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Forex Basics

In our Forex Basics lessons we will introduce you to the basics of trading Forex and CFDs with BDSwiss. The following lessons will provide you with the basic building blocks to help you understand the fundamentals of this fast growing market.

Order Types Explained

To open a position of any kind in the forex market, you need to place an order. An order has all the relevant information about the position, like the position size, entry price, exit price, execution type and other. In Forex/CFD trading, you are able to decide whether you go directly into the market, immediately … Continued

Position Features Explained

Forex and CFD trading is a leveraged product which means that if the markets move against your positions, your losses will be multiplied by the leverage ratio you have selected. Some traders opt to use a high leverage ratio as it can multiply their profits when the markets move to the direction they have placed … Continued

Important Economic Indicators

Trend trading makes extensive use of technical analysis, including both chart patterns and technical indicators. Indicators are essentially tools that take price information and apply different mathematical formulas to it in order to then transform it into visual information such as graphs or oscillators which can give traders entry or exit signals. By analysing price … Continued

What is Technical Analysis?

Technical analysis is the study of the price movement of a particular Forex currency pair or CFD asset in order to find some indication of future price direction. Essentially, technical analysis attempts to forecast future price movements by examining past supply and demand changes as these are reflected in changes in the price of an … Continued

Fundamental Analysis

Fundamental analysis is a way of anticipating price movements in the forex/CFD market by analysing the economic, social, and political forces that may affect the supply and demand of the asset you are trading. Trading the fundamentals is also referred to as trading the news, as you need to pay close attention to changes in … Continued

What is Currency Trading?

Currency trading is the most liquid and robust market in the world. In fact, no other market can compare to the sheer value of this massively traded market. The forex or foreign exchange market is a global decentralized market for the trading of currencies. When trading currency pairs, you’re effectively buying one currency and selling … Continued

What is a CFD?

A CFD is also known as a contract for difference. It is a derivative product with an underlying asset as its basis. CFDs enable you to trade on the price movement of underlying financial assets (such as indices, shares, cryptocurrencies and commodities). A CFD functions as an agreement to exchange the difference in the value … Continued

Five Asset Classes

As trading innovation continues to expand, provides an ever increasing number of tradable assets to its client base. In the course that follows, you’ll learn all the different characteristics of each asset class when it comes to our Forex and CFD product offering. Forex / Currency Pairs Also known as Forex or FX, the currency … Continued

Trading with a Regulated Broker

The Forex market is the largest, most liquid market on the planet. Combined with a highly volatile and extremely competitive CFD market, the FX/CFD industry has attracted massive attention and an ever increasing number of individual investors. Unsurprisingly, trading activity of that size and scope creates unique challenges regarding market regulation. How is the Forex … Continued

Getting Started with the BDSwiss WebTrader

With the ability to trade rising and falling prices, use leverage and access hundreds of instruments, an ever increasing number of investors are taking advantage of the versatility of trading Forex and CFDs. In this introductory course you will learn how you can place a trade on our WebTrader and MetaTrader platforms. Please be aware … Continued

Risk Warning: Trading in Forex/CFDs and Other Derivatives is highly speculative and carries a high level of risk.