Why does slippage in trading occur
Slippage is a common part of online trading. While a negative slippage grinds the gears of many traders, its positive version is a welcome phenomenon, which, unfortunately, a large number of traders will find out because brokers usually act as if positive slippage never . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 7/5/2021
The total net positions of speculators in the USD index fell by 600 contracts last week. This change is the result of a decrease in net long positions by 1,800 contracts and a decrease in net short positions by 1,100 contracts. The total net positions of speculators . . .
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Overview of Strategies in Purple Trading - Q1 2021
In this section, we were always looking at how the selected strategies and their providers performed in the given quarter. So how were the most popular of them at the end of April?
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Performance of ETF portfolios in Purple Trading - Q1 2021
Our ETF portfolios is actively managed and they all just basically copy the development on the main stock indices in a passive way. Therefore, its performance mirrors the development of the global financial markets quite precisely.
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Optimistic forecasts put the dollar under pressure
The US dollar lost 2% in April and was saved from a larger weakening by Friday's session during which the dollar strengthened significantly. Currently, the dollar is mainly helped by the positive outlook for economic growth and the lower need to keep the US dollar safe. It . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 30/4/2021
The total net positions of speculators in the USD index fell to 800 contracts last week. This change is the result of a decrease in net long positions by 900 contracts and a decrease in net short positions by 100 contracts.
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Forex and regulation - basics that could come in handy
More than five trillion American Dollars are traded on the forex market on the daily basis, making it one of the most liquid markets in the world. This is, of course, good news for everyone who is interested in trying their luck trading here. Plus thanks to modern . . .
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Trading with financial leverage
Leverage or financial leverage is a trading tool that allows users to open trading positions of much higher volume than when trading without it. In simplicity and with a bit of exaggeration, it is a kind of a financial loan, which begins with the opening of a trading . . .
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Positions of large speculators according to the COT report as at 23/4/2021
There was a strong increase in the total net positions of speculators in the euro, the Canadian dollar and the New Zealand dollar, The total net positions of speculators fell in the British pound, the Australian dollar, the Swiss franc and the Japanese yen.
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Will FED suggest an adjustment of the QE?
The two-day meeting of the American Fed begins tomorrow and will end with a press conference on Wednesday evening. While the central bank is not expected to plan for a change in monetary policy, which it has repeated several times, a possible adjustment of the quantitative . . .
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