Tag: Forex Traders

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February 11, 2017 BY LeapRate Staff

Weekend Habits of Happy Forex Traders

This article was written by New Zealand based Forex broker Titan FX. To unplug from daily trading work, create weekend habits that promote better mental health and relaxation. Being a well rounded and happy forex trader is important to achieve long term success. To cope with the challenges of the forex market, initiating an enjoyable…

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September 05, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Ultimate Guide to Energy Management for Forex Traders

The following guest post is courtesy of New Zealand based Forex broker TitanFX. [divide] Energy management is one of the most effective ways to ensure an active and productive day of work. By mastering energy management, you can execute smart ways to regulate daily energy and increase overall output. For long term trading, managing your…

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January 06, 2016 BY Mike Fox

Kathy Lien: Why Nervous Forex Traders are Buying Dollars and Yen

The following article is provided by Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management -- During the North American trading session yesterday, the U.S. dollar and Japanese Yen held onto their gains, reflecting the continued anxiety felt by many forex traders. Although Chinese stocks stabilized overnight and the Dow Jones Industrial Average…

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July 14, 2014 BY Mike Fox

FX CFTC CoT sentiment data; Where will volatility come from next?

A quick note on the sentiment of traders coming from futures data from the CME reported by the CFTC. Traders are bearish EUR, JPY and CHF, with net positions of ‐$10bn, ‐$8bn and ‐$1bn, respectively and bullish GBP, AUD, MXN, NZD and CAD; with net positions of $4.5bn, $3.4bn, $2.7bn, $1.3bn and $1.0bn. However, Camilla Sutton, Chief FX strategist at Scotiabank commented that this week’s data is interesting as it provides the first warning signal for EUR bears and GBP bulls as the EUR short position failed to build and traders began to close out GBP longs. These crowded positions in EUR and GBP could signal an uptick in trading activity this week as there…

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