Ticks

Ticks, Spreads, and Trading the News.

Trading the news in Forex can present real opportunities to make some cash. There are many different strategies to trade the news, such as Gap, Momentum, Straddles, or simply understanding the Fundamentals. However, trading the news is also risky and comes with unique challenges. When the news comes out the price goes all over the place. It […]

Spreads

Importance of checking the spread

I cannot stress enough how important it is to check what the spread is before entering positions – especially for scalping or low pip target strategies. This took me a while to learn, but it is now mandatory in all my strategies and I never forget to include it, even in prototyping because it can […]