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Category: Forex (page 2 of 12)

The Best Alternatives to Plus500

Plus500 is a popular forex and CFD trading platform.  And while it may be perfectly suited for some people, for others it might not be the right place to trade.

Plus500 doesn’t support MT4 (popular trading software), VPS or ECN accounts.  It doesn’t support copy trading and the spreads and fees might not be to your liking.  So i’ve put together some different plus500 alternatives that I think suit different types of traders.

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eToro will be supporting the Segwit2x Hard Fork

Update: The Segwit2x hard fork has been suspended for the time being.  I’ll make sure to update this post if this changes.  The good news is the the price of Bitcoin soared on the news.

eToro is a popular trading platform, which added support for various cryptocurrencies over the past 12 months or so.  Up to know, none of the major trading platforms have supported the bitcoin forks, but that isn’t the case with the upcoming Segwit2x hard fork.

So if you’re a trader on eToro, it’s important you’re prepared for this event.  Here’s a bit more on what’s happening:

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How to have success with eToro Copy Trader

I want to share with you everything I’ve learned from copy trading on eToro these past few years.

I believe that copy trading is only going to get bigger and better.  I love it when technology helps innovate tired and inefficient industries.  And this case, copy trading is forever changing the financial and investment industries.

So that you can the most out of copy trading I’ve put together 10 tips on how to have success with eToro:

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How to trade on the weekend

Markets usually close over the weekend – Forex, stocks commodities – they all take a break over the weekend.  But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any opportunites to trade.  So if you haven’t managed to get your trading fix during the week, here is how you can trade over the weekend.

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Making money with Markets.com

Markets.com is a forex and CFD broker.    The have a wide selection of assets to invest in and pretty good looking trading platform.  But is it a genuine option for making money – before signing up make sure you read this post so you have all the details

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How I’m planning on generating passive income in 2018

2017 might not yet be over, but I’m already looking ahead to next year.  I always feel super motivated in the new year period, so I want to cash in on this and get organised ready to build some new income.

I don’t believe there are many sources of genuine passive income – everything takes a little work, even managing a portfolio of dividend stocks.  But I count anything as passive that can be setup and then kept going with the odd check up.

So here’s my plan for 2018.  Whats your plan?  Let me know in the comments

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Who to copytrade on eToro: zhenyapotapov

Are you looking for people to copytrade on eToro?   I regularly review traders on the platform who I think might make interesting investments.  Obviously I encourage you to do your own research and always invest based on this.

Evgeniy (zhenyapotapov) is a trader from Russia and describes himself as a “buy and hold” trader.  So if you’re looking to copytrade someone who can deliver more long term results, this is someone you should look into.

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Alternatives to Binary Options

Binary options are a scam.  Simple as that.  The platforms are designed so that you deposit a lot of money and over time it all goes to the broker.    So in an effort to point you in the right direction I’m going to show you some alternatives that aren’t rigged to make you lose your money…

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How does eToro make money?

It’s important to know how your broker is making money because you need to know if you’re trading on a fair playing field or if you’re competing against your broker.  And it’s something that a lot of people wonder about.  So I’m going to break down how eToro makes money.

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How much should you invest on eToro

This is probably the most common question I get asked – “how much should I invest on eToro“.  So I thought I would write this post to try and address it.

Now while I can’t give you an exact number, I can tell you what won’t work on etoro and hopefully not give you unrealistic expectations.

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