Agora Holdings (Symbol: AGHI) is set to change the way you use Social Media

Breaking News: Agora Holdings (Symbol: AGHI), an International Entertainment and Media Enterprise announces the availability of the heralded FRAME social media management application to the public! – FRAME enables its users to log into a single, secure platform which simultaneously manage multiple social media accounts, including the posting and viewing of content. Good evening Traders, […]

Successful traders have a lot to learn from sportsmen

Trading is often compared to performance sports. And why not since both have commonalities in terms of fear, anxiety, confidence and risk taking. Most individuals look at sporting personalities and envy their riches but few look at the effort they have put in – mentally more than physically. Competitive sports and trading are both more […]

Gambling and trading – is it the same?

GAMBLING AND TRADING – IS IT THE SAME? May 10, 2016inFinancial Markets and Trading Many people think that trading and gambling are pretty much the same thing – thus very risky! Not only is that assumption false. It also acts as a deterrent, keeping people away from the financial markets. Hence those miss the exciting […]

Automate or Not To Automate?

‘Completely automate your strategy with only a few clicks’; ‘Maximize trading profits by using approved execution strategy’, ‘Customize your strategy with custom target and stop-loss, bullish or bearish signals without any programming knowledge’. These are some of the benefits of algo (algorithm-based) trading highlighted by Ludhiana-based broker MasterTrust on its website. MasterTrust is not the […]

Is Overtrading the Enemy of Investment Performance?

The biggest enemy of investment performance is overtrading. Overtrading means trading too much, too frequently or too large. Many times when I talk to people they say they’re interested in making money as investors or traders, but I think what they’re really interested in is the action, as opposed to making money. Most people would […]

Martin Shkreli Shorted $OREX While #PremiereTrader was buying

Shkreli’s biggest blunder was an enormous short position in Orexigen Therapeutics , a La Jolla biopharma firm with an obesity drug. Shkreli shorted 32 million shares of Orexigen on Feb. 1, 2011, when it was trading about $2.50 per share. This was a massive bet that it would fall from there. But what was curious about […]

An Unexpected Fed Christmas Present?

By Traddr This Wednesday the FED is expected to raise the FED Fund Rate by 25 basis points from 0.25% to 0.50%. If this happens it will be the first rate hike since the summer of 2006, nearly 10 years ago. This very short piece tries to analyze the effect this hike may have on […]

Scientist Discovered Why Most Traders Lose Money – 24 Surprising Statistics

“95% of all traders fail” is the most commonly used trading related statistic around the internet. But no research paper exists that proves this number right. Research even suggests that the actual figure is much, much higher. In the following article we’ll show you 24 very surprising statistics economic scientists discovered by analyzing actual broker […]

The 10 Mental Errors That New Traders Make

The weakest link to any trading strategy is the trader that is executing it. It is usually the mental and emotional errors of the trader that cause 90% of traders to lose money. Trading success is determined more by the mindset of the trader, than their skills with math, economics, or macro knowledge.     […]

Do Supreme Court Decisions Move Markets?

By NICOLE HONG Stock traders might want to start paying a bit more attention to the Supreme Court. That’s according to one research report published this week that says Supreme Court decisions moved the market value of publicly traded companies by a net $140 billion between 1999 and 2014. But unlike economic data or other typical market-moving […]

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