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Quote Stuffing

Quote stuffing is the practice of rapidly placing and then retracting large quantities of orders upon a targeted market or security. It is deemed an illegal act of market manipulation…

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Stop Running

Stop running is the practice of manipulating the price action of a security in order to trigger a bulk execution of stop loss orders at market. A legal trading strategy,…

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What Is Spoofing?

Both the U.K. and U.S. have made "spoofing" an illegal trading tactic, but why? Learn more about this manipulative strategy and its biggest violators.

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Stochastic Oscillator

The stochastic oscillator examines the closing price of a security in relation to its trading range for a specified period. Its development is credited to Dr. George Lane.

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What Are Watchlists?

Forex traders commonly develop watchlists to keep track of assorted currency pairs involved in active trade. Learn about how you can use watchlists on FXCM.

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System Trading

The current electronic marketplace is a dynamic, complex arena where infinite possibilities exist at any given time. It is commonplace for individuals new to the financial markets, and to trading…

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Currency Carry Trades

What Are Currency Carry Trades? A currency carry trade is a method some investors use in an effort to meet their financial objectives. The basic idea behind this strategy is…

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Fiscal Cliff

A fiscal cliff is any series of potential economic events and factors that could combine to cause a severe and sudden economic downturn.

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