Forex Trading Information

Forex — the foreign exchange (currency or FOREX, or FX) market is the biggest and the most liquid financial market in the world. It boasts a daily volume of more than $6.6 trillion. Trading in this market involves buying and selling world currencies, taking profit from the exchange rates difference. FX trading can yield high profits but is also a very risky endeavor.

Getting into Forex trading is easy:

1. Start with our free Forex course.
2. Open an account with a broker.
3. Learn from other traders at the forum.

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    My experience has been very positive so far, customer service is fast, variable spreads are competitive and ridiculously fast withdrawals.

Forex Blog

Forex Daily Volume Soars to $6.6 Trillion in 2019 According to BIS

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:32

Three years have passed since the last issue of the Bank's of International Settlements triennial report on the FX market. So today was the right time for the release of the 2019 version of the Triennial Central Bank Survey of FX and over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets. As always, the report is based on the data from...

EUR/USD Starts Week with Big Slump

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:36

EUR/USD started the week extremely soft, demonstrating a big drop on Monday. Market analysts speculated that the reason for the decline were dovish comments from European Central Bank officials, which suggested the central bank will maintain or even expand its monetary stimulus. Additionally, speculators trimmed bets on interest ...

Forex Brokers Update — September 15th, 2019

Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:04

No new brokers have become listed during the last week, but we have some updates to report on: ForexMart removed its range of no-deposit bonuses in favor of lowering their spreads. Spreads on Classic, Pro, and Cent accounts have now been properly marked as variable (with 1...

Forex News

Swedish Krona Weak After Jump of Unemployment Rate, Riksbank Monetary Policy Minutes

Swedish Krona Weak After Jump of Unemployment Rate, Riksbank Monetary Policy Minutes

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:22

The Swedish krona was extremely vulnerable today after the unemployment rate jumped to the highest level in four years and the central bank signaled that it will likely delay the planned interest rate hikes.

Canadian Dollar Mixed After Manufacturing Sales Demonstrate Surprisingly Big Drop

Canadian Dollar Mixed After Manufacturing Sales Demonstrate Surprisingly Big Drop

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:52

The Canadian dollar was mixed today, rising against some rivals, falling versus others, and staying flat against some. Fundamentals were negative to the currency, with an unexpectedly big drop in manufacturing sales and retreating prices for crude oil.

Swiss Franc Soft After Economic Growth Outlook Downgrade

Swiss Franc Soft After Economic Growth Outlook Downgrade

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:20

The Swiss franc was very soft today after the downgrade of Switzerland's economic growth outlook. The Swissie fell against major rivals and lost earlier gains versus commodity currencies.

Commodity Blog

Copper Falls on Disappointing Chinese Data, Trade Uncertainty

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 18:07

Copper futures are sliding on Tuesday, driven by disappointing data from the world’s second-largest economy and uncertainty over US-China trade negotiations. Despite topping $2.70...

Precious Metals Retreat Ahead of FOMC

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 9:42

Precious metals retreated today following yesterday's rally, most likely due to profit-taking. Metals rallied yesterday on the news about an attack...

Crude Oil Retreats After Monday's Huge Rally

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 8:48

Futures for crude oil retreated today after yesterday's huge rally, which caused prices to surge 15% to levels not seen since May....

Forex Video Zone

What Is the Difference Between Forex Trading and Binary Trading?

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:47

In this video, you will learn about the differences between forex trading and binary options trading. In binary options trading, the profit and the risk are already set based on the outcome of the trade. Assume that the profit potential is 80% for winning trades and you invest $20 for this trade, then you will profit $16 if the trade wins. You will lose this $10, in case the trade loses. In forex trading,...

Bearish Shooting Star — Candlestick Pattern

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:40

In this video, you will learn about one of the most popular candlestick reversal pattern, which is the bearish shooting star. This is a bearish reversal pattern, which occurs at the end of an uptrend. This is a single candlestick pattern, unlike other patterns, which consist of two or three candlesticks that make the pattern. This pattern consists of a bearish candlestick with a small body and a long upper wick. The length of the upper...

USD/ZAR Forecast — September 17th 2019

Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:43

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the USD/ZAR pair for the September 5th session. USD/ZAR — The market opened this week gapping higher. It makes sense that the market is influenced by the headlines related to drone attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. This is seen as a risk-on, risk-off pair. To the downside, the 14.50 level, the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement, and the 200-day EMA look supportive. A break above the top...

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Forex trading bears intrinsic risks of loss. You must understand that Forex trading, while potentially profitable, can make you lose your money. Never trade with the money that you cannot afford to lose! Trading with leverage can wipe your account even faster.

CFDs are leveraged products and as such loses may be more than the initial invested capital. Trading in CFDs carry a high level of risk thus may not be appropriate for all investors.