STOCKS: A share is a financial product which the holder has invested a similar percent in a company. The shares reflect the share capital of a company, this means that the holder is entitled to the profits of the company with the corresponding percent. The stock markets were introduced in the 11th century as they are nowadays.
CFD: Contracts For Differences in the various indicators of international and Greek shares. CFDs appeared in London in 1990. We can open sales positions (short) but also buys (long) and have leveraged into our funds. CFD is a contract whose value follows the rise or the descent of the underlying index or stock. CFDs belong in the category of derivatives and negotiations over the counter. This includes the use of CFD margin .This means that the investor with little capital is able to exchange to much bigger capitals. Indice’s and shares CFDs have no maturity date. We also have low costs of buying, selling, hedging, etc.
ETF: The Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) negotiate daily at exchanges like shares of a company. These ETFs are funds that follow an index or equity in order to the uptrend or downtrend movement of the index or stock. It is products that combine share’s features and mutual fund. The “key point” of ETF is that investors have the opportunity through a product to gain direct and relatively low cost entry into a basket of shares, but are not obliged to study in depth the individual shares in order to create themselves a share portfolio. We have ETF with 1×1, 1×2, and1x3 leverage.
FUTURES: The futures market first appeared in Japan in the 17th century. In the 18th century the Chicago marketwas created. The futures contract is an agreement between a seller to deliver to a buyer a specified quantity of a product at a specified price and date in the future. The product can be gold, silver, wheat, coffee, cocoa, cotton, oil, gas, financial indices or currency exchange rate.
FOREX: The foreign exchange market refers to exchange currencies at a specified price on spot or forward delivery. Because two currencies are involved, we refer to their relationship. The exchange market is OTC (over the counter) and is almost 24 hours in weekly base. They start on Sunday afternoon and stop on Friday night.
TRADER METHODOLOGY FOR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS
Systemic approach:The systemic approach is based on general systems theory (Bertalanfy, 1968). It is a theory which was originally developed in the field of engineering, to find later applied to other sciences, such as economy. Here we will examine the feasibility of such participants in international markets.
Relation Dynamic:We examine the relations and dynamics of markets and basic economic fundamentals.
• Relation between USD and Oil
• Source: Stock charts
• Perf chart for Oil and USD
• Source: Stock charts
• Relation chart for finance values (Retail Sales,FED rates,Unemployment rate)
• Source: Economagic
Technical Analysis:It is a method of securities analysis for predicting the future trend of prices by examining the data in particular with regard to price and volume of the corresponding markets. We use specific tools.
Statistic:The Statistic is a science that attempts to extract knowledge using empirical data based on the use of statistical theory, a branch of applied mathematics.
Statistically, the month of December in the last 100 years for Dow Jones index, was negative performance.
Microeconomics:The branch of economics analyzes the market behavior of an individual consumer or firm in an attempt to understand the decision-making process of firms and households. It is concerned with the interaction between individual buyers and sellers and the factors that influence the choices made by buyers and sellers.
Macroeconomics:Is a branch of economics that deals with the performance, structure, behavior and decision-making of the entire economy; be that a national, regional, or the global economy.Study aggregated indicators such as GDP, unemployment rates, and price indices to understand how the whole economy functions.