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Employent Rates' Impact on Forex

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 5, 2019 6:02:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in News Events, Forex, apiary fund review, employment rates

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When it comes to trading the FOREX market and trading during the news, one of the most volatile news events that you can trade during is non-farm payroll. This is one reason you will sometimes see Apiary Fund review and trade along with the news. Non-farm covers a few different areas when announced on the first Friday of the month, two of the announcements being the employment change and unemployment rates. These types of announcements are in many countries and have a big bearing on what the market does. Sometimes, you’ll even get companies releasing data to forecast what the B.L.S will announce like with the ADP employment announcement where thousands of companies pay records are analyzed to predict what the B.L.S. will announce.

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Ideal Price and Time Targets

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 4, 2019 6:01:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Trader Tips, shawn lucas, price targets, time targets

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Regardless of your strategy, the end all goal of trading is to make money. The best way to end in the positive and accrue profits is to have the best price points you can and to do so in a time that allows for you to focus as much or as little as you need on the trades you place. This is where finding the ideal price and time targets for a trade come into play. Finding these areas can reduce your risk give you more time to go about other activities while your account is at home making profits.

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How Trade Wars with China Could Affect the USD?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 1, 2019 6:01:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in shawn lucas, politics, trade wars, china

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Some people say a trade war is a necessary evil to get a point across as a nation. Others may think that a trade war is an unnecessary attempt at a show of strength that hurts a country more than helps it. Regardless of what your view on trade wars are, the fact remains that it does change the worth of a currency on the trade floor. The U.S. has been involved in quite a few trade wars in the past from the Banana Wars to the Boston Tea Party, and many more. The trade war with China won’t be all that different in the fact that we will more than likely see some fluctuations in the USD. So, whether you’ve traded your fair share of trade wars like Shawn Lucas or this is your first, here are some things that could cause a change in the Dollar.

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5 Things a Beginner Trader Needs to Know

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 29, 2019 6:04:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Apiary Fund, how to trade stocks for beginners, how to trade, beginner trader

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When you're just starting out trading, there are a lot of things to consider. While trading is not the easiest thing to start up with, it's also not the most difficult. Either way, knowing what you're getting into and how to deal with everything that will come up in trading is important. Apiary Fund goes over the basics of trading throughout the Beeline to Funding program, as well in a lot of the additional classes that are taught. Here are some prime examples of information traders should look into and learn as they start out trading.

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Most Common Forex Indicators

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 28, 2019 6:01:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Forex, apiary fund review, indicators, profits

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When it comes to trading, technical indicators are some peoples pride and joy. They are what allow certain traders to make the bulk of their profits. Indicators are also what allow some traders to start out on their path to trading while they learn to analyze it themselves without indicators. Apiary Fund reviews many different indicators and their uses. Each one has its own shortcomings and its own benefits. Here are some of the most commonly used indicators along with some of their uses in the market.

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Realistic Factors to Consider for Trading

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2019 6:00:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Trader Development, Apiary Fund, trading forex, trading goals

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With the stigma around FOREX, there are factors to consider. Now, these factors are not to fully dissuade anyone from trading in the FOREX market. An important thing to note is that with most negatives, there's a counterpart that works to your benefit. When considering the positives and negatives, it's important to keep in mind that one person's positive won’t necessarily be your positive, and someone else's negative won’t necessarily be your negative. You have to consider what is realistic for the situation you're in and how you're going through with the trading strategy you've set up.

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Day Trading Analysis Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 25, 2019 6:03:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in trading tips, apiary fund review, analysis, day trading

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Day trading often has a bad reputation due to the pattern day trading rule primarily seen in stocks. This rule makes it so that traders cannot open and close a trade more than four times in a five day period if the account is margined. This rule can be circumvented if you have an account size over 25K, or if you trade in a different market like FOREX. So, since most people reading this are trading FOREX or looking to get into the currency market, here, Apiary Fund will review a few day trading tips to get you along while trading in the currency markets.

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Top Reasons Most Traders Fail

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 24, 2019 6:02:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Trading Psychology, Trading Plan, Trader Tips, shawn lucas

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Failure is bound to happen in your trading; not failure in that trading will not be a viable outlet for income, but failure in that some trades will lose. This is not something to be deterred by. No trader is perfect, trades are always lost. George Soros, Shawn Lucas, and Warren Buffett have all had a trade lose at one point or another. As the phrase goes, “It’s not how many times you fall that matters, it’s how many times you stand up.” Not everyone decides to stand up on that final fall, though. Those people are the ones who do not reach success in the FOREX world. But what are some of the reasons why traders fail?

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How to Manage Profits and Losses

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2019 6:02:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in shawn lucas, trading goals, stop loss, profits

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Money management is a core ideology in the trading world. This money management comes in both the form of managing your profits correctly, and correctly managing your losses. Managing your losses can come in many forms from cutting them short to stopping trading from the day. Managing your wins can come in similar forms, such as proper take profit placement and stopping trading after certain criteria have been met. Regardless of your management method for both wins and losses, having a system in place is required for your trading to progress to the level that allows for you to live off of your trading and even to have it just as a secondary income-generating stream.

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Why Trade the EUR/USD Pair?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2019 6:03:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Apiary Fund, Forex, Trading Strategy, eur/usd

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The EUR/USD has become the core of trading pairs. It's currently the most-traded FOREX pair in the world. The EUR/USD is perfect for beginner strategies along with advanced trading strategies alike. These are a few of the reasons you will see the EUR/USD being traded often with Apiary Fund trade sessions. Being one of the most-traded pairs makes it one of the most likely candidates to fall in line with certain patterns making it ideal for strategy testing and execution. Regardless of what you're looking for, the EUR/USD is bound to perform for you.

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