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Should You Leave Trades Open Overnight?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 3, 2019 6:03:00 AM / by Brigette Dumas posted in Trading, Trading Strategy, apiary fund review, swing trading, overnight

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Overnight positions are trading positions that are not closed by the end of the traders trading day. They're then held open for trading to proceed the following day. Overnight positions expose the traders to risk from adverse movements happening when trading closes for the night.

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How You Can Build a Long-Term Trading Career

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2019 6:01:00 AM / by Brigette Dumas posted in Trading, Forex, shawn lucas, trading goals, career

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When you get into trading Forex, it’s really hard not to imagine what your future will look like as a professional long-term trader. But it is possible to trade Forex for long-term and make a lot of money when you're taking your education and journey seriously.

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What Are the Best Indicators That You Should Start Trading?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 15, 2019 6:00:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Trading, Trading Plan, Apiary Fund, indicators

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One of the most common questions when people start trading is “What Are the Best Indicators That You Should Start Trading?” The answer primarily varies on what type of trading you’ll be doing, what time frame you’ll be trading, and a lot more factors as well. Overall, however, there are a few indicators that are best to start with to work up to other indicators that may increase your overall profitability and trading in the long run. Depending on your end goal and your analytical mindset in the markets, you may needn’t ever switch from some of the good ol’ basic indicators to outperform the trading competition.

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Banks' Influence on Forex

[fa icon="calendar'] May 13, 2019 6:00:00 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Trading, Forex, trading forex, shawn lucas, banks

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If you think about it, banks control almost every dollar that is spent in the world. Cash is a dying payment method being replaced with the tap of a phone, swipe of a magnet, and push of a button on an app Each of those pulls the money from your bank and puts it into someone else's. Even on payday, unless you’re working under the table for a nice cash gig or serving food for tips, your main income is a paycheck you put in the bank or an electronic transfer of funds. But, what do banks have to do with FOREX?

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What I Wish I Knew before I Started Trading Forex

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2019 2:17:01 PM / by Brigette Dumas posted in Trading, how to trade, trading forex, shawn lucas, trading tips

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By Brigette Dumas

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Why Work with an Experienced Trader?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 4, 2019 2:02:50 PM / by Brigette Dumas posted in Trader Development, Trading, Trading Habits, Apiary Fund, trader spotlight, Trader Tips

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Daily Maintenance: The good and the bad

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 23, 2018 11:59:40 AM / by Lukas MacMacKen posted in Liquidity Providers, Trading, Alveo, Risk Management, Apiary Fund, Forex

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Have you ever been trading around 5 PM eastern time and had your platform freeze up?  Or have you triggered stop losses due to astronomical spreads? Welcome to daily maintenance!! Daily maintenance is something every trader has probably experienced, even if they may not have realized it. If you trade for Apiary, it is at 5:00-5:09 PM Eastern Time. And if you've never looked like the guy below during that time, you're one of the luck ones...

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Most Important World Figure

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 6, 2018 10:35:36 PM / by Apiary Fund posted in Trading, News Events, Fintech

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"Today, the Fed is the star-rushing the field with new and exotic games of finance: Quantitative Easing, the Greenspan Put, and entirely possible Negative Interest Rates in the future. All this because the executive and legislative branches seem unwilling to take responsibility for the budget." -Shawn Lucas

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Yoda Quote #7 “Size Matters Not”

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 16, 2017 6:00:00 AM / by Cassidy Lucas posted in Trading, Apiary Fund

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7. “Judge me by my size, do you?” The Empire Strikes Back

Yoda may not look like a formidable foe, but that’s a little green guy you do not want to mess with! This quote is from when Yoda explains to Luke Skywalker that while he might be small, he is an ally to the Force-which is strong and flows through everything. The Force is power, and when a Jedi can feel the Force surrounding them and connecting them to something as trivial as the trees in the forest or the rocks resting in the swamp, then they become powerful as well.

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Learning Proper Money Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 28, 2017 5:24:42 PM / by Aspen Lucas posted in Trading, Apiary Fund

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Before developing trading skill, a Forex trader must master money management. How are we supposed to grow our capital if we don’t learn to protect it first?

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