Currency Correlations in Forex Trading (2022)

This image shows the long-term correlation of GPB/USD & EUR/USD from 2014 to 2021 in a weekly chart.

In this article I’d like to take a closer look at correlations in the forex market. Correlation is a measure of association. It can arise because of causal or stochastic relationships. A distinction is made between positive and negative correlation. In this article I’d like to share some thoughts on currency correlations. The correlation between …

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Martingale Systems (Strategies) Don’t Work in Forex (2022)

Martingale System in Trading

Lately I’ve seen a growing number of people claiming in trading forums that the Martingale strategy is an ideal system that can guarantee you success in the long run. It’s the holy grail of trading strategies, so to speak. But what exactly is this strategy and is it really recommendable? What is the Martingale strategy? …

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Forex Factory Review (2022) – Connecting Traders

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When trading, one of the best ways to learn and keep in the know is by connecting with like-minded traders. One issue that I myself have is knowing just where to look for those people, so I started looking for some sites where I would be able to connect and have discussions about the current …

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Babypips review (2022) – A great starting point for Forex traders

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It’s no secret that trading can be hard to understand. From learning basic trading terms, deciding whether to trade forex (currencies), futures, or stocks, along with considering that any wrong choice can cost you money. These reasons are enough to make any beginner trader rethink their decision. A good place to start looking for information …

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The Australian Dollar (AUD) for Traders – Overview and Background (2022)

The Australian dollar is the monetary currency in Australia issued by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). In addition, the Australian dollar is also used as the official currency in several other places, namely, the island states of Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu. On the current ranking list of the globally most-traded currencies, the Australian dollar …

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Currency crosses in forex trading explained (2022)

currency crosses forex trading

Many forex traders limit their trading activities to major currency pairs such as EUR/USD or GBP/USD, or also trade with other “majors” like USD/CHF, USD/JPY, AUD/USD, USD/CAD, and NZD/USD. But over and beyond this, there are also the so-called cross currency pairs or currency crosses, as they are occasionally referred to.  Also known as crosses …

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What is Forex? A Comprehensive Overview for Beginners (2022)


History of the Forex Market Traders love the forex or foreign exchange market for its great range of opportunities. Forex trading calls for sound previous knowledge and experience, though, as it is principally subject to a commensurate risk. But before going into the details of how forex trading works and its peculiarities, a short review …

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Forex Brokers – most important points to consider (2022)

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Choosing a forex broker: Forex trading continues to be extremely popular. With a daily volume of $5.1 trillion, forex is the largest and most liquid market in the world. Even the largest debt market in the world, the US bond market, has a daily volume of “only” $456 billion. This explains the tremendous interest in …

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Calculating the pip value in forex trading (2022)

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To manage risk more effectively, it is important to know the pip value of each position in the currency of your trading account. In this article I would like to provide some information on the calculation of the pip value in forex trading.  Forex traders are regularly faced with the question how to calculate the …

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Swaps – Rollover Fees for Forex Traders (2021)

forex swap and rollover rate

At noon today, I took a look at my brokerage statements, as I do every day, and I once again noticed the swap fees. Many of you are probably familiar with them, but others might not know what I’m talking about. Since anyone interested in learning more about forex will have to deal with these …

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