1. F

    Lot Sizes XM - Hopefully my Last Newbie Question

    So I'm now trading with XM and contacted their support regarding my low profits on bigger lot sizes. I've sent in my logs as requested but thought I'll post here to get your input. I really hope you can see the vid attached, details as follows. I'm on a Standard account leverage 1:888 , Funds...
  2. J

    Question about australian brokers bank transfer costs

    Hi. I have been and still am looking for the best broker out there. In my search, I have noticed that many australian brokers are top-notch. However, there's something about bank transfer withdrawal method that they have in common and is nowhere explained. It always goes more or less like this...
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    Prop Firms - UK Law Question

    Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, just a quick question about prop firms such as FTMO, The5ers, BlueFX etc... Do you need a UK FCA licence to trade for them? you are trading their cash so surely you would?
  4. P

    Hello to all and a not so simple question

    Hey guys and gals, I am not new in investing but pretty new in FOrex. Can anyone suggest any fundamental ways to look at gold or currencies?
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    Hello ! and... a simple question

    Hello. My name is Alberto. My username is "Betowm". I am from Argentina. I would like -if somebody knows the data- how many forex rtraders are in the world. This data I need for statistic purposes. I woulñd be very grateful if someone knows the answer and gives me. Thank you in advance...
  6. M

    New Guy - with an old question

    Hi, I am new to this forum, and have a question that I was always curious about. It has more to do with stocks than FX. The markets always go up over the time, that's a rule of thumb. Most day traders are losing. Why not just buy blue chips, add and then add more (over the years) and then just...
  7. A

    CmC Markets - question regarding WTI-Cash (West Texas Oil contract)

    i found a WTI-Cash contract on cmc markets broker, also trading around $11.09, live chat with them but after more than an hour, the representative did not reply, i assumed he ignored my question, so i have no choice but create a thread here. Nymex Dec 2020 contract price is around $34, while...
  8. A

    what is the reason? stop loss question

    lets take a hypothetical scenario, john is a trader manage 500k capital account, he kept his secret about his entry/stoploss/TP level because he doesnt want his trade position to be a magnet to other trader or bigger hedge fund? so by keeping his entry/SL/TP level secret, the chances of market...
  9. Agent86

    Question about withdraws and company rules vs laws etc. - Do all brokers do this?

    Curious about withdraw laws in the US. I ran into a sort of stumbling bloc with Oanda and withrawing funds. Their policy seems to be that you can only withdraw funds in the order of the funded sources. So this means you funded your account via debit card first, then later used your bank...
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    Forex Talk

    Am I trading against the trend or with it?
  11. G

    Beginner's question

    What is the difference between forex trading and commodity trading?
  12. M

    Beginners Question

    What is an interest rate differential?
  13. ElaineMDG

    Background & HOW do they calc "swap"?

    I'm only Demo trading right now-I've only been studying Fx now for a month or so, and being this is all new to me; I'm not putting ANY real capital in until I know EXACTLY what I'm doing. I've actually been doing really good, although last week I had my first 3 losing trades; I started keeping...
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    Start up questions (I guess are useful for any beginner)

    Hello all, My name is Rens and I'm totally new to trading of any kind. There are a few things I know and way more things I feel I need to know (as I think any beginner should). About this thread: Before beginning my post I want to warn that this is going to be a long one. However I'd...