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When You Trade on Margin, You are at the Mercy of Your Broker

by Justin Kuepper

When you are trading with borrowed money, your broker has a say in how much risk you take. As such, your broker can buy or sell at its discretion, which can be a bad thing for you. ...

The Twenty-Something’s Guide to Financial Stability

Anybody can be broke, but the attitude adopted towards that is what betrays it all. Some of us usually do not have what we call financial discipline when it com...

High-Frequency and Ultra-High-Frequency Trading

I anticipated this in an article I wrote some years ago, “A Bust to the Markets” (Currency Codex, 1996): It will be most interesting to see how HFT ...

Top FOREX Broker-Dealers

You can please some of the traders some of the time, but you cannot please all of the traders all of the time. As you peruse broker-dealer review websites such ...

FOREX versus Equities

Historically, the equities markets have been considered, at least by the majority of the public, as a worthwhile investment vehicle. In the past 10 years, secur...

Top 5 Risks of International Investing for Beginners

Investing in international markets presents significant opportunity. Global investing is not for the faint of heart, but it is possible make some decent cash, e...

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