Divergences are one of the most popular trading concepts because they offer very reliable and high-quality trading signals when combined with other trading tools and concepts. Although indicators are somewhat lagging, just as price action is lagging as well, when it comes to divergences, this lagging feature is actually going to help traders find better and more reliable trade entries! Divergences can not only be used by reversal traders but also trend following traders can use divergences to time their exits. Let’s dig into what a divergence is so you can get comfortable with using it in your strategy successfully.
There are a lot of people out in our big world who have probably heard about Forex trading, maybe from a family member, a friend, read an article, or seen an advertisement online, etc. Most likely, it has piqued your curiosity but you’ve never really pulled the plug on learning more. So, this article is for those of you who can relate to that, or for beginner traders who may feel they’re a bit in over their heads.
Being new to the Forex industry can be a daunting and overwhelming experience! So, it’s easy to see why so many beginner traders get so quickly flustered by the market’s intense pressure and end up running away. That is why I’m going to go over a few tools you can continue to familiarize yourself with so you can accomplish all your trading goals, and beat the feeling of not being prepared.
I wanted to share with you the importance of your Forex trading education so you know right out of the gate how seriously you need to take it. Trading for most beginners is completely foreign, and the concept of the market is unknown. Having a steady program and or trading coach at your side is ideally the most important elements of a formula towards achieving financial success when trading Forex. For some reason, with being new to the Forex market, people can sometimes assume they can become successful and profitable by attempting to teach themselves and watching numerous free Forex videos online and reading documents that ultimately will always prove to be unhelpful. Let me tell you, this is not the way you want to learn to trade.
Holding trades over long durations of time is a very strategy based question. As you’re looking into whether or not to hold your trades over time, looking into what your strategy has to offer is a big part of that. Apiary Fund does offer strategies that allow for those longer term trades, but it is a matter of finding if those types of strategies are for you. If you scalp or do shorter term trading and it works well for you, then don’t feel the need to hold your trades longer, because you may turn out less profitable. Looking into a longer term strategy may be what you need to take your profits to the next level.
Being a young adult doesn’t mean you have more or less of a shot at becoming successful and or profitable more than someone middle aged or older. Truthfully, I don’t think your age has any merit on your success at all. You will know how determined and focused you are to accomplish your goals, and if you have a goal set to learn all you can about trading and either trade part-time or replace your job with trading and become financially dependent on trading, then I believe you will chase that dream.
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.
The truth about trading is very simple. Everyone's truth will differ from every person. Everyone will absorb all there is to learn about Forex Trading in their own way. The truth about trading that you will come to learn is that you can absolutely make a lot of money from trading as long as you do so in the proper way. Making money from trading Forex requires patience, discipline and hard work. You need to be disciplined enough to manage your money properly, this is a skill you must embody.
Scalping is the quickest way to make money when you are trading. Along with the quick money of scalping, however, comes the risk of losses at a greater magnitude. So, why is the quick money even for lower amounts the ideal strategy of some, like Shawn Lucas? And what are the actual associated risks of scalping in the FOREX market at a strategy over something longer term that could last weeks or longer in a trade?