Trading

What causes the price of instruments to increase/decrease?
The price of CFDs can change for many reasons, and here are just a few: * Supply and demand * Economic conditions * Politics/geopolitics * Interest r...
Sun, 6 Sep, 2020 at 2:51 PM
How should I choose which CFD instruments to trade?
That all depends on you and your trading goals. Some traders choose to invest in only a select few instruments, while others build a diverse portfolio using...
Sun, 6 Sep, 2020 at 2:52 PM
How do I choose my deal size?
The size of your deal deal depends on your individual preferences, risk appetite and knowledge of your chosen instrument. But one thing to keep in mind is t...
Sun, 6 Sep, 2020 at 3:00 PM
What does the terms 'going long’ and ‘going short’ mean?
Trading CFDs on the iFOREX platform gives you the opportunity of opening a ‘Buy’ deal, if you believe prices will increase, or a ‘Sell’ deal, if you believe...
Sun, 6 Sep, 2020 at 3:00 PM
How do I decide if I should Buy or Sell?
If you believe the price of your chosen CFD instrument will increase, open a Buy deal (‘go long’). If you believe the price will decrease, open a Sell deal ...
Mon, 20 Jul, 2020 at 5:31 PM
How do Stop Loss and Take Profit orders work?
Stop Loss and Take Profit orders can be two extremely valuable trading tools that close your deals automatically, enabling you to better manage your risk an...
Sun, 6 Sep, 2020 at 3:06 PM
How do my deals end up being larger than my deposit?
One key feature of CFD trading is the ability to use leverage, a tool that allows you to open large deals with a relatively small investment. Remember that ...
Tue, 1 Dec, 2020 at 11:18 AM
How do I find out if my open positions are currently in profit or in loss?
The iFOREX platform makes that simple. If your ‘Open P/L’ shows in green, your open positions are currently in profit. If your ‘Open P/L’ shows in red, your...
Mon, 20 Jul, 2020 at 5:33 PM
What is a Pip?
The word “Pip” has many meanings. For the majority of currency pairs, a pip corresponds the rate movement of one unit of the 4th decimal digit in the curren...
Sun, 6 Sep, 2020 at 3:11 PM
What does the term ‘Spread’ mean?
Spread is very important for online traders, as it reflects the difference between the ‘Sell’ and ‘Buy’ rates of every CFD instrument. For example, if Amazo...
Sun, 6 Sep, 2020 at 3:11 PM