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Risk management for traders and investors

Risk management for traders and investors

Anybody looking to immerse themselves in the world of trading should be aware of the substantial risks of using their capital to invest. Whilst investing can provide a path for people to earn a decent profit, it also comes with huge risks. Learn more.

Economic indicator: definition and how to use it

Economic indicator: definition and how to use it

Wondering what economic indicators are? There needs to be a cocktail of factors that set the bedrock for the economy to flourish, and that's what economic indicators are for. Today we'll look at the indicators that signal both a strong and weak economy.

What is a commodity market?

What is a commodity market?

Today we look at commodity markets, another asset you can trade on the amana app. But first - what i a commodity? A commodity is a tradeable good extracted from the earth or produced naturally. Learn more about commodities like oil, gold, wheat and more.

What is a central bank?

What is a central bank?

Banks are one of the cornerstones of our society. They've been around for centuries and play a pivotal role in our lives—whether we want to purchase a house, pay our bills or receive our wages. Learn more about them to get a firmer grasp on the economy

What are altcoins? Investing for beginners

What are altcoins? Investing for beginners

Altcoins are essentially any coin that isn’t Bitcoin. As Bitcoin was the initial cryptocurrency to hit the digital asset space, it is considered the standalone and marquee asset that is available in to invest in. Want to know more? Read on!

Trading desk | How it works

Trading desk | How it works

You may have heard the term "trading desk" several times when it comes to news about the stock market. Today we will examine what it means when a company refers to its trading desk, and give you some pointers on how to get one set up for yourself.

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defined, how it works

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defined, how it works

You must’ve seen the name Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeated many times in our daily emails and whichever financial publications you read. But you probably haven’t got a clue what they do and what their purpose is. Well, not to worry!

Swing trading in 2022: a strategy guide

Swing trading in 2022: a strategy guide

Curious about swing trading? Read this guide to learn more. In it, we'll cover the basics of swing trading, including what it is, how it differs from day trading, several tips, and some pros and cons of the strategy.

Day trading: get started with the basics

Day trading: get started with the basics

This day trading guide is for new traders who want to start learning about day trading basics, risks and strategies. That way, beginners can be best-positioned to avoid some of the early losses that many traders make.

What is a stock market? A beginner’s guide

What is a stock market? A beginner’s guide

The terms “stock market” and “stock exchange” are often used interchangeably but mean the same thing. Shares can be purchased or sold on any of the stock exchanges that make up the global stock market. Let’s look at the stock market history, and more.

What is a stock trader?

What is a stock trader?

Looking to become a stock trader but you’re not sure where to start? Well, we’re about to tell you all about it! From types of stock traders to individual vs. institutional stock trading, we've got you covered.

Crypto day trading: the basics and how to get started

Crypto day trading: the basics and how to get started

The advantage of cryptocurrency day trading is that you can take advantage of the extreme volatility in the market. This, of course, can work against you, and you can also lose money quickly. Keep reading to know more.

Is trading crypto same as forex?

Is trading crypto same as forex?

Crypto is one of the newest forms of trading available on the market. Forex is one of the old traditional forms of trading, and the first forex market originated centuries ago. Let's look at some comparisons between trading crypto and trading forex today.

Forex vs. options: what are the differences?

Forex vs. options: what are the differences?

Forex is the buying and selling of foreign currency and is a multi-trillion-dollar industry. Options are a specific type of trading tool used when a trader is looking to obtain a financial asset. But that's only the beginning. Know more with amana.

Forex vs Stocks: What are the differences?

Forex vs Stocks: What are the differences?

Currency exchange and stock markets are two different fields of investment. They remain amongst some of the most popular and potentially profitable types of investment you can find anywhere in the world. Let's explore the differences between them.

What is a currency exchange?

What is a currency exchange?

Simply put, currency exchange is the conversion of currency from one country's currency to another. Thousands of different pairings exist across international markets. But there's more to it than that. So, let's dive right in!

5 popular online trading strategies

5 popular online trading strategies

When it comes to online trading, the most important thing to keep in mind is that there is no one best approach. Wondering where to start? Here are breakdowns of five popular and diverse online trading strategies to help you decide.

What is an index? Examples, how it’s used

What is an index? Examples, how it’s used

New to investing and you're unsure what a market index is? In today’s article, we’ll look at what an index is, how they work, and some of the most commonly used indexes in the US markets. What are you waiting for? YALLA.

What is active trading?

What is active trading?

You can apply several different techniques to trade effectively. One of the most effective strategies is a technique called active trading. Let's take a deep look at the difference between active trading and active investing, and how you can benefit.

10 stock trading tools (that every trader should have)

10 stock trading tools (that every trader should have)

When you level up your tools, you stand in a better position to understand the stock market and when to enter or exit a successful trade. Today we're going to explore 10 tools that will allow you to navigate this sometimes turbulent market.

Investing on the go | Mobile trading app

Investing on the go | Mobile trading app

Incredible advances have been made in the world of trading and computer technology. Investing on the go has never been easier, and mobile trading apps spearhead the innovations for a new generation of investors. Let's look at the best mobile trading apps.

Best online stock brokers for beginners

Best online stock brokers for beginners

We live in a world where we are constantly bombarded with advertisements for trading platforms. It can be very difficult to navigate any market online as companies from all over the world compete against each other for your custom. Let us help you gauge.

Options, stock & ETF trading software

Options, stock & ETF trading software

Trading software has become an incredibly large industry thanks to landmark computer programming. Today's article will explain what options, stocks and ETFs are, compare the three and see the pros and cons of these trading software types.

The basics of bond trading for beginners

The basics of bond trading for beginners

If you're looking to invest, you might have come across bond trading. Well, here's a beginner's guide to tackling the fundamentals of bonds, what they are and how you can start building a strategy to trade them.

Trading indices: what you should know as a beginner

Trading indices: what you should know as a beginner

Thinking about getting into index trading? This guide will serve as a helpful tool to get beginners up and running with their index training journey. Read on to learn the fundamentals of trading indices, which you can do in minutes on the amana app.

What is trade execution? Methods, restrictions

What is trade execution? Methods, restrictions

That’s right – it’s time to go a little deeper down the rabbit hole and a little more technical. Today, we’re covering the topic of trade execution and various trade execution services. So, what are you waiting for? Dive right in!

Social impact investing: a beginner’s guide

Social impact investing: a beginner’s guide

All investors care about are those sweet, sweet returns. But what if you could do good and make money? With the rise of sustainable investing, many nonprofits have partnered together with money managers and investment banks to better society. Learn more.

Swing trading: What do you need to know as an investor?

Swing trading: What do you need to know as an investor?

Swing trading involves holding a position for more than a day. Swing traders shoot for short-term profits by using technical analysis to enter, hold, and exit positions for multiple days or weeks, then close them shortly after. But is it right for you?

Sustainable investing: is it worth?

Sustainable investing: is it worth?

Sustainable investors seek out prospects and financial returns in companies with a strong emphasis on environmental, social, and governance issues. Want to know more? Then keep reading.

Short selling: What are the pros and cons?

Short selling: What are the pros and cons?

Short selling can capture serious profits if it is executed properly. However, traders risk overleveraging the short position and losing all their initial input. amana takes a deep dive into this divisive, high-risk practice.

Guide to ethical investing with amana

Guide to ethical investing with amana

Ethical investing is a strategy where an investor chooses investments based on ethics instead of profit. It isn’t a case of investing solely because a company is tying itself to trees in the Amazon but has no sustainable business model. Learn more.

Financial speculation: Learn to speculate finance with amana

Financial speculation: Learn to speculate finance with amana

You may have heard of the term “speculate to accumulate” - it is a common saying amongst traders and investors. It highlights that you need to take a risk with money, sometimes, to make money. Want to know more? Then read on.

7 tips for trading crypto

7 tips for trading crypto

There are many factors to consider if you're planning on trading cryptocurrencies. For example, you should assess your risk tolerance; crypto can be volatile. Strategy is important, too. Want to learn more? Let's dive into our 7 tips for trading crypto.

Market volatility - stock market volatility explained

Market volatility - stock market volatility explained

Volatility is an investment term that means a certain market or type of investment is moving in an unpredictable, turbulent way. Several factors can cause the price of a stock to increase or decrease in price dramatically. Let's take a look what they are.

How difficult is day trading in cryptocurrency?

How difficult is day trading in cryptocurrency?

Daytrading in any volatile market is pretty challenging. However, what we will take a look at today are the tools you can look to take advantage of to increase your chances of day trading successfully or at least to put the odds in your favor.

Long trades vs. short trades: which should I use?

Long trades vs. short trades: which should I use?

Traders hear the terms “long trades” and “short trades” all the time, but beginners can find these a bit perplexing. Let's take a look at the difference between long trades and short trades, how to do it and, most importantly, how to manage risk. Yalla.

Short-term trading strategies for beginners

Short-term trading strategies for beginners

If you read it on the news, chances are it’s already old. That’s the catch for short-term trading. But being up to date with the latest business publication isn’t enough in this game. Here's are some tips to help you make better short-term trades.

What you need to know about day trading

What you need to know about day trading

Day trading is risky, but it can result in greater gains over time when done right. Defined as the practice of buying and selling stocks, day-to-day trading differs from long-term trades in terms of both timeframe and strategy. Learn more.

Is trading crypto tough?

Is trading crypto tough?

Much like any new market, the opportunities that lie within cryptocurrency range from meteoric profit to serious despair. Today, we take a look at trading crypto and some of the challenges crypto traders are facing, as well as opportunities.

The basics of supply & demand

The basics of supply & demand

Supply and demand are fascinating topics and provide a solid theory for how huge businesses can operate successfully. Today, we’ll dive into the basics of supply and demand, some supply and demand examples, and even the supply and demand theory.

5 tips for diversifying your portfolio

5 tips for diversifying your portfolio

A well-balanced and varied portfolio is stronger than having all your eggs in one basket. But today we break down five tips for diversifying your portfolio and see how you can benefit more when it's really far-ranging.

The introduction to news trading

The introduction to news trading

There’s an old joke “that economists are too smart for their own good but not smart for anyone else’s. Today, we’ll turn that joke on its head so that you can know more about news trading and get smarter about the global economy.

5 tips for successful long-term investing

5 tips for successful long-term investing

Long-term investing is the way to go if you want to build up a big nest egg for retirement, save money for a future expense, or even beat inflation. Here are a few tried and tested rules that can help you increase the chances of long-term success.

5 day trading strategies for beginners

5 day trading strategies for beginners

The practice of frequently buying and selling stocks during the day is referred to as day trading. Today we bring you five of the most popular strategies that day trades use to potentially make smaller gains that snowball into larger sums.

The introduction to financial market analysis

The introduction to financial market analysis

Financial market analysis is key for anyone trying to figure out the value of an asset. And based on a variety of circumstances, you’re gonna want to use a specific type of market analysis. Let's look at the three main types of market analysis.

10 reasons to download the amana app

10 reasons to download the amana app

Looking for access to the world of trading and investing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? We’ve created the amana trading app that makes is not just easy but also pleasant. Simply tap, swipe, trade. Here are the top 10 reasons why amana app hits different.

10 forex trading tips for beginners

10 forex trading tips for beginners

Forex trading can be not just profitable but also incredibly fun. That feeling when you’ve doubled your investment is unbeatable. But all this can only happen if you own your know-how. Here are the top 10 forex trading tips for beginners.

Top 10 reasons to invest in stocks

Top 10 reasons to invest in stocks

Is this your first time investing in the stock market? Here are the top 10 reasons to invest in stocks, a few cons, and a few tips for investing in stocks for beginners.

What is a single-stock ETF?

What is a single-stock ETF?

That's right – there is a new type of ETF in town. The single-stock ETF allows for leveraged or inverse trading of a single stock, and that's what all the hoopla is all about. Ready to learn more? Let's dive a little deeper.

How to invest in stocks online: a beginner's guide

How to invest in stocks online: a beginner's guide

If you're a beginner looking to invest in stocks for the first time, our beginner's guide on how to invest in stocks online has all you need to get you started.

Virtual currency exchange definition

Virtual currency exchange definition

A virtual currency exchange lets you swap many large world currencies for digital currency such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano etc. A virtual currency may refer to more than just digital currency, too. It could be a currency exchange online. Let's dig in!

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) 101

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) 101

An exchange-traded fund, aka ETF, is one of the most common choices for beginner investors who want to kick off their trading journey with a diversified product. amana dives into what ETFs are and how they differ from other types of investments.

What is Ethereum and how does it work?

What is Ethereum and how does it work?

Ethereum is one of the most prominent cryptocurrencies on the market today. It is the second highest cryptocurrency by market cap, second only to Bitcoin. Want to know more about it? amana break it all down for you.

A beginner’s guide to trading forex

A beginner’s guide to trading forex

What is forex trading, and how does it work? Learn all about currency trading, major currency pairs, base currency, bulls & bears trading and much more. Level up your trading knowledge with amana today.

What’s a currency peg and how does it work?

What’s a currency peg and how does it work?

Ever heard of currency pegging? Well, this article is going to break currency pegging down to the basics—what it means, how it works, and why it’s a method used by governments and central banks around the world.

How to buy Ethereum: beginner's guide

How to buy Ethereum: beginner's guide

Today we will be exploring the various ways you can invest in Ethereum. We will also direct you down the optimum route you should take to get your hands on this popular and innovative asset. So, what are you waiting for? YALLA.

How to mine Ethereum: a beginner’s guide

How to mine Ethereum: a beginner’s guide

Today we’re looking at how to mine Ethereum and find out the best way to make some passive income by mining the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency. Mining any cryptocurrency is an investment, much like it is actually to buy the asset. Let's dive in!

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