Forex or Futures – What’s Better to Trade? (2021)

In this article, I’d like to discuss a few differences between the futures and forex market as regards trading and potential returns.  I had the idea for this article while looking over the results of the World Cup Trading Championships. There are two divisions in the championships each year: futures and forex. Significant performance differences …

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What Is Momentum Trading? (Update 2021 with Examples)

In this article, I’d like to introduce you to one of the most important concepts in trading – momentum. Many of the best traders in the world use a momentum strategy and achieve excellent returns every year. What is momentum trading? Momentum can be signaled by several price candlesticks. Looking at a chart, you’ll typically …

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Reward/Risk Ratio in Trading and R-Multiple (2021) 

eward_Risk Ratio in Trading

Is the reward/risk ratio total nonsense or the holy grail of traders?  In this article, we’ll take a closer look and show that both views can be true. What’s the reward/risk ratio? As the name suggests, the reward/risk ratio (R/R ratio) is a measure of the relationship between reward and risk. Also known as the …

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What is the World Cup Trading Championships? (2021)

Worldcup Trading Championships

In this article, I would like to introduce you to the World Cup Trading Championships (WCTC). This is the official world championship in trading. There are tons of stock market games and competitions every year, but the WCTC is the gold standard in trading competitions. Here you trade with your own real money account. No …

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Losses with CFDs: The 10 Most Common Mistakes (2021)

CFDs common mistakes

Most investors believe that only other people make mistakes. However, the fact is that the vast majority of traders and investors frequently make mistakes. In order to help you figure out the best course of action when trading, or simply to refresh your memory, here is a list of some of the key mistakes to …

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Facebook Trading Groups (2021)

Facebook Trading Groups

Trading with Rayner – Forex Trading Community This is a friendly trading community for Forex and Futures traders.Link to the facebook group New Traders, Rich Traders This group is about connecting new traders with experienced traders. It is about shared knowledge to take all traders to the next level in their trading.Link to the facebook …

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Trading performance of the best traders (2021)

In this article we want to introduce the best traders in the world and their trading performance. Overview I’d like to start by posting a ranking of the top traders in the world and their performance. Afterward I’ll describe the individuals and their trading approaches in greater detail. The table below ranks the best traders …

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What does “risk-on, risk-off” mean for traders and investors?


Risk-on” and “risk-off” have become established terms in U.S. media coverage over the past few years as descriptions for certain market conditions and are also being used more and more frequently by German-speaking stock exchange traders. In this article I would like to explain in more detail what “risk-on, risk off” (RORO) means and how …

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