange} (${getInstrumentData.percentChange}%)