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  • January 16, 2024
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What is Sharpe Ratio?

Introduction Many times you will hear investing professionals talk about risk-adjusted returns. This is what the Sharpe Ratio is – a measure of performance or return on a portfolio. The performance of any portfolio has two components, risk and return. In order to ascertain the total efficacy of the portfolio, it is necessary to measure […]

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  • January 16, 2024
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What is Mirror Trading?

Introduction Mirror trading entails “mirroring” a successful trader’s trades. Because trading information is frequently available online, traders can utilise a digital platform to automatically “mirror” and copy the orders of the successful trader in real-time. Beginners typically employ this method since they may not understand how to profit from the markets. It is possible in […]

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  • January 16, 2024
  • 6 min to read

What is Deep in The Money (DTM)?

Introduction If the striking price of an option is lower than the current market price of the underlying asset for a call option, or higher than the current market price of the underlying asset for a put option, then the option is considered to have intrinsic value on account of the fact that it is […]

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  • January 16, 2024
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What are Block Trades?

Introduction A massive, privately-negotiated exchange of securities is known as a block deal. The purpose of arranging block trades outside of public markets is to reduce the impact on the price of the security. Hedge funds and other institutional investors often conduct them through investment banks and other middlemen, but, accredited high-net-worth individuals may also […]

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  • January 15, 2024
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What is Arbitrage in Forex?

Introduction You can use a variety of approaches and methods in the realm of alternative investments. In contrast to the simpler “buy and hold” techniques used by the vast majority of bond and stock investors over the long term, these methods can be somewhat involved. One alternative investment approach that can yield enormous profits is […]

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  • January 15, 2024
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What is a No Dealing Desk Broker?

Introduction There is a wide variety of brokers to choose from while engaging in foreign exchange trading. No-Dealing-Desk (NDD) brokers are one subset of this industry. To avoid the middleman, clients of NDD brokers can trade on the interbank foreign exchange market directly. NDD brokers provide forex traders with better bid and ask pricing because […]

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  • January 15, 2024
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What is a Demo Account?

Introduction Brokers provide an account called a demo account on their trading platform that mimics the real market environment. The primary distinction is that virtual funds are used for trading rather than actual money. Therefore, if you use a demo account, you cannot lose any real money. It mostly benefits beginner traders that would like […]

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  • January 15, 2024
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What is Slippage in Trading?

Introduction Depending on how it turns out, slippage can either be an unanticipated benefit or an unpleasant surprise. The discrepancy between a trade’s estimated price and its execution price is known as slippage. Although slippage can happen at any time, it is more common when market orders are used during times of increased volatility. It […]

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  • January 15, 2024
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What is Risk Management Strategy?

Introduction Risk is something that every business has to deal with. A risk management strategy is essential for any business, no matter its size or industry, because even the smallest risks can have catastrophic consequences. An effective risk management strategy can aid an organisation in mitigating risks across the board, from projects and operations to […]

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