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A Brief History on China and US' Emerging Cold War

A Brief History on China and US’ Emerging Cold War

By Nicholas Price | August 5, 2020

The relationship between the US and China has been complex since the 18th century, but it has progressively deteriorated in recent months. The power players stand side to side in their economic strength. The USA is the world’s largest economy at $21.44 trillion nominal GDP, and China right behind it at $14.14 trillion nominal GDP.…

Forex Terminology: 20 Most Important Forex Terms To Remember

Forex Terminology: 20 Most Important Forex Terms To Remember

By Nicholas Price | July 23, 2020

Before getting started in the world of forex, every trader needs to learn the essential terminology that will help them execute their strategies better. Without knowing the ‘FX lingo,’ it’s very hard to learn about trading and fully comprehend how it works. Below we have twenty of the most important forex words to remember, regardless…

Wealth Management: Who Are The World's Most Affluent Individuals?

Wealth Management: Who Are The World’s Most Affluent Individuals?

By Nicholas Price | June 17, 2020

What is wealth management? Wealth management is both a financial planning and investment advisory service offered to high-net-worth individuals (HNW) and family offices to support them in managing their money. Such companies provide a range of services such as commercial investments, real estate investments, equity strategies, portfolio management, etc. It is conducted as a consultation,…

A Beginner’s Guide to The World of Forex Trading: Part 2

A Beginner’s Guide to The World of Forex Trading: Part 2

By Nicholas Price | June 15, 2020

As we mentioned in the first part of our guide, the FX market is the world’s biggest financial market. Based on the data from a recent triennial report from the Bank for International Settlements, “Trading in Forex markets reached $6.6 trillion per day in April 2019, up from $5.1 trillion 3 years earlier.” Forex is…

A Beginner’s Guide to The World of Forex Trading: Part 1

A Beginner’s Guide to The World of Forex Trading: Part 1

By Nicholas Price | June 11, 2020

The forex market (also known as the FX market) is a global decentralized market for trading currencies, which includes buying, selling, and exchanging them at preset or current prices. It is by far the largest market in the world in terms of trading volume and determines the foreign exchange rates for every currency. Forex, or…

Understanding Cryptocurrencies: Part I

Understanding Cryptocurrencies: Part I

By Nicholas Price | May 28, 2020

Like any currency across the world, digital currencies have been created to serve an essential purpose: to act as a medium of exchange for products and services. However, unlike standard and fiat currencies, most cryptocurrencies are decentralized, which means they do not rely on governments or central banking systems to process their transactions. Instead, they…

What Are Indices and How Do They Work?

What Are Indices and How Do They Work?

By Nicholas Price | May 14, 2020

Indices are statistical measures of change in a particular segment of the financial market. Traders invest in a basket (or portfolio) of securities.  The biggest and most popular indices usually combine shares of large public companies, such as the S&P 500 and FTSE 100. In most cases, an index’s relative change is more vital than…

Fundamental Analysis VS. Technical Analysis – How are they different?

Fundamental Analysis VS. Technical Analysis – How are they different?

By Nicholas Price | May 11, 2020

What is Fundamental Analysis? For investors, the main goal is to decipher whether a share or stock’s current price is fair value; in other words, whether the price is too high or too low. The technical analysis assesses whether a security or share’s price will increase or decreased based on historical market data. Technical analysis…

Institutional VS. Retail Investors – How are they different?

Institutional VS. Retail Investors – How are they different?

By Nicholas Price | May 5, 2020

There are different kinds of investors out there, and it might be a bit confusing when you are initially signing up with a broker. Understanding the difference between different kinds of investors is essential when considering an investment in any asset, stock, forex pair, or cryptocurrency. In simple terms: An institutional investor is either an…