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Stock and FX Trading

An insights and analysis show that covers Economics and Stock Markets in Zimbabwe. Join a piggybankadvisor.com WhatsApp based group today by following the link; https://chat.whatsapp.com/GOqNASPbCFWEyNDb5AWG28 Open a Free IronFX Demo Trading Account today in three simple steps by following the link; https://www.ironfx.com.bm/en/register?utm_source=13073443&utm_medium=ib_link&utm_campaign=IB Download the piggybankadvisor.com Android App using the link; https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.piggybankadvisor.piggybankadvisor

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As a follower of the stock market, you most likely might have heard analysts or commentators referring to what are called Price Earnings Ratios (PER). In this article, Piggy would like to demystify PER ratios and also educate folks on how they can make use of this metric to pick stocks on the market. The …

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Piggy recently attended a Breakfast Forum that was meant to discuss implications of the new currency in Zimbabwe. Piggy is still concerned about the impact these developments would have on household incomes. From the forum, Piggy noted that the monetary authorities were upbeat that the new currency reforms would bring about a level of stability. …

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Since the announcement of Statutory Instrument 142 in Zimbabwe, Piggy has been in the hiding, attempting to figure out the implications of the measures. In fact, he is bewildered by the drastic policy shifts which have brought about new risks in terms of value-preservation strategies for households and individuals. The new measures imply that local …

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Piggy came across an interesting info- graph that clearly captures the attributes of a successful trader and would like to share it with his friends. See below; Piggy has recommended beginners who would like to venture into the world of Global Market Online Trading to complete the babypips course. The instructions are outlined here; https://piggybankadvisor.com/2019/05/30/an-fx-trading-course-for-beginners/ …

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Following on Piggy’s discussion on Trading Gold, it should be highlighted that IronFX also provides an opportunity for retail investors to trade commodities such as Oil, Silver, Platinum and Palladium. OIL Oil is an interesting commodity. IronFX enables individuals to trade Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Oil.  Crude oil is a naturally occurring petroleum …

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Following on Piggy’s discussion on CFD Share Trading, another angle that enables retail investors to gain access to global markets is through indices. In this case, the underlying instrument will be a stock market index. Most readers might recall occasions when they have watched the evening news on TV and heard references about the performance …

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Piggy is very excited of the fact that the IronFX platform provides retail investors access to global blue-chips. Of course, margin trading has largely taken an unfair and unwarranted amount of criticism with some financial commentators insisting that it is riskier than playing casino or horse betting. In fact, some well-known financial gurus have dubbed …

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Piggy has noted that there are similarities between forex trading and the game of football. Firstly, forex is the largest asset class by way of liquidity and this is in line with football, which is by far the most common sport world-wide. Secondly, in a football match two teams play against each other so as …

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Piggy has been encouraging individuals to start participating in foreign exchange trading. This is basically a global market where one currency is exchanged for another.  While the number of currencies in regular use around the world comes close to the number of countries in existence, only a very small handful of these currencies make up …

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Piggy has noted that the problem of income disparity is a global one and not only specific to a developing country such as Zimbabwe. According to a recent World Economic Forum Global Risks Report, the risk that is most likely to manifest over the next 10 years is severe income disparity.   An interesting observation …

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Piggy has noted with interest that On-line Trading has not only created access to currencies but has enabled investors to diversify their portfolios by taking advantage of spot trading in a well-balanced trading portfolio. Trading spot metals creates great opportunities for hedging in every liquid market, with investors gaining more exposure with limited risk.  Spot gold …

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