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Trading Education Archive

Everything You Need to Know About Types of Stocks
2020-06-02 13:41:00
Did you know there are different stock types? Keep reading for more insights
Safe Haven Stocks to Trade in Volatile Markets
2020-06-02 13:27:00
Throughout periods of market disorder, stock traders look to safe haven stocks in an attempt to weather the storm.
Becoming a Better Trader – Principles of Risk Management (Video)
2020-02-20 14:15:00
Today, we discussed a few core principles of sound risk management, one of the most important facets to any complete trading plan.
Becoming a Better Trader: How-to Videos
2020-02-13 09:45:00
In this video series, a range of topics are covered geared towards trader development, from risk management to trading psychology to analytical techniques and strategy.
How to Trade After a News Release
2020-02-12 19:59:00
Looking to trade post release? Read on for more on approaching volatile conditions after news events.
Trading Forex at the News Release
2020-02-12 18:55:00
Learn how to trade forex news at the release with our top news trading strategies
How to Trade Forex News: An Introduction  
2020-02-11 18:39:00
Find out the essentials of trading the news with this introductory guide to forex news trading
Commodities vs Stocks: Top 5 Differences & Trading Tips
2020-02-11 16:36:00
Commodities or stocks? We outline the key differences and the factors that should influence your trading decisions.
MACD vs Stochastic: Timing Entries with One or Both Indicators
2020-02-11 16:15:00
The MACD and Stochastic indicator are both effective indicators, but is one better than the other?
How to Trade Before a News Release
2020-02-10 16:32:00
Trading the news before it happens can allow traders to prepare effectively for an event.
MACD Trading Strategy: 3 Steps to find a trend
2020-02-05 20:20:00
Implementing a MACD trading strategy can be beneficial for identifying both prevailing market trends and tired trends
What is a Recession? Signs, Causes & Impact on Investors
2020-01-27 16:10:00
Be recession-ready with our guide to what a recession is, the warning signs to look for, and the assets to trade when it hits.
MACD settings to make the most of your trades
2020-01-22 15:16:00
Incorporating a second MACD with different settings provides a great way to enter a trend and ride it out for as long as possible
How to Enter Trades using a MACD Crossover
2020-01-16 12:30:00
The MACD crossover is most effective in trending markets as it assists traders in identifying the momentum and direction of the trend.
The MACD Histogram and How It Works as a Buy/Sell Signal
2020-01-09 08:35:00
Enhance your trading knowledge with the surprisingly useful MACD histogram
What are Safe-Haven Assets & How to Trade Them
2019-12-24 16:36:00
Safe-haven assets can be the savior of your portfolio. From stocks to forex, discover the assets on offer and how to trade them.
Popular Moving Averages and How to Use Them
2019-12-24 09:27:00
Moving averages are extremely popular because of their easy-to-use nature and versatility. Learn more about moving averages
The Top 5 Day Trading Mistakes I’m Glad I Made
2019-12-20 16:30:00
While no one likes to admit they are wrong, it’s human nature, it is an important part of the process to becoming a better and more profitable trader.
The Top 5 Day Trading Mistakes I’m Glad I Made
2019-11-28 17:00:00
While no one likes to admit they are wrong, it’s human nature, it is an important part of the process to becoming a better and more profitable trader.
Trading Forex for a Living: Q&A with Trader Joel Kruger | Podcast
2019-11-14 14:07:00
Find out how much money you need to trade forex, and why to choose forex over stocks on our latest podcast.
Elliott Wave Analysis With Jeremy Wagner | Podcast
2019-11-06 10:13:00
Elliott Wave Master Jeremy Wagner reveals how to analyze market cycles with this classic technique.
Trading the Gap: What are Gaps & How to Trade Them? 
2019-10-29 14:06:00
Confused by gaps in the chart? We break down why they occur, the types you’ll encounter, and how to trade them effectively.
Should Central Banks Intervene in Financial Markets? | Bill Blain | Podcast
2019-10-25 08:45:00
Have central banks caused a disaster across asset classes? Strategist Bill Blain gives his take on our podcast.
Financial Market Outlook Amid US-China Trade Talks | Podcast
2019-10-24 08:26:00
How will Brexit affect the US? Economist Julian Jessop Answers | Podcast
2019-10-18 09:56:00
Independent economist Julian Jessop lays out what Brexit may mean for the US in our latest podcast.
EUR/USD, GBP/USD Forecasts Amid US & UK Political Turmoil | Rupert Osborne | Podcast
2019-10-17 12:49:00
Rupert Osborne, CEO of IG US, talks forex forecasts, Trump impeachment and the final chapter of Brexit negotiations.
Crude Oil Market Sentiment: Why So Negative? | Shin Kim | Podcast
2019-10-10 15:07:00
Why the negative sentiment in oil? Why are risk premiums built in? What key oil terms should you learn? Find out on our latest podcast. Why the negative sentiment in oil?
Risk Management Techniques for Trading
2019-10-07 16:33:00
The concept of ‘risk’ in trading will always exist. Learn how to effectively manage risk from day one.
Macro-to-Micro, Options and Women in Trading | Samantha LaDuc | Podcast
2019-10-07 13:01:00
Learn about macro trading to micro strategies, how to trade options, and the status of women in trading on our latest podcast.
Pound Prediction After Brexit With Deal/No Deal | Philip Shaw | Podcast
2019-10-02 14:13:00
Will the UK reach a deal? The Sterling saga continues on our podcast with economist Philip Shaw.

Economic Calendar

Current Account (Q2)
F: €-1.24B
P: R: €0.002B
Current Account (Q2)
P: R: CHF 17B
External Debt (Q2)
P: R: €164.52B
Current Account (JUL)
P: R: €-1.421B
Retail Sales YoY (AUG)
F: 2.4%
P: R: 2.7%
Balance of Trade (JUL)
P: R: €1.48B