Markets Update Monday 29/07/2019

Frankfurt – 29/07/2019 Reservation is the order of the day The US indices have once again reached new record highs. But investors in Asia and Europe don’t want to be infected by the happy mood on Wall Street. The Dax is trending slightly downward in early business. The broker IG currently rates the 30 German blue chips at 12,390 points …

Reason and Risk to invest in Silver

Investing in Silver – Opportunities & Risks

Silver bars The classic and most direct way to invest in the precious white metal is to buy physical silver – either in the form of coins or bars. The exemption from the final withholding tax speaks for both variants: investors who have held silver coins or bars for at least twelve months and subsequently sell them at a profit …

MT4 vs MT5: Which one is better?

MT4 vs MT5: Differences in detail Our test has shown that the MetaTrader 4 advantages & disadvantages are manifold. However, the MetaTrader 4 convinces primarily by its benefits. But how does the 10-year-old platform compare to its successor, the MetaTrader 5? Check the best MT4 and MT5 Forex Broker IC Markets At first glance, MetaTrader 4 and 5 appear very …

Markets Update Friday 26/07/2019

Frankfurt – 26/07/2019 Price losses in America Disappointing figures from US companies burdened Wall Street on Thursday. On the day after the broad S&P 500 and Nasdaq indices set new records, all New York indices went down. The Dow Jones index closed 0.5 per cent lower at 27,140 points. The broader S&P 500 fell 0.5 per cent to 3,003 points. …

Markets Update Thursday 25/07/2019

Frankfurt – 25/07/2019 It’s getting hot on the stock exchanges Even a worst-case Ifo index cannot shake the German stock market. But now the ECB has to deliver. Around midday, the Dax fluctuates around its previous day’s level of 12,577 points. The Japanese stock market went up today. The 225 Nikkei index closed Thursday 0.2 per cent higher at just …

Scalping Trading Strategy Explained

The scalping strategy is a straightforward strategy that is mainly used Forex trading. Traders place numerous trades and set very tight stop loss signals within a very short time. The aim is at making as many small profits in a short period. These ultimately add up to a larger amount, so that this strategy can also be worthwhile. In any …

Forex VS Stock which trading should you pick?

Are you investing in Forex or the stock exchange? This is one of the many questions that traders ask themselves. Forex stands for Foreign exchange market and is nothing more than the currency market, where you can trade on currency pairs. Investing in a stock exchange, on the other hand, means buying or selling securities on the stock market. Find …

Markets Update Wednesday 24/07/2019

Frankfurt – 24/07/2019 The momentum continues Investors can also look forward to rising prices on Wednesday. The Dax takes the impulse of strong US markets with it in the morning and remains on an upward trend. Several quarterly figures also have to be reviewed by investors. The reporting season is also in full swing in the USA – and good …

What is the Gold Standard system ?

Recently, the gold standard, the monetary regime with which governments fixed the national currency to gold, has returned to interest. With the gold standard system, the conversion of banknotes into gold was free and immediate. If I owned 100 dollars, it means I owned an equivalent amount of gold at the US Federal Reserve System or the central bank of …

Markets Update Tuesday 23/07/2019

Exchange gains in America Yesterday, the US stock markets were mostly on the rise. The Dow Jones index rose by 0.1 per cent to 27,172 points. The broader S&P 500 rose by 0.3 per cent to 2,985 points. The composite index of the Nasdaq technology exchange gained 0.7 per cent to 8,204 points. Trade Stock CFDs with IG Markets The …