Top 3 Major Financial Trading Styles

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  1. Adam Smith

    Adam Smith Member

    Nov 2016
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    If you are new to the financial trading market and want to invest in it, then the first thing you have to do is to learn about the market and its trading techniques. This will hone your skills and make you a better trader. If you want to make a successful career in the financial trading markets, it is also important to choose the right style of trading. It almost impossible to know and learn about all the styles of trading that are available in the market. But you should learn about a few major trading styles in order to make the decision as to which one is most suitable for you. Scalping, technical trading, fundamental trading, day trading, momentum trading, position trading and swing trading are a few major styles that you can choose.

    As a novice trader, you can experiment with different trading techniques. But experts suggest that a newbie should settle for a single one. One can choose his/her trading styles after experimenting with a number of styles. You should choose a style that matches your knowledge as well as experience. Below are discussed a few major trading styles, from which you can choose the right one for you (Information Credit – easyMarkets).

    1. Fundamental Trading

    If you choose this trading style, you can make trading decisions by using different fundamental factors and indicators. If you are a trader on the equity market, you should mainly focus on the micro economic factors of the company while you are buying the stock from it. In case of the foreign exchange market, the basis of market analysis and decision making process is made by fundamental factors.

    2. Technical Trading

    In technical trading, traders make decisions by using charts and technical indicators. It is believed that in technical trading, the price is inclusive of all factors. The traders observe all the market trends to identify profitable opportunities.

    3. Scalping

    Scalping is one type of day trading. In this trading the position is held for a few seconds to minutes. Through the trading session, buying and selling is done frequently. Scalp traders mainly focus on the small price movements to gain profits.

    Before making the decision of selecting the trading style suitable for you, you should consider your capital, trading needs, risk tolerance, level of experience, trading personality and the time you can devote in trading. Choose the right trading style and make your trade successful.
  2. JR Ewing

    JR Ewing Super Moderator Staff Member

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  3. kirtimeliwal

    kirtimeliwal Senior Investor

    Jul 2017
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    Trading styles are must and also very useful if you want to become a successful traders. This clears your trading process and also makes your trading simpler which will also lead to good trading results.

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