Most good charting software and trading platforms, provided by a good broker or bank, include the ability to plot daily bar charts where the daily bar “closes” at 5:00 p.m. EST. This time is selected because it is coincident with the New York session “close” and the Sydney “open”, which is a relatively quiet time
Unlike stocks and futures that trade through exchanges or the NASDAQ, Forex trading is done through market makers that include major banks as well as small to large brokerage firms located around the world who collectively make a market on a 24/7 basis. The Forex market is always “open” and is the largest financial network
Like you do with stocks, you have at least a few broad choices to determine what ETFs to buy. You can use one of three: fundamental analysis, technical analysis, or a combination of the two.
With fundamental analysis, you are trying to analyze economic factors, financial performance, competitive strengths and weaknesses, growth rates, threats to
ETF stands for Exchange Traded Fund. ETFs are a very exciting and fast-growing segment of the investment industry and appear destined to replace mutual funds as the preferred vehicle for fund investing. They have been available since the early ‘90s, but are now growing at a geometric rate as more and more investors and traders