Category: Vantage FX Daily Market Update

The Trick to Determining Trend Strength

It’s safe to say that every trader should aspire to know not only how to identify a trend, but also determine the strength of a given trend. After all, it’s the strength of a trend that allows us to trade with momentum on our side, putting the odds on our side. So how exactly do […]

CFD Expiration Dates for November

The following CFD instruments will be rolled over on the expiration dates as per the table below. Please note: – The rollover will be automatic and any existing open positions will remain open. – Positions that are open on the expiration date will be adjusted via a rollover charge or credit to reflect the price […]

Three Bad Trading Habits and How to Beat Them

Letting costly habits creep into your trading is all too easy to allow. After all, you don’t have a boss to tell you what to do, what not to do, how and when to do it, and you can risk as much as you like. Whilst it’s this freedom that attracts people to Forex trading, […]

Calculating Forex Profit and Loss

Why do I need to calculate my trading Profit or Loss? The Forex market is a highly volatile place. Prices can fluctuate wildly and where one day you might find yourself up in profits, the next you can be down. In such an environment, where your only measure of success is whether you make profit […]

The World According to WD Gann

Anyone in the Forex trading world should be at somewhat familiar with the name Gann. William Delbert Gann, or WD Gann was a trader who developed a technical toolset called ‘Gann Lines and Angles. While Gann angles hold great significance to many traders out there, that’s not what today’s blog is about. As impressive as […]

Identifying the Forex Flag Pattern

We’ve touched on flag patterns before in our ‘flags and pennants’ post, but let’s go into a little more detail. After all, flag patterns come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and it’s not as simple as calling a flag a flag, so to speak. Typically, flag patterns indicate a continuation of the existing […]

Are Silver and Gold About to Shine?

With the recent running bull markets slipping of late, what could it mean for gold & silver? First, let’s step back and consider what’s happening fundamentally in the markets today. Or more specifically, let’s consider US Politics, Geo-politics and the overall market health. Starting with American politics. We have what have been dubbed as the […]

Is it all Doom & Gloom for Global Markets?

A current look at global markets With recent market volatility due to various significant fundamental factors around the world, I thought it might be a good idea to have a look at what the markets around the world are doing at the moment, and potentially how a trader could interpret current events from a technical […]

CFD Expiration Dates for October

The following CFD instruments will be rolled over on the expiration dates as per the table below. Please note: – The rollover will be automatic and any existing open positions will remain open. – Positions that are open on the expiration date will be adjusted via a rollover charge or credit to reflect the price […]

How to Crack the Forex News Trade

Trading major news events like NFP (Non-Farm Payrolls), FOMC, or RBA announcements, etc can be a bit of a dangerous activity, and to anyone who’s experienced it before you know how badly the volatility can ravage your account. However, to the Forex trader that is conscientious of protecting their downside, applies disciplined money management, news […]