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Old 28-08-2009, 03:01
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What is the meaning of scalping and what is the best strategy of trading forex?
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It's when you go for small profits, like 3 or 4 pips per trade.

best strategy? it's you, the trader!
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Scalping is when you aim for 2-5 pips on a very short period of time. There are many scalping strategies but the big issue is the spread. If the broker has a big spread, you have to make up for the spread plus your profit. Some brokers do not allow scalping. Some brokers have small spreads plus a certain transaction fee.
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Thank you about your information
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Forex Scalping can also be called a quick trading. It is a method where traders allow their positions to last only for a matter of seconds, to a full minute and rarely longer than that.

The purpose of scalping is making small profits while exposing a trading account to a very limited risk, which is due to a quick open/close trading mode.
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Scalping in the forex market involves trading currencies based on a set of real-time analysis. The purpose of scalping is to make a profit by buying or selling currencies and holding the position for a very short time and closing it for a small profit. Many trades are placed throughout the trading day and the system that is used by these traders is usually based on a set of signals derived from technical analysis charting tools, and is made up of a multitude of signals, that create a buy or sell decision when they point in the same direction. A forex scalper looks for a large number of trades for a small profit each time.
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Forex scalping is a currency trading strategy used on short time frames, such as one to 5-minute charts, with quick buy/sell transactions that extract between 2 to 15 pips from the session. These quick transactions are often executed with larger lot sizes so that the smaller amounts of pips scalped will still lead to high profit margins.
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Trading strategy in which goods or securities are bought and sold for small, short term, profit during a trading session, rarely carrying a trading position to the next day.
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It's when you go for small profits, like 3 or 4 pips per trade.

best strategy? it's you, the trader!
But for me scalping are really hard to do. In my experience, for 10 x winning position when I use scalping, can be dissapear only by 1x loss position, so I prefer to use longterm strategy than scalping/
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The meaning of Scalping that you open a position and then closes when you check the profit a simple one or two points in a short time and then repeat the process over and over again in a short time, in the end is appropriate cumulative profits.
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According to Investopedia, scalping is a trading strategy in which a trader tries to make a profit on the changes of the price even if it is very small. For other terms and jargons about the Forex market and Forex trading, you can check it here.
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According to Investopedia, scalping is a trading strategy in which a trader tries to make a profit on the changes of the price even if it is very small. For other terms and jargons about the Forex market and Forex trading, you can check it here.
Most brokers allows scalping and you need to get broker with a fast trade execution speed and access to interbanks liquidity feeds.

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Most brokers allows scalping and you need to get broker with a fast trade execution speed and access to interbanks liquidity feeds.
Yes, I agree. Broker should be using state of the art trading server to allow fast trade execution.
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According to Investopedia, scalping is a trading strategy in which a trader tries to make a profit on the changes of the price even if it is very small. For other terms and jargons about the Forex market and Forex trading, you can check it here.
To add up traders who implement/use such strategy are called scalpers.
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Default Re: what is the meaning of scalping?

Good information guys...
So, what's about day trader??
what is it mean?
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Heres the meaning of scalping from investopedia.

A trading strategy that attempts to make many profits on small price changes. Traders who implement this strategy will place anywhere from 10 to a couple hundred trades in a single day in the belief that small moves in stock price are easier to catch than large ones.
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In my opinion scalping is one of the hardest strategies on the Forex market. it suites experienced traders better than beginners, doesn't it?
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What is the meaning of scalping and what is the best strategy of trading forex?
From my own online reserch Scalping in the forex market involves trading currencies based on a set of real-time analysis. The purpose of scalping is to make a profit by buying or selling currencies and holding the position for a very short time and closing it for a small profit.
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Default Re: what is the meaning of scalping?

Scalping is a term used in trading to refer to the act of taking very small profits on a trade, and then either trading extremely large amounts or very frequently to magnify profits. An example of this as a day trader would be making trades with the aim of taking a 2-3 tick profit, but then either doing this hundred of times a day or with an extremely large position size.
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