Category Archives: Advanced Trading Strategies

If you are interested in actively trading in addition to long-term investing, check out these popular advanced trading strategies!

The Pros and Cons of Algorithmic Trading

The world of virtual market trading has experienced considerable diversification in recent times, with online platforms have revolutionised the way in which investors research and execute orders. Interestingly, the concept of algorithmic trading (or automated trading) represents the next stage of this evolution, and one that is already beginning to impact on liquid and high Read More…

How To Trade Forex Using A Technical Indicator-Based Strategy

When it comes to currency trading, there is a vast range of different strategies you can adopt to generate trading profits. For example, you could pursue an event-focused strategy, where you place trades just after large market-moving macroeconomic or political events. Alternatively, you could put on medium to long-term trades based on your view of Read More…

How To Use FX Derivatives To Hedge Your Currency Risk

In the last six months we have witnessed strong volatility in the global currency markets. Emerging markets currencies weakened aggressively against the U.S. dollar, which has strengthened substantially leading up to the Federal Reserve’s U.S. benchmark interest rate hike in December of last year. Volatility in the currency markets is not just an issue for Read More…

Vicky’s March Trading Strategy

Contest: March Trading Strategy Final Portfolio Value: $101,169.24 Trading Strategy For This Contest Trading Strategy: Investing for the first time in the stock market is very overwhelming; even if it is done with virtual money. I’ll start saying that implementing a strategy takes a lot of practice and patience. You must begin understanding some of Read More…

Housemanager’s February Contest Strategy

Contest: February Trading Contest Final Portfolio Value: $143,899.64 (+43.9%) Trading Strategy For This Contest Study sectors precious metals and energy- they have greatest potential for change because of most “auction” mentality” in stock and options activity. Research understanding small cap stocks. Read up on them and knowledge of these individuals is key. Final Open Positions Read More…

AngelRivera’s September Trading Strategy

Contest: September Monthly Million Contest Final Rank: 1 Final Portfolio Value: $1,308,146.64 (+30.8%) Trading Strategy For This Contest My strategy is finding pharmaceutical/biotech companies. I find corporations that are testing products. I look for ones who have an upcoming announcement on phase 3 testing or FDA approvals. I keep those stocks on my watchlist. Once Read More…