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External elements (economy, politics, regulations, climate, geography, technology, cultural trends, suppliers, competition) and internal elements (financial stability, stakeholder ... Read more

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American Options vs. European Options

by Siam Luu

When choosing forex options, make sure you also look to see if they are American-style options or European style options. American-style options give the trader the ability to exer ...

The Random Walk Theory

While EMT suggests that stock is always efficiently priced (and therefore you cannot outperform the market except as a consequence of luck), another theory sugg...

What is the Difference Between Gambling and Investing?

"It is generally agreed that casinos should, in the public interest, be inaccessible and expensive. And perhaps the same is true of stock exchanges." - John May...

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 and UHFT dev...

FOREX Account Fundamentals

The time you spend at the computer should be directed 100 percent to trading decisions, not trying to figure out how many pips equals $100, what your leverage f...

Always Have a Backup with FOREX Trading

The more high tech we become, the less redundancy there is in a system. This is very true of the very high-tech world of electronic trading. You will want to bu...

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