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 $5.1 trillion (as of April 2016). 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. Everyone can participate in foreign exchange trading via the Forex brokers.

You can start learning to trade by going through our free Forex course. You can also join a friendly community of traders at the Forex forum.

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  • Raihanfx from indonesia writes about SuperForex:

    At first I hesitated to want to trade at this broker. For that, I tried it by using the no deposit bonus first. After I try, it turns out this broker is very good too. The execution is fast and no requote is perfect for me who likes to do scalping.

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  • Arsyila Romeesa from Indonesia writes about SuperForex:

    Convenience provided by the broker became the main thing, that's what I feel from brokers SuperForex. Implementation of trade is very fast, opening or closing the position of the entry has never happened requot. just like their deposit and withdrawal...

  • Imran Khan from Asia writes about Turnkey Forex:

    I hv been trading with turnkey forex for some time now and I hv nothing bad to say about them. Which is good im assuming! I lost a few pips & gained some while being with them. Spreads hv always been tight n never had execution issues. There were ti...

  • Sebastian Smidt from Ukraine writes about Land-FX:

    As a trader from outside EU i really appreciate variety of payment systems and Land-FX ability to offer custom schemes to fund/withdraw from account quickly and without complicated KYC.

Forex Blog

Which Forex Pair Trends the Most

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:51

A successful currency trader needs a proven trading strategy. Many traders prefer strategies based on trends. Such strategies work best with currency pairs that trend well. Monitoring a predominantly range-bound currency pair (USD/KRW, for example) would yield little result, even with a solid trading strategy...

EUR/USD Slips Despite Disappointing US Data

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:04

EUR/USD edged a little lower today even as most US economic report were disappointing. The dollar remained under pressure from uncertainty about the planned tax cuts. Initial jobless claims rose from 239k to 249k last week instead of falling to 235k as analysts had predicted. (Event A on the chart.)...

EUR/USD Remains Little Changed Despite Slew of Economic Reports

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 0:52

EUR/USD settled little changed on Wednesday (though it attempted to rally intraday) despite the large amount of economic reports in the United States. One of the most important of them was the inflation data, which showed that headline inflation slowed last month. Yet underline inflation accelerated a bit from 0.1% to 0.2%....

Forex News

British Pound Declines Against US Dollar on Strong Housing Data

British Pound Declines Against US Dollar on Strong Housing Data

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:19

The British pound today declined against the US dollar after the release of positive US housing starts and building permits data. The GBP/USD currency pair reversed all its earlier gains made during the early European session after an initial decline triggered by uncertainties regarding the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

Canadian Dollar Firm Despite Falling Employment

Canadian Dollar Firm Despite Falling Employment

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:16

The Canadian dollar gained even though nation's employment dropped last month. Other economic reports were good, though.

EUR/USD Trades Sideways on Eurozone and US Data

EUR/USD Trades Sideways on Eurozone and US Data

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:32

The EUR/USD currency pair was on a downtrend for most of the European session after the release of Eurozone CPI data for October. The pair later rebounded in the early American session after the release of US macro data.

Commodity Blog

Gold Rallies on US Dollar Pullback, Poised for Weekly Gain

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:13

Gold futures are rallying to end the trading week as the US dollar tumbled from new developments into the Russian investigation. With gold posting more...

Crude Oil Falls, Natural Gas Follows Despite Bullish Supply Report

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:59

Crude oil fell today amid doubts that the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will be able to convince its allies to extend oil...

Orange Juice Futures Rise 2% on Lower Florida Supplies

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:50

Orange juice prices climbed as high as 2% on Thursday on reports that Florida’s citrus supplies are short in the fallout of Hurricane Irma. Analysts...

Forex Video Zone

What Is a Risk-Free Rate?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:13

The risk free rate is the rate of return that investors require for investments with no risk. In essence, this return compensates investors for the time value of money. Inflation dictates that money in the future will not purchase as much as it does now, and the risk-free rate compensates investors for the time that their capital is tied up. Typically, treasury rates are used as measures of risk free rates. It is...

What Is Tiger Economy?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:10

The Southeast Asian economies of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Phillipines, and Thailand are referred to as Tiger Cub Economies. Tiger cub economy indicates that these economies are on a similar, albeit slower, growth trajectory as the original Asian tigers, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. The tiger cub economy have significant disparity in characteristics, such as their size, development, and economic growth model. Indonesia is the largest of the tiger cub economies, with...

USD Weighed Down in Asian Trade

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:27

Concern over the tax cut reform in the US is the main hurdle which halts an upward correction of the greenback. Besides, the US dollar is weighed down by disagreement on the tax bill among the Republicans. No wonder investors have shifted focus towards safe haven assets. The USD/JPY pair closed the Asian trade near 112.50. Investors are buying the Japanese yen after media reports that North Korea is building...