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Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings forms part of the Big Three global credit rating agencies. As a leading credit rating agency, Fitch not only provides credit ratings to issuers but also gives its independent credit opinions, analysis and research, all based on in depth knowledge and experience. Thus the information made available to prospective investors helps them make the right investment decisions.

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Moody’s Investor Service

Moody’s Investor Service

Moody’s Investor Service is the second largest credit rating agency that forms part of the well-known Big Three in the world of credit ratings. Moody’s forms an integral part of global capital markets and contributes significantly in ensuring that financial markets maintain transparency and function smoothly, through its research and analysis, which puts the right information in front of investors.

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Currency Trading for Dummies By Mark Galant and Brian Dolan

Currency Trading for Dummies By Mark Galant and Brian Dolan

True to its name, the book Currency Trading for Dummies is meant for those who do not know a lot about trading in currencies. This however, does not mean it has nothing to offer to the experienced trader. Its wealth of information and intelligent insights add to the knowledge of all traders at all levels of experience.

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Book review – Fooled By Randomness by Nassim Taleb

Book review – Fooled By Randomness by Nassim Taleb

Fooled by Randomness is a self explanatory title that seeks to prove the existence of luck and a random sequence of events that are difficult to justify or explain by logic, reasoning or mathematical data. The author, Nassim Taleb, uses an engaging style with amusing examples to state that luck plays a major role in deciding the future course of events.

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Book Review – Way of the Turtle by Curtis M Faith

Book Review – Way of the Turtle by Curtis M Faith

The book Way of the Turtle by Curtis M Faith charts the course of trading success by simple people trained to implement a secret trading system. The people are referred to as the turtles, and were part of an experiment to engage 23 people from diverse fields, who were trained for only two weeks and transformed into exceptional traders.

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Book Review – Trade Your Way To Financial Freedom

Book Review – Trade Your Way To Financial Freedom

The book Trade Your Way To Financial Freedom by Dr Van Tharp is a masterpiece written on the subject of trading. Unlike most other volumes on trading, this book focuses on not simply the ideal entry point on the basis of technical and fundamental analysis, but also on the right exit route, and how to take a stand when one’s position declines and how to take profits at the end of a market move.

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Book Review – Technical Analysis For The Currency Market By Boris Schlossberg

Book Review – Technical Analysis For The Currency Market By Boris Schlossberg

The title of the book Technical Analysis for the Currency market By Boris Schlossberg is a bit limiting since the book is not confined to technical analysis alone and includes risk management along with trading psychology. It serves as a valuable introduction to those new to forex trading and provides deep insights into the working of the rapid moving currency market.

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What is a Moving Average

What is a Moving Average

Moving averages are used in technical analysis for trading of financial securities to iron out the short term price fluctuations so that the long term trends can be seen. It is a statistical concept also called rolling average, running average or rolling mean. It functions like a response filter that analysis a set of points of data through the series of averages created for various subsets within a data set.

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What is Back Testing

What is Back Testing

Back testing refers to a method of testing a trading strategy to test its effectiveness by applying it on past time periods rather than future ones. It is based on the belief that what has happened in the past will be repeated in the future. This process of evaluation attempts to check its performance by replicating it in the conditions as they existed in the past.

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What is Scalping

What is Scalping

Scalping is a name given to quick trading of forex currencies in which traders hold on to a currency pair for only a few seconds or a single minute before selling them off again. The basic idea behind scalping is to make a small profit with a volatile currency pair.

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