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Old Feb 17, 2012, 5:52pm   #1
 
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Trading the news

Hello
I am a newbie to forex and I would like to read up on trading the news
can anyone recommend any articles of websites that talk about this
subject. I do appreciate all comments.
tia
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 7:25pm   #2
 
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Hello
I am a newbie to forex and I would like to read up on trading the news
can anyone recommend any articles of websites that talk about this
subject. I do appreciate all comments.
tia
jase:
Remember all news is old news. It is formed from the market, not the other way around. Consider moving your arm as the news, and your thought to move your arm as the market. Or the football scores in tomorrow's paper being the news, and the live game being the market.

Markets are born out of human activity, which ebbs and flows on many levels. As well as following the news on a macro level, look through the established trading books for models of this activity.
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 9:57pm   #3
 
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Remember all news is old news. It is formed from the market, not the other way around. Consider moving your arm as the news, and your thought to move your arm as the market. Or the football scores in tomorrow's paper being the news, and the live game being the market.

Markets are born out of human activity, which ebbs and flows on many levels. As well as following the news on a macro level, look through the established trading books for models of this activity.
which markets are economic and organisational data formed from?
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 10:48pm   #4
 
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which markets are economic and organisational data formed from?
To what economic and organisational data do you refer?
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 11:08pm   #5
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General opinion seems to be to not trade the news, or take very little from it, since, as already stated, it's old news.
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Old Feb 18, 2012, 10:46am   #6
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Just search with keyword "Trading the news" in Google and you will get lots of good sites packed with great info about Trading the news.
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Old Feb 18, 2012, 10:59am   #7
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Trading the news is a good idea, if you mean following the direction of the market's reaction to the news. Let all those clever guys in suits work out when Greece might default and whether that's good that afternoon for Germany or bad. Get in with the winning side when the smoke has cleared and the bodies are on the floor.
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