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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.

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  • serega writes about IFC Markets:

    I started out like many with a small deposit and a few months later spread out, now I can trade fully without extra risks. I feel confident about my money, the broker has a good reputation, which it had earned through the years, so I doubt something ...

  • ch raju from india writes about Trade12:

    trade12 scammed me. first they ignored my withdrawal for one month saying data transfer and later after one month when i reminded they traded my account with huge volume without my permission. and the worst part is the trade they traded never quoted ...

  • FreshForex from Russia writes about FreshForex:

    Dear Johnny Sanderson.

    That's a nice story but there are some discrepancies. Unfortunately, we don't have trading instrument USD/EUR. We assume you mean EUR/USD. In this case it is unclear what exactly happened. Money doesn't tend to disappear witho...

  • FreshForex from Russia writes about FreshForex:

    Dear Mark Kessinger and Judy Sanderson,

    Nice try, but we have to disappoint you, there is no trading account matching your number combination. If you decide to earn money on trading instead of fake feedbacks, we will be happy to help you. Our tradin...

Forex Blog

EUR/USD Drops After Huge Leap of US Consumer Confidence

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:42

EUR/USD dropped today following the release of a bunch of positive macroeconomic reports from the United States. Of special note was the consumer confidence that demonstrated a huge leap this month. The drop was not big, though, and at present does not look anything more than a correction in a rally that the currency pair...

Best Forex VPS Poll

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:42

There are many VPS providers catering to the Forex traders these days (36 listed on as of today). If you do not know what VPS is and how it works, you can read our How Does VPS Work in Forex Trading? post and see our Forex ...

Forex Brokers Update — March 26th, 2017

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:41

Another week has passed without new additions to the list of Forex brokers, but we have updated some companies' listings: Updated currency pairs list of Forexite to remove the pairs that are not available for trading. The broker only offers them for charting and conversion purpose. FXCM's parent...

Forex News

US Dollar Climbs Against Main Peers on Solid Consumer Confidence Data

US Dollar Climbs Against Main Peers on Solid Consumer Confidence Data

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:40

The US dollar climbed against a basket of its major peers on Tuesday, as focus shifted from the withdrawal of the Republican healthcare bill to strong economic data. An index of consumer confidence surged in March, which added to the effect of statements from Federal Reserve officials on Monday.

GBP/USD Declines After Release of Positive US Economic Data

GBP/USD Declines After Release of Positive US Economic Data

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:49

The GBP/USD currency pair declined significantly today after the release of positive advance goods trade balance and consumer confidence data from the US docket. The currency pair was also affected by the weaker British pound as markets cautiously await the triggering of Article 50 by British PM, Theresa May.

Canadian Dollar Climbs Against US Counterpart amid Uncertainty Surrounding Trump Plans

Canadian Dollar Climbs Against US Counterpart amid Uncertainty Surrounding Trump Plans

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:07

The Canadian dollar edged higher against its US counterpart on Monday, as investors became uncertain about the future of Donald Trump’s economic agenda. A healthcare bill that aimed to dismantle and replace Obamacare failed to pass in Congress on Friday, which raised concerns that the economic plans of the president might face a great deal of resistance.

Commodity Blog

Oil Futures Jump on Libyan Supply Disruption, OPEC Talks

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:05

Oil prices are surging on Tuesday on supply concerns in the Middle East. Libya's crude supply was disrupted by a militia on Monday and there are talks among...

Trump Doubt Helps Gold Prices Hit One-Month High

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:00

The market is beginning to doubt US President Donald Trump and his ability to push through pro-growth and pro-business policies. This is proving to be...

Commodities Technical Analysis, March 27th — March 31st

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 9:36

The technical analysis, that includes the indicators’ data and major pivot points for WTI Oil, Gold, Silver and Copper as traded on spot market as of March 26th, 2017:...

Forex Video Zone

WTI Crude Oil and Natural Gas Forecast — March 28th 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:29

In this video, the Trader Guy looks at commodities Crude Oil and Natural Gas for the March 28th session. WTI Crude Oil — As you can see, the oil did fall during the day testing the $47 again. This level is starting to become very obvious support. So, I am very interested in this area. A breakdown below $47 has me selling and I think we go directly to $45. In the meantime, we...

What Is a Dove?

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:02

Dove is an economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that inflation and its negative effects will have a minimal impact on society. This term is derived from the docile and placid nature of the bird of the same name and is the opposite of the term hawk. Statements that suggest that inflation will have a minimal impact are called dovish. The Federal ...

AUD/USD Remains Under Pressure — Forecast — March 28th 2017

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:23

In this video, the Trading Central looks at the currency pair AUD/USD for the March 28th session. AUD/USD — Looking at the intraday 30-min chart, the pair indeed remains under the strong horizontal resistance at 0.7650. It remains also capped by the declining 50-period Moving Average. Further weakness is also expected. The first target is set at 0.7600, which is last Friday's low. A break below this level can cause...