Archive for the ‘Forex’ Category

Forex Currency Trading Explained

FX or Forex, currency trading is the trading of one currency against another. In currency trading, these codes are often used to express which specific currencies make up a currency pair. Buying (“going long”) the currency pair implies buying the first, base currency and selling an equivalent amount of the second, quote currency (to pay […]

Acquiring A Good Knowledge Of Forex

When you start trading, there are a lot of things to consider. If you can learn and do a little research what the business is all about; you must understand the whole process to avoid major losses, it would be best. Forex trading may be a great way to make money, but when done in […]

Check out the latest economic calendar

Check out the latest economic calendar and Keep track of all the important events and releases that affect the global financial markets.

Economic Calendar

Check out the latest economic calendar and Keep track of all the important events and releases that affect the global financial markets.

Regulation of Cross-Border OTC Derivatives Activities: Finding the Middle Ground

I read with interest the above title: “Regulation of Cross-Broker OTC Derivatives Activities: Finding the Middle Ground”. (see full article below). It is my opinion that we don’t need a “Middle Ground”. What we need is one sensible Global Regulation for the Global Financial Markets which include derivatives. This will give investors a wider range […]

Beige Book Full Report- March 6, 2013

Beige Book Provide Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions by Federal Reserve District Prepared at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and based on information collected on or before February 22, 2013. This document summarizes comments received from businesses and other contacts outside the Federal Reserve and is not a commentary on the […]

Forex Managed Accounts

Prolific Mini Forex Managed Accounts at Aplari-US

Mini Forex Managed Accounts Prolific Mini-forex Managed Accounts are usually opened by Investors whose risk capital is below USD$25,000.00.. The amount of an account’s net assets committed to margin in this Program will vary as a result of market volatility, among other reasons. On average, three percent (3%) to forty percent (40%) of net assets […]

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VALUE AT RISK (VAR)

What is the most I can lose on this investment? This is a question that almost every investor who has invested or is considering investing in a risky asset asks at some point in time. Value at Risk tries to provide an answer, at least within a reasonable bound. In fact, it is misleading to […]

To Hedge or Not to Hedge?

Investors and businesses have more options and opportunities than ever before for hedging risk. But should firms hedge risk? What is the payoff to doing so? If a business or investor chooses to hedge risk, what is the best way to hedge risk (derivatives or insurance, for instance)? Hedging Let us assume  that we have […]

RISK MANAGEMENT: PROFILING AND HEDGING

 To manage risk, you first have to understand the risks that you are exposed to. This  process  of  developing  a  risk  profile  thus requires  an  examination  of  both  the immediate risks from  competition  and  product  market  changes as well  as the more indirect effects of macro economic forces. We will begin this post by looking […]