What is a pip?

Pips Explained?  A pip which is generally known as a percentage in point is one of the most recognized terms in the world of financial trading. This represents the smallest incremental movement in the price read more…

Time frame Analysis

What is Time Frame analysis Time frame analysis is ultimately where a trader looks at a variety of multiple timestamps in analysing the market they have chosen to trade. The reason why this is highly read more…

Swing Trading

What is Swing Trading  Swing trading traditionally involves a trader having a position open for multiple trading sessions. These positions are usually seen as the bridge between longer term positions which could last months or read more…

Stochastic Oscillator

What is a Stochastic Oscillator?  Developed by George Lane, the stochastic indicator essentially acts as a momentum guide. This is used to gauge potential future direction in trending markets by spotting the areas where the read more…

Short Selling

What is Short Selling?  Short selling is the act a trader takes in selling a stock or instrument in the hope that it decreases in value. Traditionally, especially in physical markets, traders or investors did read more…

Pre-Market Trading

What is Pre-Market Trading? From food markets, to supermarkets, all markets will at some point close. In financial trading pre-market trading is the period in which markets are closed and awaiting the open. Pre-market trading read more…

Parabolic SAR

What is the Parabolic SAR? The Parabolic SAR (Stop and Reversal) is another technical analysis which is used to to help traders forecast potential shifts in the market. The Parabolic SAR aims to show the read more…

Options Trading

What is an Option? Options trading simply sees the holder have the option to enter a buy /sell at an already pre-agreed price. These options come in the form of calls and puts. A call read more…

MACD

What is MACD MACD is a technical analysis indicator known as the Moving Average Convergence Divergence indicator.  The indicator has been set to function as a result of this calculation. It is calculated by subtracting read more…

Commodity Trading

What are commodities? Commodities are simply assets which can be used or exchanged for other assets. From owning a gold ring, and using it as a wedding band, to having a divorce, and needing to read more…