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Economic Indicators Beginner Education

What are Economic Indicators?

When trading in the forex markets, there are there are two types of analysis. There is technical and fundamental analysis. Technical analysis is done by looking at price and other numeric values, such as volume, along with charts and graphs to develop trading cycles and forex trading strategies. We will look at this in another article on technical analysis and strategies.

Jan 16, 2012 | FXEmpire

Forex Education and the Retail Forex Trader; Can the Small Guy Win?

Few markets can be as rewarding and punishing to the individual investor than the Global Forex trading marketplace.

Sep 29, 2011 | IBTimes

Video: Examination of Australia's Economy Through its Macro Indicators

In this 30 minute video we examine the Australian economy and go over the countries key fundamental indicators. We detail the economy using data on trade and exports, housing, consumer spending, and inflation. While Australia has enjoyed and will continue to enjoy mining boom, there are some headwinds to be aware of going forward which makes the next RBA meeting a balancing act.

By Nick Nasad | Mar 15, 2011 | FX Times

Video: Examination of Germany's Economy Through its Macro Indicators

In this 30 minute video we examine the Germany economy and go over the countries key fundamental indicators. We detail the economy using data on trade and exports, industrial production and factory orders, business confidence, the recent drop of the unemployment rate and look at the chance that the German consumer will return in 2011.

By Nick Nasad | Mar 11, 2011 | FX Times

Avoid fundamental influences in your trading

Are you a beginner trader? Are your winning trades sometimes suddenly stopped out and you didn't know why? Perhaps it was because some economic indicators were published. Perhaps there was an ECB press conference.

By Roger Baettig | Feb 09, 2011 | IBTimes

Economic Indicators (Forex Education)

An economic indicator is information amassed and published by a government or private entity recording the activity in a particular economic sector, either in a specific industry or in an entire economy. Most indicators are statistical, but they can be anecdotal or subjective as well.

By Roger Baettig | Aug 31, 2010 | IBTimes

Leading out of crisis - GDP(3/4)

This part of the GDP series will tackle the question if government and policticans can help to exit the crisis - or if not where the leadership has to come from

By Joern Berninger | Aug 28, 2010 | Joern Berninger

US GDP composition and driver of economic growth

Recently Peter Schiff and Marc Faber referred to GDP numbers and productivity. GDP tells not only a story about growth, but much more about where money comes from and where it goes to!

By Joern Berninger | Aug 28, 2010 | Joern Berninger

The constrains of GDP as a measurement of economic activity - Part I

http://www.berninger.de In this first part we briefly introduce GDP and look at the underlying basics.

By Joern Berninger | Aug 28, 2010 | Joern Berninger

Personal Income Levels and the Forex Market (Forex Education)

Forex market investors usually base their trade decisions or strategies upon macroeconomic data that's presented throughout the month. These "economic indicators" can seriously affect where an economy is headed - for the better or worse.

By Al Parsai | Aug 27, 2010 | ForexBrace

How the Number of Jobless Claims Affects Investment Markets (Forex Education)

When listening to the news, you often hear figures about the number of jobless claims. If you happen to be an investor in one of the investment markets like the stock market or the Forex market, that bit of news (often available on most online Forex trading system platforms) can have a direct affect on your trading strategies.

By Rahul Jain | Aug 27, 2010 | ForexBrace

Strategy based on the Retail Sales Indicator (Forex Education)

Forex traders formulate their trading strategies based upon technical indicators and fundamental or macroeconomic indicators. If a trader favors the fundamental approach, he'll be glued to daily, monthly, and quarterly economic reports to help him determine his next trading strategy. In fact, most online trading systems provide daily business journal news any time, day or night.

By Rahul Jain | Aug 27, 2010 | ForexBrace

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