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Binary options withdrawing funds - Broker Investigator
  • Thursday 29 October, 2015

Binary options withdrawing funds - Broker Investigator

Perhaps the most common problem encountered by traders of online retail binary options and the topic on which we receive the most complaints by readers here at binaryoptionswire.com is the topic of withdrawing funds or profits from one’s account. In theory, most brokers claim that the withdrawal process should be quick and secure, much like the process of ...

Common Obstacles to Success With Binary Options
  • Thursday 29 October, 2015

Common Obstacles to Success With Binary Options

Any trader that enters the online retail binary options world does so in the sincere hope of success that will bring in profits from the good trades he/she will manage to implement. Anyone arguing that this is a simple and linear process that merely implies implementing a series of steps that methodically lead to trading profits is much mistaken, because such a ...

Rebranding Binary Options Trading
  • Thursday 29 October, 2015

Rebranding Binary Options Trading

Ever since their inception, about six years ago, binary options have been the centre of much controversy especially around whether they are nothing more than mere gambling or if they are rightly regarded in certain jurisdictions as a proper financial investment vehicle. Although there are valid arguments on both sides of the debate, one could also comfortably ...

Why Most Binary Options Signals Providers Shouldn’t Be Trusted
  • Thursday 29 October, 2015

Why Most Binary Options Signals Providers Shouldn’t Be Trusted

It is a natural tendency for human nature to be attempting to make money by taking advantage of the experience and expertise of someone else. This is why many binary options traders, especially those who are new to online trading altogether, choose not to learn to read charts and monitor the markets, but instead to pay a binary options signals provider in order ...

Exploring the top reasons behind the failure of Binary Options Traders
  • Thursday 29 October, 2015

Exploring the top reasons behind the failure of Binary Options Traders

The online retail binary options market is rapidly expanding and becoming extremely popular, especially because due to its simplicity it is truly easily accessible for all, rendering it the most accessible financial market in the world. However, amongst the vast numbers of binary options traders that hold active trading accounts with various binary options ...

The binary options trading industry: what’s the next trend?
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

The binary options trading industry: what’s the next trend?

Do you remember when we were discussing the failure of Ioption and other brokers, plus several ones being sanctioned by various authorities, the most recent example being the suspension of the Cedar Finance license by CySEC? Remember how we also discussed that after an initial huge boom the binary options trading industry and its brokers may be exhibiting ...

Tips on How to Minimize Risks in Binary Options Trading
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Tips on How to Minimize Risks in Binary Options Trading

Binary option trading, as all forms of financial trading, is without a doubt a venture that involves a significant element of risk. We are not returning to this issue in order to discourage you from trading binary options. We simply feel that “repetition is the mother of all learning” and therefore reiterate below some of the most common-sensual ways, ...

Fundamental Analysis for Binary Options Traders: Learn to Trade Events Properly
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Fundamental Analysis for Binary Options Traders: Learn to Trade Events Properly

It’s almost a cliché now, how most brokers sell the simplicity of binary options to prospective clients. They toss jargon like “fundamental analysis”, “events trading”, “economic calendars” and “NFP” at you, making it seem like trading is as simple checking the calendar for an important release, clicking Call if it comes in better than ...

Binary Options Vs Forex
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Binary Options Vs Forex

Back by popular demand, we have the most comprehensive Forex Vs binary options comparison we have ever posted. Read on to find out exactly how these two rival forms of trading stack up against each other. Binary Options Vs. Forex   Binary Options Forex Bonuses Most Binary Options brokers regularly offer bonuses in the form of matching ...

Binary options trading online…not for the lighthearted!
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Binary options trading online…not for the lighthearted!

I had just broken up from a long-term relationship (well, actually dumped by my high school sweetheart for the eyes…or legs of a younger woman). On top of that I was made redundant from my job, as a side effect of the economic crisis. So, I found myself at home, lots of spare time in my hands, the lump sum redundancy payment in my bank account and my ...

Six Binary Options Secrets for Successful Trading
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Six Binary Options Secrets for Successful Trading

The following is a brief list of things that your broker probably doesn’t want you to know, but that will definitely change your trading game if you take heed of them. Some may seem a little counter-intuitive, but trust me they work when done right. So without further ado, here’s my list of top six binary options trading tips. 1. Use longer trade ...

Asset Classes – Understanding the Assets You Trade.
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Asset Classes – Understanding the Assets You Trade.

Assets are basically what all the fuss is about in trading. They are the underlying securities that traders purchase and they come in four flavours: currency pairs, commodities, stocks and indices. One of the significant advantages that binary options have over other financial instruments is that binary traders are not tied to one specific asset class. When ...

Binary Options Trading Psychology
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Binary Options Trading Psychology

“...if you know the Way broadly you will see it in everything” -Miyamoto Musashi- Trading is considered an occupation that places a premium on education and rationality. Knowledge is key, as is self-control. Basically gamblers need not apply. Nevertheless it is increasingly difficult to reconcile the sheer volume of trades placed daily on the world's ...

Things All Binary Options Beginners Should Do
  • Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Things All Binary Options Beginners Should Do

Use Your Demo Account It’s most likely that your broker has provided you with some sort of a demo account. Binary Options demo accounts allow you to practice trading on your broker’s platform without risking any of your own money. If you are uncertain about whether a demo account is available to you then contact your broker and ask. Many brokers now do not ...

Introduction to Binary Options Affiliate Programs
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Introduction to Binary Options Affiliate Programs

Binary options are a revolutionary trading instrument that enables retail customers to place trades on a huge number of assets, from currencies and stocks, to commodities and indices. Binary traders earn profits by forecasting whether a given asset will rise or fall in value within a set period of time. The simplicity of binary trading, coupled with the fact ...

Free Demo Accounts in Binary Options
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Free Demo Accounts in Binary Options

If you’ve read our article titled The Truth About Binary Options Demo Accounts you know our position regarding the offering of free demo accounts in the binary options industry. If not then basically we believe all brokers should offer them and they should be completely free of charge, as well as being unlimited and not require any initial deposit. Now some ...

The Truth About Binary Options Demo Accounts
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

The Truth About Binary Options Demo Accounts

This is a topic that really needs addressing as many beginners are not aware that binary options demo accounts even exist and the benefits they can confer on their trading activities. Simply put a binary options demo account is the same as your live trading account with the difference of the money in that account not being real. A demo account allows you to ...

How to Find the Right Binary Options Broker for You
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

How to Find the Right Binary Options Broker for You

If you haven’t heard of binary options yet then you’ve probably been living up in some log cabin in the mountains for the past few years. Binary options are a revolution in online trading that has rapidly taken the online trading market by storm. Essentially it is a stripped down, streamlined version of trading that allows anyone with an internet connection ...

What are the main complaints against Binary Brokers?
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

What are the main complaints against Binary Brokers?

Most of the negativity surrounding binary options has to do with certain practices that are coming to light recently that make the binary options industry not look quite as legitimate as it paints itself out to be. We want to list them here so that you may provide us with feedback as to where you have experienced such things, with what brokers, on what trading ...

Some Advice When Dealing with Binary Options Brokers
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Some Advice When Dealing with Binary Options Brokers

Okay this article has been a long time coming, we are constantly inundated with emails informing us of problems in trading or withdrawing funds with this or that binary broker. To answer all those questions I decided to create this one post that I hope will help you out whether you have encountered similar issues, or whether you are soon to encounter ...

Pivot Points for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Pivot Points for Dummies

Hey you dirty freaks. Get ready for another totally awesome, fundamentally life-changing binary trading tutorial from your favourite trading mofo on the Goddamn planet. A.k.a me. Today we’re going to look at pivot points and how to add them to your trading game.  The simplest way to explain what pivot points are is to say they are an average of the highs, ...

Response to the Forbes  Gamble on Binary Options
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Response to the Forbes Gamble on Binary Options

Many of you who have done some research on the subject of binary options will have come across a piece that Forbes ran recently advising readers to not invest their money in binary options. Contrary to the high standard usually maintained by the Forbes editors this piece (titled Don’t Gamble on Binary Options), was poorly researched and gave a fundamentally ...

Fake Reversals for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Fake Reversals for Dummies

Right today we need to have a little talk about fake reversals. Now a lot of you budding little traders out there have been reading our tutorials, bringing yourself up to speed with the trading platform you're using, monitoring the news etc. We commend you on this, we really do, but we also keep getting emails questioning our trading genius because of ...

Support and Resistance for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Support and Resistance for Dummies

Okay class, today I'm going to teach you all about support and resistance levels (you lucky dummies you), and how to capitalise on them when trading binary options. Recognising and using support/resistance will be one of the best-loved and most-used tools you will have in your fundamental analysis toolbox. You should get the hang of how they work and become ...

Market Volatility for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Market Volatility for Dummies

Okay so you've probably come across the term market volatility when scanning the daily news for a gauge on what's happening on the world's markets. If you haven't been doing that every single morning before you even contemplate placing a trade then you need to navigate away from this page immediately and check out our articles on fundamental analysis. READ THE ...

The Straddle Strategy - Straddling for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

The Straddle Strategy - Straddling for Dummies

Easy now, no, read the title again, we're not suggesting you find a dummy and mount them! This article is about straddling and it is FOR dummies (so if you're reading this then namely YOU). Now if on the other hand you were actually looking for a tutorial on straddling dummies then a) you have come to the wrong place, and b) what the hell is wrong with you ...

Hedging for Dummies | Binary Options Hedging Strategy
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Hedging for Dummies | Binary Options Hedging Strategy

Yo yo yo yo, welcome to hedging for dummies. Now in an earlier tutorial we explained how to use the straddle strategy and we hinted at the fact that you shouldn't confuse it with the hedging strategy as both have an essential feature in common (we also suggested you don't go around straddling hedges as this can be hazardous to the health of your bum). Okay ...

Binary Option Trading Strategy: Reversals for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Binary Option Trading Strategy: Reversals for Dummies

The reversal strategy is usually the easiest binary trading strategy for beginners to get their heads round. Basically all it requires is for you to be in front of a live chart of the asset you want to trade on and to be looking for a trend that looks as though it may start to go in the opposite direction. Trends are when an asset is either going mostly ...

Oscillators for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Oscillators for Dummies

Oscillators fall under the category of technical analysis. Basically they are technical indicators that factor in price movement and consistency. An oscillator performs calculations on an asset's price movement between two extremes. When it shows values at the upper end of its scale this is an indication of an overbought asset, when the values are at the lower ...

Inflation and Deflation for Dummies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Inflation and Deflation for Dummies

Inflation and deflation are commonly misunderstood concepts that are actually not that difficult to comprehend. They are a very important factor in the development of economic policies and are vital to traders; both inflation and deflation have tremendous knock-on effects that carry on into all the securities traded daily, so a rudimentary understanding of how ...

Bollinger Bands Strategies
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Bollinger Bands Strategies

Bollinger bands are technical indicators. Technical indicators are mathematical operations that a charting platform can apply to the historical price information of an asset in order to derive ...

Using Relative Strength Index (RSI) In Binary Options Trading
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Using Relative Strength Index (RSI) In Binary Options Trading

Relative Strength Index is a tool employed in fundamental analysis. It uses recent increases and decreases in price to create a new line chart that describes the performance of a given asset. RSI's line chart moves between 0-100. If an asset finds itself above the 70 mark then it is considered to be overbought, if it is below the 30 mark then it is considered ...

Binary Option Time Frame Strategy
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Binary Option Time Frame Strategy

Originally developed for trading online Forex the multiple time frame strategy and binary options are a match made in heaven. The reason for this is that binary options are really all about the duration of each trade. With only two possible directions of movement for a trader to pick from (up or down) the duration of the trade has a huge say as to whether it ...

Are Binary Options the Same as Spread Betting?
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Are Binary Options the Same as Spread Betting?

We get asked this question a hell of a lot. The simple answer is no, they are definitely not the same as spread betting. But if you want to find out more about why read on. Binary Options have long been lumped in with spread betting but as more and more binary options firms attempt to have their products governmentally regulated they are now beginning to be ...

Binary Options Basics | Binary Options Tutorial
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Binary Options Basics | Binary Options Tutorial

Okay, so you're probably wondering what Binary Options are. Binary Options are a relatively new type of financial instrument that can be traded. Let's break things down really simply for this first lesson but don't get too comfortable, things will steadily get trickier as you progress through these tutorials. So first let's break each word down. “Binary” ...

Who Can Trade and How it Works
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Who Can Trade and How it Works

Okay so you have a very basic understanding of what these Binary Options you've been hearing about are. Now on to who can trade Binary Options. Well put simply, anyone over 18 years of age can trade Binary Options. This is where the beauty of Binary Options comes in. You don't need a lot of money in order to trade Binary Options. You don't need a great deal of ...

Where to Trade Binary Options
  • Monday 26 October, 2015

Where to Trade Binary Options

We're probably getting a bit of ahead of ourselves here as your induction into the world of Binary Options has just begun, but for those eager to have a look at some of the platforms offered by the various brokers out there you can switch tabs and navigate to our Broker Review section where you will find links to and reviews of our recommended top brokers for ...

Binary Options in a nutshell - How To Trade Binary Options
  • Thursday 22 October, 2015

Binary Options in a nutshell - How To Trade Binary Options

Binary Options are a booming segment of the online retail investment industry because they offer access to a wide range of securities that are traded on world markets with very low capital requirements. Read the brief overview below to find out what they are, how they work and get examples of such transactions. What are Binary Options Binary Options ...