Rob Booker

September 9, 2019

What is a FX Dealer?

When most people get started trading, they turn to the one universal resource we all use for everything: Google. You […]
September 9, 2019

What is a Pip Really Worth?

Sometimes traders have their own language. Alpha… beta… lots… pips… Wait, a pip? What is that? Let’s say that you […]
September 6, 2019

What is the Currency Market?

We’re going to keep things simple today. I’ve been talking a lot about trading in general, and the tools and […]
September 6, 2019

Why Traders Fail (and How to Get Past It)

Failure happens. It isn’t fun, and it usually happens at just about the worst time, but it’s a fact of […]
September 4, 2019

What is Spread in Trading?

I talk a lot about the idea of “spread” as it relates to forex and other types of trading. It […]
September 3, 2019

Finding the Best Times of Day for Trading

Time is a funny thing when you’re a trader. U.S. traders tend to operate on Eastern Time, which lines up […]
September 3, 2019

Tapping into the Magic of Margins and Leverage

Let’s say that you want to trade a mini-lot, but you only have $1,000 in your trading account. A mini-lot […]
August 30, 2019

What is a Pip, and Why Should You Care About Them?

Currency trading is all about volume. Everything from tiny micro lots up to large positions, how much you trade usually […]
August 30, 2019

Finding the Best Times of Day for Trading

When I first started trading in the early 2000s, I was living on the East Coast of the United States. […]