Risk management

What is the money flow index and how does it work?

The money flow index (MFI) is a popular momentum indicator that is used to identify overbought and oversold market conditions. Learn more in our guide to the MFI, including why traders use the indicator in their strategies.

Trading vs investing: what's the difference?

The terms ‘trading’ and ‘investing’ are often used interchangeably, but these practices are not the same. Discover the differences between these two methods in our ‘trading vs investing’ guide.

Financial trading explained

Financial trading is no different to any other form of trading: it is about buying and selling assets in the hope of making a profit. Here we discuss the key concepts, participants and markets involved in financial trading.

Pairs trading explained

We look at pairs trading – what it is, how investors can implement it as a strategy, and both the positives and negatives of using it.

Forex vs bitcoin: what are the differences?

There are a number of factors which separate forex trading from bitcoin. Before a trader opens a position on either market, they should make themselves aware of these differences.

How to trade NEO

Before you take a position on NEO, it’s important to understand how the cryptocurrency works and what moves its market price. Here, we’ll take you through how to trade NEO in four steps.

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