Category Archives: Uncategorized

The History of Foreign Exchange (Forex) Trading

  As a globally interconnected digital market, you’d be forgiven for assuming forex is a relatively recent development in the world of finance. In fact, the history of foreign exchange trading can be traced back way further than you may think – though not in the format we’re familiar with today. That’s why, in today’s

3 Of The Most Dramatic Days In Forex Trading History

  One of the key factors that influences foreign exchange trading is the day-to-day geopolitical context of our time, which plays a pivotal role in the value of a given currency. As such, the occurrence of any significant world event that causes a rise or fall in currency value can, and indeed will, wreak havoc

3 Steps to Designing Your Own Home Trading Suite

  Whether you’re a veteran trader or just figuring out how to start forex trading, a fundamental part of success on this market is an optimised work environment. As an easily accessible 24/5 market, foreign exchange can be traded from the comfort of your own home, making it tempting to trade from your smartphone or

Top Forex Apps For On-The-Move Market Monitoring

One of the most exciting things about foreign exchange trading is that, throughout the week, the market is open all hours. Open 24/5 to accommodate the various global time zones, the key to forex success is keeping your ear to the ground and trading whenever and wherever the opportunity arises – so being able to

A Day In The Life Of A Forex Trader

While profitable investment in the forex market relies on a commitment to the market, the continuous refinement of your forex trading strategies and a thorough awareness of the wider contextual factors, the 24/5 working life of a forex trader can mean an exciting and potentially profitable lifestyle. Today, we’ll take a look at a typical

Italy Budget: Positive bond sale suggests fears overblown

Italy’s new government faces its first real test today: can the fragile coalition of radicals and centrists present a coherent budget that is palatable to the EU and won’t break the bank? If the results of this morning’s Italian debt auction are anything to go by, then the market is confident a crisis can be

What makes a great trader?

Hundreds of people come through the doors of Learn to Trade every month looking to learn to trade, we recently spoke to Clive, Senior Trader at Learn to Trade, about life as a trader and the characteristics that make a good one.   How did you get into trading? After leaving school I went straight

Why family matters to me and my new friends and family LFX course

By Greg Secker I don’t think it would be any surprise to anyone who knows me, that my biggest passion in life are my children and family. They are the driving force behind everything I do and bring me a level of joy that cannot be measured. So, as we enter into August and the

Bank of England preview: It’s not about the rate hike…

  The Bank of England will reveal its third Inflation Report of the year on Thursday 2nd August at 1200 BST. The market is pretty much convinced that the BOE will hike rates, the GBP Overnight Index Swaps market is pricing in a rate hike this week with a 91% probability. Usually when the market

Idea of the day: Can Apple save tech?

  Apple will announce its earnings at 2130 BST this evening, and it is easily the biggest event for stock markets today, even this week. After some big earnings misses from the likes of Netflix, Facebook and Twitter, the heat is on for Apple to deliver at least the $2.18 earnings per share that the