Forex & Trading Industry Educational Articles

Articles / Blog Page2018-11-27T17:22:04+00:00

“None of this is difficult, there’s just a lot to know…”

With the above in mind the articles below should go some way to providing you with a broad “what is” knowledge base of the industry in which we operate. We are constantly adding new articles as and when we find items of interest.

What is ‘Algorithmic or Algo-Trading’ ?

What Is Algorithmic or Algo-Trading ? Algorithmic trading (automated trading, black-box trading or simply algo-trading) is the process of using computers programed to follow a defined set of instructions (an algorithm) for placing a trade [...]

What is ‘High Frequency Trading’ (HFT) ?

What Is High Frequency Trading (HFT) ? High-frequency trading (HFT) is an automated trading platform used by large investment banks, hedge funds and institutional investors that utilizes powerful computers to transact a [...]

What is ‘Leverage’

What is a 'Leverage' Leverage results from using borrowed capital as a funding source when investing to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on risk capital. Leverage [...]

What is ‘Margin’

What is 'Margin' Margin is the difference between the total value of securities held in an investor's account and the loan amount from a broker. Buying on margin is the act [...]

What is a ‘Stop Order’

What is a 'Stop Order' A stop order is an order to buy or sell a security when its price moves past a particular point, ensuring a higher probability [...]