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Forex Basics

In our Forex Basics lessons we will introduce you to the basics of trading Forex and CFDs with BDSwiss. The following lessons will provide you with the basic building blocks to help you understand the fundamentals of this fast growing market.

Using Trends Analysis

Available exclusively to WebTrader users, Trends Analysis is a multi-purpose tool that automatically tracks price action in real -time. The tool also seeks out developing patterns, identifies key support and resistance levels, generates potential trading recommendations and assists with stop-loss and take-profit order placement. To begin using the Trends Analysis tool, navigate to the WebTrader … Continued

Position Sizing

Appropriate position sizing is closely related to effective Risk Management. To understand whether it is best to trade standard, mini or nano lots, the trader must consider several important factors: – Total capital base – Trade duration – Market dynamics and volatility – Risk appetite   Here’ a quick reminder of what different lot sizes … Continued

Setting Stop Losses

This article will explain why the stop-loss is necessary, how to set it up, as well as some examples of stop-loss strategies that traders can use. What is a Stop-Loss? A stop-loss is a market order to close an open trade, if and when it reaches a particular price. Stop-losses are used to fix a … Continued

Understanding Margin Trading

Margin trading refers to the practice of using borrowed capital from a broker to trade a financial asset. The capital serves as collateral for an effective loan from the broker. In the event of a loss, the broker can make a “margin call” by closing out open trades without prior consent from the trader/client.  With , all clients are guaranteed … Continued

Support and Resistance

Whenever buyers and sellers tussle over a particular price level, price action often gravitates towards “key levels” where market participants have placed their pending orders. As a result of this activity, traders can generate support and resistance levels to improve their understanding of imminent price action. Support levels are prices where a downtrend is expected to pause due … Continued

Trendlines in Technical Analysis

In trading, trend lines are used to estimate the broad direction of a particular market. By plotting several contact points on price action over time, traders can gauge not only the likely future direction of prices, but also to pick out prudent entry/exit points for their intended trade. A plotted trend line is a bounding … Continued

Trading on the BDSwiss Mobile App

Developed in-house to offer you an unmatched mobile trading experience, the Mobile App enables you to fully manage your account and trade hundreds of forex and CFD assets anywhere, anytime. The Mobile App is highly intuitive, super-responsive and can be used for all your trading needs. You can register for an account (if you haven’t … Continued

Managing Risk

Learn best-practice risk and trade management practices when it comes to Forex/CFD trading. What Will You Learn? How to understand and identify risk Which measures to take to control risk What is a Stop Loss and a Take profit order, and what does trailing mean? Understand proper leveraging and risk per trade metrics Advanced Video … Continued

How to use Trading alerts

What are Trading Alerts? Trading alerts can essentially give an estimate on market direction. Trading Alerts are provided by experienced market analysts who study the markets every day to summarize what they think will be each day’s most notable price trends and share their personal insight with our traders. Trading Alerts Service provides you with … Continued

Forex Market Hours

’s platforms are available for trading currency pairs 24 hours a day, 5 days a week (Monday – Friday), but some cryptocurrency pairs are available for trading on a 24/7 basis. It is also important to note that the aforementioned times are subject to Daylight Savings Time, which begins on the last Sunday of March … Continued

Risk Warning: Trading in Forex/CFDs and Other Derivatives is highly speculative and carries a high level of risk.