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Comparison of Binary and Vanilla Options

When it comes to options trading, simultaneous actions can affect every single node of a financial market. Buys and sells affect product volume, volatility, and price. Together with the events in the real world, they impact the global market…

Average True Range Indicator

In search for more useful indicators of price movement and strength in the market, J. Welles Wilder, creator of popular ones such as the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Average Directional Index, and the Parabolic Stop and Reverse, has developed yet another indicator…

Renko Charts

In financial markets, some traders have to consider the time or volume of their trades, whereas some find it possible to trade based on the price changes alone. This concept is the very foundation of Renko charts, in which time and volume…

Using Money Flow Index to Trade Binaries

Here is yet another popular indicator that is used by many binary options traders. Like many indicators, the strategies that revolve around this indicator requires traders to have an in-depth understanding of the underlying factors that…

Using Inside Bars in Binary Options Trading

We would like to continue to help new binary options traders get started with trading by providing helpful tips in both fundamental and technical analysis. Today, we will digest a binary options strategy that is based…

Forex Trading and Binary Options

Trading binary options entails a lot of factors to consider: what strategy to use, what expiry times to follow, how much is a trader willing to invest, and how much risk is the trader willing to take. All these factors,…

Relative Strength Index

The Relative Strength Index or RSI is a type of technical analysis indicator used in trading. It is a momentum indicator, meaning that it shows the strength of the price of a certain asset, thus the “strength” in its name. Momentum is the rate…

Price Action in Binary Options

Binary options trading requires a skill of being able to look into the movement of a price value in terms of level, direction and momentum. These factors can be backed by sentiments in the market, and recognizing pattern and trends can be formed from…

The DeMarker Indicator

Today we discuss yet another technical indicator used by professional binary options traders in reading market sentiment and making better trades. These indicators, as we have known to be common in many charting and trading platforms can…

Commodity Channel Index

It is important to include such indicators in any charting platform that we use in order to make better sense of the raw price data that is being displayed in the charts. These raw data which are seemingly…

Expiry Time Types for Binary Options

Attitude is clearly one thing that every binary options trader must consider in performing trades. The attention that should be given to market sentiment varies from asset to asset, and trading instrument being utilized. There…

Bearish Binary Options Strategy

Beginner level traders often start with the bullish and the bearish binary options strategies. The bullish strategy, which employs the bull spread as previously discussed, utilizes the sudden rise or fall of an asset price to the traders advantage. The foundation of this strategy…

Candlestick Patterns for Binary Trading

We learned that candlestick charting is a useful and popular way to perform technical analysis for binary options. Using candlestick charting, patterns are clearer and easier to identify. Many who have used this type of charting technique…

Accumulation Distribution Line (ADL)

In our other articles we talk about the importance of knowing the volume of a trade for a certain period of time. Relating it to a microeconomic example, consumers are more inclined to participate in a business where many transact with. Volume shows trust…

Introduction to Binary Options Trading

When one thinks of trading, fears of falling initial investment and financial failure always loom. No one is ever prepared to easily lose hard earned money to a bad trade. That is why knowledge of the business is…

Support and Resistance in Binary Trading

In trading binary options, the binary options trader will constantly be looking at charts denoting uptrends and downtrends of each of the assets that they have chosen to trade in. Binary options brokers provide the right tools in order for traders…

The Bull Spread Binary Options Strategy

After acquiring a solid foundation of the basics and terminology used in binary options, the next thing you should know and master are the that will help you increase your profits as well as reduce your risk exposure for each trade….

Bollinger Bands in Binary Trading

We have been talking about indicators that allow you to monitor price action movement and allow you to make trades based on informative tools. Another indicator that binary option traders employ is the use of Bollinger…

Moving Average in Binary Options

In binary options trading, it is essential for the binary options trader to have a basis on a Call or Put action. Different techniques are used to make an informed decision. Some may rely on just financial news and world market trends….

Heiken-Ashi Candles

Binary options and general traders always want a clearer way of validating the trueness of the strength of a trend in any direction. Popular indicators have sprung from techniques that smoothen out the trend lines. Top market analysts have devised…

Price Spreads in Binary Trading

Aside from binary options brokers, charts, and trading strategies, price spreads is one of the most important factors that need to be considered when trading. Most new traders fall into this trap because they…

Charting Tools for Binary Options

Now that we know some of the basic strategies that a new trader can employ, it is time that we learn how to read stock charts that indicate the movement of the prices. This will allow us…

Doji Candlesticks

In this article, we will be talking more on Doji candlesticks, hereon referred to as just Doji, an invariant noun which means it can also denote a plural. We have touched on Doji in our introduction to candlesticks. It…

Break Even Ratios in Binary Trading

In binary options trading, the break even ratio is the percentage of the correct predictions you need to make in order for you not to lose any money. If your percentage of accurate predictions coincides with the break even ratio, then…

Candlestick Charting Basics for Binary Options

We talked about charts that you could use for binary trading and saw how a stock table and a stock chart show the relationship of time and price. Stock charts as we said are in the time domain, where the price is…

Oscillators in Binary Trading

When viewing charts that are non-trending, there are indicators called oscillators that are used. As we have learned, moving averages (MA) and trends are important when a binary options trader studies the direction of a stock….

Fundamental Analysis in Binary Options

As we have established time and again, binary options trading requires different kinds of analyses that pertain to market sentiment and price movement. These analyses are based from the ones used in traditional trading. Since binary options…

On-Balance Volume Indicator

Binary options brokers do not only rely on bare price movements to look at the inner workings of a market. To do so would entail a vast amount of processing power that would require us to use our brains to its…

Binary Options Strategies

When working with binary options, it is imperative that you plan your course carefully. Hard-earned money is usually difficult to risk. Unless you can afford it, it is important to have money-smarts….

Average Directional Movement Index

Determining the strength of a price will help any binary options broker decide on the right option to purchase. This is especially important for Call/Put options, but also very much applicable with Touch/No Touch pairs. If a price…

Overview of MetaTrader 4 for Binary Options

It is time to give binary options traders a useful tool in performing technical analysis when trading binary options. While binary options brokers provide you with charts that allow you to see the general price…

Fibonacci Retracements in Binary Options

In binary options trading, Fibonacci retracements is a method used by traders to perform technical analysis specifically to determine support and resistance levels. It is based on the idea that markets will retrace a predictable portion of a move, after which…

Analyzing Binary Options

It is readily apparent even to new investors how thousands of factors are involved in the direction that assets move. But successful traders are able to analyze the information and make educated predictions before they choose their…

Trading Sessions and How They Affect Binary Options Trading

One great thing about trading binary options is that you have access to a wide range of assets. Some financial instruments are traded only during certain times of the day, while others are traded 24…

How Trading with More than One Binary Broker Can Protect Your Profits

Trying to choose a binary options broker is one of the first challenges you’ll face on your path to becoming a successful binary options broker. In a more established market, this probably wouldn’t be something you’d need to concern yourself…

5 Reasons Your Binary Trading Is Failing

Binary options trading can either be an entertaining hobby or a profitable income generator, depending on your approach. Either way, there are things you can do to improve your chances of success. There are also mistakes…

Binary Trading Learning Resources

If you are interested in learning more about binary options (BO), here is the list of educational resources that can help you learn more about how BOs work. CBOE Micro Site on Binary Options:…

Demo Trading Account in Binary Options

For the beginner, binary options trading can be daunting. It takes some time to get used to the process used, as well as to learn the common trading terms and techniques for binary options. By the time you are used to the binary options trading…

Trading Touch Binary Options

Binary options are becoming increasingly popular. This is because they are relatively easy to trade, once you get the hang of it. Additionally, there are different types of binary options that appeal to many different…

What Is Binary Options Trading?

While Forex trading is probably the trendiest type of online trading right now, binary options trading is perhaps the up-and-coming thing. What is a binary option? You can describe a binary option as a type of option where…

Types of Binary Options

Binary options are trades with a fixed risk and reward.  When you win a binary trade, you receive either a fixed amount of cash or a fixed amount of an underlying financial instrument.  While this is true of all binary…

Mistakes to Avoid in Binary Trading

Since binary trading is a highly individualized way of making money, it’s also an equally individualized way of losing money.  The mistakes which you should avoid in your trading are largely going to involve your personal approach…

How to Start Trading Binary Options

Binary options are quickly becoming the newest trend in consumer investing. If you’re not already familiar with binary options, the way they work is relatively simple. You can look at binary options as another way…

Advantages of Binary Trading

Binary options may be the next big thing in trading, but why actually engage in binary trading instead of another type of trading? Doing something because it’s popular isn’t really a solid foundation for a business, but there…

The Costs of Trading Binary Options

When it comes to any sort of trading, it’s important to understand that there are costs involved. Often, these costs come in the form of the price you pay for something, as well as the possible loss you incur if you…

Forex Binary Options vs. Spot Forex Trading

As Forex trading grows in popularity, it is not uncommon to see an interest in Forex binary options rise as well. Both of these trading strategies can be of use to the Forex trader, providing an opportunity to earn money. It’s important…

Binary Options Trading Regulation

Despite the popularity of binary options trading during the last few years, many investors are still hesitant to invest in this market because of issues and concerns regarding the regulations and security pertaining to the market instrument. This heightened sense of consciousness…

Binary Options Scams

Ever since humans have been trying to make more money, there have been scammers ready to take advantage. One of the problems, of course, is that naïve consumers and investors, looking to increase their earnings, can lose…

Binary Options Myths

When it comes to trading, binary options are becoming more and more popular. Unfortunately, due to the rise in popularity of binary options, and the existence of scams, there is poor understanding about how this type of trading works. If…

Binary Options Dictionary

Binary options trading is relatively simple. However, no matter how simple a trading opportunity, it is still vital to know how it works, and understand the basics. This dictionary can help you understand the concepts…

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