Leverate’s Adinah Brown looks at networking via LinkedIn, asks you to think about the last networking event you attended. “You could go and stand on a corner with your business cards in your pocket and not hand out even one, or you could put yourself out there and create relationships” she explains
Cryptocurrency: the newest kid on the block with an almost unicorn-like aura surrounding it
The lack of value proposition and creeping obsolescence among some smaller retail firms would be completely revolutionized if the retail FX industry emulated Uber, Netflix and Aibnb. We take a very good look into how this can happen
The most interesting (and promising) areas in the Blockchain are all those that are outside the crypto-currencies: health care and medicine, logistics, land cadastre, state and corporate document circulation, says UST Global’s José Luis Rivero
The case for something like a global currency reset is interesting, and harks back to the darkest financial days of recent times. In 2008, as the world economy was teetering on the edge of the abyss, thoughts were moving towards how this situation could have occurred and how to prevent this occurrence in the future.
Saudi Arabia is not the usual destination for brokers to connect their MetaTrader platforms, however with new accreditation and low entry barriers, an emerging exchange in the Gulf could follow the steps made by DGCX for FX firms wishing to diversify the products offered on MetaTrader without the massive clearing and membership costs of established venues
Paul Orford takes a look at an ancient philosophy movement to examine how it teaches us to avoid the threats of micromanagement and the traps of negative thinking.
Leverate’s Adinah Brown examines Soros’ trading methodologies over a long period of time, including his famous positions against the Baht in 1997, highlighting this type of position and showing how he can influence the market with currency pegging
As an investor, it is equally important keep away from those “solid” investments that might be inching towards the bottom of the ocean says Leverate’s Adinah Brown
The central bank will raise rates for various reasons, but by making the value of borrowing money more expensive, money itself becomes more expensive. A small upward change in the rate can make a formerly profitable loan unprofitable, which can have significant impacts on the economic activity, says Leverte’s Adinah Brown
Exclusive insight from China: LEANWORK CEO Darren Qian on how to bring the Chinese model of broker efficiency to a global audience
In China, there is no doubt that LEANWORK has prosperously evolved into the leading SaaS provider in forex industry. Established…
Leverate’s Adinah Brown takes a pictorial insight into social trading platforms and how to stand out from the crowd!
Several meetings with senior Tier 1 bank executives and leaders of prime of prime brokerages in London recently have demonstrated that, as long as the criteria is met, the OTC FX industry is a vital business that the banks cannot afford to miss out on. Here are my findings thus far.
For those OTC instruments listed on MT5, the depth of market measure has to work differently by proactively allowing resting stop and limit orders to be placed. This enables users to take full advantage of price movements, rather than just seeing orders rejected in full, owing to insufficient market depth, says Andrew Wood of CMC Markets in Australia
Alpari’s onslaught against ‘last look’ execution, our opinion and its tremendous response: Exclusive insight from the non-bank industry
FinanceFeeds opinion on the litigation that has been instigated by Alpari US against major Tier 1 institutions for ‘last look’ practices has generated an enormous response. Here is a good example of why having an opinion on this and creating industry discussion on it is vital in order to progress our industry
About time! Why the David & Goliath battle between Alpari and Citigroup over last look execution is a good thing – Op Ed
It is very refreshing to see a brokerage tackle the Tier 1 banks for rejecting trades – Here is my detailed opinion on why Alpari is doing the right thing
We examine the reality of genuine FX prime of prime brokerage and what to look for when accessing true market liquidity
Paul Orford offers an ironic and provocative editorial on big data and marketing campaigns in the Forex industry.
The client will then learn that price execution does not exist only as “correct” or “incorrect”, but with many varying options and factors in between. As a consequence, even if an execution problem is found the client will look at this as an error rather than as malicious intent, says Peter Tatarnikov