A trading plan seems to be a very basic thing in your trading process and yet because it is so simple many traders overlook its great importance. A trading plan should be a solid framework on how and when to execute trades, the size of positions, levels of stop-loss and take profit, the kinds of assets and markets traded, rules for trading and so on. Of course every trader can … [Read more...] about How to create a trading plan on eToro?
eToro makes the process of trading and investing as easy and transparent as possible, providing full disclosure on the fees, commissions and costs of trading on the platform. However, sometimes and depending on the market conditions the actual costs of opening and holding positions may not be so obvious and require a little more insight. This mainly relates to spreads and … [Read more...] about Spreads and slippage on eToro
Warnings against rising inflation often make it to the headlines of financial news papers, especially now as the world is coming back to its normal life after the global pandemic and people are ready to spend again. Inflation is a potential challenge to look out for in your trading and investing process, as it erodes the real value of your holdings, takes away from your total … [Read more...] about How to protect your eToro portfolio from rising inflation?
We often hear about the adage buy the rumor, sell the news when it comes to trading. Some traders say that is a profitable trading practice to buy stocks or assets on basis of rumors and sell them once the news about the asset breaks out. While this may be true, it's actually a bit complicated than it sounds and there are a lot of criteria and requirements to consider for a … [Read more...] about Buy the Rumor, Sell the News: Why Is It an Effective Trading Strategy?
Despite bear markets being a natural period of a market cycle, it may be hard to anticipate such market downturns and equally challenging to adapt your trading strategies to it. There is no universal perfect solution to this problem but there are several general approaches that can be considered. What is a Bear market? Bear market in general refers to the condition where … [Read more...] about Trading in a Bear Market on eToro