What is Day Trading? Day trading refers to a style of trading that involves very short-term exposure to a financial instrument, typically less than one day. It is sometimes referred to as ‘swing trading’, as the trader is looking to benefit from sharp fluctuations or ‘swings’ in the market, in order to make a profit.… Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Day Trading [date_month_year]
What are FAANG stocks? What exactly are FAANG stocks? Which companies are included and why are they grouped together with their own acronym? To start this article, let’s take a look at what stocks actually create the so-called FAANG stocks: Facebook Amazon Apple Netflix Google (or more recently – Alphabet) These stocks are some of… Continue reading What are FAANG stocks?
What are Non-Farm Payrolls? Traders largely look for volatility. And where better place to look but the NFP or Non-farm payroll figures released monthly in the US. But what are Non-Farm Payrolls? Non-farm payrolls are an economic data release that show the number of jobs there are in the states – BUT – the number… Continue reading What are Non-Farm Payrolls?
What is an Economic Calendar? Economic Calendars are an absolute must for anyone thinking about trading! Economic Calendars contain all the upcoming data releases that will shape the way the markets will move in the near future, as well as datasets of previous data that has already made a market impact. You will be able… Continue reading What is an Economic Calendar?
What are the Top 5 Stock Market Indices to trade? A stock market is defined as the aggregation of buyers and sellers of stocks and shares. An Index is a system to track the performance of a collection of certain assets in a standardised way. So! A Stock market index is an index that measures… Continue reading Top 5 Stock Market Indices to Trade
What are the Top 5 data releases to trade? Every week in the financial markets we see a plethora of economic data releases. Each country releases data at different times and naturally, some releases have more of a market impact than others. Certain countries data releases have larger market impact than others too. It’s fairly… Continue reading Top 5 Data Releases to Trade
What is SpreadBetting? There are many ways you can place a trade on the financial markets and many products you can trade. You may hear your friends talking about trading Stocks and shares via an online platform (Especially with the recent reddit share trading stories we’ve been hearing recently) You may hear people talk about… Continue reading What is Spread-Betting?