Swing trading

Swing trading

It is a type of trading which combines fundamental and technical analysis to catch the most significant price movements and avoid trading at idle times. It is mostly a medium-term trading style that requires holding positions open for several days, so you should be patient enough to tolerate the period of time when the price goes against you. The key goal is to identify medium-term trends and enter the market only when there seems to be almost 100% probability of winning.  

Swing trading presupposes large price moves and therefore requires a well-judged position size management to minimize downside risks.

Example of a trader

Alan-Farley is a swing trader

It is not an easy task to find a truly famous swing trader, although there are a lot of coaches and instructors who prefer this trading style. One of the most famous and respected swing traders is Alan Farley who earned a lot on using his swing trading strategies. He is the author of The Daily Swing Trade, the book that offers different tactics and techniques for swing traders. If you decide that this style of trading suits you, you might be interested in reading it.

Frequently asked questions

  • How to open an FBS account?

    Click the ‘Open account’ button on our website and proceed to the Personal Area. Before you can start trading, pass a profile verification. Confirm your email and phone number, get your ID verified. This procedure guarantees the safety of your funds and identity. Once you are done with all the checks, go to the preferred trading platform, and start trading. 

  • How to withdraw the money you earned with FBS?

    The procedure is very straightforward.  Go to the Withdrawal page on the website or the Finances section of the FBS Personal Area and access Withdrawal. You can get the earned money via the same payment system that you used for depositing. In case you funded the account via various methods, withdraw your profit via the same methods in the ratio according to the deposited sums.

  • How to start trading?

    If you are 18+ years old, you can join FBS and begin your FX journey. To trade, you need a brokerage account and sufficient knowledge on how assets behave in the financial markets. Start with studying the basics with our free educational materials and creating an FBS account. You may want to test the environment with virtual money with a Demo account. Once you are ready, enter the real market and trade to succeed.

  • How to activate Level Up Bonus?

    Open Level Up Bonus account in web or mobile version of FBS Personal Area and get up to $140 free to your account.

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