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Technical analysis, macro and economic themes.
Richard joined DailyFX from IG Market's trading desk. He holds degrees in Economics, Finance and Insurance and Risk Management, which has shaped his interest in macro events and analysis. Richard focuses on combining fundamental and technical analysis to trade around macroeconomic themes.



A Guide to Support and Resistance Trading

Learn to trade forex using support and resistance. Our guide explores top support and resistance trading strategies for executing trades.

How to Create a Trading Plan in 7 Steps

A trading plan provides the framework for disciplined and successful trading. Find out what a trading plan is and how to make one.

How to Control Greed When Trading

Managing greed while trading forex and other assets is hugely important to ensure successful trades. Learn more about controlling greed.

How to Manage Fear and Greed in Trading

Traders often struggle with their own emotions, specifically, greed and fear. Learn how to manage these to be a successful trader

Central Bank Intervention in the Foreign Exchange Market

Central banks perform currency interventions when protecting the local currency. Learn how these interventions impact the forex market.

How Central Banks Impact the Forex Market

Central banks play a major role in the economy. Learn how their policies and interest rate hikes can impact currency trading.

Professional Crude Oil and Energy Trading Fundamentals, Brynne Kelly

Energy trading veteran, Brynne Kelly helps break down some of the misunderstandings of Crude Oil and Nat Gas trading

3 Trading Exit Strategies – How to Exit a Profitable Trade

Entering a trade is merely one aspect of trading. Planning an exit strategy can be more of a challenge. Learn 3 ways you can exit a trade.

Trading the Tokyo Session: A Guide for Forex Traders

The Asian forex session displays many unique trading characteristics. Learn what these are and how to trade them accordingly.

How to use the PPI in Forex Trading

The inflation rate can play an important role in determining the value of a country’s currency. Learn how PPI impacts forex markets.

Technical vs Fundamental Analysis in Forex

Fundamentals vs technicals. Learn what is involved in each and how to make an informed decision on the type of analysis best suited for you.

3 Types of Forex Analysis

We round-up the best forex analysis techniques: fundamental, technical and sentiment and how to apply them.

Currency Carry Trade: What is it and how does it work?

Currency carry trades take advantage of the differences in two country's interest rates. Learn how to calculate and implement this strategy

What is Margin Call in Forex and How to Avoid One?

Find out what causes a margin call in forex trading and how to avoid them by adopting tips used by experienced traders.

Using Margin in Forex Trading

Learn the importance of margin in forex trading. Explore common forex margin requirements and learn how to manage the risk involved.

What is Leverage in Forex? Forex Leverage Explained

Learn about leverage in forex trading, with expert tips and examples on how it works and how to manage your risk.

Trading Lessons All Traders Should Know - Alessio Rastani | Podcast

Alessio Rastani talks with Senior Analyst, Tyler Yell about bitcoin, technical analysis and the biggest lesson traders should know.

Global Market Volatility: Fed Insider Shares Why 2019 Could Be Pivotal

Former Federal Reserve advisor, Danielle DiMartino Booth provides insight on volatility, central banks and modern-day investing

How to Read Currency Pairs: Forex Quotes Explained

All FX traders starting out should learn how to read forex quotes. Our guide covers the basics of reading currency pairs.

What is a Pip? Using Pips in Forex Trading

A pip is the unit of measure for movements in the forex market. Learn how to identify a pip across different currency pairs.