Investing vs. Trading: What’s the Difference?


Over the past couple of decades, many people started showing interest in profiting from financial markets, whether through trading or investing. However, it has become evident that a lot of beginners have only a very basic understanding of what investing and trading truly entail, while some don’t even know the difference between these two strategies.

In this article we’re going to look into what trading and investing are exactly, what are the differences between them, and which strategy suits you the best.


The Hateful Eight: Meet the Most Infamous Villains of Finance


So this is the world of finance. The place where money is made. Like, big money. This is the big game world, the world that has brought us quite a few masterminds. Alas, not all financial prodigies use their money-making talents with good intent.

The likes of Bernie Madoff, Joseph Nacchio, Michael de Guzman, Elizabeth Holmes, or the Wolf of Wall Street himself – Jordan Belfort used their knowledge, skills, acquaintances, or whatever they had to make huge amounts of money by – should we put it straight – defrauding people.

The world is your oyster, they say. But for the baddies of finance, the world is their scheme.


How much do day traders make?


What is a day trader?

The trading world encompasses a lot of different styles depending on how long traders hold positions open for and how often they are willing to trade at all. Day traders are traders that buy and sell securities within a single day. They almost never hold their trades open overnight and tend to capitalize on the small price movements that occur during one day.

In this article you will learn about how day trading is different from other trading styles, what earning potential day traders have, and how you can become a successful day trader.


Anchoring in Trading

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Sometimes we make rash decisions without thinking. We might feel like we had a very good basis for taking the action, but the final results are still disappointing. One of the reasons this happens is anchoring. Anchoring can affect our decision making process and mess with our perception of our actions.

In this article, you will learn about what anchoring bias is, what causes it, why it is dangerous, and how you can prevent it from influencing your trades.


Why Did the Market Crash?


It is always discouraging to see the stock market experiencing a crash. When the prices of stocks are going down, investors begin to lose their confidence and sell their shares even to their detriment. This can negatively impact the stock market as a whole, lead to the rise of inflation and even follow the beginning of a new economic recession.

In this article, we will learn about the current situation in the stock market, what caused the recent stock market crash, the possible consequences of the stock market crash and when we can expect it to end.


Top 3 Meditation Practices for Forex Traders


Trading is often a very stressful job that requires traders to be in a constant state of concentration. It’s no secret that following theory is only a part of what traders need to do to become successful. The ability to clear their mind of unnecessary thoughts and focus solely on their tasks is also a very important thing that professional traders need to master. And in order to do this, many traders choose to practice meditation and mindfulness.

In this article you will learn about the importance of meditation in trading, what meditation practices are the most effective for traders, and how exactly meditation can help you improve as a trader.


How to Avoid Overtrading


In Forex, when traders start excessively buying and selling currency while disregarding their strategy, they are ‘overtrading’. Overtrading is dangerous as it often happens when traders get caught up in their emotions and can’t make rational decisions. It is especially dangerous for amateur traders who are yet to learn their limits.

In this article we will talk about the main reasons behind this condition, the signs and dangers of overtrading in Forex and ways to prevent it from happening.


VPS is back: what is it and how can it help traders?


We have some great news for you! FBS has announced the return of its highly acclaimed VPS. With this server, you can finally stop worrying about connection or security issues and take your trading to a completely new level.

But if the term ‘VPS’ sounds unfamiliar to you, this article will help you understand what a VPS is, how it works, and how exactly a VPS can aid you with Forex trading.


Decreasing the Exchange Spread: What Does it Mean for Traders?


When you first start looking for potential Forex brokers, you might notice that some of them take commissions for executing every trade while others claim to offer zero-commission services. In most cases this means that, instead of charging commissions, brokers implement so-called exchange spreads, which can help to keep transactional costs to a minimum.

In this article you will learn more about what exchange spreads are, how they are calculated, and whether exchange spreads can be decreased.


Common Knowledge is a Trading Trap


It is no secret that trading can be just as risky as it can be profitable. Many amateur traders dive into it without a proper plan or strategy in place, which costs them lots of money. But an even bigger mistake they can make is blindly trusting common knowledge and thinking that it is enough to ensure profitable trades.

In this article, we will discuss what common knowledge in trading is, how it can be detrimental to traders, the most frequent traps traders fall into, and tips for avoiding trading traps.


Gambling Psychology In Trading


A lot of people decide to start trading because they think it is an easy and quick way to earn money. They treat trading as a game, falling victim to the so-called gambling psychology. In this article, we’ll learn what gambling psychology is, how it can affect your trading and ways to avoid it.


How to Become a Professional Trader?


What is a professional trader?

After learning more about the world of trading and getting real money from your trades, you might start thinking about becoming a professional trader. But what makes a professional trader?

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