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Another way of using straddles involves fundamental announcements. A lot of these events cause rapid price movement, yet the direction of moves after number releases is notoriously difficult to predict. Particularly popular among traders are FED interest rate announcements and unemployment data release. These are also times when a great deal if indecision is present, resulting in both legs of straddle being stopped out. In spite of its popularity, this is perhaps the worst way of using straddles.
An important part of the foreign exchange market comes from the financial activities of companies seeking foreign exchange to pay for goods or services. Commercial companies often trade fairly small amounts compared to those of banks or speculators, and their trades often have little short-term impact on market rates. Nevertheless, trade flows are an important factor in the long-term direction of a currency's exchange rate. Some multinational corporations (MNCs) can have an unpredictable impact when very large positions are covered due to exposures that are not widely known by other market participants.
As traders, we can take advantage of the high leverage and volatility of the Forex market by learning and mastering and effective Forex trading strategy, building an effective trading plan around that strategy, and following it with ice-cold discipline. Money management is key here; leverage is a double-edged sword and can make you a lot of money fast or lose you a lot of money fast. The key to money management in Forex trading is to always know the exact dollar amount you have at risk before entering a trade and be TOTALLY OK with losing that amount of money, because any one trade could be a loser. More on money management later in the course.
There are generally two types of forex software available - the web based and client based software systems. These software systems are not hard to find as they are very widely available, all you really need to do is find one that is best suited to you.