Russell Shor

Russell Shor

Senior Market Specialist

Russell Shor (MSTA, CFTe, MFTA) is a Senior Market Specialist at FXCM. He joined the firm in October 2017 and has an Honours Degree in Economics from the University of South Africa and holds the coveted Certified Financial Technician and Master of Financial Technical Analysis qualifications from the International Federation of Technical Analysts. He is a full member of the Society of Technical Analysts in the United Kingdom and combined with his over 20 years of financial markets experience provides resources of a high standard and quality. Russell analyses the financial markets from both a fundamental and technical view and emphasises prudent risk management and good reward-to-risk ratios when trading.

  • The Most Popular Cryptocurrency Terms And Phrases

    Due diligence is important when looking into any asset class. However, doing one's homework may be even more important when it comes to digital currency, as this asset class has been around for far less time than more traditional assets (like stocks and bonds) and comes with substantial uncertainty. Conducting the proper research on cryptocurrencies may require a would-be investor to explore many areas. One area in particular that could…

  • Forex Simulator

    Try FXCM's free forex trading demo account that enables traders to practice risk-free in live market conditions via forex simulator.

  • Is Forex Profitable?

    As the world's largest financial market, the forex attracts millions of participants from around the globe on a daily basis. The result is a highly liquid, diverse trading venue that caters to the needs of retail and institutional investors alike. Whether you're a forex market newcomer or professional, the ultimate goal of active trade is the same: sustain consistent profitability. So, is it possible to actually make money trading currencies…

  • The Best Forex Indicators For Currency Traders

    Achieving success in the foreign exchange (forex) marketplace can be challenging. Nonetheless, traders from around the globe, both experienced and novice, attempt to do exactly that on a daily basis. Given the above-average failure rate of new entrants to the market, one has to wonder how long-run profitability may be attained via forex trading. Among the many ways that forex participants approach the market is through the application of technical…

  • Forex Day Trading

    Forex day trading is an attractive method of participating in the capital markets. Find out more about how you can forex day trade with FXCM.

  • Can You Trade Forex And Have A Day Job?

    For many, working a full-time job is a non-negotiable part of life. Sustaining an existence, no matter how meager or lavish, often requires the dedication of most of our waking hours. Expenses such as rent, a mortgage, utilities, food and transportation are obligations that must be satisfied. While there are exceptions, meeting these challenges typically requires securing full-time employment, Monday through Friday. Regardless of one's chosen profession, working hours typically…

  • 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…

  • The USDOLLAR Shows Upwards Acceleration

    Past Performance: Past Performance is not an indicator of future results. After a 2020 which saw the greenback's value decline significantly (off the back of the Federal Reserve's unlimited quantitative easing), 2021 has seen the currency stabilise and begin to appreciate. The USDOLLAR has now shifted up a gear. Technically speaking there are a number of positives to the weekly chart above. The USDOLLAR has moved above its black 30-week…

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