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Professional articles written and published by the Skilling team include educational trading articles, market analysis and company news.

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    What is the Commodity Channel Index?

    The Commodity Channel Index (or CCI) indicator, is an oscillator that was developed by Donald Lambert in the 1980’s. It compares the current price with an average price, typically over 14 periods. As an oscillator, it is an excellent tool to highlight overbought and oversold areas, and it can also help to identify bottoms and peaks in a trend.

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    What is Ichimoku Cloud and how to read it?

      • Education
      • Trading

    The Ichimoku Cloud consists of five lines plotted on a candlestick chart. Being originally a Japanese indicator, many of the original terms have Japanese names, so let’s start with them...

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    Stochastic Indicator: what is it and how does it work?

      • Technical Analysis
      • Education
      • Trading

    It may sound complicated, but the Stochastic Oscillator (another oscillator obviously!) is a technical analysis tool that can actually be simple to use. While it has many uses, many traders use it to spot when a trend is about to end, making it perfect for timing entries and exits.

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    What is Margin? What’s a 'Margin Call'?

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    In simple terms, Margin is the amount of money you need to open a trade. A Margin Call is a notification stating that the necessary funds in order to keep a position(s) on the account open, are running low.

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    What is Williams Percent Range?

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    The Williams Percent Range, or ‘%R’ indicator is a popular oscillator. Larry Williams created the %R indicator along the same lines as the Stochastics indicator, but without the ‘smoothing’ component and with a reversed scale.

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    What are pivot points?

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    A Pivot Point is a technical analysis tool used to determine potential areas of interesting or important price action. These areas are ideally where the sentiment might be about to change from bullish to bearish, or vice versa.

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    Moving average envelopes

      • Education
      • Trading

    Moving Average Envelopes is a percentage-based indicator which places bands above and below a moving average (MA). The MA can be a based on the closing, opening, highs or lows using either simple or moving averages.

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    Six steps for creating a trading plan

      • Education
      • Trading

    With a strong trading plan in place, you'll understand what trades to place and when – and most importantly, why. It takes a lot of stress out of your day-to-day trading and gives you something to measure your results against.

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    How to Identify Different Types of Candlestick Patterns?

      • Education
      • Stocks
      • Trading

    Candlestick charts are many traders’ favourite way of looking at price movements of a share or commodity. Let’s take a closer look and see how to identify different types of candlestick patterns.

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    What is MACD in trading?

      • Education
      • Technical Analysis

    ‘MACD’ is short for Moving Average Convergence Divergence. It’s a very popular indicator, invented by Gerald Appel in the 1970’s, that can be used to spot trends that help traders work out when to enter a trade.

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    RSI: Relative Strength Index

      • Education

    The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an extremely popular momentum indicator, perhaps the most well-known one by J. Welles Wilder. RSI provides various signals about trends and trend direction changes.

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    What are Bollinger Bands?

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    They consist of two Bands, drawn below and above a simple moving average (SMA) of any market. Bollinger Bands were designed to show a trader when a large move might be expected.

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    Elliot Waves: phases and rules

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    An Elliott Wave has two basic phases this may seem complicated at first, these types of phases are much easier to understand once visualised on a chart.

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    What is The Awesome Oscillator

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    The Awesome Oscillator (AO) indicator was created by the analyst Bill Williams and is used to measure market momentum. It does this by calculating the difference between a 34 period and a five period simple moving average (SMA).

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    What's the difference between Long and Short Positions?

      • Education
      • Trading

    With CFDs and FX trading you can take a view that a market will go up (buying) or go down (selling). When you buy, it is known as ‘going Long’. When you sell, it is called ‘going Short’, as in that you are short of shares.

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    What is rollover and what does it mean in trading?

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    If the interest rate on the currency you bought is lower than the interest rate on the currency you sold, then you will pay Rollover according to the swap table.

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    What are bull and bear markets?

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Stocks
      • Technical Analysis

    If you want to start investing in the financial markets you need to understand the meaning of the words ‘Bull’ and ‘Bear’ markets. This is because they describe the major forces at work within the market which can directly affect your portfolio.

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    Support and Resistance Trading Levels

      • Education
      • Technical Analysis

    Another extremely important set of terms within technical analysis is that of Support and Resistance. This is another concept that should be learnt at the start of your trading as you will find it referred to continually!

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    Explanation of different types of candlestick patterns

      • Education
      • Trading

    If you want to try predicting the markets using a candlestick chart, here are some of the most popular and useful patterns to keep a lookout for.

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    Moving Averages: What are they in Technical Analysis?

      • Trading
      • Education

    Moving Averages are a key part of technical analysis, and a concept that should be learnt by all traders. They are designed to help you spot the trend of any instrument you may be trading, and are based on using the price changes of the underlying asset, to create an informative line on a chart.

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    What are Fibonacci Retracements?

      • Technical Analysis
      • Education
      • Trading

    Fibonacci Retracements (often called Fibonacci's) are a very popular charting tool amongst technical traders.This article will shows you how's this technical analysis works.

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    What is Parabolic SAR and how does it works?

      • Education
      • Trading

    The Parabolic SAR, a technical indicator used by many traders, was developed by Welles Wilder who introduced the system in his book, ‘New concepts in Technical Trading Systems’ in 1978. Let's have a look at what is Parabolic SAR and how does it works...

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    What is a line chart?

      • Education
      • Trading
      • Technical Analysis

    The Line Chart is the most basic type of chart which provides you with the least amount of data for observing a market. It connects one closing price to the next one with a line which represents the general price movement of an asset over a specified period of time.

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    Different Types of Chart Patterns and How to Read Them

      • Education
      • Trading

    Once you are good at identifying trend lines, support, and resistance levels, you can start to learn about the various Chart ‘Patterns’. There are several well-known reversal and continuation Chart Patterns, here are some of them.

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    What is the bulls and bears power indicator?

      • Education
      • Technical Analysis

    The Bulls and Bears Power indicator was developed by the well-known technical analyst Alexander Elder and is described in his book, Trading for a Living. Although the concept may at first seem slightly complicated, it is actually very simple and uses just the price and an exponential moving average. Let’s study the two components:

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    L´action de la semaine: Apple

      • Finance
      • Stocks
      • Trading

    Ce Lundi matin, très tôt la nouvelle en Asie est tombée selon laquelle FOXCONN, un des principal fournisseur de Apple’s,avait arrêté la production dans le centre technologique et manufacturier de Shenzen. Les autorités ont imposé un confinement à la ville et ordonné la fermeture des usines.

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    Pétrole : quelle est la situation dans son ensemble?

      • Crude Oil
      • Trading

    L´annonce marquante de la semaine dernière sur les marchés pétroliers a été l'annonce de l'énorme libération de pétrole américain. Cette décision est conçue pour faire baisser les prix à court terme et "pour servir de pont jusqu'à la fin de l'année, lorsque la production nationale augmentera", selon la Maison Blanche.