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What is Free Margin?

We have already discovered in a previous article that Margin is the amount of money needed to open a trade, and once trades are opened, we can see the total amount of Margin being used in the terminal window of the trading platform. For a recap on Margin click here.

What is Stop out?

In our previous articles, we looked in detail at margin and leverage. We saw that when trading forex or other CFD’s (Contracts for Difference) on margin we were required to have an amount of money (initial margin) available in our account to open a leveraged position. This amount of money

What is a Margin Call?

We now know that Margin is the amount of money or capital needed by an investor to open a trade. Essentially these funds are ‘locked’ in the trading platform when a trade is opened and are released when a trade is closed. We also know that the Margin level expressed

What is Margin Level?

Whether you are a seasoned and experienced Investor or Trader, or perhaps you are completely new to CFD trading and are just starting out, a very important concept in trading and trade management is understanding and managing the Margin Level in the trading terminal and using this to control and
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What does your Equity on MT4 mean?

After previously exploring the concept of balance in the MT4, we are now presenting another concept related to the financials of your account, the equity. In this educational article, we will present what equity is, what it is used for, and how it is different from your balance. What is
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What does your Balance on MT4 Mean?

When you decide to enter the trading arena, one of the first actions you take is to open a trading account with a trusted broker like Traders Trust. To start investing on the financial markets, you need access to a trading platform such as MetaTrader4 (MT4), either via downloading it

What is Margin?

Whether you call it entry-level, collateral, or margin, it refers to the same concept – the capital required to open a trade. The margin is locked when the trade is opened, and it’s released when the trade is closed. A couple of years ago, you would need at least $500,000