Category Archives: Trading education

Should You Trust Market Crash Forecasts?


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Incredibly low interest rates over the past decade. Surging debts on a global scale. Escalating trade tensions between leading economic powers. Extreme currency volatility.

These are all troublesome signals that immediately raise red flags in everyone’s minds about an impending financial crisis. And rightfully so since, if history has taught us anything, it’s that the markets go through repeated economic cycles of expansions and contractions.

But while most of us can sense that an economic downturn is probably coming, trying to come up with an accurate market downturn prediction can be a real brain-twister. With that said, what makes a market crash so notoriously difficult to predict in spite of all the “obvious” clues?

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When to Opt for a Financial Advisor (and How to Find One That’s Worth Your Time)

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In the vast world of finance, it’s easy to find yourself lost without an experienced guide to light your path. And by guide here, of course, we refer to a certified financial consultant.

Whether you seek sound pension advice, need help with picking a suitable health insurance plan, or are looking to capitalise on what is still an untapped market niche, you’ll only benefit from someone who is able to manage your finances in a well-informed and ethical manner.

So, how does one go about finding an advisor? We’re going to dive right into it, but first…

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Why it’s a smart move to invest in the long term

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Perhaps you’re planning to set aside some money for a new car, or want to provide a care-free future for your children. Or maybe you simply wish to retire on some tropical island (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?).

However, after studying all your available options on the market, you probably came to the conclusion that you’re not likely to achieve anything worthwhile. At least not without a substantial initial investment on your part.

But is this really the case?

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DFTrader platform – Logical and Net Modes of Operation tutorial

Logical and net modes of operation | DF Markets

Today, we’d like to point your attention to the Logical and Net Modes of Operation.

For those of you who aren’t quite sure what exactly is Net mode – it’s when you open positions in the same trading instrument, they are combined in one single position, with an average price and a net volume. Instead of showing the result from each separate trade, the position displays the aggregate result from all of them.

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