Becoming the Best: Online Forex Training

Forex is not as easy as it looks and many who have gone into it without forex trading information have only gained disappointment from their investment.

This is not to say however, that the market is impossible to master; but you must realize that to consistently end up a winner, you need online forex training.
Finding information is not as difficult as you may think.

Online forex training is available online in forums and seminars; with a little effort, a great deal of it is free of charge.

There are hundreds of forex forums online that will welcome you for the price of an email address. Brokers often hold live or broadcast seminars for free as a marketing tool. Continue reading Becoming the Best: Online Forex Training

Forex, Exchange Rates and Currency Exchange

Forex trading has nothing to do with swapping cans of lager with an Australian! If only it were that simple. Forex trading, means trading or dealing in currency on the foreign exchange market. Foreign exchange, forex or FX all mean the same thing.

Basically you follow how the currency market is moving. Currency moves in response to a country’s requirement for funding investment and trade in stocks and shares, based on the economics of their commerce and industry.

A country may need to raise money for a specific purpose and does so on the strength of their reserves – monetary or gold or oil, commodities with international value. There isn’t normally a huge change in the value of a country’s currency, not in the same way that the stock market can have amazing rises and falls. Continue reading Forex, Exchange Rates and Currency Exchange

Stocks in 2017: Predictions Vs. “Mental Bets”

Boy, people love predictions.

Whenever I see a title like “Best Stocks for 2017” I must check it out. I never act on predictions or take what is being said at face value, but I click anyway.

In fact, half of the time I click with an attitude: “Yeah, yeah, let’s see what you have to say…” Even if there are 100 stocks on a list, I feel compelled to check them all (I guess I am a list junkie).

Most predictions go unverified – that’s how predictors get away with them year after year.

When was the last time you checked a “Best Stocks for 2017,” or “2016,” list to see how the picks panned out? We don’t care: that was then, we care about now. We just might find something useful. Continue reading Stocks in 2017: Predictions Vs. “Mental Bets”

The Stock Market Investing Guide

When people are talking about the stock market, the first thing that usually comes to mind is the New York Stock Exchange.

But what are stocks? Why is the stock market such a big thing? How do you invest in the stock market?

What are stocks?

Before you delve into the intricacies of the stock market, the first thing you should understand is what exactly a stock is.

Stocks, which are also known as shares, are portions of companies that people can buy, and therefore own part of the company. Continue reading The Stock Market Investing Guide

Market Update: The return of volatility

The return of volatility due to rising US political risks could open up opportunities. Fundamentals such as earnings and data are strong, especially in the Euro area and Asia.

Asia ex-Japan equities have been stable amid the volatility, underscoring our strong preference for the market. The S&P500 faces a technical support 2% below current levels.

We expect Treasury yields to return to the 2.30-2.65% range once political risks abate. This means we would await better entry points for rate-sensitive USD bonds. Continue reading Market Update: The return of volatility