What is a momentum strategy? Momentum strategy relies on making a profit by going long or short when price movements of an asset show a strong trend in an upwards or a downwards direction i.e. when there is a high price momentum either way. If an asset, such as stock or ETF, is undergoing an upward trend (so increasing in price), momentum trader would go long in it (i.e. buy … [Read more...] about Momentum trading on eToro
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Opening a trade on eToro is extremely easy: choose an asset you would like to buy or sell and press the 'Trade' button, select the quantity and open a position within seconds. But what if you don't want to purchase the asset just yet? What if you believe its price will go down in the future to a certain level so you can get a better deal buying it later? Thankfully, eToro … [Read more...] about Market orders vs Limit orders on Etoro
Trading on eToro platform has never been so easy. A clear user-friendly interface makes opening, monitoring and closing down trades very easy even for less experienced users. There are also plenty of learning opportunities and possibilities to practice on a demo account before risking your real capital. Yet, some trading technicalities and particularities in which financial … [Read more...] about Price Gaps: How not to blow up your account
Risk managament is one of the most, if not the most, important aspects of trading. Traders who are unable to manage their risks properly may end up losing everything by not being able to cut their losses on time, placing trades which are too big and too risky or not spotting an unfavorable price change on time. Although it is nearly impossible to cover all of the aspects of … [Read more...] about Basics of Risk Management on eToro
Many users choose eToro platform over any other because of its simple clear interface and transparent description of services it provides. Trading or investing has never been so accessible before, with the amount of learning material, tools and strategies out there. However, there are still several technical aspects in trading you should be familiar with and margin call is one … [Read more...] about What is a margin call on eToro?