Educational Videos

In this section of our site we publish educational videos that will greatly improve your trading skills. Among other videos we present our popular FX Explained Master Academy with professional technical analyst Steve Miley. Our first videos are targeted towards beginning traders, but over time we will add more videos matching the needs of intermediate and seasoned traders.

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Beginner

Charts Patterns: Reversal Patterns

In this Master Academy educational video and article, we are looking at Charts Patterns, focusing on Reversal Patterns. Charts Patterns A chart pattern is a distinct formation on a chart that signals potential for future price movements Technical Analysts use these patterns to identify current trends, trend reversals and for buy and sell signals There … Continued

Beginner

Trend, Trendlines and Channels

In this Master Academy educational video and article, we are introducing the concept of Trend, Trendlines and Channels.  What is Trend? Markets tend to move in a general direction or trend An Up Trend An up trend is a sequence of higher highs and higher lows In an up trend, price will rally to … Continued

Beginner

Support and Resistance

In this Master Academy educational video and article, we are introducing at the basic concepts of Support and Resistance. Support and resistance represent key junctures where the forces of supply and demand meet. Support Support is the price level at which demand is thought to be strong enough to prevent the price from declining further … Continued

Beginner

Fundamental Analysis

In this Master Academy educational video and article, we are looking at the basics of Fundamental Analysis. Fundamental Analysis There are FOUR subcategories that come under the banner of Fundamental Analysis: Macroeconomic Data Analysis Central Bank Analysis Geopolitical Events and Geopolitical Risk Analysis Microeconomic Analysis and Corporate Data Below we look at these in more … Continued

Beginner

Stock Market Indices

In this Master Academy educational video and article, we are looking at Stock Market Indices. We will look here at: What is a Stock Market Index? What are the types of Indices? How are they calculated? Stock Market Index Examples What is a Stock Market Index? A Stock Market Index is a weighted average of … Continued

Beginner

Introduction to Technical Analysis

In this Master Academy educational video and article, we are looking at an Introduction to Technical Analysis, elaborating on the brief introduction we had in our article Fundamental vs. Technical Analysis We will look here at: What Technical Analysis is, the Principles of Technical Analysis Chart types Time Frames Principles of Technical Analysis Technical Analysis … Continued

Beginner

Fundamental vs. Technical Analysis

In this Master Academy educational video and article, we are looking at the basics of the different approaches to analysing financial markets that come under the titles Fundamental Analysis and Technical Analysis. Fundamental Analysis There are FOUR subcategories that come under the banner of Fundamental Analysis: Macroeconomic Data Analysis Microeconomic Analysis and Corporate Data Central … Continued

Beginner

Order Types

In this Master Academy educational article and video, we are concentrating on different types of orders that can be placed with brokers. We are going to look at FOUR differing types of Order. 1. Limit Order 2. Market Order 3. Stop Order Stop Exit Stop Entry 4. OCO Order 1. Limit Order An order to … Continued

Beginner

Gearing, Leverage and Margin

In this video and article, we are looking at the concepts of Gearing, Leverage and Margin. Gearing, Leverage and Margin are interconnected concepts in trading. LEVERAGE (also known as Gearing) works by using an effective deposit, known as the MARGIN, to provide you with increased exposure to an asset. A fraction of the full value … Continued

Beginner

Trading Terms

In this video and complementary article, we are looking at some basic trading term used in financial markets trading.   Buy and Sell Long and Short Bull and Bear/ Bullish and Bearish Risk On and Risk Off Buy and Sell/ Long and Short As a trader, if we think a market or asset is going … Continued

Beginner

Choosing a Broker – Eight factors to consider when choosing a Forex Broker

In this video and accompanying commentary, we are looking at the EIGHT factors that any prospective trader should consider when choosing a Forex Broker or for trading any financial markets. The EIGHT factors we would suggest considering when choosing a FX Broker are: Trust Investment Offerings Commissions and Fees Trading Platform Research Education Customer Service … Continued

Beginner

Asset Classes

In this article and accompanying video we are looking at the different asset classes that investors and traders can invest in and trade. The four main asset classes we are going to look at are: Equities, stocks, shares (including indices, or averages) Bonds (Government and Corporate) Commodities Foreign Exchange (Forex, FX and currencies) Equities, stocks, … Continued

Beginner

Investing versus Trading

In this article and accompanying video we look to explain the differences between Investing and Trading. The four main ways we can categorise the differences between Investing and Trading are by looking at: Time Frame Flexibility Leverage Returns Time frame Investing Investing is generally seen as a longer-term activity and by longer-term we tend to … Continued