Paul Orford offers a challenging and original interpretation of the famous Allegory of the Cave from Plato’s dialogue “The Republic”.
With this new programme in place, could it lead eventually to the cleaning up of the Chinese industry and give a more positive impression of electronic trading?
Market analysis Ramy Abouzaid provides his overview of this week’s trading environment and news announcements
If trading itself is a mathematical science, then the operation of FX brokerages should be too. Want to elevate your client base? Here is a detailed opinion.
London-based branding specialist Kimberly Silvester looks at the success of the most prominent modern global businesses and the equal high standing among retail FX and online e-commerce firms whose alumni have created some of the retail FX sector’s success stories, iwth exciting new products for an internet-based age being a driving factor.
Leverate’s Amram Margalit looks at Facebook’s new algorithm that has been changed to promote content that inspires discussion, and how the organic sharing of such content is beneficial to the online trading industry
Brad Alexander, CEO of London-based actionable content provider FX Large gives a detailed overview of how specialist content that engages traders should work around the MetaTrader 5 platform.
There are numerous ways that we can regain control of the data being collected on us. On an individual level, you can restrict the amount of data that you share with third parties by changing browser settings, browsing incognito, blocking cookies, and using ad-blocking or VPNs, says Leverate’s Amram Margalit as he looks closely at how GDPR is important to this industry
Bringing futures into the hands of retail traders. Is Chicago within the reach of the retail set? – Op Ed
Here in Chicago, the world’s listed derivatives heartlands, retail trading has been in the sights of the large professional trading platform and multi-asset derivatives executives.
What next for white labels, IBs and affiliates post-ESMA? Can a return to old school investment be the solution? – Guest Editorial
“A question I was asked with increasing frequency was why opening an account to buy and then trade CFDs was so easy, when doing the same for physical shares was so difficult – and expensive” says London based Dabbl founder Mark Ackred
We look at the odious flies in the ointment in London’s Docklands and why you as a broker or a trader should avoid them. Regulators – it is time to wake up!
Leverate’s Amram Margalit takes the view that any stockholder should analyze the situation and decide whether he still trusts Facebook and other data-storing giants. This trust – from users, advertisers and investors – would eventually be the key factor which will decide the value of Facebook in the future.
If professor David Hirshleifer is right, brokerage sales teams should call their clients on sunny days
If academics who studied the trading behavior of stock market participants in major financial centers and the tipping behavior of several million taxicab passengers consider sunny days to create optimistic and enthusiastic spending and trading, perhaps the retail FX brokerages could be on to a very cost effective retention and volume boosting method
Whereas April 1st is well behind us, cryptocurrency fraudsters continue to celebrate “Fool’s day” over and over again.
Urgency in the trading industry. Is it impatience or a key to success? deVere Bank CEO Nigel Green debates
“What is going to drive your urgency? In my office, there are three things that drive urgency. The first is desire. People who want to achieve something then they have a massive desire so they will keep progressing” – Nigel Green, CEO, deVere Bank
Charlotte Day is Creative Director at leading electronic trading industry content marketing agency Contentworks. If you work in the finance…
The relationship between broker and trader is a two-way street. If a broker is constantly on the phone, showing you decent bids and offers, and you don’t ever trade with them, then they’ll give up trying, says Leverate’s Amram Margalit
How much do clients deposit over their entire lifetime and what are the associated costs? – FinanceFeeds research
FinanceFeeds examines the differences between OTC derivatives trading activity and costs to brokers on a global scale. Lifetime value, the changes that need to be made to cost model, possibility of external fees and how the futures sector can lead the way are disseminated.
A Global Business: How Japan’s leverage restrictions did not matter a jot. ESMA rulings? What’s the fuss? – Op Ed
Worried about the leverage restrictions? Let’s take a step back, and examine how Japan, an equally conservative, domestic-focused market made up of dedicated and analytical traders responded when the national regulator restricted leverage. It created a more sustainable and certain environment which was embraced and welcomed, volumes went up and foreign firms still could not gain traction. Thus, we consider that ESMA’s rulings will empower the British and Northern European firms. Here is our detailed view