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My top forex brokers of 2018

Today I’m going to round up my favorite forex brokers of 2018.   I’ve used all of these platforms at some point and they all offer something a little different.  Let me know in the comments what your top platforms are.

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Making money with ETFs

ETFs have gained in popularity over the past few years.  And there is plenty of money to be made in investing in them.  So in this post I’m going to give you some good options for investing and making money in ETFs no matter where you live in the world.

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5 traders to copy trade on eToro in 2018

On eToro, you can automatically copy the trades of other users.   But finding people to copy on eToro can be a bit time consuming.  So i’ve put together 5 picks that might make a good portfolio.  Remember to do your own research!

So if you’re looking for inspiration on who to copy on eToro here are some ideas:

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eToro raises $100 million from investors

Copy trading platform eToro has announced they’ve raised $100 million in private financing.    This brings the total raised to $162 million.

eToro says it’s going to use the money to expand into new markets and develop blockchain assets – possibly a decentralized digital asset exchange.

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Making money with FXCM

FXCM is a popular forex broker.  But is it possible to make money trading forex on FXCM?  I decided to sign up and give it proper test and here are my results.  I deposited $50 into my account – which is what the numerous ads for FXCM was advertising (get started with as little as $50).

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5 Places to Practice Trade Forex for Free

Practice Trading is where you use virtual money to trade under real market conditions.  The platforms are usually identical to the real trading platform the only difference is the money you’re using is opening simulated positions and not real trades.

In my opinion, practice trading is the best way to learn about forex and trading.  So i’ve put together 5 places where you can practice trade forex completely free.  You don’t need to spend any money to use these platforms.

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Step by Step Guide to becoming a Popular Investor on eToro

eToro is a copy trading network where investors and automatically copy the trades of guru traders.  In return for sharing their trades, eToro rewards them with various perks including cash.    eToro calls this program “Popular Investor”.

Becoming a popular investor on eToro can be a great way to earn a second income.  Here is my step by step guide to becoming a popular investor on eToro.

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This is why you lost money trading forex

Succeeding in forex is as much about reducing mistakes as it is making winning trades.  Forex attracts a lot of new investors and traders.  And many of them make basic mistakes, lose their money and never trade again.  I hate seeing this – especially as it is entirely possible to make good money from forex.

So here is my guide on why you may lost your money trading forex.  These are the top mistakes I see newer traders make.

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5 Alternative Investments for 2018

Looking for something more than the measly returns you’re getting with your traditional investments?   Looking to diversify into something new?  I’ve put together different options for alternative investments.

These alternative investments do carry different degrees of risk and like all investments make sure you do your own research and never invest more than you can afford to lose. Continue reading

The Top Copy Trading platforms in 2018

If you’re new to trading and investing, then one of the best ways to trade is copy trading.  When you copy trade, you automatically copy the trades of a more experienced and profitable trader.  It’s a good way to reduce risk and a great way to learn about trading.

Copy Trading has been getting more and more popular and now there are many different platforms.  These are my top picks for 2018.

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