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What is a Swap Rate?

September 19, 2019
by Nick Alexander,
What is a swap rate? A forex swap rate, also known as a rollover rate or a swap, is a fee that is paid or charged to an open trade […]

Stock markets and equity trading

by Nick Alexander,
What is an equity trader? In the world of trading; equities and stocks are interchangeable. An equity trader or broker is someone […]

What are Stocks?

by Nick Alexander,
What are stocks? A stock in financial trading refers to publicly-listed companies on any given stock exchange across the globe. Wh […]

What is a Spread?

by Nick Alexander,
What is a Spread? A spread is how brokers make money from each trade. It’s essentially a commission that replaces brokerage fees a […]

Risk Management for Traders – Part Three

by Nick Alexander,
We complete our series of risk management pointers by discussing how much capital you should risk on each trade. By looking at how […]

What is Platform Time?

by Nick Alexander,
What is platform time? Platform time is the real time trading platforms are set in, including the software’s charts and data. Eig […]

What is Margin and Leverage in Trading?

September 16, 2019
by Nick Alexander,
What is margin? Margin trading refers to using borrowed funds from a broker to purchase a financial asset or assets in a larger vo […]