Category Forex

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 –…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

The best web trader platforms for forex

I prefer to use web based platforms over desktop or mobile apps for trading.  I love having my entire workflow in chrome and there is nothing to install (and no need to worry about constant updates :/ ) Here’s my…

How to invest in stocks using eToro

Getting into stocks can seem a bit daunting.  That changed when I started using the social trading platform – eToro.  I’ve been using it for the past few years with great success. Disclaimer: Disclaimer: 67% of retail CFD accounts lose…

The best no deposit forex bonus in 2018

While many different brokers offer no deposit promotions, not all of them can be trusted.  So over the past few weeks, I’ve gone through the sign up process for a number of different forex brokers offering no deposit bonuses to…

How to become a popular investor on eToro

eToro is the worlds largest copy trading platform.  Investors can copy the trades made by popular investors and in return etoro rewards these traders. So here’s a guide for the talented traders out there who are looking to become a…