January 22, 2019

Why trade cryptocurrency CFDs with AvaTrade

Why trade cryptocurrency CFDs with AvaTrade

On our site you can find additional usefull information on the following topics: Cryptocurrency trading with AvaTrade; A guide on how to trade cryptocurrencies; Cryptocurrency trading conditions; Deposits and Withdrawals FAQ.

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January 22, 2019

What is Slippage, Why it Happens and How to Avoid It

What is Slippage, Why it Happens and How to Avoid It

In financial trading, slippage is a term that refers to the difference between a trade’s expected price and the actual price at which the trade is executed. It is a phenomenon that occurs when market orders are placed during periods of elevated volatility, as well as when large orders are placed at a time when…

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January 22, 2019

What is Liquidity and Why Should You Care?

What is Liquidity and Why Should You Care?

What is Liquidity? The Liquidity definition refers to the extent to which a particular asset can be bought or sold quickly on the market without having a significant effect on its price. Liquidity is an important factor that investors assess when making their trading decisions since it has an effect on their trades. It lets…

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January 22, 2019

Warren Buffett’s Risk Taking Experience

Warren Buffett’s Risk Taking Experience

People look at the rich and powerful and sometimes feel that they’ve always been that way. What many don’t see are the struggles and failures endured in the early years, and sometimes even in the middle years, of these wealthy traders’ careers. It is understood that there are bumps in the road when you consider…

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January 22, 2019

Unicorn Companies and Their Magical Touch

Unicorn Companies and Their Magical Touch

People tend to appreciate rare objects, and the rarer they get the more valuable they become. Unicorn companies obtain their status by following one criterion. As simple as it may seem, it’s not an easy one to achieve. In order to become a Unicorn, the privately held company needs to be valued at over $1…

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January 22, 2019

Trading: back to the roots

Trading: back to the roots

Trading goes back further than 3000 BC when we began to trade goods and services with each other. It can be as simple as trading a piece of wood for a gallon of water. Let’s see how the building blocks for modern trade began. Open your trading account at AvaTrade or try our risk-free demo…

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January 22, 2019

Contrarian Views in Trading

Contrarian Views in Trading

Sir John Templeton was arguably one of the greatest investors to ever walk the earth. A true contrarian, he knew well what it was to take on risk and manage that risk successfully. One of his famous quotes is: “To buy when others are despondently selling and to sell when others are avidly buying requires…

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January 22, 2019

Facebook: The Fall of Giants

Facebook: The Fall of Giants

Facebook belongs to an exclusive group of companies, often referred to as FANG (short for Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google). Until recently, the group effortlessly maintained its stable global domination; but cracks are starting to show. On July 25th Facebook endured a fall when its revenues fell short of expectations by $322 million, causing shares…

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January 22, 2019

Robin Hood and Black Monday

Robin Hood and Black Monday

Paul Tudor Jones is an American investor and founder of ‘The Robin Hood Foundation’, a foundation that has donated over $3 billion for various causes aimed at poverty reduction. The foundation was formed in 1988, and while its philanthropic efforts have been appreciated, its founder is perhaps more famous for what he did only a…

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January 22, 2019

OPEC – A Hidden Message

OPEC – A Hidden Message

In 1960, at a conference in Baghdad, the countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq and Venezuela resolved to form The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Today, OPEC has grown to encompass a total of 14 oil-producing states. The organisation possesses 80% of the world’s known oil reserves and, as a result, they have…

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