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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  • Paul from europe writes about Turnkey Forex:

    Just a usual broker, nothing special. The main why I get bad impression is that too long execution if compare with other many brokers. Half of order opens go with slippage and pendings orders are constantly closed with gap. Spreads are good by them, ...

Forex Blog

EUR/USD Drops After Release of Solid US Economic Reports

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:37

EUR/USD dropped today as almost all reports released in the United States over the trading session were good. The signs that the voting for the final version of the US tax reform bill may happen as soon as the next week also drove the currency pair down. Retail sales rose 0.8% in November, exceeding the median...

EUR/USD Jumps After FOMC, Core CPI Miss

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 3:01

EUR/USD rallied on Wednesday and remained elevated on Thursday due to news from the United States. Headline US inflation was within expectations, but the core figure missed forecasts. The Federal Open Market Committee hiked the benchmark interest rate as was expected, but there were two dissenters. And markets doubt...

EUR/USD Drops as Traders Wait for FOMC, PPI Shows Stable Growth

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:46

EUR/USD dropped today as US producer inflation remained stable. Now, traders focus on the meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. The FOMC started the two-day gathering today and will announce its decision tomorrow. It is widely expected that the Committee will raise interest rates further....

Forex News

GBP/USD Trades Sideways on Brexit Jitters and US Data

GBP/USD Trades Sideways on Brexit Jitters and US Data

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:29

The GBP/USD currency pair today traded in a sideways range during the early European session given the empty UK economic docket. Much of the currency pair's movement was in reaction to news concerning Brexit negotiations and yesterday's US macro data.

USD/CAD Struggles to Rally Higher Despite Positive US Data

USD/CAD Struggles to Rally Higher Despite Positive US Data

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:05

The USD/CAD currency pair today retraced some of its earlier gains despite the release of positive US advance retail sales data. The currency pair remained in a slight uptrend boosted by a sharp decline in global crude oil prices as tracked by the West Texas Intermediate.

Pound Rallies on UK Retail Sales and Declines on BoE Decision

Pound Rallies on UK Retail Sales and Declines on BoE Decision

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:22

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar after the release of upbeat UK retail sales data for the month of November. The pound declined significantly from its daily highs after the Bank of England kept interest rates at their current levels as was expected.

Commodity Blog

Orange Juice Futures Fall as Florida Citrus Industry Demands Help

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:34

Orange juice futures were trading as low as 2% on Thursday after the Florida citrus industry called on the federal government for some assistance. Despite reaching a ...

Oil Prices Drop Despite Decline in US Crude Stockpiles, Lower OPEC Production

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:57

Oil futures are trading lower midweek, despite a new US government report showing a decline in US crude stockpiles and Organization of Petroleum Exporting ...

Copper Hovers Just Above $3, Chile Garners Attention from Investors

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:36

Copper prices are flat as they are trading just above the crucial $3 threshold. This comes as investors are beginning to comb through reports...

Forex Video Zone

Pound Stays Strong, Euro Edges Down

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:50

Today, the European assets are trading mixed. The British pound holds steady against the US dollar, while the euro is weakening. The EUR/USD pair fell below 1.18. The trading sentiment has changed after Mario Draghi's speech during the ECB press conference yesterday. The President of the ECB cautiously commented about the market situation and stated that the quantitative easing program will be maintained according to the plan agreed at the last meeting....

Stochastic Oscillator Settings & Trading Strategy in Forex

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:19

The Stochastic oscillator is a technical analysis tool. It is used to measure the closing price in comparison to the price range over a given period of time. Traders are using it as a momentum indicator to determine the best time to buy or to sell a financial instrument. The working theory is that, as the price high increases, it will tend to close at its highest point of a given period of time. Conversely, as the price declines, its close price...

How to Earn Money from Forex Trading

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:39

How do you make money trading money? Making money in the foreign exchange market is a speculative process. You are betting that the value of one currenchy will increase relative to the another. Currencies are traded and priced in pairs. Consider an EUR/USD exchange rate of 1.2131. The base currency is the euro and the US dollar is the quote currency, in which 1 unit of euro equals 1.2131 US dollars. In this example,...