Category: Vantage FX Daily Market Update

How to come back from a string of losses

One of the questions I’m frequently asked is “how do you recover from a losing streak?” In Forex trading, we all know that it’s not possible to win 100% of the time. Actually, the odds are more in favour of you losing as opposed to winning, which is why money management is critical when trading […]

CFD Rollover Dates for March

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 […]

The Power of Central Banks

Since the dawn of time, people have always associated money with power. And, for good reason. Throughout history, the economies of countries rises and falls for a variety of reasons, but often due to wars or conflicts. It’s these economic rise and falls that created the need for a nation to protect the value of […]

How to trade with line charts

We’re all too familiar with bar and candle charts, as well as candlestick patterns, but have you ever had a look at trading with line charts? Let’s have a close look at how it’s done. See, in the earlier days of technical trading, it was a little more difficult for traders in terms of building […]

How to Keep Your Capital for A Rainy Day

Personally, I’ve never been super keen on setting a profit target for my trades. The main reason being that I like to constantly evaluate how my positions are going and what the market is doing. Of course, as I’ve discussed in previous posts I like to look at potential levels where profits may be taken, […]

Trading Forex Full Time vs Working a Full Time Job

How many of you have thought about trading forex full time? Do you think it would be easier than having a normal job? Let’s dive a little deeper. It surely is a lofty ambition that every trader has at least considered, however it’s far from easy to achieve. It’s the idea of that extra piece […]

The Basics of the Forex Market – Part 4

The final part of our basics series is going to discuss lot size. Lot size is simply the size of your position. The standard forex lot size is equal to 100,000 units of any given currency, although as explained in our margin and leverage articles, you would only require $2,000 with 1:50 leverage to open […]

The Basics of the Forex Market – Part 3

Part three of our Basics of the Forex Market is closely related to Part 2, which you can read here. We’re going to dive in to leverage, which is tightly connected to margin. What leverage does, is offer traders the ability to trade a bigger position than the size of their trading account would normally […]

The Basics of the Forex Market – Part 2

Today we’re going to continue our Forex Market Basics series by covering the next component, margin. If you didn’t catch our Part 1 article on order types, head over here and give it a read. Ok… so margin. Any decent forex broker offers clients trading on margin and leverage these days, so let’s get stuck […]

CFD Rollover Dates for February

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 […]