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4 Simple Ways to Learn the Art of Trading – – Sofia News Agency

Everyone thinks the Forex market is the best place to secure financial freedom in life. People are always trying hard to earn a decent amount of money. But things have gone out of control since the government is having a tough time to add more jobs to society. However, some of the smart people have…

Everyone thinks the Forex market is the best place to secure financial freedom in life. People are always trying hard to earn a decent amount of money. But things have gone out of control since the government is having a tough time to add more jobs to society. However, some of the smart people have come up with the unique idea of trading. By learning to trade the real market, you can expect to decent profit without losing too much money. Though some of you might disagree since the number of successful Forex trader is low. But you should not assess your quality based on other people’s failures. Let’s learn about 4 amazing ways by which we can easily master the art of trading.

Learn in the virtual trading account

The virtual trading account is often known as the demo account. It is mostly used by naive traders so that they can develop a simple system to deal with the Forex market. You might be thinking that trading with a virtual account is a waste of time. But if this was so, brokers like Rakuten would have never kept options for the demo account. Open a virtual trading account and start executing the random trades. Forget about the profit and loss of trading. Learn about the dynamic trading environment with the help of the practice account. Once you slowly begin to understand how things work, try to create a unique strategy. Based on your trading strategy, you should start to trade the real market.

Hire a professional trader

Hiring a professional trader is one of the most effective ways to learn the art of trading. Search the term Aussie Forex online or look for reputed mentors who are offering the trading course. Enroll yourself in such a course and see how they deal with the complex market. Stop thinking about the outcome of the trade and focus on your mentor’s guideline. Though you might not understand very simple topics, you need to tell your instructor about your weakness. If you manage to find a good mentor, he can easily evaluate your trading skills and design a specialized program. Though it will cost some money, still better to invest money in education. Without having the required skill set it’s really hard to make some big change in your trading career.

Decipher the trading strategy

Thousands of trading strategies are available in the online trading blogs. Some of them are free and some of them are paid. Start learning about the different trading methods and decipher the secrets used to find good trades. As you explore more trading method, your knowledge will significantly increase. Stop thinking about losing orders and try to improve your trading technique by learning from your past mistakes. Forget the fact, you are using other people’s trading methods. Think like the teachers whose responsibility is the find the mistakes in the exam sheet. Just by using this simple technique you can learn a lot about this business.

Develop your mindset

This is very crucial if you truly believe trading is the right job for you. You have to develop your mindset from scratch. As human beings, it’s really hard to accept the loss since we never trained our minds to deal with such problems. So, start training your mind so that it can accept the losses at any instant. Some experts often say trading is all about mental acceptance of the losing orders. If you develop the ability to endure small losses, recovering those losses will be an easy task. Even with a simple 1:2 risk to reward ratio, you can slowly start earning money from this market. Get your emotions in control so that you don’t feel the urge to trade with a big lot after losing a trade. Be a confident trader and rely on your strategy.

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Don’t Count On JPY Correction; Staying Long GBP/JPY

The path of the potential pace of the JPY decline may still be underestimated by markets, which continue trading the JPY long.

While the 10% USDJPY advance from September lows looks impressive from a momentum point of view, it may no thave been driven by Japan’s institutional investors reducing their hedging ratios or Japan’s household sector reestablishing carry trades.

Instead, investors seemed to have been caught on the wrong foot, concerned about a sudden decline of risk appetite or the incoming US administration being focused on trade issues and not on spending. Spending requires funding and indeed the President-elect Trump’s team appears to be focused on funding. Here are a few examples: Reducing corporate taxation may pave the way for US corporates repatriating some of their USD2.6trn accumulated foreign profits. Cutting bank regulation could increase the risk-absorbing capacity within bank balance sheets. Hence, funding conditions – including for the sovereign – might generally ease. De-regulating the oil sector would help the trade balance, slowing the anticipated increase in the US current account deficit. The US current account deficit presently runs at 2.6% of GDP, which is below worrisome levels. Should the incoming government push for early trade restrictions, reaction (including Asian sovereigns reducing their holdings) could increase US funding costs, which runs against the interest of the Trump team.

Instead of counting on risk aversion to stop the JPY depreciation, we expect nominal yield differentials and the Fed moderately hiking rates to unleash capital outflows from Japan.The yield differential argumenthas become more compelling with the BoJ turning into yield curve managers. Via this policy move, rising inflation rates push JPY real rates and yields lower, which will weaken the JPY. Exhibit 12 shows how much Japan’s labor market conditions have tightened. A minor surge in corporate profitability may now be sufficient, pushing Japan wages up and implicity real yields lower.

JPY dynamics are diametrical to last year . Last year, the JGB’s “exhausted”yield curve left the BoJ without a tool to push real yields low enough to adequately address the weakened nominal GDP outlook. JPY remained artificially high at a time when the US opted for sharply lower real yields. USDJPY had to decline, triggering JPY bullish secondround effects via JPY-based financial institutions increasing their FX hedge ratios and Japan’s retail sector cutting its carry trade exposures. Now the opposite seems to be happening. The managed JGB curve suggests rising inflation expectations are driving Japan’s real yield lower. The Fed reluctantly hiking rates may keep risk appetite supported but increase USD hedging costs.Financial institutions reducinghedge ratios and Japan’s household sector piling back into the carry trade could provide secondround JPY weakening effects

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Mexico raises interest rates, cites Trump as risk

The head of Mexico’s central bank says U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump represents a “hurricane” sized threat to Mexico.

Banco de Mexico Gov. Agustin Carstens told the Radio Formula network Friday that a Trump presidency “would be a hurricane and a particularly intense one if he fulfills what he has been saying in his campaign.”

Trump has proposed building a wall along the border and re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mexico’s central bank raised its prime lending rate by half a percent to 4.75 percent Thursday, citing “nervousness surrounding the possible consequences of the U.S. elections, whose implications for Mexico could be particularly significant.”

Mexico’s peso had lost about 6 percent in value against the dollar since mid-August. It recovered slightly after the rate hike

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Africa’s first Fairtrade certified gold co-operative offers hope to gold miners living in poverty

Syanyonja Artisan Miners’ Alliance (SAMA) has become the first artisanal small scale mining co-operative in Africa to become Fairtrade certified, bringing much needed hope to impoverished communities who risk their lives to mine the rich gold seam that runs around Lake Victoria.

SAMA is one of nine previously informal groups from Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania which has benefitted from a pilot project launched by Fairtrade in 2013. This innovative program aims to extend the benefits of Fairtrade gold to artisanal miners across East Africa.

In that short time, SAMA has undergone training in business and entrepreneurship, as well as safe use of mercury, internal control systems, labour rights and better working conditions, health and safety and more. Previously, daily contact with toxic chemicals used to process gold meant members risked disease, premature births and even death.  Fairtrade gold was first launched in 2011, and SAMA now joins Fairtrade certified gold mines MACDESA, AURELSA and SOTRAMI in Peru.

The co-operative produces just 5 kg gold per year, but nevertheless has the potential to significantly benefit many people in the local community through better conditions through certification. It is expected that Fairtrade and organizations like Cred Jewellery will support the miners, ensuring their gold can be refined and made available to jewellers in the UK and other markets.

Gonzaga Mungai, Gold Manager at Fairtrade Africa said: “This is a truly momentous and historical achievement and the realisation of a dream that is many years in the making. Gold production is an important source of income for people in rural economies. Congratulations to SAMA, it sets a precedent which shows that if groups like this can achieve certification, then it can work for others right across the African continent.”

The Fairtrade Gold Standard encourages better practice and changes to come in line with international regulation around the production and trade of so-called ‘conflict minerals’. Under the Standard, miners are required to:

  • Uphold a human rights policy preventing war crimes, bribery, money laundering and child labour
  • Clearly represent where the minerals were mined
  • Minimise the risks of conflict minerals through robust risk assessments and collaboration across supply chains
  • Report to buyers and trading partners regarding the risks of conflict minerals

Now in its second phase, the programme will focus on supporting other mining groups in the region to access affordable loans and explore a phased approach to accessing the Fairtrade market, allowing more mining co-operatives across Africa to participate in the programme.

Gonzaga added: “Sourcing African metals from smallscale miners in the Great Lakes Region is the responsible thing to do. For a long time companies have avoided buying gold from this region, with devastating consequences for impoverished communities who were already struggling. It has driven trade deeper underground, as unscrupulous buyers pay lower prices and launder illegal gold into legitimate supply chains. That’s why we have chosen to work with these groups to help them earn more from their gold within a robust compliance system that offers social, environmental, and economic protections.”

The Fairtrade gold programme offers a small but scalable solution to sustainable sourcing of gold from the region in line with Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act in the US, OECD Due Diligence Guidance and recent EU Supply-Chain Due Diligence proposals which could come into effect in 2016. This means that up to 880,000 EU firms that use tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold in manufacturing consumer products could be obliged to provide information on steps they have taken to identify and address risks in their supply chains for so-called ‘conflict minerals’.

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