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How to Choose an Islamic Forex Broker | 6/22/2014 1:37:00 PM

As the number and wealth of the global Islamic community has increased over recent decades, there has been a growing response within the financial services industry worldwide to provide more financial products and services that are compliant with Islamic law.

Can the 2014 World Cup Affect the Forex Market? | 6/15/2014 12:22:00 PM

Could the 2014 FIFA World Cup opening in Brazil this week affect the global Forex market? Read the full article from here.

How Retail Brokers use Overnight Swap Rates to Remove or Reduce their Clients' Trend-Following “Edge” | 5/19/2014 1:52:00 PM

Recently, I came across an interesting trading strategy, intended for futures trading but theoretically applicable to retail Forex trading. Learn about the strategy here.

Avoiding Psychological Traps That Ruin Your Trading | 4/20/2014 8:29:00 PM

The mantra that 90% of the struggle to become a profitable trader is fought and decided within the trader’s own head has become a persistent cliché within Forex educational literature.

Forex Holy Grail Update | 4/14/2014 9:07:00 AM

An “out of sample” analysis of the same strategies has now been completed. This analysis looks at the hypothetical performances of the same strategies but over a different time period.

Forex Holy Grail Conclusions | 3/31/2014 9:03:00 AM

Last week’s piece did include a statistical error, but as often happens with errors if they are discovered in time, it led me to some interesting conclusions which I am going to share with you today.

The Forex Holy Grail Revisited | 3/23/2014 9:35:00 PM

Last week I wrote about the market phenomena that is the true “holy grail” of the Forex markets. The phenomena is the statistical tendency of market to produce excessive returns, which can be “gamed” profitably by letting winning trades run to large reward to risk multiples, which cutting losing trades short by using relatively tight stop losses.

Discovering the Forex Holy Grail | 3/18/2014 1:59:00 AM

This is a title that is hard to read or write without smiling. The “holy grail” is the mother of all Forex jokes and cynical constructions.

Order Flow Trading Part Two | 3/3/2014 9:47:00 AM

Last week I began a series of articles about Order Flow Trading. We defined Order Flow trading as a wide-ranging term for styles of trading that are all focused on anticipating where large buy and sell orders would be located, and in trading along in tandem with those orders.

An Introduction to Order Flow Trading | 2/23/2014 4:06:00 PM

There is a lot of confusion and dispute over what exactly order flow trading is, let alone how it can be utilized as a profitable trading method. We will be exploring these subjects in a series of articles beginning today.

Advanced MACD Strategies | 2/12/2014 9:56:00 AM

Once we become familiar with the trading tools that are most common in the financial markets, it is important to start thinking about the ways these tools can be used.

What is the MACD Indicator? How do I use it? | 1/27/2014 9:38:00 AM

One of the most common technical indicators that is used by day traders in the financial markets can be seen in the Moving Average Convergence Divergence -- more commonly referred to as the MACD.

Strangle vs. Straddle Option Trading Strategies | 1/16/2014 8:38:00 AM

If you are interested in trading binary options instead of or in addition to trading spot Forex, you need to think about the fact that what you need to do to achieve success is completely different between the two.

Don’t Ignore the Minor Pairs | 12/25/2013 7:05:00 AM

Many retail traders start out either restricting their trading to a few pairs, or trading every instrument they can get their hands on. Why is this? Find out here.

Is it Time to Quit Indicators and Turn to Forex Price Action? | 12/22/2013 8:52:00 PM

If a survey was handed out to retail Forex and Futures traders and one of the questions that was asked was “what method or system did they first trade with”, without a doubt the huge majority of traders would say they started with indicators such as moving averages, stochastic, MACD, Bollinger Bands and the list of goes on and on.