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forex: Forex Terminology - 09/14/08 10:55 PM
Pip Every trader in the Foreign Exchange ‘FOREX’ hopes to make a profit from something called ‘PIP’. It may sound silly, but gains in pips can potentially make you over wealthy .Take your time with this information, as it is required knowledge for all Forex traders. Don’t even think about trading until you are comfortable with pip values and calculating profit and loss. What is a pip ? Pips stands for ‘PERCENTAGE IN PIONTS’. In the Forex trading, a ‘PIP’ is a unit of measurement which represents the smallest change in the price of currency or a currency pair. In the (5 comments)
forex: Choose Your Indicator With ForexGen - 09/14/08 10:44 PM
* Used to catch trends early and can also help us spot trend reversals * It consists of 2 moving averages (1 fast, 1 slow) and vertical lines called a histogram, which measures the distance between the 2 moving averages. * Contrary to what many people think, the moving average lines are NOT moving averages of the price. They are moving averages of other moving averages. * MACD’s downfall is its lag because it uses so many moving averages. * One way to use MACD is to wait for the fast line to “cross over” or “cross under” the slow line (0 comments)
forex: Candlestick Chart Terms | ForexGen - 09/14/08 10:43 PM
Candlestick chart patterns are very popular in forex trading because they are the main part of technical analysis. On all chart modules, users can toggle between line, bar and candlestick chart view. The candle consists of two parts: the body and the shadows. The body reflects the open and closing price for the certain period. The candle body is black if the close price below the open, and white if the close was higher than the open for the period. The candlestick shadow reflects the intra-period high and low prices. (Note: In candlestick charting the following periods are often used; 5 (0 comments)
forex: Forex Lingo & ForexGen - 09/14/08 10:34 PM
As in any new skill that you learn, you need to learn the lingo...especially if you wish to woo your love's heart. You, the newbie, must know certain terms like the back of your hand before making your first trade. Some of these terms you've already learned, but it never hurts to have a little review. Currency -Any form of money issued by a government or central bank and used as legal tender and a basis for Forex market trading. Cross Currency -A pair of currencies traded in forex that does not include the U.S. dollar. One foreign currency is traded (0 comments)
forex: Trading Optimizer With ForexGen - 09/14/08 10:32 PM
The Trading Optimizer's main functionality is to create relations between groups of pairs and finding the best combinations that may produces the best profit in the minimum time possible, this process is performed by sophisticated -state of the art- algorithms which is based on the classification and clustering of correlated pairs resulting in simulating all possible runs in history to get the best combinations. •The trading optimizer inputs are the pairs’ symbols. While, its outputs are the combinations of the pairs that reached the most expected profit in the history. In the following screen traders select the desired optimization type: - (1 comments)
forex: Things To avoid in your forex broker - 09/14/08 10:26 PM
Things To Avoid * Sniping or Hunting - Sniping and hunting - or prematurely buying or selling near preset points - are shady acts committed by brokers to increase profits. Obviously, no broker admits to committing these acts, but a notion that a broker has practiced sniping or hunting is commonly believed to be true. Unfortunately, the only way to determine which brokers do this and which brokers don't is to talk to fellow traders. There is no blacklist or organization that reports such activity. Bottom line: Talk to others in person or visit online discussion forums to find out who (0 comments)
forex: Strategies Board With ForexGen - 09/14/08 10:24 PM
Strategies board is an assisting tool that produces buy and sell signals based on many sophisticated trading strategies that anticipates the markets and predicts the trend and breakouts.The generated signals are the average signals among all the used strategies over a specific time frame. The signals is divided into different strengths in the short, middle, long periods. Indicator features: - History mode feature that allows the traders to get the strategy board indications for a historical point of time. - The ability to show or hide all strategies. - The ability to select the included strategies in strategy board calculations. - (0 comments)
forex: Putting It All Together With ForexGen - 09/14/08 10:11 PM
In a perfect world, we could take just one of these indicators and trade strictly by what that indicator told us. The problem is that we DON’T live in a perfect world, and each of these indicators has imperfections. That is why many traders combine different indicators together so that they can “screen” each other. They might have 3 different indicators and they won’t trade unless all 3 indicators give them the same answer. As you continue your journey as a trader, you will discover what indicators work best for you. We can tell you that we like using MACD, Stochastics, (0 comments)
forex: What Are the Advantages of trading forex ? - 09/14/08 10:10 PM
1) High liquidity. (i.e. an opportunity of reception under the transaction of money, instead of the goods). The market on which money are assets, have highest of all possible liquidities. This circumstance is powerful attractive force for any investor since it provides to him freedom to open and close a position of any volume. The FOREX market with an average trading volume of over $1.5 trillion per day is the most liquid market in the world. That means that a trader can enter or exit the market at will in almost any market condition minimal execution barriers or risk and no (1 comments)
forex: Bid And Ask Prices With ForexGen - 09/14/08 10:08 PM
Bid -The price at which a buyer has offered to purchase the currency Ask -The price a seller is willing to accept for a security, also known as the offer price. Along with the price, the ask quote will generally also stipulate the amount of the security willing to be sold at that price. As with most trading in the financial markets, when you are trading a currency pair there is a bid price (buy) and an ask price (sell). Again, these are in relation to the base currency. When buying a currency pair (going long), the ask price refers to (0 comments)
forex: Dash Board for all indicators - 09/14/08 10:05 PM
Dashboard for all is an assisting tool that includes 27 currency pairs, it allows traders to see the CIF values for the selected currencies on one chart. It represents the buy/sell signal by a percentage of different strengths (short, long, and middle). The dashboard for all calculations for each currency pair depends on, volumes and correlations between strategies including a function that weights the indicators’ signal depending on strategies based on trend, oscillators, bill Williams, volumes and custom indicator; it gets the average signal among all the strategies over a specific time frame. Dash board for all indicators includes a history (0 comments)
forex: Charts Of ForexGen - 09/14/08 09:54 PM
All charts are potted with time on the x-axis and the currency pair on the y-axis. Each time period on our real time charts can range from a tick by tick a weekly interval (the tick refers to each individual pip movement). This gives traders the flexibility to view currencies with closer examination while also allowing them to spot the trends most suitable for their time-sensitive trading strategy.Here’re the most popular types of charts: 1. Line chart 2. Bar chart 3. Candlestick chart Line ChartS A line chat is simple a graph of the value of a currency taken at regular (0 comments)
forex: ATS & ForexGen - 09/14/08 09:52 PM
ATS™ Features • Trading platforms does not enable traders to open more than one pair at a time. • ATS™, offers traders the ability to open any number of positions at the same time, traders can choose whether to open a set of pairs together at the same time for hedging purpose or to open pair by pair when the used strategies confirms the entry, also the system provides the following features: * Ability to open a group of pairs according to hedging theory and correlations factors between different pairs. * Ability to open positions according to group of customized strategies. (0 comments)
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