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Among the patterns formed by Japanese candlesticks, there are both rare and frequently occurring ones. Among the latter, and frequently occurring patterns is a combination of two candles called "Outside bar". This pattern can also be found under the name Engulfing (more precisely, a bullish/bearish engulfing). This one is fairly simple, but gives most of the reliable signals, which are used by traders around the world. So, let's take a closer look at the Outside Bar pattern and the peculiarities of its formation and use.
Any for-profit company works to make a profit. But it is an absolute indicator and shows how much money the company has after the sale of products and payment of all expenses. For some people one million dollars is a lot, for others, it is not enough. However, profit does not allow comparing different in scale companies - that is what profitability is for. In this article, we will tell you what it is, how to calculate it correctly and use it to enhance your investment portfolio.
Swaps help all market participants to enter into contracts that will be profitable in a particular situation. They reduce the risk of market transactions and can increase potential profits. Apart from that investors use different types of swaps to hedge risks and increase trading efficiency in the stock market. What they are and how they work - in the article.
Any trader dreams to see what the crowd can't see, to find that precious tool, which will help to earn where others see only losses. The Murrey levels indicator may not be perfect, but it is very close to it. Beginner traders rarely use Murrey levels due to their perceived complexity (compared to the classic RSI, MACD, and Stochastic). But trading at Murrey levels will dramatically increase the efficiency of almost any trading system.
In our articles, we always say that trading is a job that requires diligence, patience, and constant learning. If you take up forex trading, all your decisions should be balanced and considered - that's what we study technical analysis for. But all of you are daily confronted with offers to use trading signals online and make a profit without any effort. In this article, we will tell you what trading signals are, who creates them, and if they can be trusted.
Economic development is cyclical – a boom is always followed by a downturn. Such a downturn is called a recession, a phenomenon that recurs with varying frequency and depth. Sometimes recessions occur with little or no serious economic disturbance, but other times they can lead to crises of varying magnitude. So what is a recession, what are its characteristics, and is the world economy in a recession now?
Investors rely on a variety of tools in an attempt to determine the current and future state of the market. This set includes synthetic ones, such as stock indices, which allow evaluating the situation as a whole, without losing time analyzing a multitude of individual assets. Among the many indices used in the stock market, the dollar index stands out. What is it and how to use it in investments?
In recent years, buyback programs have become one of the growth drivers of U.S. stock markets, creating demand and reducing supply. Corporations have proved to be quite prominent buyers on stock exchanges, and the number of shares outstanding has declined. The year 2021 was no exception. Thanks to the growth of buyback programs, U.S. stock markets were able to reach record highs. Since the beginning of last year, the S&P 500 rose 25% and broke its records 67 times.
Most traders and experienced investors use technical analysis tools – indicators – in their work on the stock market. What are their differences, what are they for, and which indicator is better to use? What are Indicators, and Why Do We Need Them? Technical analysis is based on Charles Dow's postulate that "the price discounts everything", including expectations of future events. Accordingly, it is enough to find an appropriate mathematical algorithm for price data processing to predict the behavior of securities quotes.