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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  • Navs from Europe writes about AMarkets:

    Perfect for me. After several months of trading at Amarkets, I have to share my impressions of this broker. The most pleasant thing is the conditions for investing. The absence of a minimum deposit is very important for new traders who just want to...

  • Eckhard Hubschdecke from Germany writes about Land-FX:

    It's been over a year that I have been trading with Land-fx. There were many ups and downs (related to my trading performance) during this and I've always found them helpful me with their upbeat services.

  • Andrew from Zurich writes about Markets Cube:

    I am not so familiar with forex trading, by another word - newbie. That's why I've chosen Markets Cube - there are a large number of educational materials, which help to quickly understand everything about forex trading. Also very helpful was the sup...

  • Peter Gregson from UK writes about StoxMarket:

    Opened a small account no contact fro them, so started losing a little so decided to close account been trying for 5 weeks to get monies refunded with little effect, they are not good in my opinin to deal with

Forex Blog

EUR/USD Rises Following Dovish ECB Minutes

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:42

EUR/USD bounced today after losing yesterday's gains by the end of the previous trading session. The currency pair displayed a significant volatility following the release of the European Central Bank policy minutes before deciding to rally. That was a surprising outcome as the ECB minutes showed that the central bank is not in a hurry...

EUR/USD Rebounds Sharply After FOMC Minutes

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:38

EUR/USD was moving lower for the most part of the current trading session but jumped sharply following the release of the Federal Open Market Committee policy minutes. That was a bit puzzling, considering that the notes portrayed a favorable picture of the US economy and promised further interest rate increases. Some market analysts...

Forex Brokers Update — February 18th, 2018

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:19

During the week, we have added one new broker to the list of Forex brokers on our website: Fullerton Markets — a Forex broker registered as a Financial Service Provider in New Zealand. They offer trading in currency pairs with up to 1:500 leverage and allow accounts starting from $200. Some changes...

Forex News

Japanese Yen Yen Third Strongest Currency on Friday

Japanese Yen Yen Third Strongest Currency on Friday

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:09

The Japanese yen was generally strong today, rising against the euro and various other most-traded peers, but was unable to beat the US dollar and the Great Britain pound.

Positive Retail Sales Data Doesn't Help NZD Overcome Weakness

Positive Retail Sales Data Doesn't Help NZD Overcome Weakness

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:58

Commodity currencies were generally weak today. That translated to the New Zealand dollar even though domestic macroeconomic data was very good.

Euro Rallies Higher Against US Dollar on ECB Minutes

Euro Rallies Higher Against US Dollar on ECB Minutes

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:44

The euro today rallied against the US dollar after the European Central Bank released the minutes of its January meeting in the mid-European session. The single currency had declined against the greenback starting in the American session yesterday after the release of the FOMC minutes.

Commodity Blog

US Crude Spikes 2% as Domestic Oil Supplies Take Unexpected Nosedive

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:56

Oil prices are surging towards the end of the trading week after a new US government report showed an unexpected nosedive in US crude stockpiles. This...

Orange Juice Unable to Rally on Surprising Sales Growth

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:26

Orange juice futures are plummeting midweek despite a new report that suggests sales surged last month. For many years, orange juice was...

Gold Declines as Treasury Yields Rise

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:08

Gold fell sharply today as the US dollar rallied. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index rose almost 0.7% in the Tuesday session. The precious...

Forex Video Zone

Stochastics Indicator — MetaTrader Terminal

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:14

This video is devoted to the stochastics indicator in the MetaTrader terminal. Press indicators button, choose oscillators, and stochastics oscillator. After doing that, the window where we can change the indicator's properties appears. Here we can choose two averaging periods, delay, and the Moving Averaging method, with entry data the indicator will use, and fixed maximum, and fixed minimum. Stochastic is one of the widely used indicators. It...

Ichimoku Indicator — MetaTrader Terminal

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:35

This video is devoted to the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo indicator in the MetaTrader terminal. Press the indicators button, choose oscillators, Ichimoku Kinko Hyo. Subsequently, the window in which we change three properties appear. After imposing this indicator on this chart, we see a colorful picture that is not easy to understand. It can be said that this is one of the most ambiguous technical indicators. This...

Bitcoin Forecast — February 22nd 2018

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:19

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at the cryptocurrency, bitcoin for the February 22nd session. Bitcoin/USD — As you can see, we have a shooting star forming for Tuesday, and then Wednesday was negative in bitcoin. It looks like we are going to go down to 10,000. If we can break down below 10,000 level, the market goes down to 8,000. A break above the top of the shooting star...