hycm Trading 

Why Does Your Trading Differ on the Real and Demo Balances?

Often traders face a situation when, given stable virtual profits on a demo balance, as they switch to the real balance, their trading strategy becomes ineffective. How can it be, isn’t trading on both of these balances identical? Well, yes. However, there’s one key factor that makes a difference – our emotions. While we don’t care about losing virtual funds, investing our own money involves financial risk. This risk affects our decision-making and often leads to irrational behavior in trading, which is so common that it stands out as a…

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table-8 Trading 

Choosing a Trading Instrument That Suits You

The IQ Option platform offers an extended list of trading instruments to choose from: options, Forex, stocks, commodities, cryptocurrencies and ETFs. For a newcomer, they all may seem identical but in fact behave quite differently. What works for some assets won’t work for the other, and vice versa. Choosing the right asset to trade is a logical step for a rookie investor. And even if you know about the differences, you may want to dig deeper to find the one instrument that suits you best. In order to understand what instrument…

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timeframe1 Trading 

The Best Timeframe for You

While charts carry historical data for many years back, with past quotes becoming less significant over time, it’s natural to limit your analysis to one (often, more than one) timeframe, which provides enough information to perform a trade. Defining your main timeframe gives you the perfect grounding for identifying the trend and market reversals, and for refining your trade’s entry and exit points with graphical tools and indicators. Choosing the right timeframe is therefore essential for any good technical analysis, which should capture as much relevant data as possible while minimizing…

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PRO-Trader Trading 

How Becoming a Pro Trader

Trading is a desirable pursuit. However, few become professional traders capable of turning a stable profit. In order to become a PRO, you will need to study and practice a lot. Knowing what to learn and how to sharpen your newly acquired skills is as important as your persistence and diligence. Today’s article is a step by step guide that will take you from a rookie trader to a hardened investor. Learning the basics As with any activity, whether profit-oriented or not, you would want to start with the basics. Seems logical,…

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trader Trading 

Pitfalls of Overtrading

One of the most common problems faced by traders is overtrading. The surprising thing is that not many traders know they have this problem, while even fewer know how to overcome it. Taking up more trades doesn’t necessarily mean more profit. Needless to say, this line of thinking can be detrimental to your trading performance. Following the tips below when you feel the urge to overtrade can help you fight this costly habit. Stop micromanaging the trade Have you ever found yourself constantly adding to a trade or moving around…

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IQ broker Trading Video 

How to start trading? ( webinar )

Learn how to open a free account and start trading on IQ broker platform. Fast track to the topics you are interested in: 2:09 – How to sign up? 6:05 – How to make a deposit? 7:33 – VIP conditions 9:47 – Entering the Traderoom 10:43 – List of assets 12:06 – How to change the chart and add graphical tools? 14:07 – Technical indicators and how to use them? 16:25 – Why setting the time interval is important? 18:15 – What is spread? 19:59 – How to start trading?…

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Market-on-open Orders Trading 

How to create Orders Even When the Market Is Closed

With the introduction of a new feature “”, IQ Option traders now have an opportunity to open deals (both Buy and Sell) at the opening price of the asset. This feature is obviously meant to be used when working with Forex and CFDs (contracts for difference) due to the fact that these two instruments are not traded 24/7 and have periods of inactivity. But why would you want to use this new feature and, more importantly, how to get the max out of this seemingly minor change to the platform? Read…

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