Directional Trading

Directional Trading

A fairly straightforward investment strategy that involves buying securities one believes will rise in price and selling those one believes will decline in price. The success of the strategy involves the ability to accurately predict market movements, and the largest risk is the possibility that the investor may make a mistake. Many long-term investors use a directional trading strategy. See also: Market timer, Market neutral trading strategy.
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1 July 2014 - A new survey from Switzerland-based financial services firm Credit Suisse (NYSE: CS) indicates that a rising number of investors expect to be overweight commodities a year from now, with fundamentally based directional trading remaining the best way to maximise returns.
They will be taught how to employ multiple trading strategies in the equity futures market including directional trading, relative value trading, and event driven trading.
Global Banking News-October 4, 2010--UBS strengthens macro directional trading team(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Thus when governments get involved in directional trading there is the very real and serious risk that the individuals in charge of trading engage in inappropriate risk taking.
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