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October 29, 2019 | 11:24

proprietary trading for beginners Enterprising traders looking for a lucrative career in the trading world have most likely heard the buzz about proprietary trading. In this extensive beginner’s guide to proprietary trading, we will explore all aspects, the pros, and cons for trading at a prop shop. Prop firms or prop shops as they’re commonly […]

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October 17, 2019 | 06:40

Why We Start Trading And How Knowing What Type Of Trader You Are Will Help In The Long Run In this new series of articles, we aim to start “speaking” directly to you – our Forex Trader by laying out some difficulties, trials, tribulations, successes and other things that you went through or are going […]

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September 12, 2019 | 07:07

What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average, how exactly does it work, and how can you apply it to forex? As a wrap to our series profiling various markets available to investors, today we’ll be presenting an in-depth look at the Dow Jones Industrial Average.  The Dow is comprised of 30 large American companies and […]

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September 10, 2019 | 09:38

The British Pound and the Euro will be severely impacted by Brexit in the coming months – so we need to talk about it for just a little while. As many of you that follow The5ers blog know we try to stick to financial issues as religiously as possible – we offer our analysis on […]

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September 6, 2019 | 05:00

Recognizing and Benefiting from Trend Exhaustion Trend Trading – What to look for and how to pounce when the market shows these 3 key indicators Three Signs of Trend Ending And How to Profit From Them If you can properly identify trend exhaustion, it’s one of the best times to capitalize on a moving market.  […]

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August 31, 2019 | 04:00

Stop fearing market uncertainty and learn to capitalize off of it A Solid Risk management strategy needs to be part of any plan since Market uncertainty can bring about high levels of anxiety and stress, especially when it feels like there is no end in sight.  Key events can send the markets tumbling, leaving investors […]

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August 28, 2019 | 09:54

Is it actually possible to get rich in forex trading? Scroll back far enough and you’ll find a partial answer to the question of “getting rich in forex trading”  in one of our previous articles. In that article, we stressed that anyone who gets into trading solely for the purpose of making money is probably […]

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August 16, 2019 | 05:05

A Deep Dive into the Russell 2000 Index What is it, how exactly does it work, and how can you apply it to forex? As part of our continuing series exploring various markets and indices around the world, today we will take a close look at the Russell 2000 Index.  Founded in 1984, the Russell […]

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August 13, 2019 | 09:28

A Deep Dive into the DAX 30 Index What is the DAX 30 it, how exactly does it work, and how can you apply it to forex? After Covering the Nasdaq and the S&P 500, we move on to European markets. Founded in 1988, the DAX (Deutscher Aktienindex) is a German blue-chip stock market which […]

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August 10, 2019 | 06:00

What is the S&P 500, how exactly does it work, and how can you apply it to forex? Following up on our deep dive into the NASDAQ stock market, today we’ll be taking a close look at the S&P 500 Sectors and the SPY500 Futures.  The S&P 500 index is an American stock market index […]

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August 7, 2019 | 08:41

Our Comprehensive Guide to the Best, Free Money Management Tools on the Web The internet is littered with programs and courses that promise to make you a master trader if you’re just willing to stick with the routine and in many cases, pony up some cash. A lot of these programs come with a hefty […]

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August 6, 2019 | 04:56

The NASDAQ-100 – What is it, how exactly does it work, and how can you apply it to forex? Let’s start with the basics.  Founded in 1971 by the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ began its life as an acronym for the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations. At the time of […]

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August 3, 2019 | 11:00

With this post, we want to tell you a different story – A story involving Top-Step-Trader, Their tactics and approach when it comes to competition, how it affected The5ers and the ease with which anyone can twist laws and regulations to damage opponents. The Truth About Competition In Trading Let’s begin with some tough but […]

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July 31, 2019 | 07:51

The man, the rule, and the math behind one of nature’s most recognizable number systems In today’s article, we’re going to do a deep dive into one of the most reliable systems for creating technical indicators and how you can use Fibonacci retracement to your advantage.  What is the Fibonacci Sequence? Developed in the 13th […]

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July 30, 2019 | 11:40

Forex Risk Management Strategies – Plan ahead so you know what to expect coming down the road In this article, we will discuss several ideas about forex risk management strategies and techniques as well as offer a few money management hacks and simple tools to help you towards embracing a risk management tactic to pair […]

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July 27, 2019 | 07:20

Which setup is right for you? Day Trading vs Swing Trading If you’re thinking of getting into trading but don’t know which path to take, don’t fret, we’re here to help. When we take a look at most active traders, we see them grouped into one of these two categories, day or swing. And while […]

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July 25, 2019 | 10:19

The essential differences between these two major financial markets To a layman, trading is trading. Whether you’re dealing in commodities or currencies, there can’t be that big of a difference, right? Wrong. The forex market and the stock market vary greatly on multiple levels. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest differences. Market […]

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July 17, 2019 | 13:04

Trading books every serious trader should add to their bookshelves For the most passionate and successful traders, education never ends. Just like with any other skill, to be the best, you must constantly work on improving yourself. In this regard, consuming knowledge is just as important practical experience. We have constructed for you a recommended […]

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July 14, 2019 | 12:43

Compelling words of wisdom from some of the most brilliant minds to ever work the markets A well-crafted phrase encouraging us to persevere or a helpful tip that gives us an alternative perspective can push us to great heights of achievement. The right words have immense power to guide us and can often highlight a […]

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July 11, 2019 | 07:46

How Oil Price Dictates the USD/CAD Exchange Rate The world runs on oil. The insatiable demand from developed and developing countries means that crude oil remains one of the core components of the global economy. It keeps things moving, and we simply cannot live without it. Insatiable Demand As the world’s biggest oil consumer, the […]

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June 17, 2019 | 08:38

Part 2 of Our Comprehensive List of the Most Powerful Lagging Signals Our previous article (part 1), 7 of the Best Leading Economic Indicators described how to predict where the market is heading. Now, in this article we will discuss the top lagging economic indicators. These indicators allow investors to get ahead of movements and prepare […]

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June 16, 2019 | 07:12

Part 1 of Our Comprehensive List of the Most Powerful Leading Signals In this article, we describe the best leading economic indicators for predicting the future movements of the market. Market analyst’s jobs are to study current and historical trends to come up with a forecast for the market. They merely make predictions. Sometimes they […]

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June 13, 2019 | 09:18

Trade the News – An understanding of the stages of News Trading for Forex traders This is what you need to know when you trade the news- The Economic News Release (ENR) is a pre-scheduled event held by the financial authorities of each country. The ENR is mostly about data and macro-economic statistics where central […]

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June 11, 2019 | 08:37

Trading for a living is not an exercise in isolation One of the most challenging aspects of trading is – the loneliness. Unlike other careers where people always surround you, many professional traders who move from an office to working at home, end up hibernating in that office. It becomes easy to shut out the […]

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