Category Archives: Trading strategies

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Five Trading Questions That Need To Be Answered

Five Trading Questions That Need To Be Answered

Q: Is there any risk in profit taking?

The next phrase may be somewhat of a cliché, and in my personal opinion rather bad advice, but it needs to be noted.  Using a static perspective with specific and well-detailed wording, a trading career carries the indirect expectation of being a binary bet and NOT any long-term plan.  This means that taking a profit may give you a dollar at this moment; however, if the profit is based on an initial set-up with a monetary risk of hypothetically USD $100 and you are planning to execute a trade with the same R/R condition, a risk of doing this continues to exist.  The risk which is, over a period of time, equivalent to the overall sum of your account balance.

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Should You Invest In USD in 2016 Or Not

Should You Invest In USD in 2016 Or Not

2015 was an excellent year for the U.S. dollar.  However, with just 5 trading days remaining, many investors wonder if will still be a smart trade in 2016 to be long on dollars.  The month of December has been difficult, with dollar bulls struggling to stay in control.  Interest rates have been raised for the very first time by the Federal Reserve since June 2006.  However, instead of the dollar appreciating, it erased most of its gains from November.  Many investors are now wondering if the dollar can’t be lifted by hawkish forward guidance and a rate hike, whether or not it is a foolish idea to purchase greenbacks in 2016.

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What Are The Advantages Of Long Term Trading Versus Short Term Trading?

short vs long term

There are numerous trading strategies that investors can take advantage of. Those who are involved with short term investments are known as traders, while those who invest in long term trading strategies are known as buy and hold investors. Both long term trading and short term trading is effective as trading strategies. However, there are several advantages that are exclusive to those who decide to invest in long term trading.