Archive for the "Interview" Category

05.05.2011 Post in Interview

DSCF0003“Lucky Trader” is a young contest however it became popular among traders very quickly. What is the secret of its success? Attractive conditions, strong technical base, good prizes.. It is not the edge! “Lucky Trader” turned out to be a wonderful opportunity to trade with adrenalin! The winner of the regular tournament is a thrill-seeker – Khalaf Nasrallah.

IFX: Hello! How long ago did you make your first steps in the world of Forex trading?
KN: 2 years ago

IFX: Is Forex popular in your city?
KN: Yes, it is.

IFX: How often do you participate in such kind of competitions for traders?
KN: I always participate in such contests, I can say I do it monthly.

IFX: Was it easy for you to gain the victory?
KN: No, actually, it was very difficult, especially in such kind of contest – “Lucky Trader”, you need a special mindset to win and a good luck.

IFX: Does the advisor run trading instead of you or you prefer “manual” trading?
KN: No, i prefer to run my trades manually.

IFX: Have you ever managed to repeat the contest account result in real life?
KN: Unfortunately, no, but it is not the time yet.

IFX: Whose opinion is the most authoritative one while deals settling?
KN: I believe in my judgment based on my strategy.

IFX: What made you involve in InstaForex Company, how did you become our client?
KN: I like Insta platform, low spread and instant execution.

IFX: What parting words would you say the newcomers?
KN: If you are serious about this business, get a real account; don’t use a Demo account more than one month.

IFX: Thank you very much for your answers! Good luck!

Added by Kseniya Vedenko,
InstaForex PR-manager

03.05.2011 Post in Interview

Often an interesting activity is left at the midway and the peaks which could have been conquered become dreams. Trading is not exclusion. Forex is not just a hobby, it is work requiring diligence, patience and dedication, and these peculiarities are not possessed by anybody! However, expended energy will never be left without a reward, either moral, or financial. The winner of “InstaForex Sniper” contest confirms it – Anthony Genius.

IFX: Hello! How did you join Forex market?
AG: My Friend told me about forex then I became interested.

IFX: Is your education related to financial markets?
AG: No.

IFX: Does trading come as your main activity or it’s just a hobby?
AG: Right now, hobby and side job.

IFX: Do you follow the analysts advice or you prefer to make forecasts by yourself?
AG: Make my own forecast.

IFX: Were you sure in your victory from the start or was the victory a pleasant surprise for you?
AG: I was surprised.

IFX: How do you think what advantages helped you to outrun your rivals and break through to the first place? Or was it just a luckiness?
AG: I have trading system and that week (contest) it did well.

IFX: What did attract you in “InstaForex-Sniper” contest?
AG: Short period and transparency.

IFX: Are there any pairs you try to avoid in trading?
AG: Try to avoid USD-JPY.

IFX: What is your strategy based on?
AG: Trend line and RSI.

IFX: What would you wish or recommend our competitors who were overcome by you?
AG: Find your trading system, test it. If it’s profitable, don’t hesitate to follow it.

Added by Yana Krupko,
InstaForex
PR-manager

14.02.2011 Post in Interview

About a thousand of traders take part in the “Lucky Trader” contest arranged by InstaForex Company each month. However, not all of them manage to achieve the desired results. Yet, there are the ones who does succeed. So, today we are happy to introduce you the winner of a January step of Lucky Trader. His name is Ibrahim Shibab. In our interview we made an attempt to reveal the secret of success in trading tournaments.

Ibrahim-ShihabIFX: How long have you been working on Forex market? What attracted you in the profession of trader?
IS: I have been on this market for about 3 years. It is attractive as you witness imressively high changes for minutes. And besides, you operate with big amounts.

IFX: Do you ever feel scared? How do you handle your emotions?
IS:
Certainly, everyone on this market feels scared. But I can handle the emotions thanks to a good EA. So no human emotions are involved.

IFX: How did you get to know about InstaForex Company and what prompted you to take part in the Lucky Trader Contest?
IS:
I know InstaForex Company for over 2 years and I trade with it as it offers reliable, fast servers and an opportunity to join the contests.

IFX: How soon did you manage to reach the top? Is it your first victory in an InstaForex contest?
IS:
This is the second time i has won the Lucky Trader contest.

IFX: What is the secret of success on the currency market?
IS:
I think the secret of success on this market is controlling your feelings and preventing fear from affecting the way you open and close your positions.

IFX: Could you, please, tell us more about your winning strategy?
IS:
I mostly use EA in my scalping. I  rely on the moving average.

IFX: What are the main things which are worth paying attention to by the beginning traders?
IS:
I would recommend more training, before starting to trade on the real market.

IFX: Thank you for taking part! We wish you the same grand victories in future!

Added by Alexandra Melyukhova,
InstaForex
PR-manager

23.11.2010 Post in Interview

Recently we got in touch with Mardi Marbun, “InstaForex Sniper” second winner, and asked him some questions regarding his success in the trading contests. Mr. Marbun was kind enough to agree to give us an interview and share his trading experience.

Mardi Marbun-2 IFX: Hello. How did you learn about Forex market?
MM: Hello, I learn about Forex market from articles in the Internet.

IFX: Is your education related to the financial field?
MM: No.

IFX: Is trading your main activity or just a hobby?
MM: Yes, trading is my main activity.

IFX: Do you follow the advice of analysts or prefer making your own forecasts?
MM: Sometimes.

IFX: Were you confident in your victory since the start or was it a pleasant surprise?
MM: Since the start, I was confident I will win it.

IFX: How do you think which competitive advantages helped you to reach the top? Or you just were lucky?
MM: No, I am not just lucky… but I tried hard to win the competition.

IFX: What was attracting for you in “InstaForex Sniper” contest?
MM: “InstaForex Sniper” is a difficult challenge, because there are many traders who take part in the contest.

IFX: Are there any pairs you are trying to avoid in your trading?
MM: No.

IFX: What is your strategy based on?
MM: Fundamental, technical and economic forecast.

IFX: What would you wish and advise the contesters which you have overcome?
MM: Never give up in despair!

IFX: Thank you for participation! Wish you always have such a great luck!

If Mardi Marbun’s success has inspired you, you can try your forces in the next contest, coming up on Monday, 29 November.


The interview was obtained by Ekaterina Pobedinskaya
,
InstaForex Clients’ relationship manager

25.03.2010 Post in Interview

Dear blog readers,

This time we would like to introduce one of the pretenders to “Miss Insta Asia” title, a participant of InstaForex beauty contest, a real Asian beauty and just a simple young girl – Siti Maryam Idris. She is a student from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and very intelligent person. How is she related to Forex world, and who compelled her to take part in the contest – that’s what she will tell us in her interview to “Miss Insta Asia” Administration.

siti maryam

IFX: Hello dear Siti Maryam.What do you do in your life? What are your hobbies and interests?

SM: Right now I’m working as Administration at private company in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In the same time I’m persuading my degree in Software Engineering at University Technology of Malaysia. I like outdoor activities like camping, jungle tracking, travelling and more. Like most women my interest are mainly in healthcare and music.

IFX: As you have written in your profile, you are taking “Software Engineering” course. But how are you related to Forex? Are you a trader? Share your experience and impression of trading.

SM: Forex and Software are two difference fields, but I don’t see this is a barrier for me to get involved in both worlds. Some of my knowledge in Software engineering could be applies in Forex indirectly- you have to be discipline, critically and analytically in both fields.

I’m not a trader as I’m very fresh in this field, but I’m exposed by the environment of trading as I’m surrounded by family members who are successful traders

IFX: For how long have you learned about Forex?

SM: I’m newbie in Forex, I just learn about Forex since I’m working in Forex Company.

IFX: Is currency trading serious and respectable work? Why?

SM: Yes, because it requires experience, money management, discipline, trading psychology, mental strategies and more, which are not everybody have and the only strong can excel with this job.

IFX: Do you earn enough and stably at Forex? Or is it just a hobby and additional source of revenue?

SM: As I’ve mentioned, I’m not a trader yet, however from my experience with traders around me, I can say that they earn well.

IFX: Do you think trading is just male profession? Or women can also approve themselves in this field? What qualities do help them to trade?

SM: When it comes to money management it should be no boundary between male and female, both genders have the equal opportunity to excel in this field. What important is these qualities: experience, money management, discipline, trading psychology and mental strategies.

IFX: How did you learn about InstaForex Company?

SM: InstaForex Company is my principal employer. I’m glad to work/learn with InstaForex Company.

IFX: What did compel you to register in the contest?

SM: Encouragement from my colleagues and also as a form of support to my company.

IFX: Is it your first experience of participating in the beauty contests?

SM: Yes, this is my first time.

IFX: By the current rating, you are among the first five leaders. How do you appraise your chances to win?

SM: I never put any high hope at all, instead I’m very surprised I could reach this level and thank you in advance to all the voters.

IFX: Which of your personal qualities do your friends appreciate?

SM: Honesty, sincere and trustworthy.

IFX: What are the secrets of your beauty and charm?

SM: For me the beauty comes from inside -behavior, honesty and self belief-

IFX: What helps you to make a decision: good sense or intuition?

SM: Both are relevant depend on situation, sometimes it needs a good sense and sometimes intuition works.

IFX: You wrote you were proud to be Asian. What distinguishes Asian girls from other nations?

SM: A typical Asian upbringing engenders its women with the importance of manners and respect for others. Asian girl are gentle and polite, they are typically very attractive physically and intelligent. Asian girls have many qualities ensuring that they are constantly respectable. I‘m not saying the western girls do not possess these qualities, but in many ways I’m proud to be an Asian young lady.

IFX: What is your the most dearest wish for today?

SM: Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge, wish for more wisdom.

IFX: Thank you so much for your answers and time. We wish you good luck in the contest and great achievements in your life and study!

The interview was obtained by Ekaterina Abramova ,
InstaForex PR-manager

To learn more about the contest and its participants you can visit the website: miss-instaforex-asia.com.