Category: 3. Binary Options 101

Binary Options Vs. Forex

Binary options trading has long existed over-the-counter, only experiencing a massive growth spurt in the last few years. Now, approximately 90 companies (including those who white label their products) offer some sort of binary options trading service. So okay, it’s a growing industry… But why should you involve yourself...
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Are Binary Options Regulated?

Binary options trading is the new kid on the block, gaining the attention of regulators only recently as it is now being offered by many brokers, both old and new to the industry. Unlike spot forex trading, which is overseen by the CFTC, NFA, or other foreign regulatory agencies, there...
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Market Analysis For Binary Options

Remember back when you enrolled yourself into the School of Pipsology, we talked about “The Big Three” types of market analysis. In case you forgot, they are: Fundamental Analysis Technical Analysis Sentiment Analysis Why are we bringing this up again? Well, the good news is that these building blocks...
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3 Types Of Binary Options

The main factor when talking about payouts is the type of binary option traded. The option trade example given in the previous section is a type of an “up/down” option and is considered the simplest kind. Predicting if a currency pair would be above or below the strike price...
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How To Make Money Trading Binary Options

Now that we have a basic idea on how binary option trades work, let’s take a look at a simple example. Let’s say, you decide to trade EUR/USD with the assumption that price will rise.The pair’s current price is 1.3000, and you believe that after one hour, EUR/USD will...
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What Are Binary Options?

Don’t be intimidated! Its name may sound complicated, but binary options are arguably a simpler way to trade than traditional options or currencies. Just like traditional options, binary options have a premium, a strike price, and an expiration.The difference is that, with binary options, the “premium” amount for the option is...
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What Are Options?

Before we dive into binary options, it’s important to get a basic understanding of what options are and how they work. Traditionally, an “option” contract gives the holder the right to buy or sell an asset at a predetermined price within a certain period of time (or by an expiration date).Note...
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