In today’s world we see the word “PIP” used in several places, so what is a PIP you might ask? Shopping for televisions you will understand it as a “Picture-In a “Picture”. With some fruits such as apples and pears, you will find it used to represent the seed or pit. But what is a pip in Forex trading?
In our business it represents “Percentage-In-Point.” and is used to quantify a currency rate to a very detailed and small amount well below whole numbers. Different currencies are traded around the world and using this system helps equalize each currency against the other for much more accurate measurement. Continue reading →
Currency traders who trade to protect a position that exists or will be anticipated from a poor move with foreign rates of exchange, they are known to be in Forex hedging. When Forex hedging correctly, that trader is long in a currency trade, will be able to protect oneself from any risk to the downside. If the trader is shorting their trade, they are putting themselves at a risk to the upside. Continue reading →
Heikin Ashi Application is a tool which can be used in conjunction with other market indicators to confirm Forex momentum. It shows the relative strength and direction of Forex trends, as well as marks key points to enter and exit trades as prices. However, the Heikin Ashi calculates session activity in a way that “smoothes” out market noise, in order to give a better overall picture of Forex momentum spike and dip. Continue reading →